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BCRPA Award Categories & Information

BCRPA Provincial Award Recipients

Nominations for 2015 Provincial Awards are OPEN

View the 2014 Recipients

View past BCRPA Provincial Award Recipients here


BCRPA Award Categories

The BCRPA recognizes outstanding people and organizations who support the parks, culture & recreation sector through various awards, including:

Friend of the Sector Award    BCRPA Honorary Life Members    BCRPA Provincial Awards

Friend of the Sector Award

In March, 2012, the Board of BCRPA established a new Friend of the Sector award to honour achievement, excellence, creativity, innovation and outstanding collaboration by those outside the field of parks, recreation and culture, in enhancing individual health, community well-being and quality of life that is directly linked to recreation, parks and cultural development.

BCRPA members are invited to submit nominations to recognize individuals and organizations as a Friend of the Sector.

Additional information about Friend of the Sector Award and the nomination form can be found here.

BCRPA Honorary Life Members

Honorary Life Memberships are a special distinction conferred by BCRPA's Board of Directors upon Members who have made outstanding contributions to the parks, recreation, physical activity and cultural sector.

Additional information about the BCRPA Honorary Life Members and the nomination form can be found here.

For more information about the Honorary Life Member process, contact the BCRPA CEO Suzanne Allard Strutt.

BCRPA Provincial Awards

The BC Recreation and Parks Association is pleased to recognize outstanding programs, innovative facilities and dedicated professionals who remind us daily of the work that is being done in the recreation, parks and culture services sector.

2015 BCRPA Provincial Awards Nominations are Open

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2015 BCRPA Provincial Awards. The submission deadline for nominations is January 30, 2015

Award recipients will be honoured at the annual BCRPA Symposium on May 8, 2015 in Victoria.

BCRPA 2015 Provincial Award Categories include:

With each nomination form, please complete and submit the following documents:

Download and save the following PDFs in order to complete the fillable forms.

View the 2014 Provincial Awards recipients here.


Past BCRPA Provincial Award Recipients

View past BCRPA Provincial Award Recipients here


Student Scholarship Information can be found here.