Tuesday, May 30, 2023
Home Recreation


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Ensuring Recreation Includes Everyone – Resources to improve Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Ensuring diversity, equity, and inclusion in physical activity and sport is an active process that municipal recreation and parks professionals are discussing, acting upon,...

Community can be key to physical activity in a post-COVID world

As the threat of COVID-19 begins to diminish, we are all getting excited to resume our previous activities and get on with our new...

EverybodyMoves, and You’re Invited!

As members of the Physical Activity for Health Collaborative (PAHC) and the BC Alliance for Healthy Living (BCAHL), BCRPA is excited to share the...

Kickstarting a career in recreation & parks

Recreation has always played a major role in my life, though it took me a while to find a way to make it my...

Burnaby Warming Centres: An award-winning component to creating homes for all

Everyone deserves a safe place to call home. The reality is, with rising housing costs, the risk of homelessness is growing in cities across...

Creating Recreation Accessibility through Sensory Friendly Spaces

The City of Surrey has one of the highest rates of autism in British Columbia. As a result, the City has partnered with the...

How BC’s Local Governments are keeping their communities active during COVID-19

With the mass closures of recreation and parks facilities and programs as a result of COVID-19 physical distancing requirements, local governments and their recreation...

Adapting Your Leadership Style: Guiding your team through a COVID-19 induced Work-From-Home reality

Ready, set, innovate! In the first days of March 2020, BCRPA recognized that the newly implemented provincial and federal preventative measures to combat the spread...

Utilizing your natural environment to expand community recreation opportunities

Opening Access to Hudson Hope’s Trail Network Small rural communities often lack the resources to operate a comprehensive portfolio of traditional municipal recreation opportunities. Smaller...

Creative Partnerships: How Golden’s lifeguard shortage mobilized a community

Golden is a small town of almost four thousand people, nestled between six of Canada’s national parks. The Golden Municipal Swimming Pool opened in...