In partnership with the Ontario Trails Council, OPA offers this two-day course as an introduction to understand professional trail development and how it relates to trail maintenance. You will receive instruction on how to observe, detect, document and mitigate potential risk resulting from poor trail design, construction and maintenance.
This workshop combines in classroom theory and hands-on experiences. Participants will leave the course with a tool kit on how to create and implement a successful trail maintenance program. This course will cover all types of trails from natural surface single track to 3 metre wide crushed aggregate.
This course will cover:
DATE: May 22nd & 23rd 2024
TIME: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: McMaster University 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton Ontario - Campus Services Building B109
Campus Map Below - Campus Services Building is Building 31
Parking can be in Lot M.
OPA Member: $433.00
OPA Potential Member: $699.00
*Please note that lunch will not be provided at this training. We encourage you to bring a bagged lunch and reusable water bottle with you for both days.
Register above online. An invoice will be sent to you within 24hrs of registering. Payment can be made online through the invoice you will receive or via cheque (made payable to Ontario Parks Association).
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