Terms of Use

General Conditions

This website provides information on recreation and parks for the general public, external stakeholders, and practitioners in the field. This site does not provide any personal or professional service. You should seek the advice of a relevant competent professional before using information contained within any of the materials.
You may only use Alberta Recreation and Parks Association (herein referred to as “ARPA”) materials, services or programs for lawful purposes that do not infringe the legal or moral rights of other users. You will not restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of the materials by others. This restriction includes unlawful activity, harassment, defamation, causing distress or offence and interruption or attempted interruption of service.

The provisions in this agreement applicable to ARPA may also be asserted by ARPA directors, authors, licensees, licensors, agents, sponsors, employees, reviewers, moderators, contributors, and other associated third parties. It is their sole choice as to whether they choose to assert these provisions.


The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice. The information is provided by ARPA, and while we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability, or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements. In no event will ARPA be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.

Neither ARPA nor any third parties provides any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness, or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of ARPA. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. ARPA has no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.

Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, ARPA takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

Intellectual Property


This website contains material which is owned by or licensed by ARPA. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.
All trademarks reproduced in this website, which are not the property of, or licensed to the operator, are acknowledged on the website.
All material referenced from this site must be identified as being derived from ARPA. Unauthorized use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.


You agree to grant ARPA perpetual license for any materials and other information you directly post or communicate to ARPA and its associated services. This includes rights to sublicense, reproduce, distribute, transmit, derive new works from, publicly display and publicly perform these materials. These materials, and the ideas they contain, may be used (without limitation) for new or improved products or services. This license is applicable to all means and in any media now in existence or later developed.

You agree that you have no recourse or claim against ARPA for any alleged or actual infringement of any intellectual property rights in your communications with ARPA (via all forms of social media and personal communication, including but not limited to forums, blogs, and email).

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.