The BCRPA produces four professional development events each year.

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

  • 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.

  • February 22-26, 2021 — happening virtually

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

  • 2021, Dates TBD

*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.

  • November 24-25, 2021 - happening virtually

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


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