NEW to 2023! Active Professionals Conference (Ripple Effects + BCFit®)

Bringing together learning opportunities for those who provide land-based and water-based physical activity programs to their communities!


Fri, Oct 20 - Sat, Oct 21
Minoru Centre for Active Living
7191 Granville Ave, Richmond, BC


Thank You for Joining Us

Thank you to all who joined us for our first ever Active Professionals Conference. We hope you enjoyed the experience!

Plus, a BIG thank you to all the Sponsors and Exhibitors who helped make the conference a success!

About Active Professionals Conference

This year, Ripple Effects and BCFit® are happening together at the Active Professionals Conference. With two separate conference experiences to choose from, active professionals can customize their learning to best support their career development.

Ripple Effects Conference LogoBCRPA's Ripple Effects Aquatics Conference is the cornerstone of professional development for the aquatics sector in BC and is 1 of just 2 aquatic professional development events in Canada. 

Offered biennially, Ripple Effects is attended by upwards of 150 aquatics professionals looking to expand their knowledge, network and best practices with the latest information from the sector. Delegates gain in-depth knowledge on topics that support and complement their work and increases their value and contributions to the organizations they represent.

Bcfit 2023 R For Light BackgroundBCFit is BCRPA's premier fitness conference. It brings together fitness professionals, industry experts and influencers, and individuals interested in advancing their careers in fitness.

Delegates participate in one-hour active and lecture-style educational sessions with Q&A, and demonstrations. Every year, BCFit attracts both repeat and new attendees as it delivers valuable information that enhances delegates' knowledge and increases their value and expertise to their fitness clients and organizations.

Ripple Effects will spotlight staff recruitment and retention strategies, innovative programming, aquatic innovations, and mental health support.
BCFit will focus on inclusivity in fitness, health and wellbeing for target populations, and innovative training concepts.

Ripple Effects and BCFit both include a networking and mentorship session. Learn what is needed for aquatics and fitness to continue to grow and thrive while safely supporting staff and community members.

Thank You to Our Sponsors

Platinum Sponsor & Young Professionals Aquatic Award Sponsor

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Platinum Sponsors

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Gold Sponsors


(Architect of Minoru Centre for Active Living) 

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Silver Sponsor

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