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Date Posted Title Summary Description Contributer Source Attachment/Link
Nov. 13, 2013 E-Learning The BCRPA has launched a new online learning site for recreation professionals. Learning 24-7, at your own pace, in your own space janetr BCRPA Link
Oct. 31, 2013 IGNITE! Arts Mentorship Program A series of one-on-one mentorship opportunities in specific media to youth aged 13-24 who want to pursue a career in the arts. We offer mentorships in Dance, Playwriting, Songwriting, Spoken Word, Directing [Scripted and Devised Material], Stage Design [Set and Costumes], Lighting Design, Stage Management, Publicity and Stage Photography. Participants take part in additional industry sessions... robert_1 The Cultch in East Vancouver , Link
Jun. 3, 2013 CAN-Bike Program The Canadian Cycling Association's CAN-BIKE program is a series of courses on all aspects of cycling safely and enjoyably on the road; it is oriented toward recreational and utilitarian cycling. The CAN-BIKE cycling safety program provides a nationally standardized set of courses that can be taught through a variety of organizations who are interested in education, safety and health. admin Link
May. 21, 2013 Canadian Red Cross The Canadian Red Cross mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity in Canada and around the world. admin Link
May. 15, 2013 Disco Fever Candlelight Aquacize South Surrey Indoor Pool hosts an Annual Candlelight Aquacize with a different theme each time. We have had Candlelight with Cash, Candlelight Aquacize with the Rolling Stones, Elvis, Tina Turner, etc. We typically have a guest appearance that dresses up appropriately and sings. We have a DJ for the music. We usually have 7-8 Aquacize Instructors around the deck and in the water. Lights... admin
May. 8, 2013 Sites of Meaning, Meaningful Sites? Sport and Recreation for Aboriginal Youth in Inner City Winnipeg, Manitoba In 2002, the City of Winnipeg commissioned a study to find an economical way to repair and replace its infrastructure for sport and recreation. The result was a detailed report, the Public Use Facilities Study. In 2005, the Winnipeg Free Press ran a series of twelve articles that investigated public responses to the plan. In this article, we examine how sport and recreation is discursively... admin Janice Forsyth and Michael Heine
May. 8, 2013 Risk Management Guideline Guidelines for Responsible Recreation Programming admin Vancouver Board of Parks & Recreation
May. 8, 2013 Noise Management at the Canada Games Aquatic Centre Noise Management at the Canada Games Aquatic Centre admin Glen Cheetham - City of Kamloops Link
May. 8, 2013 Camp activities from the Ultimate Camp Resource Suitable for anyone looking for activities for camps or other types of recreational facilties. Includes games, skits, songs, campfire stories, staff resources, and more. admin Ultimate Camp Resource Link
May. 8, 2013 A Summer to Change a Life: Video A powerful video called "A Summer to Change a Life" by Ian Hill that challenges Parks and Recreation staff to think about the vital and critical role they can play in building "citizens of tomorrow" within their summer programs. admin Alberta Recreation and Parks Association (ARPA) Link
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