Parks and Recreation Ontario Awards 

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, Parks and Recreation Ontario is deferring its PRO Awards of Excellence and HIGH FIVE Awards for 2020/2021. Awards applications will be available again in the summer of 2021.

Thank you for your understanding.

The Parks and Recreation Ontario Awards program recognizes and honours the achievements of people that contribute to the advancement of parks and recreation to enhance quality of life. These highly coveted provincial awards include recognition for communities, individuals, students and agencies.

How to Apply in 2021

Applications are accepted online two times per year. Only current PRO members can nominate an award recipient.  Applicants are required to fill out an online application in order to be eligible for the awards. If you have any questions please email 

Awards - September Deadline 2021
Award of Excellence for Aquatics Facility Design
Aquatics Legacy Grant

Awards - November Deadline 2021
PRO Awards of Excellence

Presented at the PRO Aquatics Conference

Presented at the PRO Educational Forum and Trade Show

Please return in Fall 2021 to apply

Please return in Winter 2021 to apply