Covid-19 Info

We hope you’re all keeping safe and healthy during the State of Emergency and Covid-19 concerns. We've compiled resources below that we hope will help you navigate through the latest restrictions.

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

Covid-19 Reopening Guidelines

Return to Overnight Camp Guidelines - June 14, 2021 - *Overnight camps are permitted to open in Phase 3 of the re-opening plan.

FAQ non-essential travel/self-isolation UPDATED NOV 11

Business Hygiene guidelines during Covid.

Day Camp Guidelines

FAQ masks mandatory indoor public places

FAQ regarding reopening & gathering limits

Nova Scotia back to school plan

Nova Scotia Fitness Facilities Proposed Reopening Guidelines

Outdoor Council's guidelines for led outdoor activity.

Pools and Waterfronts Reopening Guide

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:

Return to Recreation (Program and Facility) Guidelines           Return to Sport 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).