Ontario parks association

Protecting Tomorrow Today®

Ontario Parks Association (OPA), established in 1936, is a non-profit charitable organization whose focus is on Protecting Tomorrow Today®. Through our work as advocates for our parks and open spaces and the training we provide to parks professionals in Ontario, we are helping to preserve our living green infrastructure assets for future generations. OPA is a proud member of the Green Infrastructure Ontario Coalition. 


Registration for the 2020 Parks Education Forum is now open!!!

Click the save the date to read about the amazing line-up for our event and register to be a delegate, vendor or sponsor.

Register by December 31st to nominate someone for a Protecting Tomorrow Today® Award - awards will be presented at our Annual Parks Education Forum.


Upcoming Events: OPA offers training sessions all across Ontario. See what sessions and events are coming to a town near you! (Click the image above to see our events page)


Job Postings: Looking to find your dream job? Need to hire the right person? Visit our Job Postings page to find a job, or advertise with us! (Click the image above for more information)

Student Opportunities: Are you a high school student considering your college choices? Or a college student considering career opportunities? Click the image above for information on the Green Industry. 

*NEW* OPA Blog

The OPA Kitchen: Check out all of the delicious and healthy recipes featured in our Green Sward magazine. (Click the image above to read more.)


The News Room: What's new in the field of parks, recreation and open spaces? Check out our News Room to get up to date! (Click the image above to read more.)


Friends of OPA: We love to partner with other organizations to make sure our members stay informed and get the best training! (Click image above to read more.)

OPA Store: Show your OPA pride by purchasing sweaters, blankets, hats and more from our online store! (Click the image above to be redirected to our store.) 



Yardstick: Learn more about this incredible benchmarking tool that delivers “need to know” information for your community to inform your decision-making and improve your service delivery. (Click the image above to read more.)


60 Water Street North, Cambridge, ON N1R 3B1 opa@ontarioparksassociation.ca 
Charitable Tax Number: 127257509RR0001


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