Project EXCEL (EXercise for Cancer to Enhance Living Well)

From Project EXCEL It is a pleasure to write to you on behalf of the EXCEL team. Project EXCEL (EXercise for Cancer to Enhance Living Well) is an extension of our existing ACCESS (Activating Cancer Communities through an Exercise) program and will provide an exercise and behavior change program to rural and remote cancer survivors across Canada. EXCEL will offer programs both online, and where available, in-person….read more

Communities, Culture & Heritage is hiring!

Deadline July 21, 2020

As the Regional Manager (Program Admin Officer 4), you provide leadership to the coordination of services and programs, building community wellbeing in sports and recreation in the South Shore (Chester, Lunenburg, Queens, Shelburne, and Yarmouth Counties) region. Job Description 

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

Dealing with COVID-19 Resources and Updates

Updated June 30th, 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 Core Public Health Principles Reviewed Return To Sport Plans COVID Protection Plan Checklist Reopening Plans Preparing to reopen Nova Scotia IHRSA Framework on Reopening Event Safety Alliance Reopening Guide  Halifax Chamber of Commerce – Re-opening Business in…read more

Windsor/West Hants Items for Sale

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Request for Expressions of Interest – Municipality of the District of Yarmouth

Closing on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 04:00 PM Atlantic Time.

Request for Expressions of Interest Civil, Environmental, Geo-Technical Engineering Services, Outdoor Recreation Design and Construction Link to Tender Details 

Tennis Nova Scotia is hiring a Chief Executive Officer

June 11th, 2020

Tennis Nova Scotia is seeking a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) who will be responsible for the development and execution of strategic and operational plans for growing the sport of tennis in Nova Scotia, as well as leading the strategy to successfully integrate the Atlantic Tennis Center into the overall operations of TNS. To apply, visit to submit a cover letter and resume, or call 902-422-7339,…read more

RFANS COVID-19 Survey 

June 7th, 2020

RFANS is looking to gather information on the financial impact COVID-19 is having and will have on recreation facilities. We want to ensure government understands the effect closures and the impact revenue loss will have on reopening plans and operations. The questions will include the need for some financial data. Only one representative from each facility should complete this survey, but feel free to consult with others on the…read more

RFANS Course Updates

April 23rd, 2020

As the situation with the Corona Virus (COVID-19) continues to change we continue to monitor our course offerings and the imposed safety of our participants and instructors. That being said, the following courses/programs have been postponed or cancelled: Ice Maintenance and Equipment Operations April 14th – 17th, 2020 Pictou County Wellness Centre POSTPONED Certified Pool Operators Course May 6th – 8th, 2020 Rath Eastlink Community…read more

RFANS Virtual Regional Meetings

RFANS would like to invite you to join us virtually, by region, for a check in. We want to hear from you! Give us an update on how your recreation facility is dealing with COVID-19 now that we are over a month into the State of Emergency.  What challenges are you now facing in your recreation facilities? What do you anticipate as upcoming challenges? What…read more