Programs: Communities Choosewell


LIN 2016 Partnership Funding Request

The Leisure Information Network has launched an exciting new financial partnership program!

Aquatics Survey Results are in!

Useful key findings from our aquatics survey with AARFP and AAAP.

The 2016 Infrastructure Report Card - Important Results on Sport & Rec Facilities!

2016 Canadian Infrastructure Report Card has been released - 1 in 2 sport & rec facilities need repair or replacement.

CPAWS Report: Albertans’ Values and Attitudes toward Recreation and Wilderness

Exciting and useful new survey from CPAWS Alberta and Praxis!

Canada’s Parks and Protected Areas: Helping Canada Weather Climate Change

Featured Video from Canadian Parks Council

Active Cities Presentation - Dr. Karen Lee

The Alberta Recreation and Parks Association was fortunate enough to help coordinate a presentation from Dr. Karen Lee on October 30, 2015 on the subject of Active Cities.

ARPA Celebrates 2015 Award Winners

The Alberta Recreation and Parks Association (ARPA) celebrated 8 award and scholarship recipients at the 2015 President’s Awards Banquet in Lake Louise, Alberta on Saturday, October 24, 2015.

Recreation & Parks Issues and the Provincial Election

The APRA Board of Directors has for several provincial elections sent a letter to the leader of each of the major political parties asking their party's position on three key recreation and parks issues.

Conference 2015 Call for Presentations & Research Papers

Interested in sharing your ideas with recreation and parks practitioners and decision makers from across Alberta? ARPA is looking for compelling stories/experiences/ideas and research papers/posters/student essays to be presented at the 2015 Conference in Lake Louise.

ARPA Introduces: Risk Management Certification with Doug Wyseman

Risk management courses often focuse on insurance and avoiding risk. For a recreation and parks facility, avoiding risk can also mean missing out on recreation opportunities. ARPA is pleased to offer the education and hands-on training necessary for parks and recreation staff to deal with the risk issues that their department might experience.

ARPA receives additional $17,000 to create Aboriginal recreation quality standard program

The Alberta Recreation and Parks Association received $17,000 in funding from the Telus Community Foundation to help create a new Aboriginal Component for ARPA’s HIGH FIVE® Program.

ARPA receives $25,000 to enhance quality recreation in Aboriginal communities

ARPA received $25,000 in funding from the RBC & CS4L Learn to Play Project to help create a new Aboriginal Component for ARPA’s HIGH FIVE® Program.

Canadian Infrastructure Report Card

The second edition of the Canadian Infrastructure Report Card (CIRC) survey was launched on October 27, 2014. This edition of the CIRC survey has been expanded to collect information on sport and recreation infrastructure.

2015 Parks Forum - Call for Presentations

Are you interested in delivering a presentation at the 2015 Parks Forum? The Call for Presentations Questionnaire is due by 12:00pm on Sunday, November 30th, 2014.

ARPA Conference: Early Bird Rates Deadline Approaching!

Playing Together: Canada’s First National Study of New Citizens, Sports & Belonging

ChooseWell Healthy Community Awards Application

2014 Annual General Meeting

Kids at Hope & ARPA Partnership

Check out HIGH FIVE’s Play Never Goes Out of Style contest!