The nomination period for 2017 is now CLOSED!

►  BCRPA Award Categories & Information

►  Friend of the Sector

►  BCRPA Honorary Life Members

►  BCRPA Provincial Awards

Current & past BCRPA Provincial Award Recipients


BCRPA Award Categories

The BCRPA recognizes outstanding people and organizations who support the recreation and parks sector through various awards, including:

Friend of the Sector Award    BCRPA Honorary Life Members    BCRPA Provincial Awards


Friend of the Sector Award

The BCRPA Friend of the Sector award honours achievement, excellence, creativity, innovation and outstanding collaboration by those outside the field of recreation and parks, in enhancing individual health, community well-being and quality of life that is directly linked to recreation and parks development.

BCRPA members are invited to submit nominations to recognize individuals and organizations as a Friend of the Sector.

Additional information about Friend of the Sector Award can be found here.


BCRPA Honorary Life Members

Honorary Life Memberships are a special distinction conferred by BCRPA's Board of Directors upon Members who have made outstanding contributions to the parks, recreation, physical activity and cultural sector.

Additional information about the BCRPA Honorary Life Members can be found here.


BCRPA Provincial Awards

The BC Recreation and Parks Association is pleased to recognize outstanding programs, innovative facilities and dedicated professionals who remind us daily of the work that is being done in the recreation, parks and culture services sector. 

Award recipients will be recognized on Thursday, April 6, at the BCRPA's Annual Symposium, in Kelowna, BC.

BCRPA Provincial Award Categories included:

  • Citation of Outstanding Achievement
  • Award of Merit
  • Facility Excellence
    • for projects under $1 million in capital costs 
    • for projects over $1 million in capital costs
  • Program Excellence
    • in communities under 15,000 population
    • in communiites over 15,000 population
  • Parks Excellence

►  Learn more about the Provincial Award Descriptions and Selection Guidelines


Current & Past BCRPA Provincial Award Recipients

►   2017 Provincial Awards recipients

►   View past BCRPA Provincial Award Recipients here


Student Scholarship Information can be found here.