Category: ePACT Feature

Feature of the Month: Check In, Check Out
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Feature of the Month: Check In, Check Out

For any organization that has a drop-off and pick-up process for participants, safety remains top of mind, but it often means extra paperwork each time a child is dropped off or picked up. ePACT is excited to announce the new Check In, Check Out feature, designed to improve this process for all families in your...

How ePACT Helps Your Recreation Organization Meet Licensing Requirements
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How ePACT Helps Your Recreation Organization Meet Licensing Requirements

Many organizations provide licensed child care services, from before- and after-school programs to day care and day camps. Government licensing sets minimum requirements around child care services and ensures that programs are monitored for compliance with these requirements. Child care licensing requirements vary from region-to-region, and often include topics like child-staff ratio, group size, and...

New in ePACT – May 2018
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New in ePACT – May 2018

Have you heard about our newest features? The entire ePACT Team is thrilled to bring you a new search and filter, automated reconfirmation requests, and additional functionality for group administrators! Advanced Search and Filter We’ve enhanced the entire Advanced Search and Filter, with usability improvements and additional functionality: Each section now contains a search field,...

How does ePACT Differ from Mass Notification Systems?
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How does ePACT Differ from Mass Notification Systems?

Mass notification systems are traditionally used at the community or municipality level to send one-way messages to inform large groups of people of an emergency. These systems can improve the safety and security of an organization or community by providing alerts and real-time instruction during a crisis. [Source: TechTarget]. We know how important mass notifications...

New in ePACT – March 2018
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New in ePACT – March 2018

As we come to the end of March, we’ve got some exciting updates for you. Here’s what’s New In ePACT! Archiving – Beta We often hear that organizations who run youth programs have to store their participant information on paper forms for one, three, or even five+ years, and then shred them at the end...

Recreation Resource Center
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Recreation Resource Center

Wondering how you can improve safety for your recreation organization? Whether you’re part of a Parks & Recreation Department, a YMCA, or a Camp, we’ve put together some helpful resources to learn more about ePACT, and provide your staff with ways to improve participant safety across all your programs. BLOG: Recognizing Dangers & Emergencies in...

How ePACT Helps Your Recreation Organization Safely Manage Health Information
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How ePACT Helps Your Recreation Organization Safely Manage Health Information

Many recreation organizations manage medical and emergency information that they collect from families, on paper. This poses risks for their department and the families they serve, because paper forms simply aren’t secure and it’s not easy to protect the information contained within them. In addition, families can’t be confident that their information won’t fall into...

Feature of the Month: Archiving
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Feature of the Month: Archiving

For many organizations, managing paper forms unfortunately doesn’t stop when a camp or program comes to an end. Often, you’re required to keep members’ information on file for years to meet specific legal requirements, and reduce risk and liabilities for your organization. But storing paper medical forms, consents, and waivers can be extremely cumbersome, housing...

5 Reasons Why Recreation Organizations Use ePACT
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5 Reasons Why Recreation Organizations Use ePACT

ePACT is honored to support recreation organizations across North America. Clients like San Francisco Recreation & Park Department and YMCA of Greater Brandywine in the United States, and YMCA of Greater Vancouver in Canada, enjoy a wide range of benefits in using our secure, online network. Here are five reasons why recreation organizations use ePACT:...

Feature of the Month: The ePACT Admin App
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Feature of the Month: The ePACT Admin App

One of the benefits to using ePACT is the Admin App that allows authorized users to securely access records for youth participating in recreation, sports, childcare programs and more. Authorized users can retrieve critical information in an emergency in both online and offline modes, so you never have to worry if you don’t have cellular...