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RNS Has Moved!!

We are excited to announce that we have relocated to the Lakeside Community Centre! Our new address is:

Recreation Nova Scotia
1492 St Margaret’s Bay Rd, Lakeside, N.S.
B3T 1A9


Rhonda Lemire:, ext 1
Janet Barlow:, ext 2
Debbie Bauld:, ext 3
Colleen MacDonald:, ext 0



Last Day to Purchase Tickets for the 2nd Annual WomenActive Trendsetter Awards

APRIL 1ST, 2017 – 2ND ANNUAL WOMENACTIVE TRENDSETTER AWARDS CELEBRATION​ Please join us in celebrating these #trendsettersNS, and many Nova Scotian people, programs, practices, policies and Leadership which contribute to help change culture, attitudes, programs, and systems to enrich the lives of all women and girls as participants and leaders in sport, recreation, and physical activity.  …


DANCEPL3Y Instructor Certification”>

DANCEPL3Y instructor certification is now being offered in the Maritimes! Jacob Smith, Executive Director for the Eastern Region Sport and Recreation Council on Prince Edward Island, applied for an RBC Learn to Play Grant after attending and being inspired by the DANCEPL3Y session at the 2016 ARFC. Jacob was approved and now a DANCEPL3Y trainer…


Camp Courage application deadline Friday March 31st

Tuesday March 28, 2017 (Halifax, NS) – Young women across the municipality are encouraged to apply for a spot in this summer’s unique all-girls first responder camp, being held July 9-16. Camp Courage is an eight-day female mentoring camp that brings together teens between the ages of 15-19, curious about a career as a firefighter,…


Register NOW for the Recreation Practitioners Training Institute!

Registration is NOW OPEN for the Recreation Practitioners Training Institute! May 11th to 13th at Brigadoon Village. The Recreation Practitioners Training Institute will equip recreation professionals with the skills and knowledge to help ensure recreation programming is meeting a set of recognized standards across Nova Scotia; thus leading to increased safety, risk management and high…


CPRA news: Sector Webinar: Exploring the Relationship between Sport, Substance Use and Traumatic Brain Injuries

We invite you to learn about the relationship between sport and substance use with a second presentation focusing on the role traumatic brain injury (TBI) plays in this relationship. The webinar will take place on March 28, 1:00 – 2:00 pm (EST).  The Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA) is working with researchers and practitioners…


CPRA news: Harry Boothman Bursary

The Canadian Parks and Recreation Association (CPRA) has created a bursary program to financially assist parks and recreation professionals as they pursue professional development in the sector. The Harry Boothman Bursary was established to honour the contributions of Harry Boothman to the parks and recreation sector.  Harry was a Parks Supervisor for the City of Calgary, CPRA Board Member and…

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