Awards

The Recreation New Brunswick Awards Program, a part of our Annual Fall Conference, recognize organizations, municipalities, individuals and future recreation leaders working and/or studying in the field of recreation. These awards celebrate the accomplishments for the many successful programs and achievements of these champions and organizations doing excellent work within the province of New Brunswick. In order to nominate a deserving organization and/or individual for a Recreation New Brunswick Award, please fill out the corresponding nomination form.

Jim Fox Award of Distinction

Annually, RNB seeks nominations for the Jim Fox Award of Distinction. This is the premier award presented by RNB. This award is presented to an individual in recognition of their meritorious and significant achievement at the community or provincial level. The recipient shall have made a significant and distinct contribution to the field of recreation through such areas as growth, development and/or enhancement of recreation. The nominee will also have promoted high standards and public awareness of Recreation in NB, and have enjoyed a distinguished career in the field.

All members or affiliates of RNB are entitled to submit nominations for this award. Please complete the nomination form together with an information sheet that fully describes the contributions.

Randy Dickinson Community Inclusion Award

Recreation New Brunswick’s Community Inclusion Award is presented on an annual basis for the purpose of recognizing an individual, program or facility that has furthered the inclusion of persons with disabilities within the area of sport, recreation and active living in New Brunswick.

Nomination submissions must demonstrate how a program or a facility has contributed to the full inclusion of persons with disabilities within their respective communities. All members and affiliates of RNB are entitled to submit nominations for this award. Completion of the Nomination Form in addition to the attachment of supporting documentation is required.

Supporting Documentation for These Awards

  • Brief biography both personal and professional.
  • List of contributions and accomplishments to the field of recreation.
  • Other pertinent information.
  • Documentation must also include the provided nomination form.

Recreation NB Award of Merit

Annually, RPANB seeks nominations for the RPANB Award of Distinction. The Award of Distinction is the premier award presented by RPANB. This award is presented to an individual, community, facility, or group in recognition of their meritorious and significant achievement at the community or provincial level. The recipient shall have made a significant and distinct contribution to the field of recreation through such areas as growth, development and/or enhancement of recreation. The nominee will also have promoted high standards and public awareness of Recreation in New Brunswick.

All members or affiliates of RPANB are entitled to submit nominations for this award. Please complete the nomination form together with an information sheet that fully describes the contributions of the nominee keeping in mind the above selection criteria.

Supporting Documentation:

  • Newspaper clippings, awards and photographs should accompany this nomination.
  • Brief biographical data both personal and professional.
  • List of contributions and accomplishments to the field of recreation.
  • Other pertinent information.
  • Documentation must also include the provided nomination form.

Student Recognition Award

Student Recognition Award

This award ($500.00) recognizes a New Brunswick student enrolled in a post secondary program related to recreation and/or active liv-ing, and who has contributed to recreation and/or physical activity services in New Brunswick through volunteer activities, work expe-riences or studies. The student must have been registered full time over the past year in a post secondary program related to recreation and/or physical activity.

The student must be a member of Recreation New Bruns-wick. Nominations may be submitted by a community, an educa-tional institution, an association or by an individual. Please note that students may nominate themselves or other students.

Supporting Documentation:

  • Proof of post secondary enrolment in a recreation/physical activity related field over the past year
  • Two letters of support stating the students’ contribution to the field of recreation.
  • A resume which includes: Information concerning participation in any special courses or workshops which are not offered by post secondary institutions; Any involvement with student societies and activities (i.e. holding office in an undergraduate