What We’re All About

We are a not for profit organization dedicated to advancing the recreation and parks field by broadening the knowledge and experience base of our members and by advocating for the value and benefit of leisure and recreation opportunities for all. Learn more ›

LEADERSHIP

We provide leadership and support in the development of policy, planning, and program development for recreation professionals and those working in community service departments throughout the province. Our organization makes every effort to ensure the province benefits from best practices, standards and guidelines while keeping the health interests of New Brunswickers a priority. Learn more ›

EDUCATION

We educate through various means and provide professional development programs to recreation professionals. These programs include, but are not limited to; workshops, seminars, webinars, certification programs, and our annual provincial conference. We build partnerships between, the Government of New Brunswick, local governments, likeminded and cross sectorial associations and national partners to benefit not just the provincial recreation professionals, but New Brunswick communities as a whole. Learn more ›

ADVOCACY

We act as the voice for recreation in New Brunswick. We identify and prioritize issues of concern to recreation professionals. We develop and coordinate strategies to address those concerns, as well as, establish working groups to implement campaigns and take actions to address these concerns. We also ensure that our members are informed of these issues, and the steps taken to address them. Learn more ›

The Latest

Here you will find ‘the latest’ of what’s happening in our field throughout New Brunswick. We’ll share our workshop/course information, program and initiatives from our national, provincial and corporate partners, resources to help guide you at work, and a whole lot more! Be sure to check ‘the latest’ regularly to keep up-to-date!

RESOURCES
August 25, 2020
Recreation and Community Resilience

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Recreation and Community Resilience

Parks, trails, and outdoor recreation spaces are essential components of strong and vibrant communities. They provide respite from stress, a setting for exercise, and an opportunity to breathe fresh air. I… Read more
RESOURCES
August 25, 2020
Loisirs et résilience communautaire

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Loisirs et résilience communautaire

Les parcs, sentiers et autres espaces verts sont des éléments essentiels des collectivités fortes et dynamiques. Ils offrent un répit contre le stress, un cadre pour l’exercice et l’occasion de res… Read more
EMPLOYMENT
July 30, 2020
Program Manager - Lifesaving NB

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Program Manager - Lifesaving NB

The Lifesaving Society – New Brunswick is seeking a Program Manager to increase participation in its training programs. // La Société de sauvetage Nouveau-Brunswick est à la recherche d’un(e) Gest… Read more
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
June 29, 2020
Atlantic Recreation & Facilities Conference - Webinar Series

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Atlantic Recreation & Facilities Conference - Webinar Series

In lieu of the 2020 Atlantic Recreation and Facilities Conference, originally scheduled to take place in May, the planning partners have opted to host a professional development webinar series. The purpose… Read more

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CPRA Professional Development Certification

CPRA PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CERTIFICATION

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CPRA Professional Development Certification

CPRA PDC is Canada’s only professional development certification program for recreation and parks practitioners. Its approach to personalized development gives you the skills you need to excel.
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2020 Atlantic Recreation & Facilities Conference & Tradeshow

2020 ATLANTIC RECREATION & FACILITIES CONFERENCE & TRADESHOW

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2020 Atlantic Recreation & Facilities Conference & Tradeshow

Date: May 27th - 29th, 2020. Location: Sheraton Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL
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Some of our Partners

As a non-profit organization, our national and provincial partners help make our important work possible. These partnerships allow us to develop and administer programs that provide all New Brunswickers the opportunity to experience recreation, and therefore help build a happier, healthier province.