COVID resources and BCRPA's The Recreation and Parks Sector Guideline for Restarting Operations


COVID-19 Updates for members


COVID-19 Updates for Fitness Leaders


▶ BCRPA's office hours are now Monday to Friday, 9 am to 4 pm. BCRPA staff have transitioned back into the office on a part-time basis. In preparation, we have implemented a number of COVID-19 exposure prevention measures and policies. Read the BCRPA COVID-19 Safety Plan here.

The BCRPA office remains closed to the public. Please continue to contact us through all the normal channels. We will continue to post any and all updates on our website.


▶ On Sept 30, individuals and communities are honouring Orange Shirt Day, as well as the second National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Canada. Through our work to champion the process of reconciliation on behalf of our members, BCRPA has partnered with viaSport, iSparcBC and SportBC to mark this important occasion. We encourage members of the recreation, parks, physical activity and sport sectors to actively participate in this day of Truth and Reconciliation. Visit our webpage to learn more and for a list of shareable resources.


▶  Learn about our 2022/2023 Board of Directors.


▶  Congratulations to BCRPA's 2021 DB Perks Young Professional Aquatics Award Recipient, Jessica Portsmouth. Learn more about Jessica.


▶  Congratulations to BCRPA's 2021 Fitness Professional of the Year, Andrew Alcalde. Learn more about Andrew.



The Conversation Corner enables our members and registered fitness leaders to tap into a provincial network of recreation and parks professionals to seek advice, feedback, and inspiration on ideas and challenges you are facing. Start a discussion, and let’s get talking!

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The Registry lists fitness professionals who have met provincial and national standards. The fitness professionals listed in The Registry are fully certified and have current CPR, First Aid and specialty training in specific areas of fitness.

>>Find a Fitness Leader
>>Verify BCRPA registration status
>>Access your account on The Registry®

BCRPA’s Healthy Living Matters site contains stories of the innovation and impact the recreation, parks, and fitness sector has on the places we live and the people it touches. May the stories inform and inspire you to live a healthy active lifestyle… because healthy living matters!

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