Recreation Facility Development Grant
This Program assist community groups, municipalities and other ‘not-for-profit’ organizations to develop facilities in order to increase public participation in sport and physical recreation.
Facilities may include:
- Recreation centres and halls, pools, arenas, athletic field, parks and playgrounds and trails.
- Enhanced schools for community use.
- Other facilities that promote sport and physical recreation.
Projects approved for funding are eligible to receive up to one-third of the total capital cost of the project to a maximum of $150,000.
The Rink Revitalization Fund (RRF) is a program of Recreation Facility Development and is specifically designed to assist community groups, municipalities and other ‘not-for-profit’ organizations who operate rinks to invest in the revitalization or upgrading of capital infrastructure to support the sustainability of the facility. Projects approved for funding are eligible to receive up to one-third of the total capital cost of the project to a maximum of $150,000. Next deadline of funding is February 2023.
2022-23 Rink Revitalization Fund Recipients
Dominion & District Recreation Complex Society - $39,366.67
Mabou and District Athletic Club - $44,522.92
Sydney Mines and District Community Centre - $30,000
Town of Port Hawkesbury - $49,900
Dartmouth Curling Club - $25,690
Lake District Recreation Association - $20,000
Saint Mary's University - $100,000
The Halifax Curling Club - $20,300
Central Nova Scotia Civic Centre Society - $122,000
North Shore Recreation Centre - $62,769.25
West Colchester Recreation Association - $100,000
Antigonish Arena Commission - $68,400
Canso Curling Club - $13,691.25
District 13 Recreation and Planning Commission - $120,000
Hector Arena Commission - $9,000
Stellar Curling Club - $15,180
Town of Trenton - $11,691
Westville & Area Recreation and Planning Commission - $38,333.33
Liverpool Curling Club - $30,000
Shelburne Curling Club - $10,000
Town of Lunenburg - $40,000
Berwick and District Community Association - $16,000
Glooscap Curling Club of Kentville, Nova Scotia - $13,000
Western Kings Rink Association - $16,000
Wolfville Curling Club Society (1994) - $14,000