Atlantic Recreation & Facility Conference Registration Is Now Open

February 27, 2024

The fifth Atlantic Recreation & Facilities Conference (ARFC) will be held on May 29 – 31st, 2024 at the Delta Hotel in Fredericton, NB. This year’s theme is: ‘Adapt and Elevate’. As always, the Atlantic Recreation and Facilities Conference is brought to you in partnership by Recreation PEI, Recreation Nova Scotia, Recreation Facility Association of Nova Scotia, Recreation NB | Loisirs N.-B. and Recreation Newfoundland…read more

Mariners Centre Seeking Building Operations Manager

December 13, 2023

The Mariners Centre is a multi-purpose sport, recreation, and event facility in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada. Acting on the strategic priority of Customer Experience, Mariners Centre is looking to fill the role of Building Operations Manager to be responsible for the smooth operation of the Mariners on Main facility, including all equipment and systems, to provide a safe, healthy, and comfortable environment for users and…read more

Town of Kentville, Parks and Recreation Hiring

November 22, 2023

The Town of Kentville, Parks and Recreation is looking to hire a full-time Arena 1/Small Equipment Operator (RPO2 certification required) or an Arena 2/Small Equipment Operator (Without RPO2 certification) to be responsible for arena operations and the Arena 1/Small Equipment Operator position will be responsible for refrigeration plant monitoring Deadline to apply is November 29, 2023 by 4pm View the full job description here.

NS Provincial Government Hiring

September 21, 2023

The Technical Safety Division of the Safety Branch is currently looking for a: Boiler & Pressure Equipment Inspector to conduct a wide variety of specialized, related technical inspections, investigations, qualification testing and supervising exams. and a Code & Design Administrator  to be responsible for providing advanced specialized program administrative and technical expertise for the Boilers and Pressure Vessel and Power Engineering Programs, and leading other…read more

*UPDATED RFANS seeking proposals for a Training Needs Assessment

October 10, 2023

The Recreation Facility Association of Nova Scotia (RFANS) invites qualified consultants, businesses, and organizations to submit a proposal in response to a Request for Proposal to conduct a Training Needs Assessment for recreation and sport facilities in relation to facility operations within the province. RFANS provides opportunities for professional development and promotes the provision of high quality, safe facilities and recognizes that there are training…read more

CBRM, Emera Centre, is Seeking Two Full-Time Facilities Attendants

August 3, 2023

  Under the direction of the designated Supervisor, the Facilities Attendant(s) will perform a variety of semi-skilled and skilled maintenance work, and operates a variety of equipment in the repair, maintenance, operation, and replacement of arenas under the jurisdiction of the Cape Breton Regional Municipality (CBRM). Candidates must have and provide the following when applying: • A minimum of Grade 12 or GED equivalent. •…read more

Mariners Centre is Seeking an Aquatics Supervisor

July 31

  The Mariners Centre is a multi-purpose sport, recreation, and event facility in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada. In October 2022, the Mariners Centre confirmed funding for a historic $30M expansion plan that, when complete, will establish the centre as a vibrant regional hub – adding Aquatics, Fitness, and Multi-Purpose Spaces to the existing facility’s two ice rinks and event hosting spaces. Reporting to the Aquatics…read more

Bud MacInnis, former manager of the Antigonish Arena, accepts position as new Technical Director for the Recreation Facility Association of Nova Scotia

July 12, 2023

Congratulations and welcome back Bud! “As President of the Recreation Facility Association of Nova Scotia, the RFANS Board and staff are pleased and proud to announce that a long-serving member of our association, Mr. Bud MacInnis is the successful candidate for the new position of RFANS Technical Director. Bud brings a wealth of knowledge to the position with a strong background in hands-on arena management….read more

RFANS Seeks a Technical Director

June 14, 2023

RFANS is seeking a motivated individual to serve as the Technical Director.   The Recreation Facility Association of Nova Scotia (RFANS) is the only provincial membership- based not-for-profit organization in Atlantic Canada dedicated to providing leadership in developing, promoting, and advocating excellence in recreational facilities, operations, and personnel. RFANS strives to be the industry’s resource for education, coursing and training. Duties and Responsibilities Research and…read more

IPECC Conference June 19-20, 2023

June 12, 2023

The IPECC (Interprovincial Power Engineering Curriculum Committee) 2023 conference will occur on June 19th & 20th. During this virtual event, the IPECC will vote on curriculum changes. To register: More informations about IPECC: