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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

    • 21 May 2019
    • 23 May 2019
    • 3 sessions
    • Fort Smith - Building TBA
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    Community: Fort Smith
    Dates: May 21 - 23, 2019
    Times: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM daily
    Cost: $45/Learning Event for NWTRPA Members  OR  $55/Learning Event for Non - NWTRPA Members

    ***Please note that you do not have to register for all 3 days. You may choose to register for 1, 2 or 3 days during the registration process.***

    Tuesday, May 21, 2019: RF 101 - Introduction to Recreation Foundations
    Introduces the basics of recreation and how it benefits individual, community, and environmental well-being. After exploring the foundations of recreation, you will be able to promote recreation as an essential and relevant service in your community.  

    Wednesday, May 22, 2019: RL 101 - Identifying Your Leadership Strengths
    Explains leadership as a personal journey that reflects culture and community. Learn more about your strengths and identify strategies for personal growth. As a recreation leader, model positive behaviours that encourage health and well-being.

    Thursday, May 23, 2019: PE 101 - Deliver Recreation Programs & Events
    Introduces six steps recreation leaders can use to design and deliver a recreation program or a special event. Effective design and delivery of each activity results in successful, safe and enjoyable recreation experiences.

    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 learning event date – 85% refund

    o Within 24 hours of learning event 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.

    • 26 Jun 2019
    • 8:30 AM (EDT)
    • 27 Jun 2019
    • 5:30 PM (EDT)
    • 3rd Floor of the Don Cooper Building (Yellowknife)
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    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, June 26, 2019 from 8:30am – 5:30pm

    Thursday, June 27, 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.



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P. (867) 669-8375
F. (867) 669-6791

Contact Us
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NWT Recreation and Parks Association
P.O.Box 841, 4908 49th Street
Yellowknife, NT X1A 2N6

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