CPRA presents webinars throughout the year which provide tools, resources, programming ideas, and best practices to parks and recreation practitioners across Canada. See a listing below of the webinars held to date and check back for upcoming presentations.
Canadian Parks and Recreation Association presents a Webinar
Parks for All – Let’s act to ignite a Vision for Canada’s network of parks,
from local community to national parks!
Date: Wednesday February 15, 2017
Presenters:Murray Kopp, Chair of CPRA Parks Task Group
Dawn Carr, Executive Director, Canadian Parks Council
CPRA Presented a webinar on:
Supporting Wellness in Recreation through Healthy Food Environments Thursday June 16, 2016
Lisa McLaughlin - Program Manager, Alberta Recreation and Parks Association’s Communities ChooseWell program
Kayla Atkey - Policy Analyst, Alberta Policy Coalition for Chronic Disease Prevention (APCCP) and CLASP team
Ashley Hughes - Project Assistant, Alberta Policy Coalition for Chronic Disease Prevention (APCCP) and POWER UP! team
National Health and Fitness Day Wednesday January 27, 2016
Senator Nancy Greene Raine - link to video message Marilyn McIvor, NHFD Project Coordinator Marta Gregor, Community Coordinator, City of Prince George, BC Michelle Kusiar, Supervisor, Community Recreation, Collingwood, ON Steve Burns, General Manager, Queens Place Emera Centre, Liverpool, NS
CPRA Professional Development Certification Wednesday October 14th, 2015
Presenter: Dr. Craig Cameron, Director CPRA PDC
The Framework for Recreation in Canada Thursday June 18, 2015
The Canadian Physical Literacy Puzzle Thursday February 19, 2015
Presenters Richard Way, Project Leader of the Canadian Sport for Life (CS4L) movement Philip Hochman, Member of the CS4L Community Connections Team
Take it Outside - Helping You Connect to Nature Tuesday October 21, 2014
Gillian Petriani, Child and Nature Alliance of Canada Heather MacLeod Williams, BC Recreation & Parks Association Chris Filler, Educating Children Outside (E.C.O), District of Saanich Meg Sullivan, University of Victoria
Children's Mental Health – Defusing the Time Bomb Wednesday February 12, 2014
LJ Bartle, Director of the HIGH FIVE National Standard at Parks and Recreation Ontario
Recreation Programming in the After School Time-Period
Tuesday November 12, 2013
Presenters: Heidi Carl, Director of Programs, Boys and Girls Club of Saskatoon Sydney Millar, National Program Director, Canadian Association for the Advancement
of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS) and Jenyfer Neumann, Recreation and Parks Association of the Yukon (RPAY)
CPRA and the Leisure Information Network (LIN) have partnered to present a series of webinars geared towards anyone who works with First Nations, Inuit and Métis populations to provide support and on various recreation topics.
For more information or to the view the webinars in the series - please visit - northernlinks.org/
Online for Real-time: Websites to support your recreation operations
June 26, 2013.
Presenter: Agnes Croxford, Manager, National Recreation Database
Building Enhanced Collaboration Between Recreation and Sport
March 27, 2013.
Presenters: Philip Hochman, CPRA Board Member Richard Way, Project Leader of the Canadian Sport for Life (CS4L) movement
Healthy Parks, Healthy People
(Policy implications of visitor expectations of health benefits from park visitation) December 6th, 2012
Presenters were: Dr. Paul Eagles and Christopher Lemieux
Moderator: John Lohuis, Chair of the CPRA Parks Task Force