The BCRPA produces four professional development events each year.

Symposium - BCRPA's Premier event for the province's Recreation and Parks sector.

  • April 29-May 1, 2020. Victoria, BC
  • May 5-7, 2021. Vancouver, BC
  • May 4-6, 2022. Whistler, BC

Parks and Grounds Spring Training School - February 24-28, 2020 Langley, BC.  For those working in horticulture and maintenance.

BCFit® - BCRPA's Premier event for fitness professionals.

September 13-15, 2019, North Vancouver, BC

*Empower YOUth - Designed specifically for youth workers and front-line recreation leaders.  2020 Date TBD

*Ripple Effects - Keeps aquatic facility practitioners and managers current on aquatic trends and industry standards.

November 13-14, 2019, North Vancouver, BC

 *Offerings of Ripple Effects and Empower YOUth alternate each year.


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