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


Friday, May 14th, 2021

  Notice is hereby given to all members of the Recreation Facility Association of Nova Scotia (RFANS) that the Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held virtually on Go To Webinar, Thursday, June 17th, 2021 from 1:00pm – 2:00pm. To attend the Annual General Meeting, please RSVP by contacting Jennie Greencorn, Executive Director at rfans@sportnovascotia.ca or via cell at (902)870-7634. REGISTER HERE FOR RFANS AGM…read more


Thursday, April 29th, 2021

  The Recreation Facility Association of Nova Scotia (RFA NS) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing leadership in developing, promoting and advocating excellence in recreational facilities, operations and personnel. RFA NS strives to be the industry support for coursing, training and educational resources for Nova Scotia’s recreation facilities. RFA NS is seeking a motivated individual to serve as the summer Administrative Assistant. The Administrative…read more

RFA NS Board of Directors welcomes new Executive Director

Monday, March 15th, 2021

  The Recreation Facility Association of Nova Scotia’s (RFA NS) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Jennie Greencorn will take the position of Executive Director. Jennie began her career as a nurse in acute and long-term care, then migrated to intervention and outreach programming for at risk youth. While working with youth in Canso, she managed the Canso and Area Arena and the…read more

Upcoming CPO Course May 4th – 6th, 2021

Updated March 10th, 2021

RFA NS is pleased to offer our Spring Certified Pool Operators (CPO) course in the new East Hants Aquatic Centre in Elmsdale, May 4th – 6th, 2021.  Due to COVID restrictions, and room size, this course is limited to 15 participants on a first come, first served basis. Registration closes on April 19th or when class is full. You now have the option to register…read more

RFANS is hiring!

Deadline Monday, February 22nd, 2021 @ 5pm.

The Recreation Facility Association of Nova Scotia (RFA NS) is a province wide membership based organization that represents arenas, pools, turfs and multi-dimensional recreation facilities in Nova Scotia. RFA NS is currently seeking a dynamic, energetic candidate for the position of Executive Director. Reporting to the Board of Directors, this position is responsible for the day to day operation of the Association with a focus…read more