Fuel up for Fun!

FREE sports nutrition guide for parents and coaches of sporty kids ages 6-15 years old.

Written by registered dietitian Carol Harrison and Physical Activity Expert Christa-Costas Bradstreet, this resource is packed with practical ideas, tips and even recipes. Parents and coaches told us it was a highly valuable resource that helps to address challenges like managing mealtimes with busy training schedules and questions like do kids need protein supplements, what to feed kids before physical activity and so much more. Be sure to check it out!  

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Newcomers Leadership Training Program

A partnership of 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.

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Let’s Get Moving NS: action for increasing physical activity

Let’s Get Moving Nova Scotia is an action plan to create a more active, inclusive and healthier population.

Let’s Get Moving will make physical activity more accessible by helping to change the way we think about movement and emphasizing less structured activities. We want to reach Nova Scotians in places where they spend most of their time, like where they live, work, study or play.

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CBRM Recreation Department seeking your assistance

The Cape Breton Regional Municipality Recreation Department is reviewing its hiring policy for summer students and are conducting this survey to help inform this process with current trends provincially and nationally.

Please take a few minutes to assist us with this review by clicking the link and completing the short survey. All answers will be kept confidential and will not be cited as individual examples for purpose of our review. 

Nova Scotia launches online campaign today!

Nova Scotia Connect is an online activity resource for Nova Scotians. It is the Direct Route to recreation, sport, arts and cultural programs, activities and events for the entire family. Nova Scotia Connect has five regional sites across Nova Scotia, that are all linked through one provincial connect page –

Canadian Parks Collective for Innovation and Leadership

Park Leaders Development Program
Fall 2018 Theme: PARKANOMICS and Leadership

The Canadian Parks Council is excited to launch the Canadian Parks Collective for Innovation and Leadership (CPCIL) and invites emerging park leaders from the entire continuum of parks and protected areas to participate in the CPCIL’s 2018 Park Leaders Development Program.

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