Conference Need-to-Know

Use the page below to help you register, apply for funding and book your travel and accommodation.

How to Register

We are using a new registration system this year called the NWTRPA Membership Portal which allows online payment. To register for the Conference you must follow the links the Membership Portal, sign up as an NWTRPA member and then register for the Conference. Click here for more detailed instructions on how to register.   

Registration Cost: The cost of the Conference is $275 or $50 per session, plus $25 for membership.

Conference Registration Includes:

  • Access to all NWTRPA sessions, activities, and events
  • Lunch and refreshments during the Conference
  • Awards banquet dinner

Conference Registration DOES NOT Include:

  • Accommodation during your stay in Inuvik
  • Transportation to or from Inuvik
Apply for funding
  • The Mackenzie Recreation Association has funding available for transportation, accommodation, and registration costs to those from communities in the South Slave, Dehcho and North Slave (excluding Yellowknife). To apply, visit mranwt.ca/funding.
  • There is funding available for transportation, accommodation, and registration costs to those from communities in the Beaufort-Delta and Sahtu. To apply, email Donald_Kuptana@gov.nt.ca or Bobby_Bourque@gov.nt.ca.
  • The SideDoor has funding available for youth centre workers to help with transportation, accommodation, and registration costs. To apply, contact edsidedoor@theedge.ca.
Travel and Accomodation

FLY WITH FIRST AIR AND SAVE

As the official airline of the NWTRPA & Youth Centres Conference, First Air is providing a discount on the lowest available fare at time of booking. All rules and restrictions of fare type chosen will apply. To book, visit www.firstair.ca and enter NWT91 into the promo code box or phone 1 (800) 267-1247 and quote promo code NWT91 to the agent. First Air has scheduled direct flights from Yellowknife to Inuvik.

Other Airline Options:

  • Aklak Air …………..………………..………….(867) 777-3777 | reservations@aklakair.ca)
    Flies from: Paulatuk, Tuktoyaktuk, Sachs Harbour, Ulukhaktok

 

BOOK WITH THESE HOTELS AND SAVE
Book at the following hotels and receive a conference discount:

Capital Suites:
Rooms available: 30
Rate: $169
To book: Call (867) 678-6300 and mention that you are attending the 2017 NWTRPA & Youth Centres Conference.

Nova Inn:
Rooms available: 30
Rate: $129
To book: Contact derek_p@novahotels.ca and mention that you are attending the 2017 NWTRPA Conference.

Other Accommodation Options:

  • MacKenzie Hotel ………………………….(867-777-2861 | mackenziehotel@northwestel.net)
  • Andre’s Place Bed and Breakfast …….……….(867-777-3177 | andresplaceinuvik@yahoo.com)
  • Arctic Chalet ……………………………………………..(867-777-3535 | judi@arcticchalet.com)
AFLCA Continuing Education Credits

AFLCA Certified Fitness Leaders are eligible to receive continuing education credits for attending the NWTRPA and Youth Centre Conference. 1.0 AFLCA credit will be provided for one hour of workshop time. After the conference, a letter will be emailed to certified leaders indicating the session they attended which can then be submitted to the AFLCA.

Cancellation Policy

Payment Policy
All programs, workshops or courses require 100% payment at the time of registration.

Cancellation Policy
If you need to cancel your registration, the NWTRPA must be notified of the cancellation by email. Cancellation charges will be effective from the date and time we receive email notification as follows:

Within 7 days of event date – 85% refund
Within 3 days of event date – 50% refund
Within 24 hours of event date – No refund

Disclaimer
The NWT Recreation and Parks Association reserves the right to cancel any program or workshop. If such a situation arises you will be notified as soon as possible (by email or phone call). As a result of such a cancellation, you will be refunded all monies paid.

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