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Events & Trainings

If you have any questions about any of the following events or trainings, contact admin@nwtrpa.org.

Upcoming events

    • 10 Sep 2019
    • 10:00 AM
    • 11 Sep 2019
    • 4:00 PM
    • Jason Jacobson Youth Centre
    Register

    HIGH FIVE SPORT is a one-day training that will help front-line leaders (anyone working with children aged 6 to 12 – i.e. camp counsellor, coaches, swim instructors) improve the quality of programs by understanding what they need to do to ensure each child’s social, emotional and cognitive needs are met. 

    Strengthening Children’s Mental Health (SCMH) is a one-day in-person training that will help anyone running children’s programs be more informed and prepared to support their staff in promoting positive mental health in children.


    When: 

    Tuesday, September 10, from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM - SPORT

    Wednesday, September 11, from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM - SCMH



    Cost:

    SPORT: $25 for NWTRPA Members and $45 for Non-NWTRPA Members

    SCMH: $30 for NWTRPA Members and $55 for Non-NWTRPA Members



    Please note - Each day is a separate training/certificate. People have the option

    to only register for 1 day if they wish.



    Disclaimer

    The NWT Recreation and Parks Association reserves the right to cancel any program or workshop. If such a situation arises you will be notified as soon as possible (by email or phone call). As a result of such a cancellation.


    • 13 Sep 2019
    • 6:00 PM
    • 15 Sep 2019
    • 6:00 PM
    • Hay River Aquatics Centre
    Register

    For anyone interested in leading aquatics group exercise classes. 

    Course topics include: use of equipment, pool organization, principles of water, effects on body movement, safety in the water environment, use of music, and special populations. 

    Some course time will be in the pool. 

    This course includes an exam. 

    A minimum of 5 people must be fully registered by 4pm on September 6 for this course to take place. 


    When: 

    Friday September 13, from 6 - 9:15pm (bring your own dinner)

    Saturday September 14, from 8am - 5pm

    Sunday September 15, from 8am - 6pm

    Where:

    Hay River Aquatics Centre


    To be considered fully registered we require 100% payment.

    Cancellation Policy:

    If you need to cancel your registration, the NWTRPA must be notified of the cancellation by email. Cancellation charges will be effective from the date and time we receive email notification as follows:

    o Before 3 days of workshop date – 85% refund

    o Within 24 hours of workshop date – No refund

    Disclaimer

    The NWT Recreation and Parks Association reserves the right to cancel any program or workshop. If such a situation arises you will be notified as soon as possible (by email or phone call). As a result of such a cancellation, you will be refunded all monies paid.


    • 18 Sep 2019
    • 8:30 AM (MDT)
    • 19 Sep 2019
    • 5:30 PM (MDT)
    • 3rd Floor of the Don Cooper Building (Yellowknife)
    Register

    NWTRA Elders in Motion FACILITATOR Training

    Functional Fitness for Falls Prevention and Active Living Exercise Program – Facilitator Training.

    What: This two-day workshop will provide participants with the skills and knowledge to instruct and teach the Active Living Exercise Program Leader course and the Functional Fitness for Falls Prevention course.

    Active Living Exercise Program:

    This course is for those who are interested in instructing, encouraging, and monitoring 10 simple and progressive exercises. The exercises were designed to enhance and maintain the functional fitness, mobility, balance, and independence of Elders.  Topics include: frailty, learned helplessness, ageism, and functional mobility. Participants also learn how to develop a community recreation program or work with elders in a home care setting.

    Functional Fitness for Falls Prevention:

    This workshop is designed to help those who work with older adults improve their programming. Topics covered in the training include: safety, managing risks, gait, fall risk assessments, exercise guidelines, specific exercise suggestions, and program planning. NWT-specific falls information has been added to this course. It also includes an additional half day of practice and mentoring.

    Prerequisites:

    • ·        Supervisor support
    • ·        A university degree (in a health-related field)
    • ·        3 years’ experience in their field of practice and experience educating
    • ·        Feels comfortable facilitating

    Please contact us if you are missing some of these requirements, but are still very interested in getting the facilitator training.

