Today the Provincial government announced they would be making changes to the Nova Scotia Public Health Regulations that impact the Nova Scotia Sport Guidelines. These changes will come into effect as of 6:00am Wednesday December 22, 2021 and will remain in place until at least January 12 2022.

Games, Competitions & Tournaments:

Games, competitions and tournaments will no longer be permitted.

Practice and Training is permitted:

A limit of 10 participants indoors and 25 outdoors applies to sports practices and training; physical distance is not required, and masks are recommended when possible indoors and outdoors.

Spectators Prohibited:

No Spectators will be allowed for any activities

Travel for Sport Limitations still in place:

Children age 11 and younger continue to be restricted from entering Nova Scotia to participate in sports and from participating in them outside Nova Scotia.

There is no change in the requirement for proof of full vaccination for discretionary activities. It is still required for attendees and volunteers, even in places where gathering limits and physical distance will apply.

Please see today’s news release attached or through the following link for more information on the new restrictions.


For further information:

Please contact Jamie Ferguson at Sport Nova Scotia