Message to students:


Did you know that as a post-secondary student in a recreation/parks related degree, diploma or certificate program you are entitled to a free, one-year, membership with the BC Recreation and Parks Association (BCRPA)? 


The BCRPA is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to building and sustaining active, healthy lifestyles and communities in our province. With a membership, you will be a part of a network of than 6,000 members who collectively shape and lead the parks, recreation, physical activity, and cultural sector in BC.


Membership with the BCRPA gives you:


  • Discounted registration rates for BCRPA conferences and events
  • Current sector news and information on professional development opportunities in the BCRPA Communiqué
  • Access to members-only resources


BCRPA membership helps you stay informed and educated in the continuously-evolving parks and recreation environment, while expanding your professional network even before you graduate and enter the workforce. The BCRPA’s annual conferences and events give you the opportunity to expand your educational development as well with direct access to innovative technologies and ideas, industry knowledge, and interaction with sector practitioners; all at discounted member rates.


Being a member of the BCRPA connects you to other professionals working in the parks and recreation field throughout BC and demonstrates your commitment and connection to the sector.


Memberships are valid from January 1 – December 31, 2012.


Complete information on Student membership registration (listed under the category of Individual Member), and all the associated benefits, can be found on the BCRPA’s website at


Sharon Meredith


Operations Manager


BC Recreation and Parks Association


Ph: 604.629.0965 ext. 223   Fax: 604.629.2651





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