Training and Development

International Physical Literacy Conference

IPLC2015 is designed to bring together sport, health, education and recreation experts to advance the knowledge, application and implementation of physical literacy programming across the globe. 

June 13-16, 2015, Vancouver, BC

Registration is open!



AARFP Annual Conference & Trade Show

The 2015 Conference theme is "Providing Places Communities Play". There will be four days of jam packed educational and networking opportunities, and industry experts at your fingertips. The program includes breakout session streams in arenas, aquatics, building maintenance, parks and sports...

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Canadian Certified Playground Inspector Course

Canadian Playground Safety Institute (CPSI) is offering a course for participants wishing to obtain their Canadian Certified Playground Inspector status, or general playground safety training.

April 28 - May 1, 2015
Genesis Place
Airdrie, AB

ARPA members receive a discount on registration fees...

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Webinar: Neighbourhood Engagement as a Path to Well Being



[PD2] Risk Management Certification

Risk management courses often focus on insurance and avoiding risk. For a recreation and parks facility, avoiding risk can also mean missing out on recreation opportunities. ARPA is pleased to offer the education and hands-on training necessary for parks and recreation staff to deal with the...

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We Were Built To Walk, But Are Our Communities Built For Walking?

Check out this free webinar from Communities ChooseWell!

What's involved in making a community more walkable? This webinar will provide community leaders with an overview of planning and the 5-Es - engineering, education, encouragement, enforcement and evaluation, as they relate to creating a...

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