- 4MarWe're looking for new faces to join a steering committee to help develop a training program for on the land leaders to respond to, and manage difficult situations both out on the land and in their communities.
- 23FebWe know there are a lot of folks in the NWT who have done some great things during the pandemic, and you have the opportunity to share their or your good work!
- 10FebThere are very few written records documenting recreation at residential schools, hostels, and federal day schools in the NWT. To better understand the kinds of activities students undertook and what recreation meant for them, this project relies on oral interviews and photographs.
- 9FebPurchase your tickets & watch the Virtual Paddling Film Festival at home before Feb. 27!
- 8FebThis year, Walk to Tuk is partnering with the Dehcho First Nations' Edéhzhíe staff to promote the importance of this important land and all that it represents.
- 3FebInemesit Graham won the 2020 NWTRPA Innovation Award for her work in adapting to support active lifestyles during the COVID-19 pandemic. She is a fitness trainer, and a Pregnancy & Postpartum Athleticism Coach.
Drin Gwinzii, my name is Peter Greenland. I am currently 27 years old and living in Ottawa, working as a carpenter. Originally, I am from the Northwest Territories, and l’ve lived between the NWT and Ontario my whole life. I have worked in land-based tourism and education for the past six years. I love to share land-based experiences […]
- 27JanWe’re excited to welcome Abby Webster to the NWTRPA team as the Administrative Coordinator!
- 25JanNWTRPA Director of Professional Development shares how she motivates herself and her three-year-old to get outside and moving!
You may have noticed a new page on our website devoted to a research project called, “How I Survived”: Recreation at Northern Residential Schools. Guided by a committee of former students and intergenerational survivors, the NWT Recreation and Parks Association (NWTRPA) and University of Alberta are collaborating to develop a travell […]
Walk to Tuk is an annual community walking challenge that takes place in January and February. Community members, schools, and workplaces are encouraged to form teams and conceptually walk the distance of the Big River from Zhatıé Kų́ę́ to Tuktuuyaqtuuq, a total of 1,658 km.
This free event is a great way to meet new […]