RFANS Annual General Meeting
RFANS is pleased to announce our upcoming AGM, Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 12 noon.
We will be holding this year's AGM at beautiful Oak Island Inn and Marina Conference Centre, located just outside of Chester, Nova Scotia.
This year's AGM will be hosted over lunch at our during our confernece week. As a result seats are limited, so please make sure you register early to secure your seat.
RFANS 2013 Symposium and Tradeshow
Join other recreation managers, operators and directors in what will be the must attend event for our industry this year.
This year's conference theme is "WHOS" Wellness, Health, Occupational Hazards and Safety. Find out how you can protect yourself, your staff and your commmunity. Opening Keynote speaker Shirley Hickman will share her story of when she lost her son in an arena workplace incident. And our closing Keynote adress will discuss the impact of Bullying in the workplace and what we can do to break the cycle.
To download our Conference Session Brochure please click here.
To download the registration form, click here.
And to register on-line, please click here.
New Course for Pool Operators
Aquatic Programmers Course
The Recreation Facility Association of Nova Scotia(RFANS),is pleased to offer the Aquatic Program Administration course to pool operators throughout our region.
This Canadian Red Cross course will take your aquatic management skills to a new level. With the increasing demands from your patrons and a regulatory sectors, it is important that the aquatic manager of today has a clear understanding of current situations and trends. We will use group work, role play and brainstorming to raise your awareness of your role in the facility. Keeping your community informed plays a key role in meeting your vision and offering programs with set standards and ensuring successful outcomes to meet community needs. During this course, we will focus on key components of an excellent aquatic program administrator: people, self, organization customers and tasks.
For further information or to download a copy of the brochure click here.
To register on-line click here.
National Leadership Conference - CRFC
CRFC Chair Message
On behalf of the 13 Provincial/Territorial member associations of the Canadian Recreation Facilities Council, I would like to stress the significance of being involved as a participant at the June 10-11, 2013 National Leadership Forum being held in Toronto, Ontario.
The Forum is geared towards bringing together recreation facility/sport and entertainment managers and directors, and owners for a national event designed to enhance the leadership of Canada’s world-class recreation facilities. The keynote speakers and concurrent sessions have been designed to address the current and emerging issues affecting the recreation facility sector. The Forum will provide a unique opportunity for unparalleled national interaction and will cultivate an enhanced understanding of the relationship between the owners and the users of Canada’s recreation facilities.
We look forward to welcoming you in Toronto in June 2013.
For more information To register
RFANS is proud to be a member of the national Canadian Recreation Facility Council.
2013 Maritime Arena Operators
The Level I course has been designed as an introduction to various aspects of arena operation and is ideal for those with minimal arena experience or are new to arenas. Arena managers would benefit from the information obtained in Level I.
The Level II course provides the more experienced arena operator with the opportunity to sharpen their skills through practical, hands-on learning situations, while at the same time gaining advanced training in the arena industry. Participants are evaluated on their knowledge of refrigeration, ice making and ice resurfacers. Level II is generally reserved for those with at least 10 years experience working in an arena or 5 years experience and previous attendance at an approved training program or successful completion of MAOI Level 1
Join us for the 2013 MAOI course in beautiful Charlottetown, PEI. June 17 - 20th. To view the new brochure click here.