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WANT TO HOST?
We are currently looking
for communities that are interested in hosting the 2020 AGM, Workshop & Trade Show. Please click here for a Conference Hosting Bid Package.
Due August 15.

Submission and presentation of this bid package is due August 15 at which time the Board will review all submissions and make their decision at their Fall Retreat.

Click here to read about the various awards AARFP offers, and scholarships for furthering your education.
NOMINATIONS
DEADLINE IS FEB 15

AARFP Annual General Meeting, Workshop & Trade Show

The 41st Annual AARFP Conference was held in April 2018 at the Banff Park Lodge. We were pleased to host another huge success, celebrating 41 years of training the province's recreation leaders. If you weren't able to make it this year, we hope you will join us in Red Deer in 2019.

2018 Speaker Presentations

Safe Ice Resurfacer Operations - Russ Treadwell
Increase Focus and Manage Stress - Trish Huston
Planting & Maintenance - Arnold Heuver
Pruning - Arnold Heuver
Roofing Basics - Scott Gailfus
Get 'ER" Done - Paula Thulin
Facility Cleaning - John Greer
Inspiring Leadership - Michael Kerr
Playground Maintenance & Inspection - Pat Zelenak
Introduction to Responsive Leadership and The Right Use of Power, Part I - Jeff Couillard
Introduction to Responsive Leadership and The Right Use of Power, Part II - Jeff Couillard
Working with Natural Turf - Norley Calder, City of Calgary Parks

More on the 2018 Conference Here

Thanks to our 2018 Conference Sponsors
Please consider these businesses when making your purchasing decisions.

Click here to visit the Apple Fitness website. Click here to visit the CLM Pool & Spa Products website. Click here to visit the W.E. Greer Ltd website. Click here to visit the Industrial Machine website.
Click here to visit the Jet Ice website. Click here to visit the PlayWorks Inc and ParkWorks Inc website. Click here to visit the White Ice 1995 Ltd website. Click here to visit the Nevco Western Gym website.

2017 Speaker's Presentations

Arena & Facility Safety - Larry Golby
Arena Safety Inspection - Blair Courchene
Ask the Health Inspector - Kevin Jeroncic
Basics of Swimming Pool Design - Benjamin Ellah
Alberta's Climate Leadership Plan - Brian Waddell
Customer Service Bull Session - Mike Bryson
Customer Service, It All Starts With Me - Bret Hart
Facilities Maintenance Practices - Rob Akkerman
Fitness Done Right - James Gaida
Fueling Wellness with Healthy Food in Recreation Centres - Various
Gas Detection Arena Safety - Blair Courchene
Healthy Workplaces and Stress Management - Eleanor Frank
LEED What it means (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) - Mike Bryson
Pruning Trees in the Municpal Environment - Gerard Fournier
Recreation in Times of Disaster - Karl Hill, Brad Babiak, Lloyd Smith
Safety and Cost Saving Opportunities for Arena - Maulik Shah
Safety Management System - Mike Bryson
Simple Nutrition - James Gaida
Suction Entrapment Avoidance - Paula Kerr, Rob Walter
Trail Building from a Volunteer Perspective - Conrad Schiebel
Turf Maintenance Best Practices for Sportfield Mgmt - Norley Calder
Work Place Injury - Robyn Carignan

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