University of Saskatchewan Leisure Goals Study

Trying to manage multiple goals at once? Is one of your goals about exercise? The University of Saskatchewan is conducting a research study and needs your help. Are you an exerciser who is 18 years of age or older? We are currently seeking volunteers for an online...
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Grants for Canadian female athletes, teams & organizations

20 Grants of $5000 each to Canadian female athletes, teams & organizations! Fuel athletic dreams! https://www.womenchampions.ca/champions-fund/about
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Survey of girls’ initiatives in Halifax

If you provide support for girls’ initiatives within the Halifax Region – we need to hear from you! Support can be programs, leader training, workshops, resources, etc. By taking the below survey, your response informs research coming from the School of Health &...
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WILD Connect Leadership Course

The WILD Connect Leadership Course will be held from May 27 to 29 at Gittens Lodge in Truro. Attendees participate in experiential outdoor activities and become certified in Canadian Wildlife Federation Project WILD and in Outdoor Council of Canada (OCC) Field Leader...
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Congratulations

to the 1st WomenActive Trendsetter Award Finalists and Winners! Exciting, inclusive, energized were but a few words used to describe Saturday, April 2nd’s WomenActive Trendsetter Awards.  This was a celebration of individuals, programs, and services that support...
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University of Saskatchewan Leisure Goals Study

Trying to manage multiple goals at once? Is one of your goals about exercise? The University of Saskatchewan is conducting a research study and needs your help. Are you an exerciser who is 18 years of age or older? We are currently seeking volunteers for an online...

read more

Survey of girls’ initiatives in Halifax

If you provide support for girls’ initiatives within the Halifax Region – we need to hear from you! Support can be programs, leader training, workshops, resources, etc. By taking the below survey, your response informs research coming from the School of Health &...

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Sport & Recreation Guide for Women & Girls

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Trendsetter Awards

WomenActive Trendsetters 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.

See the 2016 Finalists

Get Connected

WomenActive-NS is working to get women connected across the province of Nova Scotia who coach, mentor, or represent boards. Join the network today!

Be Recognized

Do you know a girl or woman from Nova Scotia who should be recognized for getting active, being a leader, an athlete, role model, champion, change agent, or mentor? If so, tell us why!

Be a Board Member

The physical activity, sport, and recreation sectors in Nova Scotia need more women on their boards. Let us know if you would like to be part of a new training program for Women on Boards.

Be a Coach

We need to expand the pool of women coaches in Nova Scotia. Let us know if you would like to be part of a new coaching program we are building.

We would love to hear your story

If you are in Nova Scotia and live, work, or volunteer in the physical activity, recreation, or sport sector and have a story related to women and girls in sport, physical activity and recreation, we want to hear your story!
Tell us your story
Never too old to play

Never too old to play

About five years ago, I was a stay-at-home parent with two young children. I was beginning to feel isolated when I heard about a group of women that were trying to start a Roller Derby league in my area. It sounded like something I was looking for: an opportunity to...

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Contribute to our Guest Blog

Do you feel like you have something to say? Would you like to sharpen your writing skills?

Our Guest Bloggers may be anyone who works in the field of sport, recreation, or physical activity locally, provincially, or nationally.

Blogs will not exceed 400 words and will be focused on experiences or knowledge of women and girls in physical activity, sport, or recreation.

Past guest bloggers include Brenda Robertson and Lainie Smith.