2023 Award Categories
PRAIRIE CROCUS AWARD
The Prairie Crocus Award is the most prestigious award presented by Recreation Manitoba and honours a professional who has made a significant contribution to recreation, therapeutic recreation, parks and/or leisure services within the Province of Manitoba.
THERAPEUTIC RECREATION AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
Therapeutic Recreation Award of Excellence recognizes and honours a therapeutic recreation professional who has made a significant contribution in the field of Therapeutic Recreation within the province of Manitoba.
This award recognizes a recreation facility, individual or group in Manitoba that demonstrates outstanding or unique innovations in providing places to gather, play and connect. Nominees have the capacity and passion to operate facilities and spaces, according to best practices and trends in the industry.
*Facilities, spaces, and individuals that contributed to facility and recreation space management are eligible for this award.
This award recognizes the passion and achievements of individuals, groups and organizations that steward recreational, natural, and green spaces that enhance community quality of life.
*Individuals, groups and organizations, and outdoor destinations are eligible for this award
PEOPLE & COMMUNITY AWARD
This award recognizes the efforts and dedication of individuals, or groups, who lead and advocate the many benefits of the field.
*Individuals, including students, teams or groups are eligible for this award.
HEALTH & WELLBEING AWARD
This award recognizes nominees that have gone above and beyond to increase opportunities for their community to benefit mentally, physically and socially.
*Facilities, individuals, groups or organizations are eligible for this award.