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!

EDUCATION AND TRAINING
February 9, 2018
2018 Atlantic Recreation & Facilities Conference & Tradeshow

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2018 Atlantic Recreation & Facilities Conference & Tradeshow

‘Oceans of Opportunities’ is the theme of the third Atlantic Recreation & Facilities Conference and Trade Show (May 30th to June 1st, 2018 in Charlottetown, PEI) This conference is brought to you in pa… Read more
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
February 9, 2018
Gathering Strength - Framework for Recreation in Canada Forum 2018

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Gathering Strength - Framework for Recreation in Canada Forum 2018

The Government of Saskatchewan and the Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association (SPRA) are excited to announce that registration is open for Gathering Strength: Framework for Recreation in Canada Foru… Read more
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
December 11, 2017
Building Sponsorship Proposals That Sell

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Building Sponsorship Proposals That Sell

May 1st and 2nd, 2018Grant-Harvey Centre, Fredericton, NBRegister here: Building Proposals That SellCost: $499.00 per personThis workshop is presented in English only.PROPOSAL DEVELOPMENT“Building Propos… Read more
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
December 11, 2017
 CPRA Professional Development Certification

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CPRA Professional Development Certification

Brainstorming your new years resolutions? Why not commit to strengthening your rec and parks career! Join the CPRA Professional Development Certification and start learning and networking with your peers … 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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2018 Atlantic Recreation & Facilities Conference & Tradeshow

2018 ATLANTIC RECREATION & FACILITIES CONFERENCE & TRADESHOW

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2018 Atlantic Recreation & Facilities Conference & Tradeshow

Date: May 30th - Jun1st, 2018. Location: Rodd Charlottetown, Charlottetown, PE
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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.