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 

The Parks and Recreation Ontario Annual General Meeting, has been rescheduled for June 18, 2020 in compliance with PRO's By-Law No. 1. See below for more details. 
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 Thursday and will be able to assist members and stakeholders.

Latest News

PRMC 2020 is Sold Out

The Parks and Recreation Management Certificate (PRMC) is now sold out for 2020. PRO will be announcing new dates for 2021 as soon as they are available. 


Announcing the launch of the HIGH FIVE PHCD-C Training
In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, HIGH FIVE® is offering a Principles of Healthy Child Development-C (PHCD-C) online training. PHCD-C provides those working with children ages 4 to 12 with the tools to enhance program quality and ensure that every child has a positive experience.

This two-hour online training has been developed by HIGH FIVE as an interim option for organizations that are unable to offer in-person training due to COVID-19 restrictions. The training includes additional learner resources, including access to Healthy Minds for Healthy Children online training and other staff development activities. This content in this training is equivalent to PHCD 4-hour and will fufill certification requirements for the limited period while COVID-19 restrictions are in place.

Learn more and register to take the course here.

Registration is now open for the 2020 PRO Aquatics Conference

For the first time, the PRO Aquatics conference is being offered virtually! Starting on July 22 and running until November 2, 2020, we have a program to keep Aquatics professional connected and up to date. Join us for 2 Keynote Addresses and 6 educational sessions with speakers you don't want to miss!

PRO Annual General Meeting October 20, 2020, 12 pm

Mark your calendars for the for the PRO Annual General Meeting on October 20, 2020 at 12 pm. The meeting will be held online through the Zoom platform. Members in good standing must register to attend.



25th Anniversary PRO Educational Forum and Trade Show Goes Virtual!

Register today for 2020 PRO Virtual Forum! Between June 17th and December 9th we will be offering 3 keynotes and 12 virtual sessions. Click here for more details and to register today! 

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