June is Recreation and Parks Month
is a way to celebrate and promote the many benefits of recreation and parks programs and services.
It highlights the great things that are happening in our communities that enhance the quality of life of community residents.
Harry Rabesca, Rex Lamoulle and Pamela Wedawin following old caribou trails on the portage north of Tiwhezoti during Tłı̨chǫ Government's Reviving Trails project, an NWT On The Land Collaborative grant recipient.
Photo submitted by Tłı̨chǫ Government.
Silver Fox Lake on July 19, 2019, during an Outdoor Leadership course Jess Dunkin taught on behalf of the NWTRPA and School of Community Government.
June is Recreation and Parks Month (JRPM) is about recognizing the importance of recreation and parks for physical, social, environmental, and health benefits.
Here are the celebrations happening during JRPM:
The NWT Recreation and Parks Association is once again offering the Get Active grant program which offers $400 to $500 grants to organize and deliver a community and/or elder-oriented physically active events that are free to the public in the month of June.