Available Resources

Whether you are a manager, programmer, facility staff, or maintenance worker you should be able to find the following resources helpful in providing guidance to make your day to day operations and decisions easier.

April 9, 2021

NEW BRUNSWICK’S RECREATION AND SPORT POLICY FRAMEWORK / CADRE STRATÉGIQUE DU NOUVEAU-BRUNSWICK POUR LE SPORT ET LES LOISIRS

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NEW BRUNSWICK’S RECREATION AND SPORT POLICY FRAMEWORK / CADRE STRATÉGIQUE DU NOUVEAU-BRUNSWICK POUR LE SPORT ET LES LOISIRS

New Brunswick’s Recreation and Sport Policy Framework supersedes the Sport and Recreation Policy for New Brunswick (1994). www.recreationandsportmatters.ca —Le Cadre stratégique du Nouveau-Brunswick po… Read more

August 25, 2020

Recreation and Community Resilience

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Recreation and Community Resilience

Parks, trails, and outdoor recreation spaces are essential components of strong and vibrant communities. They provide respite from stress, a setting for exercise, and an opportunity to breathe fresh air. I… Read more

August 25, 2020

Loisirs et résilience communautaire

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Loisirs et résilience communautaire

Les parcs, sentiers et autres espaces verts sont des éléments essentiels des collectivités fortes et dynamiques. Ils offrent un répit contre le stress, un cadre pour l’exercice et l’occasion de res… Read more

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)”. June 12, 2020. This new update aims to clarify certain questions that were posed during meetings with Public Health, Public Safety, WorkS… Read more

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

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

April 27, 2020

Responsible Recreation / Loisirs responsables

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Responsible Recreation / Loisirs responsables

As our province contnues to band together to halt the spread of COVID-19, we commend our municipal parks and recreation agencies on their efforts to enforce the guidelines of our public health officials an… Read more

April 27, 2020

Preparation for Recovery Document

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Preparation for Recovery Document

This resource was created by RC Strategies - PERC to help practitioners in parks/trails consider how to manage these spaces under COVID protocols and plan for recovery.http://www.rcstrategies.ca/ Read more

April 1, 2020

Advocacy for a Recreation and Parks Recovery Plan/Défense pour un plan de rétablissement des loisirs et des parcs

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Advocacy for a Recreation and Parks Recovery Plan/Défense pour un plan de rétablissement des loisirs et des parcs

CPRA has created a document designed to be shared with all levels of government. This document is looking toward a recreation and parks recovery plan for communities across Canada. These efforts will ensur… Read more

March 30, 2020

Working from Home During COVID-19/Travail à domicile pendant COVID-19

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Working from Home During COVID-19/Travail à domicile pendant COVID-19

A great resource provided by the Canadian Psychological Association. “Psychology Works” Fact Sheet: Working from Home During COVID-19, With and Without Children.—-Une excellente ressource fournie par … Read more

March 30, 2020

NB PLAYS! At home/JOUEZ NB! A la maison

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NB PLAYS! At home/JOUEZ NB! A la maison

With social distancing, more than ever, it is important to find ways to stay active at home and outdoors. Our NB PLAYS! resources can all be adapted and can become NB PLAYS! At homeOur NB PLAYS! resources … Read more

March 30, 2020

Playground Cleaning Tips Following Covid-19/La désinfection de l’équipement de terrain de jeu

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Playground Cleaning Tips Following Covid-19/La désinfection de l’équipement de terrain de jeu

Park N Play Design has provided essential tips on cleaning and disinfecting playground equipment. Emphasizing the difference between cleaning and disinfecting!More information on playground closures can be… Read more

March 30, 2020

Pool Operations During Covid-19/Fonctionnement des piscines pendant la crise de la COVID-19

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Pool Operations During Covid-19/Fonctionnement des piscines pendant la crise de la COVID-19

Water and Ice North America has kindly put together a list of tips when dealing with your pool during the Covid-19 crisis. —Water and Ice North America a gentiment dressé une liste de conseils lorsqu’i… Read more

March 12, 2020

Covid-19 Preparedness Plan

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Covid-19 Preparedness Plan

To help your department prepare for and manage through a potential COVID-19 escalation in New Brunswick, we have adapted a brief guide source originally developed by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. Thi… Read more

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

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

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

November 1, 2019

Parks for All

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Parks for All

Parks for All is the result of a collaboration involving people who care deeply about parks in Canada. It was initiated and supported through a partnership between the Canadian Parks and Recreation Associa… Read more

October 30, 2019

2019 Annual Report

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2019 Annual Report

2019 Recreation NB Annual Report. Please note: The following amendment was made to our bylaws following a motion at our 2019 Annual General Meeting:The Board of Director moves that section 3.03 of By-law 1… Read more

October 30, 2019

Recreation Matters - Real Estate and Recreation

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Recreation Matters - Real Estate and Recreation

Following our first Urban Recreation Management Knowledge Exchange in 2019, we came to the conclusion that our membership needed a resource tool to help them engage with councils on the impact recreation… Read more

September 25, 2019

2020 Atlantic Recreation & Facilities Conference & Trade Show Travel Subsidy

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2020 Atlantic Recreation & Facilities Conference & Trade Show Travel Subsidy

In an effort to support our dedicated members in delivering quality recreation programming, the Board of Directors of Recreation NB is happy to provide a travel subsidy for the 2020 Atlantic Recreation and… Read more

July 23, 2019

Municipal Audit Tool

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Municipal Audit Tool

The Municipal Audit Tool was created to allow local governments to assess their current situation with respect to implementing the goals and priorities of the Framework for Recreation in Canada, while reco… Read more

