Parks and Recreation Ontario is a non-profit association that advances the health, social, and environmental benefits of quality recreation and parks through evidence-based practices, resources and collaborative partnerships.

 PRO COVID-19 Resource Page 

PLEASE NOTE: The PRO office is closed to visitors due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) until further notice. Staff are still working remotely from Monday to Friday and will be able to assist members and stakeholders.

Latest News

PRO Statement on Closure of Outdoor Recreational Amenities

Parks and Recreation Ontario (PRO) urges the Government of Ontario to make outdoor recreational amenities available to Ontarians and to consult with the parks and recreation sector on these and any future measures that would change how Ontarians are able to safely access these amenities.


Announcing the 2021 PRO AGM: Thursday, May 27, 2021 at 12 pm

Parks and Recreation Ontario will hold its Annual General Meeting on Thursday, May 27 at 12 pm, via Zoom. Registration details will be posted soon and you can see the agenda here


Latest News _ CPRA Update

CPRA Youth Employment Experience
The CPRA is launching a new funding opportunity that provides 100% wage subsidies to hire youth in the parks and recreation sector. Learn more.

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