Applications Now Open for Sector Impact Support Grant

Monday, January 10th, 2022

January 10, 2022 – 1:15 PM Businesses impacted by the latest public health restrictions in Nova Scotia can now apply for support through the Sector Impact Support Program. “This recent wave of the pandemic has been challenging for many businesses across our province, and with these public health restrictions, additional support is needed,” said Economic Development Minister Susan Corkum-Greek. “We know this help can’t come…read more

Request for Proposals: Strategic Planning Services

Wednesday, December 1st, 2021

RFANS is accepting proposals from qualified consultants to lead a Strategic Planning process through collaboration with the board, staff, and stakeholders. DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: Friday, December 17th, 2021 For more information click on link below or contact: RFANS REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL Jennie Greencorn, Executive Director Recreation Facility Association of NS 902-425-5450 ext 330 (Halifax Office) 902-377-2976 (direct line) 902-870-7634 (cell) rfans@sportnovascotia.ca  

Job Opportunities at Zatzman Sportsplex

Friday, November 12th, 2021 The Zatzman Sportsplex Operations Team is looking to expand their staff. The following position are open and they’re accepting applications now. For more information: Click Here for Shift Operator Job Posting Preference will be given to candidates who have the following, or similar training and experience: 2nd Class Refrigeration Plant Operator, Electrical Red Seal, mechanic experience, arena plant operator experience, ice…read more

NEW Rink Revitalization Program NOW OPEN!

October 18th, 2021

  Rink Revitalization Program, 2021 – March 2022, Now Open The Nova Scotia Department of Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage is pleased to announce the availability of the Rink Revitalization Program, for projects that can be completed between November 2021 and March 1, 2022. The Rink Revitalization Program is designed to assist community groups, not-for-profit organizations, and municipalities who are operating rinks, to invest in…read more

Sport & Recreation – Proof of Vaccination FAQ’s

September 17th, 2021

SPORT & RECREATION PROOF OF VACCINATION FAQ’s Thank you all for your input at our town hall and since the recent announcement of a Mandatory Vaccination Policy for our facilities. The Department of Communities, Culture, Tourism, and Heritage has been gathering your questions and created this list of FAQs. Please note the proof of vaccination policy is still being developed. There will be more information…read more

Fall Certified Pool Operators Course Announced

July 26th, 2021

RFANS will host a fall Certified Pool Operators course on November 8th -10th, 2021 at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. The CPO® course of the National Swimming Pool Foundation has been designed specifically for pool operators.  The CPO® course provides pool managers and operators with the practical and technical information they require to safely and effectively maintain their pools. CLICK HERE for course details.  

PROVINCE ANNOUNCES Emergency Support for Non-profit Recreation Facilities

July 12, 2021

  Nova Scotia is investing $1 million in COVID-19 related emergency support for non-profit owned and operated recreation facilities across Nova Scotia. “Recreation facilities support the mental health and physical well-being of citizens and their communities,” said Communities, Culture and Heritage Minister Suzanne Lohnes-Croft. “These facilities promote social inclusion and connection and serve as important community hubs for youth and adults. We want to ensure…read more

2021-2022 RFANS New Board of Directors

June 21st, 2021

  The Annul General Meeting of the RFANS Board of Directors was held virtually for the second year on Thursday, June 17th, 2021. We would like to thank outgoing Member at Large Director Danny Harvieux for his time and dedication to the board. We would also like to welcome new Board Members: Scott Preston as Member at Large Angie Tavares as Highland Regional Representative Kelly…read more

Job Postings – Mariner’s Centre, Yarmouth, NS

Updated May 27th, 2021

  See links below for job posting for the Mariner’s Centre in Yarmouth. Aquatics Manager Guest Services Manager https://www.mariners-centre.com/jobs

CALL TO ACTION TOWN HALL: NS Recreation Facilities Awareness and Update Session

Updated May 19th, 2021

CALL TO ACTION TOWN HALL: NS Recreation Facilities Awareness and Update Session May 26th, 2021 @ 1:00pm If you are a facility manager, operator or owner, a facility user or stakeholder, a PSO or a PRO (Provincial Sport and Recreation Organization) that uses facilities to deliver your programs or a government decision maker, we strongly encourage you to join us for this important Town Hall on May 26th @…read more