CPRA Harry Boothman Bursary - Apply By March 31, 2016

The Canadian Parks and Recreation Association (CPRA) is the national voice on the social, health, economic, community and environmental benefits of parks and recreation. Membership includes the 13 provincial and territorial parks and recreation associations and their extensive networks of service providers in over 90% of Canadian communities. 


Harry Boothman was the Parks Supervisor for the City of Calgary and was a longtime supporter and Board member of the Canadian Parks and Recreation Association. This Harry Boothman Bursary was established to honour his contribution to the parks and recreation sector and his belief in the need for actions that support the continued development of the field. Establishing this bursary, in support of Professional Development within the sector, is a tribute to Harry’s vision and dedication.


To provide financial assistance to individuals in their pursuit of professional development opportunities in the parks and recreation field. Up to two (2) bursaries, in the amount of $1,000, each shall be awarded each year.

The application deadline is March 31. Professional Development opportunities must be completed between July 1 and June 30 of the application year.

Application Form: Download (PDF)

For additional information, contact Karen Thompson, Consultant – Leadership and Evaluation, at 306-780-9389, or at kthompson@spra.sk.ca.