National Partners

Canadian Parks and Recreation Association


Canadian Parks and Recreation Association is a national organization dedicated to realizing the full potential of parks and recreation as a major contributor to community health and vibrancy. Membership includes the 13 provincial and territorial parks and recreation associations and their extensive networks of service providers in over 90% of Canadian communities.

CPRA Applauds Federal Government Commitment to Parks and Recreation

Opportunities for Canadians

Ottawa – The Canadian Parks and Recreation Association (CPRA) applauds the federal government’s leadership in ensuring Canadians have access to the benefits of parks and recreation. Multiple commitments outlined in the federal budget today demonstrate a government that values parks and recreation and the health and wellness it provides Canadians.

The federal government’s investments align with the five goals of the Framework for Recreation – a document that is a call to action in the pursuit of common priorities in the sector. The five goals include: Active Living; Inclusion and Access: Connecting People and Nature; Supportive Environments; and Recreation Capacity. Today’s federal budget speaks to each of these goals

To view the full press release from CPRA click HERE.

For a summary of some key budget commitments of interest to the parks and recreation sector, click HERE.

Canadian Recreation Facilities Council

Canadian Recreation Facilities Council will be the recognized national leader and advocate for all recreation facility associations and similar organizations.

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