16 Days Until the 2019 NWTRPA and Youth Centres Conference!

 September 23, 2019
Posted by smiklosovic

Have you registered for the 2019 NWTRPA and Youth Centres Conference yet?


There are only 15 days left to secure your spot at the premier event for exploring trends and challenges in the NWT recreation sector. The conference is a space for learning, growth, and connection for recreation, health, and community leaders. Attendees will enjoy training in the four streams: Recreation Leadership, Elders in Motion, On the Land Programs, and Youth Programs.


Here are some highlights from this year’s conference program:

“Meet one of the real lacrosse players behind the film The Grizzlies,” CBC, October 8, 2018
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/kugluktuk-grizzlies-kyle-aviak-1.4852427 .
  • A free screening of The Grizzlies movie for all conference attendees on Tuesday evening. Movie snacks will be available for purchase!
  • Learn how to play lacrosse like a pro. Kyle Aviak, a former member of the Kugluktuk Grizzlies, will be facilitating the lacrosse activity and attending The Grizzlies screening. Prepare some questions for a Q&A session!
  • Speed Dating is back by popular demand! Since this is a
    structured networking activity, you’ll meet more of the right people with less unease about approaching strangers.
  • Four impressive Bright Spots will be showcasing their successful and reproducible recreation programs in the NWT to inspire attendees with ideas for their own communities.


Don’t miss out on this excellent opportunity to grow as a recreation leader! Register for the conference here.


If you have any questions about the conference, contact Amanda ([email protected] | 867-669-8377). For assistance with registration, contact Stefanie at 867-669-8375.