The BCRPA produces four professional development events each year.

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

  • May 4-6, 2021 - happening virtually
  • May 4-6, 2022 - Whistler 

Parks Professional Pathways (formerly known as Spring Training) -For those working in horticulture and maintenance.

  • February 23-25 and March 2-3, 2021 — happening virtually

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

  • September 28-30, 2021

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

  • November 24-25, 2021 happening virtually

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

  • November, 2022

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


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