S.A.R.P. on a Mission!
We are a dynamic, member driven organization committed to the
profession by representing and supporting current and future
recreation professionals in their pursuit of excellence.
2013 S.A.R.P. Annual Trend Session:
The 2013 S.A.R.P. Annual Trend Session was held Thursday April 11th at the Regina Travelodge with guest speaker Howie Dayton. Background on the 2011 National Recreation Summit was presented, followed by a discussion of how the learning’s from the summit can be addressed locally. The session finished with participants providing feedback on the priorities identified from the 2011 National Recreation Summit, which will help form, Saskatchewan’s contribution to the National Recreation Agenda.
To read more about the session click here.
To view the presentation slides from the session click here.
S.A.R.P. Roy Ellis Bursary: Deadline April 26, 2013
The Roy Ellis Bursary is provided annually to a student in at least their second year of a leisure-related post secondary program that includes recreation, sport, and culture. It acknowledges the contributions made by Mr. Roy Ellis to the leisure services field in Saskatchewan.
The scholarship amount is $500 annually. Each student member is eligible to win this bursary one time only. There are three bursaries awarded each year.
17th Annual CTRA Conference
May 15th - 17th, 2013 Montreal, Quebec
To access Preliminary Conference Program and Conference Registration Forms please visit http://canadian-tr.org/CTRA-Conference-2013
S.A.R.P. Awards Program: Deadline June 30, 2013
The Awards Program celebrates the successes of our membership, shows the value of recreation professionals, and gives recognition for their accomplishments. Award categories include:
Honorary Life Member
Award of Merit
Employer Professional Development Award
Annual Achievement Award - Individual or Project
Outstanding Recreation Professional Award
Up & Coming Recreation Professional Award
Student Leadership Award - note, deadline for this award is April 30th.
The Professional Designation Project
The Professional Designation Project Goal is ... To create a Professional Designation Strategy that is built on a shared vision of professionalization that has been created with input from the membership and stakeholders of SARP. The following is a list of reports and updates on the Professional Designation Project:
2012-12-31 SARP PDP Program Survey Results2012-09 Draft PDP Program Model2011-10-07 Bet Practices and Case Studies in Professionalization2011-10-07 A Shared Vision of Professionalization Booklet2011-10-07 A Shared Vision of Professionalization2011-06-13 Professional Certification Case Studies2011-02-09 PDP Phase II Executive Summary2011-02-09 PDP Phase II Report2010-12-23 PDP Phase II Planning Report2010-10-14 PDP Research Report2010-10-14 PDP Project Overview2010-10-12 SPRA Conference PDP Presentation2010-05-19 PDP Strategy PowerPoint2010-04-06 PDP Project Proposal
SIAST Recreation & Tourism Program Update
On February 4th representatives from SPRA, S.A.R.P. and SIAST Community Services met to discuss the Recreation and Tourism Program. At the meeting it was indicated that SIAST is committed to the program and that a further review of the name and curriculum will be conducted. The Advisory Committee will be used to inform and guide the review process and assist in the long term vision for the field. Click here for more information.
April 2012 Newsletter click here
September 2011 Newsletter click here