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Our phone numbers have changed! If you are trying to contact Recreation PEI, please note that our phone numbers have changed (effective January 10, 2019). For general inquiries- 902-368-5964 For our Project Managers, Cathleen MacKinnon (go!PEI) and Jamie Gosbee (Other projects)- 902-368-5930 For our Executive Director, Valerie Vuillemot- 902-368-5964
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Physical Literacy on PEI- Sector Gathering

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Recreation PEI is hiring!

Program Assistant- Youth Position Responsibilities: Support ongoing programs such as High Five, June is Parks & Recreation month, the Maritime Arena Operators Institute, etc Assist with the administration and delivery of programs through go!PEI and our community partners Provide general office and administrative support as needed Experience: Experience in non-profit sector and administration experience Familiarity…
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Green Jobs Initiative 2019 – Applications now available

The CPRA Green Jobs Initiative is now accepting applications for Summer 2019! CPRA will support 500 jobs this summer. The program provides wage subsidies to municipalities, Indigenous communities, and other sector organizations to allow them to offer new summer job positions that focus on green career-related activities. To read about Summer 2018 Student Success Stories…
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The 2019 Maritime Arena Operations Institute Course

“Gain the essential skills and knowledge you need to become a great arena operator –  ice making & painting, resurfacing, refridgeration, risk management, and more.” at Bell Aliant Centre in Charlottetown, PEI on June 10 -13, 2019 For details and registration information Click Here. Register early, the course always fills up!
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Harry Boothman Bursary

The Canadian Parks and Recreation Association (CPRA) has launched a bursary program to assist parks and recreation professionals financially in the pursuit of professional development in the sector. This Bursary was established to honour the contributions of Harry Boothman to the parks and recreation sector.  Harry was a Parks Supervisor for the City of Calgary,…
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Green Jobs Initiative- Applications Available

Green Jobs Initiative 2019 – Applications now available: The CPRA Green Jobs Initiative is now accepting applications for Summer 2019! CPRA will support 500 jobs this summer. The program provides wage subsidies to municipalities, Indigenous communities, and other sector organizations to allow them to offer new summer job positions that focus on green career-related activities.…
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Annual Report – 2018

2017-2018 Annual Report President’s Report – Sean Murphy Executive Director’s Report – Beth Grant Tobacco Free Project Report – Frank Morrison Projects Report Training and Professional Development 2018-2019 Operating Budget Honorary Lifetime Member Inductees – Joanne Weir & Beth Grant Click here to read newsletter
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Training Opportunities

LOTS OF TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES Atlantic Recreation and Facilities Conference and Tradeshow on PEI May 30 – June1 Certified Playground Inspector Course in New Brunswick – May 1-4 Framework For Recreation in Canada Forum in Saskatchewan – May 8-10 Maritime Arena Operators Institute on PEI  May 28 –  May 31 Certified Pool Operators Course on PEI…
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Newsletter – Winter Active

Newsletter Contents: Framework for Recreation in Canada Reasons Why it is Important to Exercise in Winter Winter Active – go!PEI and Gear Up for the Olympics Boothman Bursary 2018 Youth Green Jobs Funding Opportunity Parks For All I Love to Skate Brookvale Provincial Ski Park Winter in Prince Edward Island National Park Canada’s Physical Literacy…
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