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 - Cancelled.
- May 5-7, 2021. Vancouver
- May 4-6, 2022. Whistler
Parks Professional Pathways (formerly known as Spring Training) -For those working in horticulture and maintenance.
- Tentatively scheduled for the week of Feb 22-26, 2021 — happening virtually
BCFit® - BCRPA's Premier event for fitness professionals.
- September 12-13, 2020 — happening virtually
*Empower YOUth - Designed specifically for youth workers and front-line recreation leaders.
- November 21-22, 2020 — happening virtually
*Ripple Effects - Keeps aquatic staff and managers current on industry trends and standards.
*Offerings of Ripple Effects and Empower YOUth alternate each year.
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