The Town of Amherst is hiring!

March 4th, 2019

The Town of Amherst is seeking an Operator with Refrigeration Class II. Job Description Here.

Sport Fund

Applications are now being accepted for the Sport Fund. Applications must be submitted by April 15th at 11:59PM AST. New applications will not be accepted following this deadline. PSO Sport Fund Application Regional Sport Consultants are a great resource and are familiar with the Sport Fund process. Should an applicant wish to meet and discuss their application with a Regional Sport Consultant, they must contact…read more

The Pictou County Wellness Centre is hiring!

February 27th, 2019

The Pictou County Wellness Centre is looking to hire a Part Time Custodian. Job description is posted below. Job Description Here  

Surplus Rink Glass for Sale

Saint Mary’s University has the following surplus rink glass for sale. Contact Gary Schmeisser for details gary.schmeisser@smu.ca The existing glass consists of 122 sheets of glass in total: 110 sheets: Width – 48″, Height – 60″, Thickness – ½” Odd size glass: 1 @ 7.5, 2 @ 33.5, 2 @ 11.75, 2 @ 30, 1@ 26, 2@ 24, 1@ 22, 1 @ 60 All inches,…read more

Facility AEDs Need to be Accessible

There are many health awareness days, weeks and months in Canada each year. Numerous health charities use these events to raise awareness, share information and help the majority of Canadians who are likely to be affected by chronic disease or major illness during their lifetime. February is typically heart and stroke month.  A time to bring attention to the importance of cardiovascular health and what…read more

Membership Renewals

All current memberships will expire on March 31, 2019. Renew your membership today! Membership details can be found here. Application linked below. Membership Application 2019

Annual General Meeting & Trade Show 2019

June 6th & 7th, 2019

Don’t miss RFANS Annual General Meeting & Trade Show June 6th & 7th, 2019! Join us in Kentville for a great time to network, see innovative/new products, hear some fabulous speakers and be informed on the trending issues within the recreation facility operations field. There will be something for everyone! For more details click here.

Recreation Facility Development (RFD) Program

Deadline - February 4th, 2019

The deadline for applying to the Recreation Facility Development (RFD) Program is Monday February 4th, 2019. The Province of Nova Scotia Recreation Facility Development Grant Program helps community groups, municipalities and other not-for-profit organizations develop recreation and sport indoor and outdoor facilities open to the public. Examples include renovations to buildings and parks, developing and maintaining walking trails and playgrounds, and building and upgrading fields…read more

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