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.

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June is Recreation and Parks Month
June is here, and we're celebrating! Check out the new home of June is Recreation and Parks Month right here on the PRO website. Download the new logo & 2019 calendar!
2019 PRO Aquatics Awards Applications Open
The PRO Aquatics Awards are now open for nominations in the following categories: Excellence in Facility Design and Emerging Leader. As well, applications are being accepted for the Aquatic Legacy Grant. All submissions and applications are due by Wednesday, September 25, 2019.

On June 6, 2019, Bill 108, More Homes, More Choice, received Royal Assent. PRO submitted comments to government and met with staff from the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing. You can read PRO's submission and follow developments as the Bill comes into effect. 
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Proposed Legislative and Regulatory Changes 
The Ontario government has recently posted proposed regulations affecting recreation. Read information on Rowan's Law regulations and changes to authorized recreation and skill-building programs for children ages 4-12. Read PRO's submission on Rowan's Law.

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The Municipal Council Orientation Toolkit and Webinar
New Municipal Councils have been sworn in across Ontario. Download a copy of PRO's Municipal Council Orientation Toolkit and new Training Webinar - designed especially for elected officials - to help you build a strong case for parks and recreation in your municipality.

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