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Aurora Celebrates Recreation and Parks Month in June


To mark Recreation and Parks Month in June (JRPM), the Town of Aurora is gearing up for a month-long celebration filled with active, healthy, and fun activities. Whether you’re a fitness enthusiast, nature lover, or simply looking to enjoy quality time outdoors, there’s something for everyone.

What is JRPM?

June is Recreation and Parks Month (JRPM) is an annual initiative that aims to raise awareness about the vital benefits of recreation and parks for individuals, families, and communities. It recognizes the role of parks and recreational facilities as pathways to individual well-being, community engagement, and environmental health.

Exciting Activities Throughout June

The Town of Aurora has an exciting calendar of events for JRPM. Each week in June will focus on a specific theme:

  • Movement Week (June 3 to 9): Emphasizing the importance of a physically active lifestyle, this week encourages residents to get moving. Whether it’s a brisk walk, a bike ride, or a fitness class, there are plenty of ways to stay active.
  • Trailblazers Week (June 10 to 16): Celebrating leaders and change-makers within the parks and recreation sector, this week highlights the contributions of individuals who make our community vibrant and engaging.
  • Guardians Week (June 17 to 23): Recognizing the protectors of our green spaces, this week honors those who maintain and protect our parks, ensuring they remain accessible and enjoyable for all.

How Can You Get Involved?

  • Explore the JRPM Calendar: Visit to download the official JRPM calendar. Discover a variety of activities, workshops, and events suitable for all ages.
  • Share Your JRPM Moments: Capture your JRPM experiences! Take photos of yourself and your family participating in JRPM activities. Share them on social media using the hashtag #AuroraJRPM24. You might even see your photo featured in Aurora’s Community Services Program Guide.
  • Connect on Social Media: Tag the Town of Aurora on social media platforms:
    • Facebook: @townofaurora
    • Twitter: @Town_of_Aurora
    • Instagram: @townofaurora

To explore the full list of recreational activities and learn more about June is Recreation and Parks Month in Aurora, visit For information on Recreation and Parks Month in Ontario, check out Let’s celebrate the great outdoors, stay active, and appreciate the green spaces that enhance our community!