Careers & Training

We know accessibility is important to you. This is why SPRA offers online training on demand. Accessible. Affordable. Online. We are here to support your professional development needs!

Courses

Exercise Theory 

Take the Lead! - Leadership Coach

Play Leadership

How to Manage Large Scale & Scope Recreation Projects

Respect in Sport for Activity Leaders

How to Manage Indoor Air Quality in Arenas


Exercise Theory
In this course you will learn the basic theory behind fitness classes including: Leadership, Health and Fitness, Anatomy, Physiology, Applied Mechanics, Principles of Training, Workout Design and Basic Nutrition. 

This prerequisite course is the first step before moving on to our Fitness Certification Modules. Start your journey towards becoming a certified Fitness Leader!

Cost: $275


Take the Lead! - Leadership Coach

Take the Lead! Leadership Coach training is for anyone who wants to build youth leadership and promote active play for youth ages 11-14. Leadership Coaches will gain the skills and knowledge to facilitate Youth Leader training in their schools and communities.

Cost: $32


Play Leadership

Play Leadership training provides coaches and play leaders with the knowledge and skills they need to plan and coordinate safe, accessible and fun play opportunities for children. Topics covered include: safety and risk management, inclusion, program planning, types of play and working within your community.  

Cost: $42


How to Manage Large Scale & Scope Recreation Projects
In five self-directed modules, this course will teach you the key steps to successfully managing large capital projects. With this training, you will:

  • Learn how to hire professionals, consultants, contractors and other experts; 
  • Understand the different construction methods and identify which one fits best with your project, and;  
  • Know how to develop a procurement process to ensure quality, integrity and the best value.

Each module is taken separately and can be completed at your own pace. One you have completed all five modules, you'll receive a Certificate.

Cost: 50$ per module

Modules

  • Municipal Purchasing
    • Understand regulatory and national & international purchasing agreements that impact municipal procurement practices.  
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  • Tenders, RFPs and Specifications
    • Learn the types of competitive bidding processes, how to create a fair and open process, and true value for the tax payer.
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  • Types of Construction Methods
  • Hiring Prime Consultants and Contractors
    • There are several different ways to engage prime consultants and contractors. Learn what your options are and which approach will be the best for your project.
    • Register here
  • Project Management
    • Obtain core fundamentals on how to effectively manage a project with many moving parts. 
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Respect in Sport for Activity Leaders

We've partnered with Respect Group Inc. to bring you Respect in Sport for Activity Leaders, an online certification program designed to provide SPRA members a useful tool to recognize and prevent bullying, abuse, harassment and discrimination.

Program Elements include: Power Dynamics, Legal Responsibility and “Duty of Care,” Hazing, Physical Development, Preventing Bullying, Abuse, Harassment and Discrimination (BAHD), Mental Health Outcomes Due to BAHD Behaviours, Concussion and Injury Management, Positive Emotions.
How to Manage Indoor Air Quality in Arenas

In this free webinar, you will learn all about the standards of indoor air quality (IAQ) in public buildings and spaces common to the recreation field. Topics covered will include how to maintain IAQ standards through best practices, how mechanical air handling and ventilation can help achieve those standards, and how to correctly monitor your air using today's technology.

 
All Events

  Upcoming Events

  • Fit Forum Regina

    Join us on March 24 for the Fit Forum workshop in Regina!
  • Forever…in motion Leader Virtual Training

    Forever...in motion is an initiative that helps older adults become physically active through volunteer led physical activity groups.