RFANS Annual General Meeting

Attention RFANS Members: Our Annual General Meeting is happening virtually this year on June 16th from 1-2pm, and we’d love for you to join us and cast your vote. You must register to attend. Please click on this link to register. https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEtf-GqpzMvEtZhRQtpQ9vQPnfVfvDNhG6M For more info please contact Jennie Greencorn at rfans@sportnovascotia.ca. Deadline to RSVP: June 15th at 4pm. We are seeking nominations for the following...read more

Playground Inspector Certification Course

Tantramar Civic Center 182 Main St., Sackville, New Brunswick

Have up-to-date theoretical and practical knowledge about playground safety and by confirming this knowledge through the completion of the Playground Inspector Certification courses.

Certified Pool Operators (CPO) Course

Cumberland YMCA 92 Church St., Amherst, Nova Scotia

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.

Sports Turf Management and Maintenance Course(s)

RBC Centre 259 Commodore Drive, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

This Sports Turf Canada course is designed to introduce the latest principles and techniques of managing and maintaining sports turf.

Annual General Meeting


To attend the Annual General Meeting, you can RSVP by contacting Jennie Greencorn, Executive Director at rfans@sportnovascotia.ca. If more than one person is attending per membership, please designate one person to cast the vote and indicate who the person will be by the RSVP deadline of June 2nd, 2023 at 4:00 p.m. We are seeking nominations for the following board positions: Secretary (2- year term)...read more

Arena Level 1 & Ice Maintenance Combined Course

RBC Centre 259 Commodore Drive, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

The combination of these two courses will have participants participate in both classroom instruction and practical sessions and do a full two-day install, including making ice, marking lines, painting, logos and maintenance of artificial ice surfaces.

Technical Director Application Deadline At 4PM

This position will support the Executive Director in overseeing the instructional course offering of RFANS including, but not limited to, scheduling, research, coordination, financial implementation, participant recruitment, quality control and evaluation of the Association’s programs and special events while implementing sustainable initiatives outlined by theAssociation’s strategic plan. Assisting with relationship-building and the identification of relevant stakeholders is also required. As this position involves a high...read more

RFP Submission Deadline

The deadline for submitting all documents in response to The Recreation Facility Association of Nova Scotia (RFANS)  Request for Proposal to conduct a Training Needs Assessment for recreation and sport facilities in relation to facility operations within the province is due today by 4:00 pm

Innovation Day 2023 Conference by CIMCO

Join CIMCO Refrigeration and other ice rink managers for this action packed two-day conference, where you’ll hear from industry leaders, guest speakers, network with facility managers and municipal dignitaries and have the chance to win great prizes. The conference will focus on helping ice rink managers achieve their Net Zero goals, introduce them to the latest trends and innovations within the industry, and gain valuable...read more

Playground Inspector Certification Course

Future Inns Halifax Hotel and Conference Centre 30 Fairfax Drive, Halifax, Nova Scotia

The CPSI Playground Inspector Certification Course comes back to Halifax! Help ensure the safety of toddlers, children and youth across this country and in local neighbourhoods by having up-to-date theoretical and practical knowledge about playground safety . Two days of of theory and two days of practical, with exams included.