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Therapeutic Recreation Job Qualification Advocacy Efforts

In 2017, members brought concerns over inconsistent TR job postings to the attention of S.A.R.P.

Click here for our Advocacy Effort Update

Our Response to the Saskatchewan Polytechnic Recreation Service Cuts

To support and represent recreation students and professionals that work in the field of recreation, S.A.R.P. has begun a provincial wide advocacy campaign to reverse the recent recreation service cuts at Saskatchewan Polytechnic's campuses.  We have started by sending Saskatchewan Polytechnic a letter that has outlined our concerns with copies going to major stakeholders across the province.

Click here to read our Media Release

New Grant Deadlines!

We have moved to the following new quarterly deadlines for both the Education Assistance and Professional Development Grants:

June 15 (for programs taking place in July, August or September);

September 15 (for programs taking place in October, November or December);

December 15 (for programs taking place in January, February or March);

March 15 (for programs taking place in April, May or June).

For the upcoming March 15 deadline, we will consider the previous grant timeframe so that there are no gaps as we transition to the new dates.  Therefore, for PD grants, we will accept applications for events taking place between March 15 and June 30 and for EA grants, we will accept applications for opportunities taking place between February 1 and June 30.

If you have any questions, please contact the provincial office.

Education Assistance Grant Application

Professional Development Grant Application

2018 - 2019 Board of Directors

We would like to introduce you to the 2018-2019 S.A.R.P. Board of Directors:

Shelley Thoen-Chaykoski - Chair

Vickie Clarke - Vice Chair

Francis Cashin

Crystal Clarke

Linda Martin

Kimberley Willison

New Members!

To become a member of S.A.R.P., click on the "Become a Member" button at the top right hand side of this page to register online or access a paper copy of the Application Form here:

S.A.R.P. Membership Application

Completed applications can be mailed to PO. Box 583, Moose Jaw, SK, S6H 4P2 or emailed to


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