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Waterplay to sponsor and present at 2018 Conference on the Value of Play

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Waterplay sponsor the Many Faces of Play Conference

Worldwide provider of aquatic play solutions, Waterplay Solutions is to sponsor and present at the 2018 Conference on the Value of Play:The Many Faces of Play.

The conference from the US Play Coalition will take place between April 8-11 at Clemson University in South Carolina.  The US Play Coalition is an association that promotes the value of play for people of all ages in response to modern trends of declining opportunities for play, and is an advocate for for play as a critical component of community well being, in combating obesity and fostering healthy physical activity and childhood development.

This annual conference brings together leading play researchers, park and recreation professionals, educators, health scientists, architects, landscape architects, designers, planners, business and community leaders, psychologists, physicians and parents from across the country to examine the role of play in enhancing public health, happiness and quality of life.

two boys run under water jets at lac de l'uby - waterplay solutions aquatic play splashpadIn addition to being a Gold Sponsor of the event, Waterplay will join leading play researchers from American to present at the event.  Drawing on over 20 years’ experience in the aquatics industry, Waterplay’s Business Development Manager, Melinda Pearson, will deliver a presentation on ‘Inclusive Design for the Aquatic Splash Pad’.  The session will cover key design considerations in creating rewarding water play experiences for community members of all ages and abilities, and will be eligible for CEU and Landscape Architect (LA) CES credits.

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