October 29, 2018

2018 Annual Report

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2018 Annual Report

2018 Recreation NB Annual Report. Read more

February 27, 2018

Healthy Eating in Recreation Settings: Report Summary-Infographic // La Saine Alimentation Dans Les Milieux Récréatifs: Résumé du rapport - infographique

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Healthy Eating in Recreation Settings: Report Summary-Infographic // La Saine Alimentation Dans Les Milieux Récréatifs: Résumé du rapport - infographique

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February 27, 2018

Healthy Eating in Recreation Settings: A Provincial Scan of New Brunswick // La Saine Alimentation Dans Les Milieux Récréatifs: Une analyse de la situation au Nouveau-Brunswick

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Healthy Eating in Recreation Settings: A Provincial Scan of New Brunswick // La Saine Alimentation Dans Les Milieux Récréatifs: Une analyse de la situation au Nouveau-Brunswick

The results of a 2017 environmental scan of the food environments of recreation facilities in New Brunswick. // Un rapport sur une analyse environnementale des aliments et des boissons vendus dans des ins… Read more

October 24, 2017

2017 Annual Report

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2017 Annual Report

2017 Recreation New Brunswick Annual Report Read more

October 19, 2017

Recreation Infrastructure Planning Tool (RIPT)

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Recreation Infrastructure Planning Tool (RIPT)

Access the application here Help Guide: English Guide d’aide: français Application purpose: To provide strong data analysis capabilities coupled with superior visualization of data to assist users in … Read more

June 12, 2017

Older Adult Opportunities/Possibilités Pour Personnes Âgées

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Older Adult Opportunities/Possibilités Pour Personnes Âgées

Older Adult Physical Activity Services in New Brunswick/Services d’activité physique pour personnes âgées au Nouveau-Brunswick Read more

September 19, 2016

2016 Annual Report

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2016 Annual Report

2016 Recreation New Brunswick Annual Report Read more

May 30, 2016

New Brunswick's Guide to Accessible Fesitivals and Outdoor Events

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New Brunswick’s Guide to Accessible Fesitivals and Outdoor Events

An in-depth guide on how to move towards making your festival or outdoor event accessible.(Version française de bientôt disponible) Read more

April 1, 2016

The National Benefits Hub

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The National Benefits Hub

The Benefits Hub provides a summary of evidence documenting personal, social, environmental & economic benefits delivered by the recreation industry.http://benefitshub.ca/ Read more

October 20, 2015

2015 Annual Report

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2015 Annual Report

The 2015 Recreation New Brunswick Annual Report Read more

June 19, 2015

The NB PLAYBOOK

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The NB PLAYBOOK

The NB PLAYBOOK is a comprehensive resource designed for front-line leaders of after school programs offered to children and youth. The PLAYBOOK promotes the use of a blended approach, encouraging Healthy … Read more

May 19, 2015

Framework for Recreation in Canada 2015

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Framework for Recreation in Canada 2015

Recreation provides multiple pathways to wellbeing for individuals, communities, and for our built and natural environments. This paper and the Framework for Recreation in Canada 2015 which it describes al… Read more

May 12, 2015

Paper on the Provincial Regional Service Commissions

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Paper on the Provincial Regional Service Commissions

On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013 at our annual fall conference, Recreation New Brunswick released a paper on ‘Equitable Recreation Opportunities for All New Brunswick Citizens In a Rapidly Changing New Bru… Read more

May 12, 2015

Recreation Your Way - Inclusive Recreation Guide

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Recreation Your Way - Inclusive Recreation Guide

Recreation Your Way is a program that is facilitated by the Inclusive Recreation committee of RNB. They are large scale, one-day events that are designed to showcase many recreational, and sporting opportu… Read more

May 12, 2015

Playground and Sport Court Inspection & Maintenance Logbook

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Playground and Sport Court Inspection & Maintenance Logbook

Recreation New Brunswick is proud to offer the new Playground and Sport Court Inspection and Maintenance Logbook. This log book has been developed developed to ensure accurate record keeping for playground… Read more

May 12, 2015

Skateboard Park Inspection and Maintenance Logbook

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Skateboard Park Inspection and Maintenance Logbook

Recreation New Brunswick is proud to offer the new Skateboard Park Inspection and Maintenance Logbook. This log book has been developed to ensure accurate record keeping for supervised skate park facilitie… Read more

May 12, 2015

Sport Field Inspection and Maintenance Logbook

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Sport Field Inspection and Maintenance Logbook

Recreation New Brunswick is proud to offer the new Sport Field Inspection and Maintenance logbook. This log book has been developed to ensure accurate record keeping for sports fields. This logbook allows … Read more

May 12, 2015

Trail Maintenance Logbook

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Trail Maintenance Logbook

Recreation New Brunswick is pleased to present a Trail Maintenance Log Book. The Association has worked with a number of community recreation programmers and maintenance personnel to develop this publicati… Read more

May 12, 2015

Pool Inspection and Maintenance Logbook

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Pool Inspection and Maintenance Logbook

Recreation New Brunswick is proud to offer a logbook for the aquatic field. This log book has been modeled after the Arena Inspection and Maintenance Log Book as it is able to be used for seasonal or outdo… Read more

May 12, 2015

Arena Inspection and Maintenance Logbook

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Arena Inspection and Maintenance Logbook

Recreation New Brunswick is pleased to offer the ever popular Arena Inspection & Maintenance Logbook. The development of this record keeping system has been initiated by Association members throughout … Read more