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Deadline for all nominations/submissions is February 15th each year.

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CLM Distribution Inc sells Tabex Pool and Lectranator Salt Chlorine Generators.

CIMCO Refrigeration specializes in the engineering, design, manufacture, installation and service of industrial, process cooling and recreational refrigeration systems.

Automated Aquatics Canada Ltd is a provider of Swimming Pool Equipment & Supplies products/services in Edmonton Alberta, Canada.

Startec Refrigeration, Compression, Process Solutions - designs, builds and maintains the mission critical compression and refrigeration systems that drive production and profitability for refrigeration and oil and gas.

W.E. Greer Ltd is a leader in commercial and industrial cleaning equipment and supplies.

White Ice has developed a very specific ice paint product, one that satisfies the needs of the professional ice maker in both hockey and curling.

Awards/Scholarships
Scholarship Achievement Awards are based on top marks in each course. Click here to see more photos on our Facebook page.Deadline for all nominations/submissions is February 15th each year.

The Past Presidents' Committee is responsible for choosing all award recipients from the submitted nominations for each award. All nomination forms are available on this page.

Please click here to download the list of Awards & Scholarships for printing and sharing.

For more information, please contact:
Mr. Russ Tanner, Past President
Phone: 403-501-1077
Email: rtanner@brooks.ca

Student Achievement Awards
Eight Scholarship Achievement Awards are presented annually to RFP members, and are based on top marks in each course. If there is a tie for the top mark in a course, the immediate Past President will contact the students involved and ask them to submit an essay. A winner will then be chosen by the Past Presidents' Committee based on the submitted essays. All award winners will be notified by the immediate Past President.

The Award recipients receive a plaque, free registration to the RFP conference to accept the award, a banquet ticket for a guest, and a cheque for $250. The presentation is made at the annual awards banquet during the conference.

  • Swimming Pool Operator Level 1 (Certified)
  • Swimming Pool Operator Level 2 (Advanced)
  • Arena Operator Level 1
  • Arena Operator Level 2
  • Parks & Sports Field Operator 1
  • Parks & Sports Field Operator 2
  • Building Maintenance Level 1
  • Building Maintenance Level 2

The Certificate of Recognition is presented to individuals who have achieved the highest marks in any of the associations' sponsored training courses.

Don Moore Scholarship
The annual Don Moore Scholarship award of 750.00 is available to any Alberta student completing any year of studies in any recognized post-secondary institution in the province offering courses in the operation of recreation services. The deserving student will demonstrate scholastic achievement, as well as personal qualities and character that would indicate the promise of success in the field.

Information and application forms are mailed to educational institutions in the province of Alberta. Applications are reviewed by the Past Presidents’ committee, noting that scholastic achievement and personal references are checked prior to the announcement of a winner. That individual is contacted and invited to the Annual Conference/AGM. The presentation includes a plaque that is presented at the awards banquet.
      Online Nomination Form

Lloyd Smith Instructor of the Year Award
In 2018, the Instructor of the Year Award was presently posthumously to the Lloyd Smith family.This award is given out to recognize a current instructor with the association who, through their actions, goes over and above to show their commitment to their students and the association. After their course is complete, students will receive information about the Instructor of the Year Award and the nomination process.

The award recipient(s) must be a member in good standing with the Association. Any student or fellow instructor in good standing can nominate an instructor for this award.

The recipient(s) will receive an engraved plaque at the annual awards banquet and will receive free registration for the conference.
      Online Nomination Form

Bruce Fowlow Memorial Facility Operator of the Year Award
This award is presented to staff of a municipal or institutional recreation facility, to recognize their innovation enhancing facility operations.
      Online Nomination Form

William Metcalfe Award
This award acknowledges an individual, group or organization who has made a significant contribution in the field of recreation facility operation, management or design. Areas of contribution can include, but are not limited to facility design, invention or development of equipment or accessories, outstanding volunteer effort, or a significant contribution in the area of research. Nominations are not restricted to members of this Association. The recipient receives a plaque, one-year membership to RFP, and expenses to the annual award banquet paid.
      Online Nomination Form

Charles Mousseau Associates' Award
The Charles Mousseau Associates' Award is presented to an Associate Member, for an individual or company demonstrating a positive contribution serving the membership. The recipient will have demonstrated a consistent, positive approach to providing consultative services, product promotion and customer satisfaction. Any member in good standing can nominate an Associate for this award. The recipient will receive an engraved plaque, a free conference registration and the presentation is made at the Annual Conference and Trade Show during the conference.
      Online Nomination Form

Associates' Award
This award is presented to an Associate member, for an individual or company demonstrating a positive contribution, serving the RFP membership. The recipient must have demonstrated a consistent, positive approach to providing consultative services, product promotion and customer satisfaction.

Award of Merit
This award is presented to an individual member or associate member nominated for his or her outstanding and meritorious contribution towards the associations' goals and objectives.

Honorary Life Award
This award is presented to an individual member in recognition of special and valuable contributions deemed to be of exceptional benefit to the Association. The recipient of this award assumes Life Membership in the association without annual dues and retains his/her voting privileges in accordance with the articles of the Constitution.

A Certificate of Appreciation is presented to individual members or associates, an organization, club or municipality nominated for their significant contribution to the Association.

A Long Service Membership certificate is presented to members in good standing who have maintained a long service membership in the association. Recognition is given after 10 years, 15 years and 20 years of continued service.

Memorial Plaque
The Memorial Plaque is to honour members of the association who have passed away and have been recognized by fellow members for their contribution to the betterment of recreation. Past member names and a brief description will be inscribed on a brass plate and installed on the plaque.

To be installed on the Memorial Plaque, the person must have been a member in good standing of the association and must have contributed to the betterment of recreation in their community, zone or Alberta. Five members in good standing are required to endorse the nomination of the past member.

All nominations will be considered by the Past Presidents' Committee to ensure that they meet the criteria. Recognition of passed members being inducted onto the plaque will take place at the Annual Awards Banquet during RFP's Annual Conference.
      Online Nomination Form

Executive Pin (Board Members)
This pin is presented to individuals who have served on the Executive for a period of two consecutive years or who have accumulated three years of service. The recipients have made a positive contribution, fulfilling specific duties and have attended Executive meetings.

Presidential Chain
This memento is passed on by the outgoing president to the newly elected president. It is in attractive gold medallion representative of the association’s logo, complete with a velvet neck band displaying brass name plates of all the presidents and the year(s) they serviced in office. All past presidents receive a silver replica chain as a permanent keepsake.

Deadline for all nominations/submissions is February 15th each year.

The Past Presidents' Committee is responsible for choosing all award recipients from the submitted nominations for each award.

For more information, please contact:
Mr. Russ Tanner, Past President
Phone: 403-501-1077
Email: rtanner@brooks.ca

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