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
May 31, 2020
Latest update Covid-19 FAQs / Mise à jour Covid-19 FAQ

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Latest update Covid-19 FAQs / Mise à jour Covid-19 FAQ

Below is the latest update of ”Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)”. This new update aims to clarify certain questions that were posed during meetings with Public Health, Public Safety, WorkSafeNB and the … Read more
RESOURCES
May 28, 2020
Random Acts of Recreation / Actes aléatoires de loisirs

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Random Acts of Recreation / Actes aléatoires de loisirs

To celebrate June is Parks and Recreation Month, we have created the #RandomActsOfRecreation social campaign! Share this card with your community and encourage them to get out and be active. They can compl… Read more
RESOURCES
April 27, 2020
Parks and Recreation Are Essential to Community Resilience

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Parks and Recreation Are Essential to Community Resilience

Now, more than ever, the importance of parks and recreation to community well-being is at the forefront. We have created this document to serve as a reminder for decision makers on the critical role our se… Read more
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
April 27, 2020
Reimagining Recreation: The Role of Recreation During a Pandemic and Beyond…

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Reimagining Recreation: The Role of Recreation During a Pandemic and Beyond…

Reimagining Recreation: The Role of Recreation During a Pandemic and Beyond… Thu, Apr 30, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM ADT During stressful times, people turn to recreation, parks, sport, and cultural pursu… 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.