The annual presentation of awards reflects Recreation NL’s commitment to celebrate and publicly recognize professionals, service groups and volunteers in recreation. The awards are presented in conjunction with the Recreation NL provincial conference, at the Annual Awards Banquet.
Bridging the Gap Award – Presented for the purpose of recognizing an individual, group, program or facility that has furthered the inclusion of persons with disabilities within the area of recreation, sport and active living.Submission Form
Community Healthy Living Award: Recognizes the achievements of communities or organizations that have worked to create a healthier food environment in their facilities, programs and events.Submission Form
Active Communities Award – Recognizes the achievements of communities who have worked to identify and create facilities, open spaces and opportunities for people to be active and engaged in their communities.Submission Form
Teen Challenge Youth Leadership Award – Recognizes and celebrates young leaders who are driving change towards a more active lifestyle, inspiring and motivating their peer’s involvement in physical activity.Submission Form
Cy Hoskins Memorial Award of Merit – Presented to a full time recreation practitioner who has made significant contributions to the growth and development of recreation.Submission Form
Volunteer of the Year – recognizes a volunteer for their outstanding efforts and invaluable contributions to the development of recreation.
Rodney & Kelly Joyce, 2021 Recipients
Volunteer Group of the Year – Presented to a volunteer Group for their outstanding efforts and invaluable contributions to the development of recreation.
Kinsmen Club of Witless Bay & Area, 2021 RecipientsSubmission Form
Scholarship Objective: The objective of the Recreation NL student scholarship program is to ensure future quality leadership through the provision of financial support to emerging leaders enrolled in recreation related studies through Newfoundland and Labrador.
Nomination Process: Any Newfoundland and Labrador post-secondary educational institution with a current Recreation NL membership is eligible to nominate two (2) students per year for each related academic program offered.
Selection Process: Nominations received from post-secondary educational institutions will be evaluated and ranked by a Recreation NL Selection Committee. Recreation NL will inform the nominating institution and the student of the selection outcomes. Decisions are at the discretion of Recreation NL.
Submission Requirements: A letter from an instructor outlining the student’s contribution to the field of recreation. This letter should include academic and work experiences of past/current participation in various recreation programs, activities, and issues; demonstrated academic and community leadership.
Number Of Scholarships: Up to two (2) $500.00 scholarships awarded annually.
Value Of Scholarships: Each scholarship will consist of: