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    •   Networking Events and Guest Meal Tickets   •   Social Opportunities happening on Wednesday, May 1    •   HIGH FIVE® Workshop on Friday, May 3 

Networking Events and Meal Tickets, April 30 to May 1

We have multiple Social Opportunities and Networking Events at Symposium including the Tradeshow, Awards & AGM Luncheon, and the much-anticipated Banquet & Dance!


Full Symposium Registration includes: Daily refreshments (morning and breaks), daily lunches, Wednesday evening Tradeshow Social & Prize Draws, and Thursday evening Reception, Banquet & Dance.

Wednesday Single Day Registration includes: Daily refreshments (morning and breaks), Tradeshow Lunch & Networking and Tradeshow Social & Prize Draws.

Thursday Single Day Registration includes: Daily refreshments (morning and breaks) and Awards & AGM luncheon. 

Separate fees and registration apply to Social Opportunities on Wednesday, May 1 and the HIGH FIVE® Workshop on Friday, May 3. Guest meal tickets are available for those who would like to join us. Additional fees for Networking Events may apply for Single Day Registrants. See the information above for what’s included with Single Day Registration.

All conference attendees are welcome to attend the Welcome Reception & Trivia Game on Tuesday, April 30. All conference attendees and BCRPA Members also welcome to attend the Regional Engagement Sessions on Tuesday, April 30.

Please RSVP for the Tuesday, April 30 events when you register for the conference. 


Networking Events

 Registration and Guest Meal Ticket Rates

Regional Engagement Sessions

•  Tuesday, April 30, 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Connect with your BCRPA Regional Liaison to explore the unique and important issues in your region. RSVP for this event during registration. 

*All conference attendees and BCRPA members welcome


Please RSVP when  you register for the conference

Welcome Reception & Trivia Game
sponsored by HDR 

•  Tuesday, April 30, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Start off Symposium at the Welcome Reception and show off your trivia skills.

*All conference attendees welcome

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Tradeshow, Lunch & Networking

•  Wednesday, May 1, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Grab your lunch and head to the Tradeshow to explore the newest products and services in the sector. Connect with your business contacts, meet new vendors and suppliers and start new conversations.

*Included in full conference and Wednesday daily conference registration


Tradeshow Social & Prize Draws

•  Wednesday, May 1, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Visit the Tradeshow and connect with vendors and suppliers from across the recreation and parks sector. Play games, win prizes and enjoy some appetizers and beverages. Take advantage of this opportunity to start new deals and strengthen partnerships with vendors, delegates and guests!

*Included in full conference and Wednesday daily conference registration


Awards & AGM Luncheon

•  Thursday, May 2, 11:15 am - 1:00 pm

Celebrate the innovative work in the sector and catch up with what’s happening around the province.

*Included in full conference and Thursday daily conference registration


Reception, Banquet & Dance
Reception sponsored by hcma 

•  Thursday, May 2, 6:00 pm - midnight

Come dressed in costume for this year’s theme: Storybook. Have fun playing, eating, dancing, and connecting with new and old friends! All BCRPA members and conference delegates are welcome!

*Included in full conference registration



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Social Opportunities, May 1

View the Refunds and Cancellations policy for Social Opportunities here

Social Opportunities

Member Rate

Non Member Rate

Annual Tour de BCRPA
sponsored by Carscadden Stokes McDonald Architects Inc.

• Wednesday, May 1, 5:00 pm - 7:35 pm

Bike and helmet rentals, and a complimentary souvenir t-shirt are included in the registration fee. 

Upgrade to an e-bike is available. Limited numbers available.

Registration closes April 19.


E-Bike Upgrade: add $45


E-Bike Upgrade: add $45

Talking Circle
Facilitated by Anona Kampe

•  Wednesday, May 1, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Join your colleagues to learn the deeply respected protocols the Syilx Okanagan People follow during a talking circle.

Registration closes April 22.




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Workshop, May 3


WORKSHOP  •  Fri, May 3, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm Rate

HIGH FIVE® Principles of Healthy Child Development (PHCD) equips front-line leaders (anyone working with children aged 4 to 12 – i.e. camp counsellor, coaches, after school staff, swim instructors) with the tools to immediately enhance the quality of the programs they are leading.

Location: Penticton Community Centre (325 Power St, Penticton)
Time:  9:00 am - 1:00 pm



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