Business ACCESS-Ability Grant

July 16th, 2019

Dear Business Association and Operator, Do you want to open your business to a growing market? About one in five Nova Scotians identifies as a person with a disability. The Nova Scotia Government is now offering a $1 million-dollar fund to support business owners who want to improve accessibility to their businesses. The Nova Scotia Government will fund up to two thirds of projects that…read more

Saint Mary’s University is hiring!

July 5th, 2019

The Arena Operator works under the supervision of the Manager, Maintenance & Operations and the direction of the Lead Arena Operator. The Arena Operator operates and maintains the refrigeration plant, brine system and arena complex and cleans the arena complex and installs, maintains, and resurfaces the ice. Full Job Description can be found here.

The Town of Kentville is hiring!

June 11th, 2019

Arena Attendant /Park Operator Applications will be accepted up until June 27th at 4:00pm and may be submitted in person; by mail or by email to: Town of Kentville Parks and Recreation 354 Main Street, Kentville, NS B4N 1K6 Email: recreation@kentville.ca Please click here for more details.

RFA NS is hiring a Special Project Assistant for the summer!

May 2nd, 2019

RFA NS is seeking a motivated individual to serve as the summer Special Project Assistant. RFANS Summer Job Description 2019

Annual General Meeting Announcement and Agenda

June 7th, 2019

AGM Announcement & Schedule posted here. Minutes from AGM – May 2018 Board Membership Expression of Interest Form (New Member)

Influencing the Shift | Inclusive Sport and Recreation Summit

May 10th, 2019

Influencing the Shift | Inclusive Sport and Recreation Summit May 10th, 2019 Full-Day Event Holiday Inn, 437 Prince St. Truro, NS Please click HERE to be directed to Eventbrite to make ticket purchases. Ticket sales will end on Monday, May 6th at 11PM We are so excited for this event that we can’t contain it! We decided you should all know why we are so excited by sharing some…read more

Want to win a free nights stay at Old Orchard Inn & an RFANS credit?!

Deadline to be entered in the draw - May 10th, 2019

Delegates! Register for the upcoming Annual General Meeting & Trade Show before May 10th, 2019 and be entered into a draw to win a free nights stay at the Old Orchard Inn and a $300.00 credit to RFANS! Already registered? No worries, your name will automatically be entered into the draw! Click here for registration information!

Arena Glass For Sale!

April 24th, 2019

The Rath Eastlink Community Centre has some arena glass up for grabs! Check out the link for bidding information.   https://gcsurplus.ca/mn-eng.cfm?snc=wfsav&sc=enc-bid&scn=330041&lcn=477763&lct=L&srchtype&lci&str=1&ltnf=1&frmsr=1&sf=ferm-clos&fbclid=IwAR1P4w5A0mM9gPFdWCp8QbiCYTI0vvs532iVw2ckGrhRWP3ct9R0H0rWvDY

Arena Guide’s Go Green Framework

Arena Guide’s Go Green framework features an array of ideas and suggestions in nine categories to help arena operators take action to lower their rink’s footprint. Check out the resource here.

Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certificate Program at NSCC

Dates: April 9, 10, 11, 12, 30 & May 1 – NSCC Akerley Campus, 21 Woodlawn Road, Dartmouth NS May 2, 3 – NSCC Ivany Campus, 80 Mawiomi Place, Dartmouth NS Time: 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM Course fee: $1,600 – The Nova Scotia Department of Community, Culture and Heritage with the Nova Scotia Accessibility Directorate is providing a tuition bursary of $800 towards the costs for…read more