Nominations are OPEN for 2018!

Nominations due: Monday, March 19, 2018.

►  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.

Learn more about the Friend of the Sector Award and submit a nomination.


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.

Learn more about the BCRPA Honorary Life Members and submit a nomination.


BCRPA Provincial Awards

Nominations due: Monday, March 19, 2018.

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. 

2018 Award recipients will be recognized at the BCRPA's Annual Symposium, in Vancouver, BC, happening April 30 to May 2, 2018.

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

View the Steps to Submit a Nomination and Access the Online Nomination Forms

 Nominations due: Monday, March 19, 2018.


Current & Past BCRPA Provincial Award Recipients

►   2017 Provincial Awards recipients

►   View past BCRPA Provincial Award Recipients here


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