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Become a Member

Active Membership

Active membership is open to single provincial sport organizations only. If you require further information, please contact Helen Goodwin at 425-5450 ext. 327 or hgoodwin@sportnovascotia.ca.

Who can apply?
·   This type of membership is open to single provincial sport organizations only.

Qualifications
·   Organizations whose Princples and Mission are in keeping with those of Sport Nova Scotiar4
·   Registered and currently active under the Societies Act of Nova Scotia
·   Must have submitted the most current bylaws and named officers/directors to be on file at Sport Nova Scotia for public record;
·   The body substantially fulfills the Sport Canada definition of a sport and is recognized by its National Sport Organization if one exists and is the sole, or Provincial Government recognized, representative body for its sport in Nova Scotia;
·  Provincial Government recognized to be eligible for Sport and Recreation Administrative Centre subsidy;
·   Has insurance coverage protecting volunteers, employees, and the organization;
·   Has policies and procedures to prevent and/or address abuse/harassment.

Benefits
·   Two votes at any general meeting of the Society
·   Full access to programs, services and consultations


Associate Membership

Associate membership is open to multi-provincial sport organizations only. If you require further information, please contact Helen Goodwin at 425-5450 ext. 327 or hgoodwin@sportnovascotia.ca.


Who can apply?
· This type of membership is open to multi-sport provincial organizations only.

Qualifications
·   Principles and mission of the organizations must be in keeping with those of Sport Nova Scotia;
·   Organizations must primarily support sport as defined by Sport Canada;
·   Must have submitted most current by-laws and named officers/directors to be on file at Sport Nova Scotia for public record;
·   Provincial Government recognized to be eligible for Sport and Recreation Administrative Centre Subsidy;
·   Registered and currently active under the Societies Act of Nova Scotia;
·   Has insurance coverage protecting volunteers, employees, and the organization;
·   Has policies and procedures to prevent and/or address abuse/harassment.

Benefits
·   One vote at any general meeting of the Society
·   Full access to programs, services, and consultation


Individual Membership

Who can apply?
· Individual membership is open to members of the public who support the principles and mission of Sport Nova Scotia.

Benefits
· Access to Sport Nova Scotia publications and events

Limitations
· Individual members are non-voting


Affiliate Membership

Who can apply?
· Affiliate membership is open to organizations and groups that have publicly recognized status as a credible organization or body, and share a mutual interest in aspects of Sport Nova Scotia's mandate. Affiliate members need not have consistent, direct involvement with amateur sport.

Benefits
· Access to preferred rate for services available within the Sport and Recreation Administration Centre

Limitations
· Affiliate members are non-voting


Alumni Membership

Who can apply?
· Alumni membership is open to former Sport Nova Scotia or provincial sport organization board members who support the principles and missions of Sport Nova Scotia.

Benefits of membership
· Access to all promotions, functions and publications

Limitations of membership
· Alumni members are non-voting


Honourary Membership

Who can be selected?
· Honourary members are individuals who have made a long-term contribution to sport development in Nova Scotia through their affiliation and involvement with Sport Nova Scotia. Sport Nova Scotia's board members select these individuals.

Benefits of membership
· Access to all promotions, functions and publications

Limitations of membership
· Honourary members are non-voting