159 - Rec2Tech: Activating the Tech Potential of Rec Centers

Tuesday, September 26
4:10 PM–5:25 PM

Location: Directors Corner- Rivergate Room

Days: Tuesday, 26 September
NRPA Three Pillars: Social Equity
Track: Recreation & Sports Programming
Session Type: Directors' Corner

Join us for an introduction to NRPA's Rec2Tech Initiative. Program managers will talk about partnering with private companies and universities to create new opportunities for kids to design, tinker and innovate. NRPA members and innovative partners will discuss why easy-to-use tech programming matters for the social equity pillar. And you'll hear how expanding opportunities for children to learn about simple science, art and basic computing can also pad your budget.

CEU Credits: 0.1

Learning Outcomes:
How can Rec2Tech complement my existing programs?
Who are some potential partners to help me with Rec2Tech in my community?
What are some examples of innovative Rec2Tech Programs from other cities?