COVID-19 Return to Recreation (Program and Facility) Guidelines

UPDATED October 14th, 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 Facility Approval Letter

COVID-19 Return to Sport Guidelines

COVID-19 Return to Day Camp Guidelines
News Release

COVID-19 Aquatic Facilities (Indoor & Outdoor Pools) Reopening Guidelines
News Release
Lifesaving Society of Nova Scotia Guide to Reopening Pools and Waterfronts

COVID-19 Prevention Guide for event organizers, theatres and performance venues

COVID-19 Guidelines for Venues and Facilities 


Core Public Health Principles
Workplace COVID-19 prevention plans

For information and resources to support reopening Nova Scotia, visit