Save the Date for the 4th Annual TRENDSETTER AWARDS

In Support of WomenActive-NS Women Active Nova Scotia Association   Saturday, 27 April 2019 From 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM The Westin Nova Scotian 1181 Hollis Street, Halifax, NS B3H 2P6 [button...
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Employment Opportunity (Halifax)

March 13, 2019 WomenActive-NS Association (WANSA) is seeking an exceptional leader to act as Project Manager; one who is a champion for gender equity and passionate about recreation, sport and leadership development. This position requires an engaging and confident...
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Change is on the horizon: An athlete’s take on gender equity and the sport of canoe/kayak

As a child I loved to run, swim, and climb on things.  I did cartwheels any and everywhere I could.  My parents signed me up for different sports and activities, enrolled me in summer day camps at the Dartmouth Sportsplex, and encouraged me to play outside as much as...
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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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A Millennial’s View on Women, Sport, and Physical Activity

Growing up an active female that took part in a variety of sports, I can honestly say that I never had a negative experience due to my gender. I am the youngest of three girls, all of whom were driven across Ontario to play hockey and soccer, rode school buses daily...
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Employment Opportunity (Halifax)

March 13, 2019 WomenActive-NS Association (WANSA) is seeking an exceptional leader to act as Project Manager; one who is a champion for gender equity and passionate about recreation, sport and leadership development. This position requires an engaging and confident...

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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.

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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

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.