The BCRPA produces four professional development events each year.

Symposium - BCRPA's premier event for the province's recreation and parks sector.

  • April 27, 2022 - Virtual, and May 4-5, 2022 in-person in Whistler 

Parks Professional Pathways - Designed for professionals working in horticulture and maintenance.

  • February 22-24, 2022 happening virtually

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

  • September 2022

 *Ripple Effects - Professional development for all aquatic professionals.

  • November 24-25, 2021 happening virtually

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

  • November 19, 2022

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


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