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If you are a recreation director, facility manager, park operator or volunteer, the Spring Education and Training Symposium in Humboldt, Saskatchewan is the place to be.

This year's Symposium will be held on April 9-12, 2018 at the Humboldt Uniplex.



By registering for the 2018 Spring Education and Training Symposium, you grant SPRA and its associated entities the right to use photographs or videos taken of you, for the purposes of promoting and/or advertising the benefits of recreation programs and events in any and all forms of advertising, including but not limited to print, television, internet and otherwise, all without payment of any fee or consideration to yourself.


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The Symposium offers:

■ Professional development opportunities taught by certified instructors

■ Opportunities to connect with colleagues and experts from across Saskatchewan

■ Courses on topics that matter most to practitioners and volunteers

Session Streams in 2018 will include:

  • Parks Stream 
  • Arena Stream 
  • Parks and Recreation Stream 
  • Facilities Stream
  • Supervisory Stream

And Sessions in 2018 will include: 

  • Janitorial and WHMIS
  • Asset Management and Preventative Maintenance for Recreation Facilities 
  • Employee Training and Safety Awareness 
  • Tree Pruning (Certification)
  • Fundraising and Sponsorship
  • Building Maintenance Level 1 
  • Arena Operator Level 2 Refrigeration (Certification)
  • Saskatchewan Parks Worker Course (Certification)
  • Best Practices for Spectator Arena Operations

After attending the Parks Stream Courses at the SPRA Spring Symposium, I feel confident in my abilities to identify, maintain and treat different trees in our community and provide comfortable parks and green spaces for my community.
– Spring Symposium Participant

The Supervisory Stream provided me with valuable information which can be implemented at our facilities and with our staff to improve staff relations, safety in the workplace, program planning and general knowledge regarding janitorial procedures and facility care.
– Spring Symposium Participant

For more information about the Spring Education and Training Symposium, contact: 
Andrew Exelby
Parks and Open Spaces Consultant
(306) 780-9262