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Symposium Conference - recreation and parks: on the front lines of change

Upcoming Events

May 3
Symposium Conference - recreation and parks: on the front lines of change BC Recreation and Parks Association May 3, 2023 : 7:30 am to May 5, 2023 : 12:00 pm

Register your community’s recreation and parks staff for BCRPA’s flagship conference – Symposium -- happening in-person in Vancouver, May 3-5 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel

Upwards of 300 recreation and parks professionals, planners, volunteers, sector partners and elected officials attend Symposium each year for the highest quality of programming. 

Keynote speakers include:  

  • Rob Volpe, Ignite 360 
  • Severn Cullis-Suzuki, David Suzuki Foundation 

This year’s program focuses on big-picture change in the sector, presenting innovative ideas, tools, and best practices. Session themes include wellness in our work, climate change, and reconciliation, wrapping up on the final conference day with a powerful workshop facilitated by BCRPA CEO, Katie Fenn that helps translate inspiration into action. 

Register and find full session descriptions:  

Paula Parman
655 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC V6C 2R7
(604) 629-0965 x223
Click to view background photo & credits
Project: Telus Atrium Garden
Landscape Architect / Firm: Sharp & Diamond Landscape Architecture Inc in collaboration with Cornelia Hahn Oberlander
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
Photo Credit: Brett Hitchins