2020 NAIG

Swim Nova Scotia is excited to announce that we will be organizing the swimming competition for the upcoming 2020 North American Indigenous Games!!

Halifax (Kjipuktuk) is hosting the 2020 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) in July 2020 which will be the largest multi-sporting event to be held in Nova Scotia.  Marking the first time the Games will be held in Atlantic Canada, this event will take place over eight days from July 12-18, 2020, and will include more than 5,000 Indigenous sport and cultural youth participants from over 756 nations in 17 sporting disciplines.  Events will be held at various locations in Halifax Regional Municipality and Millbrook.  2020 will mark the 10thedition of the Games.

Visit the official 2020 NAIG webpage for more information on this exciting event!

Swim Nova Scotia is currently seeking sport specific volunteers in the following areas on July 14th & 15th to assist in running a successful competition:

Officials– Senior Officials (SNC Certified Officials Levels II-V) & Timers (SNC Certified Official Level I) All Officials must be 14 years of age or older.

Competition Volunteers– Awards, Runners & On-Site Logistics (ages 14 & older)

If you are interested, please complete the online fillable form before May 1st, 2020:

Officials: online application

Competition Volunteers: online application

In addition, we are looking for Sport Specific Leads in the following areas to join our Sport Organizing Committee; these positions will join our planning meetings monthly starting in February 2020 (Volunteer Descriptions)

Logistics Lead

Volunteer Services

Media & Communication



If you have any questions related to the 2020 North American Indigenous Games (swimming related), please do not hesitate to contact Bette!