Clarification on sport & cultural activity limit increase

September 22nd, 2020

Summary from the September 22nd Press Conference – Sport & Cultural Activity Limit Increase  Announced on Friday, September 18, gathering limits for sport and cultural activities will increase to 50 without physical distancing as of October 1st. This gathering limit increase applies to practises, competitions, recreation leagues (including groups who rent on a regular basis and have consistent participants) and organized physical activity, like open…read more

Gathering Limits for Participants in Performing Arts and Sports to Increase

Increase October 1st, 2020

Effective Oct. 1, the number of people who can participate in one of these activities without physical distancing will increase from 10 to 50. For most sports, this will allow full team practices and competition to resume, while for the performing arts, this will allow for larger rehearsals and performances. This change also applies to recreational league sports, like adult hockey, and drop-in activities, like…read more

Dealing with COVID-19 Resources and Updates

Updated September 23rd, 2020

We will try our best to share resources for dealing with COVID-19 in your recreation facilities. If you want to share a resource you have found contact rfans@sportnovascotia.ca FAQ masks mandatory indoor public places July 31 2020 Face Mask Required Sign How to Wear Mask Poster COVID-19: Masks Website Government of Nova Scotia FAQ Re-opening Gathering Limits July 9 2020 Engagement Partner letter – Dr….read more

COVID-19 Return to Recreation (Program and Facility) Guidelines

UPDATED June 29th, 2020

All organizations are required to have a reopening plan that outlines how your operations will adhere to public health guidance. Attached you’ll find some information to support and guide this work. Please find for your review Sport and Recreation Guidelines. COVID-19 Return to Recreation (Program and Facility) Guidelines Supplemental document for considerations for reopening recreation facilities COVID-19 Reopening Guidelines for Nova Scotia Fitness Facilities Fitness…read more

Letter Re: Increasing gathering limits

On August 24th, 2020, after consultation with some of our members and based off of concerns brought to the association, RFANS submitted a letter to Dr. Strang and Premier McNeil requesting an increase to the gathering limit to allow more participants to take part in sport, recreate and play games. This letter was sent to highlight the issues recreation facilities are facing due to the…read more

Rath Eastlink Community Centre is hiring!

September 13th, 2020

RECC is hiring Facility/Arena/Pool Operator(s). Facility/Arena Operating staff are dedicated and hard-working team players who provide a welcoming atmosphere for RECC members, guests and staff through maintaining the equipment within the building envelope. The Facility/Arena Operating staff also ensure a safe and efficient operating facility for all users while maintaining a focus on risk reduction and safety promotion. Full job details found here. 

RFANS New Board of Directors

September 1st, 2020

As per our Annual General Meeting held this morning, September 1st, we are pleased to introduce our 2020/2021 Board of Directors: President: Jennie Greencorn Vice President: Bob Quigley Past President: Paul MacDonald Secretary: Lana McMullen Treasurer: Klea Jokic Cape Breton Regional Rep: Paul Carroll Central Regional Rep: Shauna Moulton Fundy Regional Rep: Shannon Jarvis Highland Regional Rep: Bud MacInnis South Shore Regional Rep: Bill Cruickshank…read more

Request for Proposal (CPO)

August 17th, 2020

The Recreation Facility Association of Nova Scotia (RFA NS) is seeking proposals from consultants, businesses, or organizations that can support our association in providing Certified Pool Operator (CPO) Courses to our members and other recreation facilities. Full RFP details here

Annual General Meeting

September 1st, 2020

Join us September 1st, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. virtually for our AGM. Wondering if your membership is still in good standing? Email us at rfans@sportnovascotia.ca. RFANS AGM Agenda  2018/2019 AGM Minutes  RFANS 2019/2020 Annual Report Register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3739415265421643788 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Smarter Spaces is helping smaller solo rinks in Atlantic Canada with its Proximity Planning™

August 7th, 2020

Check out this opportunity Smarter Spaces has for smaller solo rinks in Atlantic Canada to help ensure employees and visitors respect physical distancing in your facility while adhering to fire safety routes and emergency mapping regulations. Home – Smarter Spaces