Recreation leadership training program opens seats for provincial participants from rural and remote communities
As of May 2021, the Recreation North Training Program has reached more than 45 communities across the North, from Pond Inlet (NU) to Burwash Landing (YT). More than 200 individuals have taken learning events to strengthen their recreation leadership competencies. Thirty-four of these participants have earned a Certificate in Northern Recreation Leadership and 9 have […]
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 […]
On-the-Job Training was Beneficial
Nyasha Kamera, Recreation Coordinator with the Hamlet of Pond Inlet, NU, was one of the ten participants to receive a Certificate in Northern Recreation Leadership. After participating in the training program pilot from October 2017 to May 2018, Nyasha shared a bit about his experience.
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, […]
Meet the First Recipient of the Northern Recreation Leadership Certificate
A Pilot of the Community Recreation Leadership Program began in October 2017. Since that time, 25 individuals from communities across the NWT, Yukon, and Nunavut have participated in up to 14 learning events delivered by seven northern trainers. Rob McPhie from Haines Junction, Yukon is the first of these learners to complete the Pilot and […]
Recreation North – What’s been going on with the Pilot?
In October 2017, Recreation North launched the pilot of the Community Recreation Leadership Program with its first learning event, RF101 Introduction to Recreation Foundations. Since that time, 25 individuals from communities across the NWT, Yukon, and Nunavut have participated in more than 10 learning events delivered by seven northern trainers. All of the learning events […]
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), […]