    Who should attend? People in leadership roles who feel confident facilitating workshops for those who work in the health or recreation field.

    When:

    Wednesday, September 18, 2019 from 8:30am – 5:30pm

    Thursday, September 19, 2019 from 8:30am – 5:30pm

    Where: 3rd Floor of the Don Cooper Building, Yellowknife

    Snacks: Limited snacks will be provided.                


    To be considered fully registered we require 100% payment.

    Cancellation Policy:

    If you need to cancel your registration, the NWTRPA must be notified of the cancellation by email. Cancellation charges will be effective from the date and time we receive email notification as follows:

    o Before 3 days of workshop date – 85% refund

    o Within 24 hours of workshop date – No refund

    Disclaimer

    The NWT Recreation and Parks Association reserves the right to cancel any program or workshop. If such a situation arises you will be notified as soon as possible (by email or phone call). As a result of such a cancellation, you will be refunded all monies paid.


    • 20 Sep 2019
    • 6:00 PM
    • 22 Sep 2019
    • 6:00 PM
    • 3rd Floor of the Don Cooper Building
    Register

    This is the first step in becoming AFLCA certified. This is a 24 hour course that covers topics including: anatomy, physiology, movement mechanics, training and conditioning, nutrition, leadership and health and fitness.
    At the end of this course there is an exercise theory exam.

    When: 

    Friday September 20, from 6 - 9pm (bring your own dinner)

    Saturday September 21, from 8am - 6pm

    Sunday September 22, from 8am - 6pm

    Where:

    3rd Floor of the Don Cooper Building


    To be considered fully registered we require 100% payment.

    Cancellation Policy:

    If you need to cancel your registration, the NWTRPA must be notified of the cancellation by email. Cancellation charges will be effective from the date and time we receive email notification as follows:

    o Before 3 days of workshop date – 85% refund

    o Within 24 hours of workshop date – No refund

    Disclaimer

    The NWT Recreation and Parks Association reserves the right to cancel any program or workshop. If such a situation arises you will be notified as soon as possible (by email or phone call). As a result of such a cancellation, you will be refunded all monies paid.


    • 8 Oct 2019
    • 10 Oct 2019
    • Recreation Centre, Hay River
    • 133
    Register


    The 2019 NWTRPA & Youth Centres Conference is the NWT’s premiere training gathering for recreation professionals, youth centre workers, health care workers, educators, Elders, and volunteers.

    The Annual Conference provides an opportunity to examine trends and issues affecting the recreation field and offer training in four specific areas: Elders in MotionYouthRecreation Leadership, and On the Land. The NWTRPA Annual Conference is also host to the NWTRPA Awards Banquet and AGM.

    The theme for this year’s event is Back to the Future. For more information about the theme or how it was chosen, read our Message from the Conference Organizers.

    To view the Conference Programme, click here. For more information on the Conference click here.

    NOTE ON REGISTRATION AND MEMBERSHIP

    DID YOU KNOW, that only NWTRPA members get a discounted rate for the 2019 NWTRPA and Youth Centres Conference? If you’re not a member yet, NON-MEMBER REGISTRATION will be available to you.  

    Want to become a member? The NEW MEMBER REGISTRATION lets you become a member AND register for the Conference in one step. 

    If you were a member, but your membership has expired, you can renew here

    For members, registering for the Conference is easy just use the same email that is associated with your membership during registration and  you will be granted access to the MEMBER REGISTRATION option. Then you can complete the rest of your registration as normal. 

    If you require guidance in this process, visit our Registration Instructions page or email admin@nwtrpa.org. 

    CANCELLATION POLICY

    If you need to cancel your registration, the NWTRPA must be notified of the cancellation by email. Cancellation charges will be effective from the date and time we receive email notification as follows:

    Up to 7 days before the workshop date – 85% refund

    3-6 days before the workshop date – 50% refund

    0-2 days before the workshop date – No refund



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P.O.Box 841, 4908 49th Street
Yellowknife, NT X1A 2N6

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