Recreation North Training Program

The Recreation North Training Program offers a variety of learning events (mini-courses) that develop competencies – essential knowledge and skills – for working and volunteering in community recreation across the North.

WHAT? The Training Program offers several learning pathways. Register for one or more core or advanced learning events (mini-courses). Earn a Certificate in Northern Recreation Leadership and/or Management. Carry on to obtain your Professional Development Certification with the Canadian Parks and Recreation Association through our northern pathway beginning in 2023.

WHEN? We offer training on an annual cycle from September to May. Click here for our upcoming schedule.

WHO? The training is designed for individuals living in Yukon, NWT or Nunavut as well as individuals living in rural or remote parts of the provinces. Not sure if this is for you? Try our Recreation Leadership Self Assessment (in English, French or Inuktituk) to identify your strengths and your opportunities for growth and learning.

HOW MUCH? Training is reasonably priced. Fees are reduced for members of the territorial recreation and parks associations or for individuals enrolled in one or both certificates.

  • Core learning events are $65 each for RPA members and $85 for non-members.
  • Advanced learning events are $110 for RPA members and $145 for non-members.
  • Certificates are $650 each for RPA members and $850 for non-members.

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