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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 ›

EDUCATION AND TRAINING
January 15, 2019
2019 Mid-Season Ice Maintenance Seminar

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2019 Mid-Season Ice Maintenance Seminar

We are is pleased to host a Mid-season Ice Maintenance Seminar. This one-day seminar has been designed specifically for those in the arena industry and has become an integral part of the training of arena… Read more
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
December 17, 2018
Recreation NB - 2019 Conference

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Recreation NB - 2019 Conference

Our 2019 provincial conference brings together professionals in recreation, aquatics, facility operations, recreation therapy, fitness, community development, wellness, and more! This year’s theme is, Char… Read more
EMPLOYMENT
December 12, 2018
Manager of Facilities and Parks (6 Month Term)

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Manager of Facilities and Parks (6 Month Term)

The Municipality of Cumberland, Nova Scotia is currently seeking a Manager of Facilities and Parks. Further details below: 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.