Recreation and parks are integral to the health and well-being of Albertans, the building of vibrant communities, as well as to continued economic development and environmental stewardship in our province.
Through your commitment to the Recreation for Life Foundation, you will help support the following important ARPA programs, initiatives, services, and events:
Communities in Bloom is a Canadian non-profit organization, committed to fostering civic pride, environmental responsibility, beautification, and improving quality of life through community participation. ARPA oversees the Alberta Provincial Edition of the program.
Communities in Bloom is a Canadian non-profit organization, committed to fostering civic pride, environmental responsibility, beautification, and improving quality of life through community participation.
ARPA oversees the Alberta Provincial Edition of the program.
HIGH FIVE® is Canada’s only quality assurance program for recreation and sport programs for children aged 6-12. The program provides a range of training, assessment tools and resources to ensure that organizations can deliver the highest quality programs possible.
ARPA is the provincial provider of HIGH FIVE®.
The Annual ARPA Conference & Energize Workshop is an opportunity for the Association to put its vision to work. The Conference brings delegates from across Alberta together, and provides them with an opportunity to discuss their work, ideas, beliefs, and current trends in recreation and parks.
JRPM is a campaign that provides Albertans with an opportunity to celebrate the successes of recreation and parks as they contribute to the quality of life in Alberta.
The purpose of observing JRPM is to draw public attention to the important and varied benefits of recreation and parks to individuals, families, neighbourhoods, communities, and the province as a whole!
The biennial Symposium is way for advancing knowledge about the contributions of recreation programs and services. It aims to provide information about children and youth development by promoting the delivery and expansion of positive development through sport, recreation, physical activity, education and general health promotion.