Recreation

Spaces_Between: Re-examining the role of community recreation facilities

Buildings should reflect who we are. Looking back on 60 years of BCRPA history affords us an opportunity to both reflect back and look...

Keeping Seniors Connected

The National Framework in Action: Keeping Seniors Connected The fastest growing age demographic is seniors. According to the World Health Organization, people aged 65 or...

Flood of 2017; Recreation and Parks Staff Demonstrate Versatility in the Field

After four weeks of rising flood waters, June 8th was a day of teamwork and optimism for Peachland. For several weeks we had been...

The Legacy of a Recreation Pioneer: Don Cunnings

I recently had the honour of interviewing one of the pioneers of recreation in British Columbia, Don Cunnings, or in my case Mr. Cunnings....

Warming Centres in Vancouver Offer Safe Havens on Cold Nights

Lessons learned from past experiences Just as the holidays of 2016 began, the weather in Vancouver was abnormally cold for extended periods of time. This...