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Mission, Vision & Values

CPRA Mission

CPRA exists to build healthy communities and enhance the quality of life and environments for all Canadians through collaboration with our members and partners.

To this end, we will:

  • Be a national voice for parks and recreation

  • Build and nurture partnerships

  • Advocate for parks and recreation as essential to individual, family and community health and well-being

  • Communicate and promote the values and benefits of parks and recreation

  • Respond to the diverse and changing needs of members

  • Provide educational opportunities


CPRA Vision


The Canadian Parks and Recreation Association (CPRA) is the national voice for a vibrant grassroots network with partnerships that connect people who build healthy, active communities, and impact the everyday lives of Canadians.


CPRA Values

We value:

  • The Benefits of Parks and Recreation

  • Inclusion

  • Accountability

  • Volunteers

  • Members

  • Partnerships

  • Diversity

  • Effective Teamwork

  • Collaboration

  • Equity



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Canadian Parks and Recreation Association
1180 Walkley Road, PO Box 83069, Ottawa, ON, K1V 2M5
Tel: (613) 523-5315
E-mail: info@cpra.ca

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