RFANS to host Leadership Development Summit for Senior Facility Managers in Halifax Nov 15th – 17th, 2022

July 29th, 2022

RFANS will host a Leadership Development Summit for Senior Facility Managers November 15th – 17th at the Halifax Harbourfront Marriott. A detailed knowledge and understanding of the principles of facility management is essential for anyone looking to thrive in this field. Gather with facility managers from the Atlantic Region for a two-day summit with some of the best leaders and educators in facility management.  …read more

The Antigonish Arena is seeking an Arena Manager

July 4th, 2022

Reporting to the Arena Management Board (the Board), the Arena Manager assumes responsibility for the overall operation and management of the Antigonish Arena. As the face of the Antigonish Arena, the Arena Manager works with the Board and community to establish a vision and direction for the Arena’s programs and services to ensure they meet the needs of the community, foster excellence in sport and…read more

RFANS is hiring an Administrative Assistant for a summer position

May 13, 2022

We’re seeking a motivated individual to serve as the summer Administrative Assistant. Duties and Responsibilities: Administration work such as responding to inquires by phone, email or in person, filing, mailouts, formatting documents, tracking inventory, etc. Maintain regular website and social media updates Communicate with members through monthly emails concerning upcoming events, training, and relevant information to our industry Update and develop recreation facilities list for…read more

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