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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 23, 2020
Certified Pool Operators Course - April 2020

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Certified Pool Operators Course - April 2020

We will be hosting a Certified Pool Operators Course, via the Pool and Hot Tub Alliance (Formerly the National Swimming Pool Foundation) in conjunction with a Canadian Water and Ice North America, a Canadi… Read more
RESOURCES
January 15, 2020
New Brunswick Values Recreation

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New Brunswick Values Recreation

As the lead association for recreation in New Brunswick, we continue to stress the need for equitable recreational experiences for all, with a call for the renewed importance of public recreation. Quality … Read more
RESOURCES
December 18, 2019
Zoomers on the Go!

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Zoomers on the Go!

Zoomers on the Go is a falls prevention exercise program comprised of volunteer peer-led exercise classes and health education talks for the 50+ population. Read more
RESOURCES
November 18, 2019
2020-2023 Strategic Plan

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2020-2023 Strategic Plan

In June of 2019, the Board of Directors held a two day facilitated session for the purposes of strategic planning. The below document was created based on the feedback from these sessions and will guide th… 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.