RPAY News and Events


Pandemic Impacts on Rural Recreation (PIRR)

June 11, 2023

The research project, Pandemic Impacts on Rural Recreation in the Yukon Territory, was conducted in 2022 in collaboration with the World Leisure Centre of Excellence at Vancouver Island University. It…

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Yukon Recreation Gathering 2022

January 3, 2023

It was a privilege to host this past year’s Recreation Gathering on the traditional territory of the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in First Nation. Thank you to the City of Dawson and Yukon…

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What’s new with the Recreation North Training Program?

August 16, 2022

Visit the Recreation North Training Program Learning Space and check out its new look. Participants can now self-register for an account by going to the Learning Space. With an account,…

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ParticipACTION’s True North Challenge

January 24, 2022

Join ParticipACTION’s True North Challenge starting on February 7! No one embraces the cold like people living in Canada do, so what better way to keep up the excitement from…

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Fall Recreation Gathering

November 9, 2021

  We want to thank everyone who participated in and made the Fall Recreation Gathering happen!  It was wonderful to see everyone in person, network, and share stories once again.…

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Let’s put the “physical” in physical distancing

April 29, 2020

Exercise and recreation is an important part of maintaining our health and wellbeing especially during times of stress and change, which we have certainly experiencing the past few weeks.

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Walk to Tuk with our friends from the NWTRPA

December 31, 2019

Walk to Tuk is an annual community walking challenge put on by our friends at the NWTRPA. Participants have from January 2 to February 29, 2020 to collectively walk 1,658km and get their team to Tuktoyaktuk.

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Recreation North’s Training Program is taking off.

October 23, 2019

Now in its second year, the Program offers recreation leadership training for new and experienced recreation practitioners and leaders.

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Nordic Walking Leader Training
October 15th, Whitehorse

September 23, 2019

Interested in leading a Nordic Walking group in your community? Join us October 15th, 10am-1pm and learn to lead the way.

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Fall into step at the RPAY Fall Recreation Gathering

September 9, 2019

Registration for the annual Recreational and Parks Association of the Yukon’s annual Fall Rec Gathering is now open. Recreation Leaders from rural communities and/ or working with rural communities are invited to join us.

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RPAY Newsletters share information about recreation and parks opportunities.  Click here to read our past issues.


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We respectfully acknowledge that we work within the traditional territory of the people of the Kwanlin Dün First Nation and the Ta'an Kwäch'än Council.