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!

EMPLOYMENT
October 1, 2018
La Maison des Jeunes a Dieppe Inc - Director Position

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La Maison des Jeunes a Dieppe Inc - Director Position

La Maison des Jeunes a Dieppe Inc is seeking a new Director. Details below: Read more
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
October 1, 2018
Fall Certified Pool Operators Course

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Fall Certified Pool Operators Course

We will be hosting a National Swimming Pool Foundation Certified Pool Operators Course in conjunction with Water and Ice, a Canadian company specializing in the commercial swimming pool market. November 1… Read more
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
August 29, 2018
Annual General Meeting

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Annual General Meeting

Every year we host our Annual General Meeting in conjunction with a professional development opportunity. This year’s AGM will coincide with the Healthy Eating in Recreation Environments (HERE) Provincial … Read more
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
August 29, 2018
Healthy Eating in Recreation Settings Provincial Exchange

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Healthy Eating in Recreation Settings Provincial Exchange

Who is HERE? The Healthy Eating in Recreation Environments (HERE) provincial working group was formed in 2016 to support the movement towards healthier eating in recreation environments. The group aims to… 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.