The President’s Luncheon and Awards Ceremony proudly recognizes the outstanding contributions of individuals, groups and communities who have shown leadership and innovation in advancing the recreation sector. Join us in celebrating the effort, commitment and achievements of the 2021 award recipients.
2021 Award Categories
PRAIRE CROCUS AWARD
The Prairie Crocus Award is the most prestigious award presented by Recreation Connections Manitoba and honours a professional who has made a significant contribution to recreation, therapeutic recreation, parks and/or leisure services within the Province of Manitoba.
PRESIDENT’S AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT
The President’s Award for Outstanding Achievement recognizes a recreation professional or group of recreation and allied sector professionals who have made a substantial contribution through a regional or provincial recreation project, initiative, program or event.
AWARD OF MERIT
The Award of Merit will recognize a community group, organization or municipality for excellence and innovation in the provision of recreation, therapeutic recreation and/or parks programs and services at the community level.
STUDENT LEADERSHIP AWARD
The Student Leadership Award is presented to a student attending a post-secondary institution who has made a significant contribution to recreation, therapeutic recreation, parks and/or leisure services through his/her volunteer activities, work experience and academic studies.
THERAPEUTIC RECREATION AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
The Therapeutic Recreation Award of Excellence recognizes and honours a therapeutic recreation professional who has made a significant contribution in the field of Therapeutic Recreation within the Province of Manitoba.
OUTSTANDING RECREATION FACILITY AWARD
The Outstanding Recreation Facility Award recognizes a recreation facility in Manitoba that demonstrates outstanding or unique innovations in efficiency or accessibility.
CPRA AWARD OF MERIT
The CPRA Award of Merit nationally recognizes an individual/organization/community group/corporation for an outstanding contribution in the parks and recreation sector in each province and territory.
Past Award Recipients
2019 Therapeutic Recreation Award of Excellence
November 6, 2020