Orienteering Clubs

Orienteering clubs host local orienteering events, provide navigation skills training for club members and community groups, and organize fundraising and social activities.
At present, the following orienteering clubs are active in Nova Scotia:

Amherst Finders Orienteering Club

includes Springhill, Parrsboro areas
Contact: Joe MacLean, Amherst (902) 667-2140
e-mail: macleajc @ gov.ns.ca

North Shore Adventure Club

Includes Oxford and the Northumberland Shore from Pugwash to Pictou
Contact: Greg Nix, Pugwash (902) 243-3295
e-mail: nixga @ yahoo.ca

covers Annapolis Valley, from Windsor to Yarmouth
Contact: Jim Blanchard, Kentville (902) 678-8868
e-mail: jlblanc @ ns.sympatico.ca

Colchester Streakers Orienteering Club

Covers Colchester County / Truro area
Contact: Michael Price (902) 895-3356
e-mail: Michael Price

Dartmouth Trackers Orienteering Club

Covers Dartmouth and Eastern Shore

Halifax Hustlers Orienteering Club

Covers Halifax and portions of the South Shore

No club in your area?
As a member of OANS, you are welcome to travel to any provincially-sanctioned orienteering event or training session. Events are not necessarily located in the community where a club is headquartered, so you may not have to travel far. Check our Event Schedule to find out if there is an event close to you.

In addition to the COF-recognized clubs listed above, there are orienteering groups in other areas of the province. Contact the OANS office to inquire if there is a group in your area. Follow this link for information about group membership.

We are actively seeking club organizers and activity leaders throughout Nova Scotia. Whether you are interested in starting an orienteering club in your area or in volunteering with one of the existing clubs, we look forward to hearing from you!

Contact our main office at (902) 425-5454 ext. 341 or e-mail us to inquire about groups in your area, group membership, starting an orienteering club, or volunteering.

Contact Information

Orienteering Association of Nova Scotia
5516 Spring Garden Road
4th floor
Halifax, NS B3J 1G6
tel: (902) 425-5454 ext. 341
FAX: (902) 425-5606
e-mail: OANS

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