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Deadline for all nominations/submissions is February 15th each year.

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CLM Distribution Inc sells Tabex Pool and Lectranator Salt Chlorine Generators.

CIMCO Refrigeration specializes in the engineering, design, manufacture, installation and service of industrial, process cooling and recreational refrigeration systems.

Automated Aquatics Canada Ltd is a provider of Swimming Pool Equipment & Supplies products/services in Edmonton Alberta, Canada.

Startec Refrigeration, Compression, Process Solutions - designs, builds and maintains the mission critical compression and refrigeration systems that drive production and profitability for refrigeration and oil and gas.

W.E. Greer Ltd is a leader in commercial and industrial cleaning equipment and supplies.

White Ice has developed a very specific ice paint product, one that satisfies the needs of the professional ice maker in both hockey and curling.

Awards/Scholarships
Scholarship Achievement Awards are based on top marks in each course. Click here to see more photos on our Facebook page.Deadline for all nominations/submissions is February 15th each year.

The Past Presidents' Committee is responsible for choosing all award recipients from the submitted nominations for each award. All nomination forms are available on this page.

Student Achievement Awards
Eight Scholarship Achievement Awards are presented annually to RFP members, and are based on top marks in each course. If there is a tie for the top mark in a course, the immediate Past President will contact the students involved and ask them to submit an essay. A winner will then be chosen by the Past Presidents' Committee based on the submitted essays. All award winners will be notified by the immediate Past President.

The Award recipients receive a plaque, free registration to the RFP conference to accept the award, a banquet ticket for a guest, and a cheque for $250. The presentation is made at the annual awards banquet during the conference.

  • Swimming Pool Operator Level 1 (Certified)
  • Swimming Pool Operator Level 2 (Advanced)
  • Arena Operator Level 1
  • Arena Operator Level 2
  • Parks & Sports Field Operator 1
  • Parks & Sports Field Operator 2
  • Building Maintenance Level 1
  • Building Maintenance Level 2

Don Moore Scholarship
The Alberta Association of Recreation Facility Personnel (RFP) is proud to present The Don Moore Scholarship Award of $1,500 on an annual basis. The award is available for an Alberta student completing any year of studies in any recognized post-secondary educational institution within the province.

The student must be enrolled in a program related to recreation or the operation of recreation facilities. The deserving student must demonstrate scholastic achievement, as well as personal qualities and character which indicate a promise of success in the recreation field.

In addition to the $1,500 award and an engraved plaque, the winner will receive free registration and one night of accommodation to the association's annual conference. The presentation is made at the annual awards banquet during the conference.
      Online Nomination Form

Bruce Fowlow Memorial Facility Operator of the Year Award
This award is given out to recognize an individual member or members who, through their day to day actions, show leadership and commitment to recreation in their community facility operations. The award recipient(s) must be currently operating or managing a recreation facility and be a member in good standing with the Association. Any member in good standing can nominate a fellow member for this award.

The recipient(s) will receive an engraved plaque at the annual awards banquet and will receive free registration for the conference.
      Online Nomination Form

William Metcalfe Award
The William Metcalfe Award is to recognize an individual, group or organization that has contributed significantly to recreation locally, provincially or nationally. Through their commitment, the award recipient has made a demonstrated difference in recreation, facility operation, management or design. Areas of contribution can include, but are not limited to, facility design, invention or development of equipment or accessories, outstanding volunteer effort, or a significant contribution in the area of research. Any member can nominate another member for this award.

The recipient receives a plaque, a free conference regisration and a one year membership with the Association. The presentation is made at the Annual Awards Banquet during the conference.
      Online Nomination Form

Charles Mousseau Associates Award
The Charles Mousseau Associates Award is presented to an Associate Member, for an individual or company demonstrating a positive contribution serving the membership. The recipient will have demonstrated a consistent, positive approach to providing consultative services, product promotion and customer satisfaction. Any member in good standing can nominate an Associate for this award.

The recipient will receive an engraved plaque, a free conference registration and the presentation is made at the Annual Trade Show during the conference.
      Online Nomination Form

Award of Merit
This award is presented to an Individual member or Associate member nominated for his/her outstanding and meritorious contribution toward the Association goals and objective. Nominees must have completed a total of six or more years of volunteer service. In the event that a volunteer has worked on a special project that warrants a nomination but does not meet the six year requirement, the Past Presidents' Committee may make a special exception providing the vote is unanimous. Any member in good standing can nominate another member for the Award of Merit.

The certificate is framed and is signed by the President with an appropriate citation and displays the Association gold seal. The recipient(s) will also receive free registration for the conference. This award is presented at the Annual Awards Banquet during conference.

Honorary Life Award
This award is presented to an individual member who has previously been awarded the Award of Merit or the Charles Mousseau Associates Award and completed at least 10 years of volunteer service in the Association as a member in good standing. The award is presented to an individual in recognition of special and valuable contributions deemed to be of exceptional benefit to the Association. The recipient of this award assumes Life Membership in the Association without annual dues and retains his/her voting privileges in accordance with the Articles of the Associations Bylaws. Any member in good standing can nominate another member for an Honorary Life Award.

The recipient receives an engraved plaque with the appropriate citation. The recipient(s) will also receive free registration for the conference. The presentation is made at the Annual Awards Banquet during the conference.

Memorial Plaque
The Memorial Plaque is to honour members of the Association who have passed away and have been recognized by fellow members for their contribution to the betterment of recreation. Past member names and a brief description will be inscribed on a brass plate and installed on the plaque.

To be installed on the Memorial Plaque, the person must have been a member in good standing of the Association and must have contributed to the betterment of recreation in their community, zone or Alberta. Five members in good standing are required to endorse the nomination of the past member.

All nominations will be considered by the Past Presidents' Committee to ensure that they meet the criteria. Recognition of passed members being inducted onto the plaque will take place at the Annual Awards Banquet during RFP's Annual Conference.
      Online Nomination Form

Deadline for all nominations/submissions is February 15th each year.

The Past Presidents' Committee is responsible for choosing all award recipients from the submitted nominations for each award.

For more information, please contact:
Ms. Sandi Stewart, Past President
Phone: 403-782-1266
Email: sstewart@lacombe.ca

Or contact the RFP Office:
Rhonda Phillips
Toll Free: 1-888-253-7544
Phone: 403-851-7626
Email: office@aarfp.com

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