With the support of national and provincial parks and recreation associations, the Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association supports June is Recreation & Parks Month to acknowledge the contributions leisure facilities and parks make to quality of life in Saskatchewan.
Across Canada, recreation service providers and park authorities dedicate the month of June to gather their communities together to celebrate the return of summer programming, recognize volunteers, get people involved in fun outdoor activities and gain local support for parks and recreation.
Recreation provides personal, economic, social, and ecological benefits to our people, our communities and our Province. These benefits are significant and critical to the vitality of Saskatchewan.
Read this to learn more about the benefits of June is Recreation & Parks Month.
We know what you're thinking, "This could be a lot of work"? It's not! Just proclaim June is Recreation & Parks Month and recognize it in an activity or event that is already happening in your community this June.
Thank you for your interest in the June is Recreation Parks Month Celebration Initiative Grant. There was an incredible amount of interest in this grant program, and the funding has now been fully allocated.
SPRA is pleased to have the opportunity to offer financial assistance to JRPM Ambassadors (supporting communities and agencies) that are Active members of SPRA. Through this funding program, SPRA is able to:
JRPM Celebration Initiative Grant applications will be processed on a first come, first served basis. The funding is capped and once the funds are allocated, the Grant will be considered closed.
June is Recreation & Parks Month Events are happening in communities across Saskatchewan!
Search our Events page to find out when the next June is Recreation & Parks Month event is taking place.
Check the calendar regularly as more events are added.
Communities, organizations, volunteers, actually everyone and anyone can get involved by using the resources available on this website.
Some new and easy ideas you may want to try are include:
To have your efforts recognized by SPRA or for more information on celebrating June is Recreation & Parks Month call us at 1-800-563-2555