About RPO

Recreation Professionals organization of Ontario was formed in 1984 by a group of Activity Professionals in Central Ontario who were interested in providing a forum for education, networking, and standard setting.

Since 1984, RPO has been recognized by the Ministry of Health as a professional group for leisure/recreation providers.

RPO was incorporated as a non-profit organization in 1992. An established board of directors represents all regions in Ontario. Members of the board of directors and executive are elected officials from the RPO current membership.

Our Mission
Recreation Professionals of Ontario is committed to the professional development and support of its members involved in activation and leisure services for seniors. 

Our Values

Professional Development
To provide excellent professional development opportunities in education, certification, and other professional issues.

Public Relations
To ensure a clear network of communication between members, other professionals, and government agencies.

Professional Resources
To establish standards, guidelines, and other resources that will enhance members' professional roles and career development.
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RPO is divided into four separate regions:  East, Central, South and North. 

CENTRAL REGIONEAST REGIONSOUTH REGIONNORTH REGION
Ancaster
Aurora
Bolton
Brampton
Downsview
Etobicoke
Flamborough
Hamilton
Keswick
King City
Maple
Markham
Mississauga
Newmarket
North York
Pine Grove
Port Credit
Rexdale
Richmond Hill
Scarborough
Stoney Creek
Stouffville
Streetsville
Sutton West
Thornhill
Toronto
Toronto
Toronto
Toronto
Unionville
Waterdown
West Hill
Willowdale
Woodbridge
Ajax
Akwesasne
Alexandria
Almonte
Amherstview
Bancroft
Bath
Belleville
Bethany
Bobcaygeon
Bourget
Bowmanville
Brighton
Brockville
Campbellford
Cannifton
Cannington
Carleton Place
Casselman
Clarington
Cobden
Cobourg
Consecon
Cornwall
Delora
Deseronto
Embrun
Fenelon Falls
Gananoque
Gloucester
Haliburton
Hammond
Kars
Kemptville
Kingston
L'Orignal
Lakefield
Lancaster
Limoges
Lindsay
Long Sault
Madoc
Marmora
Maxville
Merrickville
Milford
Millbrook
Minden
Morrisburg
Napanee
Nepean
Newcastle
Newington
North Lancaster
Norwood
Odessa
Omemee
Orleans
Oshawa
Ottawa
Oxford Mills
Pembroke
Perth
Perth Road
Peterborough
Pickering
Picton
Plantagenet
Port Hope
Port Perry
Prescott
Renfrew
Rockland
Sarsfield
Seeley's Bay
Selby
Smith's Falls
Stirling
Sunderland
Trenton
Uxbridge
Vankleek Hill
Warkworth
Whitby
Williamsburg
Winchester
Ailsa Craig
Amherstburg
Aylmer
Beamsville
Belmont
Blenheim
Brantford
Brunner
Brussels
Burlington
Cambridge
Chatham
Chatsworth
Chesley
Clinton
Courtland
Delaware
Delhi
Dorchester
Dresden
Dundas
Dunnville
Durham
Dutton
Elmira
Essex
Exeter
Fergus
Feversham
Fordwich
Forest
Fort Erie
Fruitland
Galt
Georgetown
Goderich
Grand Bend
Grand Valley
Grimsby
Guelph
Hagersville
Halton Hills
Hanover
Harriston
Hensall
Ingersol
Kincardine
Kitchener
Komoka
Lambeth
Leamington
Lion's Head
Listowel
London
Lucknow
Markdale
Maryhill
McGregor
Meaford
Milton
Milverton
Mitchell
Moorefield
Mount Forest
Mount Pleasant
Nanticoke
New Hamburg
Niagara Falls
Niagara on Lake
Norwich
Oakville
Ohsweken
Orangeville
Owen Sound
Palmerston
Paris
Parkhill
Petrolia
Port Colborne
Port Dover
Port Stanley
Preston
Puslinch
Ridgetown
Ridgeway
Sarnia
Seaforth
Shelburn
Simcoe
Southampton
St. Catharines
St. George
St. Jacobs
St. Mary's
St. Thomas
St. Williams
Stratford
Strathroy
Tavistock
Tecumseh
Thamesville
Thornbury
Thornbury
Thorold
Tilbury
Tillsonburg
Vineland
Walkerton
Wallaceburg
Wardsville
Waterloo
Watford
Welland
Wiarton
Windsor
Wingham
Woodslea
Woodstock
Zurich
Alliston
Barrie
Beeton
Blind River
Bracebride
Bradford
Cochrane
Coldwater
Collingwood
Corbeil
Creemore
East Alliston
Elmvale
Englehart
Espanola
Garson
Gore Bay
Gravenhurst
Haileybury
Hearst
Huntsville
Iroquois Falls
Kapuskasing
Kenora
Kilworthy
Kirkland Lake
Massey
Mattawa
Midland
North Bay
Orillia
Parry Sound
Pentanguishene
Port Loring
Red Lake
Sault Ste. Marie
Schumacher
Stayner
Stroud
Sudbury
Thunder Bay
Trout Creek
Val Caron
Wikwemikong

Which Region Are You ? Remember, your regional designation is based on the location of your workplace. Here is a list of communities in each region. If you can't find your community, please contact us.

 

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