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Igniting Parks and Recreation Providers!

Get ready to connect in person with your friends and peers in parks and recreation at Sparks 2024 in Wanuskewin Heritage Park on May 7-8, 2024!

This special event, hosted at one of Canada’s proposed UNESCO World Heritage Sites, offers a unique opportunity to connect with the land and each other.

It's the perfect place for our industry to gather together for the first time since 2019 and be inspired!

Photo credit: Tourism Saskatoon

What to Expect

  • Inspiration - We hope to inspire you in ways that will elevate the value and importance placed on recreation as the foundation of quality of life in Saskatchewan and across Canada. 
  • Engagement - You’ll engage with innovative ideas, industry trends and research, high level conversations and the latest updates to the Framework for Recreation in Canada
  • Connection – Intentional opportunities for industry networking and connection with the land and its history.  

Whether you are a parks and recreation leader, staff member or volunteer - this is one event you don’t want to miss. 

Registration Details

Registration isn't quite ready yet, but will coming soon. In the meantime, we wanted to share some details to help you plan ahead:

Registration costs

  • Early bird discount (till Feb. 29, 2024): $185
  • Regular rate (Starting Mar. 1, 2024): $285
  • Single day rate: $145

What's included?
• All workshops, speakers and experiences at Wanuskewin Heritage Park
• Breakfast, lunch and snacks on both May 7 and 8
• Networking opportunities on evening of May 7 at Host Hotel

Transportation will be provided to and from Wanuskewin Heritage Park to registered delegates staying at the host hotel on May 7-8. 

Host Hotel

Saskatoon Inn and Conference Centre 
2002 Airport Dr, Saskatoon, SK S7L 6M4 

Group Rate: $139/night

  • Group rate available between May 3-11, 2024 
  • Group rate ends on April 3, 2024 
  • Calling in to book? Reference “SPRA” 

Book Online

For More Information

For any questions about Sparks 2024, contact: 
Chantel Doerksen
Communications, Information and Research Manager

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