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.

PLEASE NOTE: The PRO office is closed to visitors due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) until further notice. Staff are still working remotely and will be able to assist members and stakeholders. Click here for more information or please direct general inquiries to

The Parks and Recreation Ontario Annual General Meeting, scheduled for March 26, 2020 has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. It will be rescheduled in compliance with PRO's By-Law No. 1.

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NEW DATES for the PRO Educational Forum and Trade Show

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, PRO has rescheduled the 25th Anniversary Educational Forum and Trade Show for Monday, November 23 until Thursday November 26, 2020. The event will be still be held at Blue Mountain Conference Centre.

We are still working out many of the details, but we will have the same great program with as many of the keynote speakers and session presenters as we can secure for the new dates. Information has been sent to delegates, exhibitors and sponsors with details on registration and accommodation. Click here for more information. 


NEW DATE for the Out Of School Time Conference, September 30, 2020

PRO is offering a new one-day knowledge exchange for managers and staff working in recreation-based before and after school and camp programs within municipal, not-for-profit, health promotion and educational settings. Register today!


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