Tag: North

  • Develop your skills to facilitate learning online

    Facilitating Learning Online in the North (FLO North) FLO North training develops the skills needed to confidently and effectively facilitate online training and learning in Northern, rural, and remote communities. Through a safe and inclusive online environment, participants gain an understanding of teaching and learning in online and blended formats and develop basic technical and […]

  • A successful journey to a Certificate in Northern Recreation Management

    Learners who got on board for the “next leg of the Recreation North learning journey” in October 2020 can be proud of their achievements (and collection of new badges) as they complete the Certificate in Northern Recreation Management this spring. The new Certificate adds another layer that builds on participants’ prior learning and/or experiences, and […]

  • Recreation training helps me work with youth and my community…

    A Pilot of the Community Recreation Leadership Program began in October 2017. Since that time, individuals from communities across the NWT, Yukon, and Nunavut participated in a variety of learning events delivered by Northern trainers. Florence Pilon has lived in Mayo, Yukon most of her life; she presently works for the First Nation of Na-Cho […]

  • The Pilot moves into a Program

    The Rec North Update – May 2018 briefly shares some of the successes of our Community Recreation Leadership Program Pilot, and explains our plans for the Program’s launch this fall/winter.

  • The recreation training fit easily into my work schedule…

    A Pilot of the Community Recreation Leadership Program that began in October 2017 wraps up in May 2018. Grace Bowers from the Town of Faro, Yukon is among the first of 25 individuals from communities across the NWT, Yukon, and Nunavut to fulfill the learning requirements and earn a Certificate in Northern Recreation Leadership. Below, […]

  • New community recreation training program open for applications

    Recreation is essential for individual, community and environmental health and wellbeing. Recreation in the North is a Means to a Greater Beginning (as described on CPRA’s website). The Community Recreation Leadership Program was developed, with generous support from the Arctic Inspiration Prize, as a meaningful and relevant training program to strengthen recreation capacity across the North.

  • Recreation North’s New Brand

    Effective June 2017, the partnership of the three territorial recreation and parks associations will be formally recognized as Recreation North. Through their commitment to strengthening recreation capacity and leadership, the associations will foster personal health and community well-being across the North. Recreation North is led by the Recreation and Parks Association of the Yukon (RPAY), […]