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BC Winter and BC Summer Games: Exceptional Experiences and Youth Development through Sport

For the past 40 years the BC Games Society has delivered exceptional experiences through sport, championing a movement that ignites a passion for sport...

Keeping Seniors Connected

Recreation

Insider News

Event Coordination, Are Your Risks Covered?

Within municipal government, we all are familiar with coordinating contractors when completing infrastructure based construction projects or road maintenance. But, when you think about...

Creating Safe and Welcoming Spaces

How the Vancouver Park Board aims to make community centres more welcoming to transgender people. It is the duty of public facilities to be safe...

REGIONAL ROUNDUPS – Spring 2019

Quick link to a specific region: Mainland/Southwest     Vancouver Island/Coast     Thompson/Okanagan     Kootenay   Cariboo     Northcoast/Nechako MAINLAND / SOUTHWEST MAPLE RIDGE The road to Maple Ridge The City of Maple Ridge...

WHEREABOUTS

Whereabouts – BCRPA Members on the Move MAINLAND/SOUTHWEST Yvonne Comfort joined the Port Coquitlam Recreation Department management team early in 2019. Port Coquitlam also welcomed new...

Parks

Youth

Designing for Children in Nature at Aldergrove Regional Park

Metro Vancouver operates a regional parks system that is made up of 22 regional parks, 3 regional park reserves, 2 ecological conservancy areas and...

Regional Parks Connect People to Nature in the Capital Regional District

THE 2017 Parks for All conference in Banff, Alberta highlighted the important contribution of local and regional park systems to the overall network of parks...

Positioning Municipal and Regional Parks

The lands we now refer to as Canada have been home for First Nation peoples for millennia. Over the past 400 years, thousands of...

The City of Richmond’s Art Truck: The Little Program That Could

Like many other programs in the service delivery world, a great idea like the Richmond Arts Centre’s Art Truck could have fizzled out and...

Power of Partnership: A Playground Program Success Story

The Regional District of Nanaimo Recreation and Parks Department is proud to share the story of our successful day camp program partnership with Qualicum...

Fitness

Exercise Handouts

Chronic Inflammation, Master of Sabotage

Do you feel like all that hard work in the gym just isn’t quite paying off the way it should? Don’t understand why that...

6 Ways to be More of the Rock Star You Already Are

I’m about to reveal to you one of my dark secrets: I am one of those clients who has tossed all the information, exercises,...

Liquid Yoga /Liquid Fit on the Aquamat Part I

Yoga and fitness on water? Yes, you heard it right! The newly developed inflatable yoga mats now allow us to take our yoga and...

Liquid Yoga /Liquid Fit on the Aquamat Part II

In this handout, the second exploring the hot new trend - Yoga and fitness on water, we go back to the roots of the Aquamat...