2014 Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association (SPRA) Conference papers


Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association

Presentations from the 2014 SPRA conference held Nov 10-14, 2014.

1. Recreation and the New Saskatchewan - Applying Research. Presented by SPRA. Handouts/Slides.

This looks at new research in Saskatchewan that reveals the dynamic demographic shifts occurring in the province and provides evidence that proves the value of recreation in its communities. The research studies will be reviewed and highlighted.

2. "Your Recreation Board Might Need an Organization Review If.." Handouts/Slides. Presenter Shelley Thoen-Chaykoski gives communities and recreation professionals a checklist approach to determine whether it is time to take a closer look at how the Recreation Board is structured in their community.

3. Saskatchewan Event Hosting Strategy. Presented by Tourism Saskatchewan. Prezi. Presenter Ken Dueck looks at Tourism Saskatchewan's new Event Hosting Strategy and identify how the program is designed to attract, build and grow events in Saskatchewan. This session will also discuss how to apply for funding and the resources available that will help with the application process.

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