Recreation and Parks Month



Whitby Celebrates Recreation and Parks Month

Each June, communities across Ontario celebrate June is Recreation and Parks Month (JRPM). JRPM is recognized by municipalities, community organizations, and schools as a way of promoting the benefits of being active and recognizing the contribution that recreation and parks make to quality of life.

Access to park and recreation is a fundamental human need that helps foster personal health, strong communities, and social inclusion. JRPM celebrates Ontario’s spectacular parks and recreation services and raises awareness for the role they play as a pathway to individual, community, and environmental well-being.

This year, with COVID-19 measures in place, Parks and Recreation Ontario and the Town of Whitby have come up with activity ideas to celebrate throughout the month, with those you are living with and while keeping a safe distance from others. Check out our Recreation Staff Kick off Video.

This month, we challenge you to see how many JRPM activities you can accomplish on the JRPM BINGO Board. Complete your bingo board for a chance to win! Let us know you’ve completed your bingo board by tagging us on Facebook or Twitter, show us how you are staying active this June and use #WhitbyJRPMBingo. Each week we’ll draw a lucky winner from the submissions.

Each week a $100.00 Recreation Gift Certificate will be awarded. Download the Bingo board and the activity guide guide and get started!

JRPM Bingo Contest Rules

JRPM Winner Release Form

About JRPM:
June is Recreation and Parks Month is a program of Parks and Recreation Ontario (PRO). PRO is a non-profit association of leaders in recreation and parks that advances the health, social and environmental benefits of quality recreation and parks. For more information on PRO, please visit