Covid-19 Info

We've compiled resources below that we hope will help you navigate through the latest COVID news. 

Please refer to for the latest updates on Covid-19.

Effective Friday, December 17th, 2021, all full day programs being offered in recreation settings over the holidays must follow the below Return to Day Camp Guidelines.  This includes any NS BAP program that is not licenced and is offering full day care next week. Note that Licenced child care centres that are offering programs for school-aged children over the holidays will follow their current licensing requirements.  

DOWNLOAD Return to Day Camp Guidelines


CPRA's 2020 Webinar Series.

Scenario Planning for the Recreation Sector: Moving Ahead in Uncertain Times Webinar

Reimagining Recreation: The Role of Recreation During a Pandemic and Beyond Webinar

Webinar tools:            Antigonish Scenario Planning                                       Scenario Planning Worksheet - Programming

                                   RFANS RNS Presentation Scenario Planning              Sportsplex Sample

                                   Scenario Planning Participant Worksheet 

Nova Scotia Resources

CPRA Covid-19 resources:

The government has launched a new website to help businesses and organizations understand how to work within the public health guidelines, available at

Example of a phased in plan: Barrington Recreation Summer Programming


The Small Business Reopening and Support Grant provides funding to help some small businesses, non-profits, charities and social enterprises that were ordered to close or greatly reduce operations because of the Public Health Order, or were greatly impacted by social distancing and orders to stay home.

The Re-Opening Playbook. Standards to Ensure a Safe Recovery - This playbook is a living document, updated frequently as standards evolve. Access Playbook. (Please note: this is from the States, but will likely still have best practice ideas that are applicable here).