Programs: Communities in Bloom

Overview

Communities in Bloom is a volunteer based, Canadian non-profit organization, committed to fostering civic pride, environmental responsibility, beautification and to improving quality of life through community participation and the opportunity to participate in a national program. The Alberta Recreation and Parks Association oversees the Alberta's Provincial Edition of the Communities in Bloom initiative.

More information about the National Program can be found at www.communitiesinbloom.ca. 

Communities are invited to participate in the provincial or national editions, within their population category.

What are the benefits of participating in Communities in Bloom? 

  • Increased civic pride and community involvement.
  • Participation from all ages and walks of life.
  • Citizens, groups, organizations, business and municipal government all mobilized and working together.
  • Year-round projects and continuous improvement for the entire community.
  • Information and cultural exchange within the community and with neighbouring, national and International communities.
  • Valuable information and feedback from the judges.
  • Decreased vandalism.
  • Economic development and increased property values.
  • Marketing and promotional opportunities.
  • Positive benefits for the tourism, hospitality and retail industries.
  • Improved quality of life.

You're invited to join the program!
Getting Started Package

CiB Alberta Contact

Karen Snethun
Provincial Coordinator
ksnethun@arpaonline.ca