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
October 30, 2019
2019 Annual Report

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2019 Annual Report

2019 Recreation NB Annual Report. Please note: The following amendment was made to our bylaws following a motion at our 2019 Annual General Meeting:The Board of Director moves that section 3.03 of By-law 1… Read more
RESOURCES
October 30, 2019
Recreation Matters - Real Estate and Recreation

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Recreation Matters - Real Estate and Recreation

Following our first Urban Recreation Management Knowledge Exchange in 2019, we came to the conclusion that our membership needed a resource tool to help them engage with councils on the impact recreation… Read more
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
October 30, 2019
Certified Pool Operators Course

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Certified Pool Operators Course

We will be hosting a National Swimming Pool Foundation Certified Pool Operators Course in conjunction with Pool and Hot Tub Alliance (Formerly Water & Ice North America), a Canadian company specializing in… Read more
RESOURCES
September 25, 2019
2020 Atlantic Recreation & Facilities Conference & Trade Show Travel Subsidy

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2020 Atlantic Recreation & Facilities Conference & Trade Show Travel Subsidy

In an effort to support our dedicated members in delivering quality recreation programming, the Board of Directors of Recreation NB is happy to provide a travel subsidy for the 2020 Atlantic Recreation and… Read more

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Annual General Meeting

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Annual General Meeting

Save the Date! Our 2019 Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 22, 2019. Details to follow!
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Canadian Parks Conference

CANADIAN PARKS CONFERENCE

Canadian Parks Conference

The Canadian Parks Conference will be held in Québec City in 2019. The event will be an opportunity to share best practices, know‑how, and innovative initiatives in the area of connecting to nature, c…
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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.