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Leaders Summit

May 17 May 19

Leaders Summit 2023

The event is designed for CAOs and senior municipal leaders who advise their councils on recreation, parks, arts and culture, FCSS, community development and urban planning. The summit is a series of workshops designed by individuals with specific expertise in an area related to the future of recreation and parks. All sessions will include plenty of time for questions, discussion, debate and networking with your peers.

Where: Pomeroy Kananaskis Mountain Lodge
When: May 17-19, 2023

Early Bird Registration Fees:
$595 ARPA member
$695 non-member

Please note, early bird registration closes on May 5th, 2023. Prices will increase by $100 starting May 6, 2023. This event is designed for CAO’s and senior municipal leaders who advise their councils. 


Accommodations are available at both the Kananaskis Mountain Lodge and Crosswaters Resort for the 2023 Leaders Summit. These two hotels are on the same property and staying in one or the other will not affect your summit experience. Rates and rooms will be available at both properties until Wednesday,April 26, 2023.  After this date, the rate and rooms may not be available. Each guest will be asked to provide a valid credit card at time of booking.

To book the Kananaskis Mountain Lodge, click here or call +1 833-440-1964 and mention you are there for the ARPA Leaders Summit. To access pre and post nights as well as an upgraded room, you must call 1-833-440-1964.Rooms start at $289+++ a night for a room with 2 queen beds. 

To book the Crosswaters Resort, click here or call (403) 591-6255 and mention you are there for the ARPA Leaders Summit. Rooms start at $215+++ a night for a double queen or deluxe king.


Interested in being a sponsor of the 2023 Leaders Summit? We have a limited number of sponsorship opportunities. Please review the sponsorship prospectus here and contact Caleb Boorse at cboorse@arpaonline.ca for more information. 

The Alberta Recreation & Parks Association would like to acknowledge the First Nations, the Métis, 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.