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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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
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
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.
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
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
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 email@example.com. 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.
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