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NIRSA Canada intuitions continue to work together to keep our campuses on the leading edge of campus recreation.

This past November members of our NIRSA Canadian leadership team, guest facilitators and members of the campus recreation community from across the country came together in conversations about best practices and challenges faced on campuses across the country.

Below you will find a chart with the topic areas, facilitators and links to notes and recordings of the webinar roundtables.  If you have any follow up questions please contact the facilitators.

Date:Time – EST:Round Table Topic:Facilitator:Facilitator’s Email:Link:
Mon Nov 181:00 pm – 2:00 pmAquaticsBeth Fisherbfisher@uoguelph.caWATCH RECORDING
Tues Nov 191:00 pm – 3:00 pmCampsAlison Fisheralison.fisher@uregina.caWATCH RECORDING - PART 1
Tues Nov 193:00 pm – 4:00 pmIntramuralsRyne Bondyryne.bondy@mcgill.caWATCH RECORDING

Wed Nov 201:00 pm – 3:00 pmClubsChristina Donnellychristina.donnelly@ubc.caVIDEO COMING SOON
Wed Nov 203:00 pm – 4:00 pmMembership/Client ServicesJenna Smithjsmit575@uwo.caREAD CHAT CONVERSATION
Thurs Nov 211:00 pm – 2:00 pmFacilities and OperationsDuane Parliament
Zack Sephton
Thurs Nov 213:00 pm – 4:00 pmSmall CollegesJordan RobinsonJordanRobinson@centennialcollege.caWATCH RECORDING
Fri Nov 221:00 pm – 2:00 pmFitness and WellnessArt McDonaldartmcd@yorku.cahttps://canada.nirsa.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/NIRSA-Fitness-and-Wellness-Webinar-final3.mp4

Fri Nov 223:00 pm – 4:00 pmSocial MediaJames Lightartjames.ligthart@queensu.caREAD NOTES FROM CONVERSATION

2020 NIRSA Canada Conference

The University of British Columbia is pleased to host the 2020 NIRSA Canada Conference. We invite leaders in collegiate recreation from across the country to attend this annual conference to join forces in making campus communities healthier. Join us on January 23-25, 2020 at our Vancouver campus to explore our facilities, exchange ideas, and discuss trends, ideas, and programs.

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NIRSA Awards Applications Closing Soon – Nominate Someone Today!

Do you know a NIRSA member who has gone above and beyond the call-of-duty in their volunteer service? An engaged and fantastic student deserving of some applause? Or of an imaginative marketing campaign or publication that left you inspired?

Good news—we have an award for that!

Deadlines are approaching for NIRSA awards. Visit the links below to learn more about each award’s selection criteria, eligibility, and application or nomination requirements—and submit your nominations today!

November 1 deadline
NIRSA Honor Award – The highest honor awarded by our Association
Outstanding Sports Facilities Awards – Recognizing excellence in newly-constructed, renovated, or expanded recreation facilities
Creative Excellence Awards – Recognizing outstanding marketing and advertising materials published by the NIRSA membership
November 15 deadline
The Sarah Fain Distinguished Service Award – Celebrating the dedication of a NIRSA Championship Series volunteer
NIRSA Annual Service Awards – Acknowledging exceptional volunteer service in leadership and development of NIRSA programs, policies, events, special projects, or committees
Regional Awards of Merit – Recognizing a professional from each NIRSA region who demonstrates remarkable performance or dedication on a state or provincial wide, or regional, basis
Horace Moody Awards – Recognizing professional members who have made significant contributions to student development and success
William N. Wasson Student Leadership and Academic Awards – Recognizing exceptional students actively involved with the department of recreational sports on university and college campuses
USTA/NIRSA Tennis Ace Awards – Recognizing the outstanding accomplishments in tennis participation and promotion of the USTA Tennis On Campus Program
NIRSA Research and Assessment Award – Recognizing a NIRSA member who has made extraordinary contributions toward advancing research and assessment initiatives on their campus and/or for NIRSA
NIRSA Foundation Leadership Award – Recognizing an individual or group that has demonstrated phenomenal dedication to the NIRSA Foundation and its mission

If you’ve considered nominating a deserving NIRSA member for a NIRSA award, now is the time!


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