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 6, 2019
Superhero Training: Camp Shiktehawk

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Superhero Training: Camp Shiktehawk

LOCATION: Camp Shiktehawk 30 Shiktehawk Camp Lane, Carlow, NB DATE: Thursday, February 21, 2019 TIME: 8:15 AM Welcome & Registration 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM Training NOTE: Sports are limited – for more … Read more
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
February 6, 2019
Recreation NB - 2019 Conference

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Recreation NB - 2019 Conference

Our 2019 provincial conference (April 10-12) brings together professionals in recreation, aquatics, facility operations, recreation therapy, fitness, community development, wellness, and more! This year’s… Read more
EMPLOYMENT
January 22, 2019
Manager of Recreation Operations - Miramichi

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Manager of Recreation Operations - Miramichi

The City of Miramichi is currently seeking applications for the position of Manager of Recreation Operations. This position is responsible for the management and supervision of operations, facilities and i… Read more
RESOURCES
November 1, 2018
Recreation NB Professional Development Bursary

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Recreation NB Professional Development Bursary

In an effort to support our dedicated members in delivering quality recreation programming, the Board of Directors of Recreation NB has decided to offer a career development bursary. This bursary will prov… 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.