Events

To see what's going on in the sport, recreation or health community take a look at the list below. If you have upcoming events you would like to promote, please tell us about them on the right.

National Child Day 2017 - across Canada

November 20, 2017 - November 20, 2017

National Child Day is celebrated in Canada on November 20 in recognition of the UN Declaration on the Rights of the Child and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. It is the perfect time for young Canadians to express themselves and shape their own future.

Check out the links to learn more, empower young people to use their voice, raise awareness, and to download a school event kit, and more.

MBA 17 Symposium - Let's Talk Generation - Hamilton ON

November 22, 2017 - November 23, 2017

Parks and Recreation Ontario, in partnership with Play Works - founder of the Youth Friendly Community Recognition Program - presents the MBA, which will:

  • offer information on trends and issues relevant to working with youth (ages 13 to 19 years)
  • share information on best practices - what works and why
  • develop networks to strengthen the approach to working with youth

The MBA audience is managers of youth programs and staff who work directly in these programs. Delegates come from municipal recreation/community services departments, not-for-profit agencies, community sports groups, faith-based organizations, health and health promotion units, schools, post secondary educational institutions, and social service organizations. 

Ever Active Schools 2018 Shaping the Future Conference - Lake Louise AB

January 30, 2018 - February 3, 2018

The 2018 Ever Active Schools "Shaping the Future" Conference brings together individuals from school communities and organizations across Alberta and beyond working to achieve optimal health, wellness and ideal learning environments for all students. School health and student wellbeing is an ongoing conversation with national interest.

2018 Recreation Connections Manitoba Annual Provincial Conference: Winnipeg MB

February 28, 2018 - March 2, 2018

The 2018 RCM Annual Conference theme “Recreation: Makes It Matter” focuses on the fundamental value and benefit of recreation. It will be a reminder of recreation’s impact in making a difference, offering inspiration to see new potential, taking on new challenges, and creating better solutions. Join us and celebrate what really “Matters”.

Ontario Public Health Convention (TOPHC) 2018 - Toronto ON

March 21, 2018 - March 23, 2018

TOPHC's 2017 Convention theme is Leadership. Partnership. Change.

TOPHC is your opportunity to connect with health professionals from Ontario and beyond to share knowledge and develop skills related to public health. For three days in March, TOPHC 2018 will explore how we can lead through change, respond with innovative opportunities and partnerships, and set the course for a strong and renewed public health sector within a transformed system.

Framework for Recreation in Canada Forum 2018 - Regina SK

May 8, 2018 - May 10, 2018

Gathering Strength/Rassembler nos forces: Framework for Recreation in Canada Forum 2018 is a national event focused on building relationships, continuing dialog and working in cooperation towards achieving the values, goals and priorities identified in the Framework for Recreation in Canada: Pathways to Wellbeing.

This gathering is the first of its kind since the completion of the Framework in 2015, and will bring together leaders, practitioners, and stakeholders from sectors across Canada to:

  • Showcase effective partnerships and initiatives from across Canada
  • Share knowledge and successful practices
  • Continue the national dialogue on the Framework for Recreation in Canada
  • Identify opportunities for collaboration with other sectors, governments, and municipalities. 

The Forum has been designed to offer educational sessions and networking opportunities to:

  • Recreation, Community Development, Parks and Facilities staff and management
  • Municipal. Provincial, Territorial and National elected officials and representatives 
  • Academics and Post-Secondary educators in the fields of Parks, Recreation, Community Development, Health and Tourism
  • Emerging leaders, professionals, and students in the parks and recreation fields
  • Public Health officials, policy makers, and health promotion specialists

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