Parks and Recreation Ontario Awards 

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. Click here to see the previous award recipients and click here to see the previous Aquatics awards receipients. 

How to Apply

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 
Award of Excellence for Aquatics Facility Design
Aquatics Legacy Grant

Awards - November Deadline
PRO Awards of Excellence
Academic Awards

Presented at the PRO Aquatics Conference

Presented at the PRO Educational Forum and Trade Show

Please return in Fall 2020 to apply

Please return in Winter 2020 to apply