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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.

Program guidelines (PDF)

 

2021-22 Recreational Facility Development Grant Recipients

 

Cape Breton:

Cape Breton University - $150,000

Highland Trail Groomers Association - $115,000

Southend Community Centre - $16,375

Sydney Curling Club - $42,200

 

Central:

Abenaki Aquatic Club - $25,222

Diamond Dawgs Baseball Club - $10,333

Friends of McNabs Island Society - $12,267

Hammonds Plains Community Centre - $69,493

Halifax Regional Municipality/Harbour View Elementary School - $45,000

Lake District Recreation Association - $34,500

 

Valley:

Town of Berwick - $10,799

Lawrencetown Consolidated School - $19,534

West Hants Regional Municipality - $16,749.65

Digby Area Recreation Commission - $12,322

Town of Wolfville - $46,000

Lawrencetown Education Centre - $25,000

Town of Kentville - $73,000

 

Highland:

Arisaig Parish Community Centre Society - $20,000

Little Harbour Community Centre Association - $49,000

Paqtnkek First Nation - $50,000

Pictou County Snow Riders - $100,000

Stellarton Memorial Community Association - $26,000

Whitehaven Community Centre - $35,000

Havre Boucher Cultural Development and Recreation Association - $48,000

 

Fundy:

Amherst Lions Club - $16,000

CCRCE - $28,000

CCRCE - $23,000

East Hants Arena Association - $28,000

Parrsboro Community Playground - $85,000

River Hebert/Joggins and Area Development Association - $85,000

Town of Stewiacke - $35,000

Town of Truro - $47,000

Truro Curling Club - $18,000

 

South Shore:

Luneburg County Lifestyle Centre - $150,000

Barrington Regional Curling Club - $15,730

Club House Playground Association - $16,920

Bridgewater Tennis Club - $20,870

Nova Scotia Sea School - $27,136

Town of Lunenburg - $17,500

La Have River Yacht Club - $5,000

 

 

For more information Contact the representative in your region:

Cape Breton Region

850 Grand Lake Road, Suite 15, Sydney, NS B1P 5T9
902-578-4813
Regional Manager Larry.Maxwell@novascotia.ca
Regional Program Coordinator Natalie.MacPherson@novascotia.ca

Central Region

Halifax Regional Municipality
1741 Brunswick Street, PO Box 456, Halifax, NS B3J 2R5
902-456-5908
Regional Manager Andrea.Redmond@novascotia.ca
Regional Program Coordinator Deborah.Fram@novascotia.ca

Fundy Region

Cumberland, Colchester & Municipality of East Hants
80 Walker Street, Suite 1, Truro, NS B2N 4A7
902-324-8392
Regional Manager Natasha.Gray@novascotia.ca
Regional Program Coordinator Teresa.McNutt@novascotia.ca

Highland Region

Guysborough, Antigonish & Pictou
149 Church Street, Suite 4, Antigonish, NS B2G 2E2
902-338-0659
Consultant Eric.Lumsden@novascotia.ca
Regional Program Coordinator Chantel.Mahar@novascotia.ca

South Shore Region

Yarmouth, Shelburne, Queens, Lunenburg & District of Argyle
312 Green Street, PO Box 9000, Lunenburg, NS B0J 2C0
902-930-2872
Regional Manager Anna.Haanstra@novascotia.ca
Regional Program Coordinator Denise.Scott@novascotia.ca

Valley Region

Annapolis, Kings, Digby & Municipalities of West Hants and Clare
10 Webster Street, Suite 200, Kentville, NS B4N 1H7
902-698-9407
Acting, Regional Manager Anna.Sherwood@novascotia.ca
Regional Program Coordinator Tracy.Roberts@novacotia.ca