Recreation North is soliciting proposals from qualified consultants to conduct an organizational review and facilitate a strategic planning process. Proposals are due by June 19 at 5 PM PT.
Recreation North Vision
Across the North, the power and potential impact of recreation is embraced and valued as an essential service.
Recreation is understood to enhance personal, social, and environmental health and wellbeing and contributes to greater balance between quality of life and economic development.Continue reading “Year in Review 2019 – 2020”
Many people choose online learning because it offers access and flexibility. The Recreation North training program offers recreation leadership training in short online courses (micro-learning) that allow people from rural and remote locations to participate and develop valuable knowledge and skills without leaving their jobs and community life.Continue reading “Listen and Learn: Conference Calls in Online Learning”
Alina Lizotte recently completed the Recreation North Training Program. Alina lives in Hay River, NT and earned a Certificate in Northern Recreation Leadership in October 2019. Alina shared a bit about herself.Continue reading “Gained the tools to build my skills”
Erin Porter recently completed the Recreation North Training Program. Erin, the Community Wellness and Recreation Program Leader for the Hamlet of Enterprise, earned a Certificate in Northern Recreation Leadership in October 2019. Erin shared a bit about herself.Continue reading “Advantages for those working while taking the program”
Sherry Whittle recently completed the Recreation North Training Program. Sherry, the Former Acting Director of Recreation for the Village of Carmacks, earned a Certificate in Northern Recreation Leadership in December 2019. Sherry shared a bit about herself.Continue reading “Recreation is more than being physically active”
Molly Okalik recently completed the Recreation North Training Program. Molly, the Recreation Coordinator for the Hamlet of Whale Cove, earned a Certificate in Northern Recreation Leadership in October 2019. Molly shared a bit about herself.Continue reading “Prepared for a career in recreation”
Sarah Nichol recently completed the Recreation North Training Program earning her Certificate in Northern Recreation Leadership. Sarah, who graduated in October 2019, is a teacher based out of Fort Smith, NT. After completing the program, Sarah shared a bit about her experience.Continue reading “Gaining confidence through the Training Program”
Learning online can be challenging at times—trying to stay motivated, on schedule, and completing assignments while working to provide recreation opportunities to your community is no easy task. But when you are new to a job, or your job or workplace changes, it can be even harder to keep up. The Carmacks Recreation Department has faced a great deal of change in the recent past. When the Recreation North Training Program became available, CAO Tracy Thomas encouraged Sherry Whittle, the Acting Recreation Director at the time, to enroll in the online leadership training alongside staff members Jamie Birckel, Recreation Assistant, and Trisha Johnnie, After School Program Coordinator. The flexibility of the design and the focus on leadership skills that would be immediately useful in Northern communities made the training a great fit.Continue reading “Carmacks Tests Team Approach to Leadership Learning”
Sharing passions, exchanging experiences and ideas, exploring new concepts, and developing critical recreation leadership skills and knowledge – that’s what 72 individuals across the North have been doing since November last year! From Whale Cove (Tikirarjuaq) to Whitehorse, criss-crossing communities in Nunavut, NWT and Yukon, a diverse group of people interested in the potential of recreation have been engaging with each other and learning online.Continue reading “Developing a Network of Northern Learners”