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 Thursday and will be able to assist members and stakeholders.

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Apply today to serve on the PRO Board of Directors

Parks and Recreation Ontario is seeking four qualified and dedicated candidates as nominees to the Board of Directors for a three-year term beginning in 2021. The AGM will take place on Thursday, May 27, 2021. The application deadline is Friday, March 26, 2021, at 5 pm.


PRMC Spring 2021 - Sold Out

The Parks and Recreation Management Certificate (PRMC) is now sold out for Spring 2021, but there is a wait list available. Simply enter your email address on the registration page to be added to the wait list.  More sessions will be scheduled for 2021.


Upgrade your skills with HIGH FIVE Training Online
Now is the perfect time to invest in your professional development with these  HIGH FIVE®  online courses:
Principles of Healthy Child Development-C (PHCD-C). 
Register here.
Healthy Minds for Healthy Children.  Register here.
QUEST 1. Register here.


Yardstick Parks User Group Meeting and Information Session
PRO hosted a meeting and information session for the Yardstick Parks Benchmarking project on October 28 to share information about Yardstick Parks, review results from the past year and provide a place for those who are using it to measure their success a way to connect. To learn more and watch a recording of this session click here.  

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