June is Recreation and Parks Month!

Celebrate June is Recreation and Parks Month (JRPM) by getting active and playing outdoors!

St. Albert has an abundance of outdoor recreation opportunities and throughout June, residents are encouraged to try new activities, and explore the parks and trails. Recreation promotes mental, physical, and social health benefits for people of all ages, and it helps bring communities closer together.

See below for fun ideas on how to get active outdoors this June and win some great prizes!

#CelebrateJRPM Contest

We're excited to join in on the Alberta Recreation and Parks Association (ARPA) #CelebrateJRPM contest from June 1-30. This year is all about taking part in various daily activities with an exciting theme each week!  The month of June is the perfect opportunity to get active and explore the many benefits of Recreation and Parks while enjoying time with family and friends! 

To enter, participants must post a photo of them and/or their team completing the daily activity ON the day of the activity and include #CelebrateJRPM in their post:

Learn more & read full contest details

ParticipACTION Community Better Challenge

Help St. Albert get crowned as Canada's most active community!

From June 1-30, you can also join in on the ParticipACTION Community Better Challenge as an individual or with your organization. To enter, simply record your active minutes (including any you complete doing the ARPA #CelebrateJRPM contest) on participaction.com or through the free ParticipACTION app available on the Apple App Store or Google Play.

The minutes you enter will contribute to the overall active minutes of the City you live in. The location with the most minutes will be crowned Canada’s most active community and will receive $100,000 to support local physical activity initiatives. Individuals can also receive other prizes throughout the month.

Learn more about the challenge

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Last edited: May 31, 2022