Play Together. Play Smart. Play S.A.F.E.™

Training that is meaningful for you, children, and environments!

The National Program for Playground Safety offers training on a wide variety of topics, focusing on S.A.F.E. ™ and healthy playgrounds and outdoor environments for children. All of our training are interactive, valuing the importance of outdoor play and child health and wellness, while respecting the important role of the adults who offer safe and fun playgrounds.  

Participants can practical application and knowledge of the material, which we hope will inspire improvement in overall practice.


On-Site Training

NPPS offers engaging and interactive on-site training with a dynamic team of trainers.  Sessions are customized with a variety of topics, including supervision, quality outdoor spaces, health and safety in the outdoors, playground inspections, taking curriculum outdoors, and more.



Online Courses

Our online courses include topics on Playground Inspection and Supervision for the unique needs of both early childhood programs and school, community, and youth programs. You’ll have access to instructors in a supportive and flexible online learning environment that provides industry leading training at your pace.



Playground Inspection Recertification Training for Courses

Stay up-to-date and maintain your NPPS Certification designation through our recertification courses. Our virtual recertification process ensures you receive the latest industry standards and research to continue keeping outdoor play areas safe for children.