William Metcalfe Award

Deadline - March 15th, 2019

The William (Bill) Metcalfe Award is available to anyone who has made a significant contribution in the field of recreation facility operation, management or design. The award is open to anyone in our field of endeavor throughout the country, or globally throughout the world. It is designed to bring leaders of our profession into contact with our membership and to acknowledge them for their efforts. Nominations…read more

Jumpstart Accessibility Grants

Deadline - February 15th, 2019

Jumpstart Accessibility Grants have officially opened for 2019 funding submissions! There are 2 funding streams within the Jumpstart Accessibility Grants: Accessibility-Enabling: Jumpstart will provide grants up to $50,000 for projects designed to help organizations enable general accessibility within their facilities so recreation programs and/or services can be accessed. (i.e. renovations, retrofits or construction of community facilities and venues) Inclusive Design Innovation: Jumpstart will provide grants…read more

The Municipality of Cumberland is hiring!

December 6th, 2018

The Municipality of Cumberland is currently accepting resumes for the position of Manager of Facilities & Parks (6 month term). The full Job Description can be found here.

Community ACCESS-Ability Program Funding

The Community ACCESS-Ability Program reflects the Government of Nova Scotia’s commitment to persons with disabilities by providing equal opportunity and improved access to community facilities. This program offers cost-shared grants to community groups for accessibility related capital improvements. More details about this funding opportunity can be found here.

Recreation PEI is hiring!

Recreation PEI is seeking a result driven, enthusiastic, flexible, and adaptable professional to lead the organization as Executive Director. The candidate should be a natural leader that is creative, energetic, passionate and people focused. Please see the Job Description and Job Posting below. ED Job Description ED Job Posting

Request for Proposals

Request for Proposals For New Glasgow Trails Feasibility Study: Planning Active Transportation Routes For more details click here.  

The Pictou County Wellness Centre is hiring!

August 29th, 2018

The Pictou County Wellness Centre is looking to hire an Arena Operator and Custodian. Job descriptions are posted below. Arena Operator  Custodian

Fernie Investigation Report

Technical Safety BC’s Investigation Report into the tragic Fernie incident that resulted in three fatalities last October has been made public. The full report can be found at: https://www.technicalsafetybc.ca/fernieincident

Partnership Opportunities!

July 26, 2018

The Recreation Facility Association of Nova Scotia (RFANS) would like to extend the opportunity for your organization to partner on one or more of our association initiatives! Our mission is to provide leadership in developing, promoting, and advocating excellence in recreation facilities, operations and personnel. Corporate partners are integral to enabling RFANS to deliver such quality programs and training, as well as, deliver resources to…read more

Are Legionella Regulations Raising The Bar?

Member contributed article. Click here