Tim Richards is a Parks and Recreation consultant with a special interest in the Canadian Playground Standard, and has worked with his own firm for over 25 years. He has authored then instructed the BCRPA Playground Safety Awareness for 14 years and is an active instructor and developer of the Canadian Playground Safety Institute. His firm has provided hundreds of independent playground inspections as well as expert witness reports. He has been an active contributor and member of the BCRPA for several decades, and at home serves on the Board of Directors of his local Credit Union.
Adam Walsh is a certified BCRPA Playground Safety Instructor. He is a passionate advocate for children’s play and inclusive design. He enjoys collaborating with clients to create engaging and memorable play environments. Adam has 16 years of experience in the playground industry and a background in Mechanical Engineering. He enjoys spending time with his young family and experiencing the outdoors whether it be mountain biking, road biking, hiking or sailing. His remaining spare time is spent vacuuming dog fur from his family’s beloved Bernese Mountain Dog named Rio!