Accessibility Tools

Welcome Ambassador Training

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 3:30 am - 4:30 am
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Join iSans for a 12-hour training program on creating inclusive, diverse and welcoming communities for all.

January 29 @ 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM

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Recreation For Mental Health Trial Training

Friday, February 08, 2019
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Trial Trainer Training

When: Friday February 8th 1PM-5PM
Where: Bedford-Hammonds Plains Community Centre
Community Board Room
Cost: free
For: people with a familiarity with this training. Several spots are still available if people who have not taken a form of this training before want to spend a little extra time on their own or with the coordinator getting up to speed. Email Emily LeGrand, training coordinator, to discuss.

 

Recreation For Mental Health Training

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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R4MH Training

Recreation Nova Scotia and Dalhousie University's collaborative project about mental health and recreation, the Recreation 4 Mental Health project, is offering a frontline, 4 hour training.

Wednesday, March 13th  1PM-5PM

Bedford-Hammonds Plains Community Centre
Meeting room upstairs.
The cost is $25.

If you work in recreation in any capacity or in mental health, this training is for you! It's full of practical, promising practices derived from hot off the press research about how to make recreation more accessible to everyone, especially those experiencing mental health challenges. Learn practical ways to make a big difference! This training is based upon research done with adults, but the findings and practices are very applicable to anyone age 12 and up.

Please fill out and email this application form to Emily LeGrand, Training Coordinator, at to register.
pdf R4MH Trainer Application (381 KB)

Recreation For Mental Health Training

Thursday, March 14, 2019 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Every Day until March 14, 2019

R4MH Training

Recreation Nova Scotia and Dalhousie University's collaborative project about mental health and recreation, the Recreation 4 Mental Health project, is offering a frontline, 4 hour training

 Thursday March 14th 12PM-4PM

LouisMillet Centre in New Minas

Cost: $25 Lunch is provided 

For people with no prior familiarity with this training or project. Twelve spots available.

If you work in recreation in any capacity or in mental health, this training is for you! It's full of practical, promising practices derived from hot off the press research about how to make recreation more accessible to everyone, especially those experiencing mental health challenges. Learn practical ways to make a big difference to those more difficult to reach folks! This training is based upon research done with adults, but the findings and practices are very applicable to anyone ages 12 and up.

Please fill out and email this application form to Emily LeGrand, Training Coordinator, at to register.
pdf R4MH Trainer Application (381 KB)

SUN SAFETY WEBINAR

Tuesday, May 28, 2019
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Recreation and Sport Sectors

Tuesday, May 28th, 2019 1:15-1:45pm

RSVP to by May 27th.

No cost!

Atlantic Recreation & Facilities Conference and Trade Show 2019

Thursday, June 06, 2019 8:00 am - Friday, June 07, 2019 4:00 pm
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If you are looking to book a trade show booth or if you would like to be involved with the live demo’s during the trade show contact Brittany Hunter, or 902-425-5450 ext. 330.

 

Click here for more information regarding the Trade Show Contract and Show Map 

All In: Facilitating Positive Youth Group Experiences

Friday, June 07, 2019
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When: June 6th & 7th, 9am-4pm

Where: Chocolate Lake Recreation Centre (14 Purcells Cove, Halifax, NS, B3N1R1)

See website for more information. CLICK HERE.

CPRA PDC Course – Current Issues & Trends Begins

Thursday, November 22, 2018 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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This course focuses on the trends and issues influencing how recreation and parks opportunities are provided in urban and non-urban settings. Participants will be encouraged to reflect on and share their local experiences as they relate to these national issues and trends. Participants will also work towards identifying challenges and opportunities for change within the field. Specific attention will be given to the Framework for Recreation in Canada: Pathways to Wellbeing.

Course Length: 3 weeks

Delivery Method: Paced learning

Time Required: 2-3 hours per week

Prerequisites: PRP Registration and completion of CRT-100

Learn More Here

APPLICATION DEADLINE:Newcomers Leadership Training Program

Saturday, December 01, 2018
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A partnership with Nova Scotia Lifesaving Society, Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS) and YMCA Centre for Immigrant Programs

We’re excited to offer the Newcomers Leadership Training Program through the support of the Cultural Innovation Fund. This aquatics leadership program is designed for newcomers to Halifax and surrounding areas, in partnership with the Nova Scotia Lifesaving Society, Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS) and the YMCA Centre for Immigrant Programs.

This program has four main outcomes:

  • To provide training and employment opportunities for newcomers
  • To increase workplace diversity in the field of Aquatics and Recreation
  • To reduce the risk of drowning in newcomer populations
  • To foster future community leaders

The Newcomers Leadership Training Program takes place between October 2018 and June 2019 and is open to 12 male and 12 female candidates ages 16-24. Those accepted will participate in eight phases of training including swimming proficiency, Bronze Medallion certification, Bronze Cross certification, Standard First Aid certification and National Lifeguard certification. The program concludes with employment preparedness sessions to assist the participants in finding jobs locally.

All participants that qualify will be invited to participate and complete the following:

  • Object Recovery: Recover object from the bottom of the pool at two meters depth
  • Entries: Roll entry into deep water
  • Surface Support: Tread water for 2 minutes
  • Endurance Challenge: Swim 100 meters non-stop

To apply to the Newcomers Leadership Training Program, please complete the application form. 

Deadline extended to Saturday, December 1st, 2018.

For more information, please email Ahmed Abdel-Hamied, Aquatics Program Coordinator at .

SOURCE: https://canadagamescentre.ca/news/newcomers-leadership-training-program/

CPRA PDC Course – Intro. Core Competencies Begins

Tuesday, January 08, 2019 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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This course focuses on the core competencies outlined in the Core Competencies for Recreation and Parks Professionals 1.0 document. Participants will be guided through a critical exploration of professional competencies and work with fellow participants to develop personal learning plans.

Course Length:13 weeks

Delivery Method: Paced Learning

Time Required: 2-3 hours per week

Prerequisite(s): PRP Registration

Price: $465.00

Learn More Here 

Join in on the 2020 Orienteering Initiatives!

Monday, January 06, 2020 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Orienteering poster Jan. 6 2020 min

Please email Jared Goad:  by January 6th, 2020 to indicate your interest in any or all of the initiatives above.