After School Activity Equipment, Training and Curriculum

After School Institute

After School PE Programs, Curriculum and Activities
2018 SPARK Institutes in San Diego

Thank you to all of the 2018 SPARK Institute attendees! We had a wonderful group of educators come to San Diego this summer to participate in hands-on professional development experiences. We’re working to set up the 2019 Institute dates – stay tuned!


June 12-13, 2018


The Dana on Mission Bay

1710 West Mission Bay Drive, San Diego, CA 92109

Images from the Dana



Registration Includes:
  • Two fun and fantastic days with SPARK's top presenters and program authors
  • Delicious breakfast, lunch, and refreshments each day
  • Complete handout packet and supplementary materials
  • Institute t-shirt and great raffle prizes
  • Hosted evening social
  • Eligible for one unit of Graduate-level credit from San Diego State University
  • SPARK Certification Award (upon completion of program)
  • Free lifetime follow-up support from SPARK
  • Free SPARK monthly eNewsletter
  • 10% off Sportime equipment* *Discount good for one equipment order placed with SPARK

Space is limited to the first 40 registrants!


$439/person (Early Registration)

$459/person (Regular Registration)

**Register early and save money!**

The Early Registration deadline is May 12, 2018. All registrations postmarked or faxed after May 12, 2018 will be charged full price ($459). Payment must be received with registration.

Registration closes 2 weeks prior to the Institute. Call after this date to see if spots are still available. Space is limited to the first 40 registrants.


Fill out the registration form at the bottom of the page to register. Once you click “Continue,” you will be given further instructions for submitting payment and completing your registration. Or for more information, please contact SPARK at 800-772-7573 or

Hotel Information:

The Dana Hotel

Hotel Rate: $195 plus $25 resort fee

Book by May 8, 2018

Individuals must identify themselves as part of SPARK at the time of making reservations in order to be eligible for the special group rate. Please call (800) 445-3339 or (619) 222-6440 to make reservations.


  • Completing both Institute days earns the title “SPARK Certified Instructor,” which is different than a "SPARK Certified Trainer." A Trainer is licensed to conduct SPARK workshops for colleagues in their school, district or community. If you ARE interested in becoming a SPARK Certified Trainer, contact SPARK for more information.
  • To ensure the rights and privacy of our attendees, no photography or videotaping is allowed during SPARK Institute sessions.

Registration is closed for the 2018 SPARK Institutes. Please check back for the 2019 Institute dates.

Registration Form: