Canadian Parks and Recreation Association

About CPRA

 As an ARPA member, you will receive the benefit of joining the Canadian Parks and Recreation Association (CPRA), a national organization dedicated to realizing the full potential of parks and recreation as a major contributor to community health and vibrancy.

Learn about CPRA’s strategic direction for the next several years here.

CPRA’s Benefits Hub

Looking for evidenced based references, research or program success stories from across Canada? Check out the Benefits Hub, an online research repository offering.

CPRA’s Online Community: The Bench

CPRA’s online community, The Bench, includes discussion groups, a resource library and an events page. You can join discussion groups on topics including parks and open spaces and inclusion and accessibility, among others. Members can post and subscribe to discussions to receive updates when new information is posted.

We encourage you to check out CPRA’s online community – a place for the sector to meet, work and grow together.

The Alberta Recreation & Parks Association would like to acknowledge the First Nations, the Métis, the Inuit and all of the people across Alberta who share a history and a deep connection with this land. We dedicate ourselves to moving forward in partnership with Indigenous communities in the spirit of reconciliation and collaboration.