DB Perks Young Professional Aquatics Award

Congratulations to our 2021 Award Recipient, Jessica Portsmouth. Learn more about Jessica here.

Watch the full video presentation of the 2021 DB Perks Young Professional Aquatics Award here.

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DB-Perks-logoAbout the Award

The DB Perks Young Professional Aquatics Award acknowledges the outstanding achievements of an emerging leader in the early stages of their aquatics career. This new award is given biennially (every 2 years) at BCRPA’s biennial Ripple Effects Aquatics Workshop. This award recognizes young professionals with the traits and skills required to hold a leadership position in aquatics, and who shows promise in continuing to make an impact on the sector.

Eligibility Requirements

The recipient will have shown a commitment to aquatics leadership that will help advance recreation and parks being embraced as essential to the quality of life of every British Columbian (BCRPA’s vision).

Nominees must meet the following criteria:

  • Be between the ages of 19-28
  • Be currently working part-time or full-time for a BCRPA member organization, and
  • Must have a minimum of two years employment in the aquatics sector

About the Award

The recipient of the Aquatics Award will receive:

We thank DB Perks and Associates for their generous support of this award that recognizes the positive contribution young professionals have on aquatics in BC.