60 Pleasant Street, Bridgewater, NS, B4V 3X9
Tel: 902-543-4651 Fax: 902-543-6876
Emergency After Hours Tel: 902-543-5142

Recreation Services

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Community Connections Event
Sept. 21, 5:30 - 7:30pm
Outdoors behind the DesBrisay Museum (130 Jubilee Rd.)
Weather location: LCLC (135 N Park St.)

Whether you’re new to the area, hoping to find a hobby, or meet some like-minded folks, this event is designed to connect newcomers and longtime locals with volunteer, recreation, and arts opportunities as well as family and community resources.

Local organizations will have booths set-up on site to provide information and answer questions. 

For our newcomers, we’ll have some resources to help you navigate your new community, including a meet-and-greet with the Mayor, town maps, solid waste collection schedules, and more.

We’ll also have food trucks, a performance by the South Shore Multicultural Association, live music, an arts and crafts table, games, a photobooth, and more!  

Organizations you’ll meet: 

  • The Flourish 55+ Healthy Activity Co-operative
  • South Shore Family Resource Association
  • Bridgewater Farmers’ Market 
  • 4-H Nova Scotia – South West
  • Dave’s Multisports
  • Lunenburg County Community Health Board
  • Lunenburg County Regional Emergency Management Organization (REMO)
  • HB Studios Sports Centre 
  • Citizens for Public Transit
  • FUN Ukulele
  • South Shore Sexual Health 
  • Impact Church
  • The Bridgewater Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Association du centre Communautaire de la Rive-Sud
  • South Shore Multicultural Association 
  • Mahone Bay United (Soccer) 
  • PRIDE Lunenburg County
  • Lunenburg County Hikers
  • Community Links
  • YMCA 
  • Kinship Performing Arts Centre Association
  • LIFT Lunenburg County Microlending 
  • BNI 
  • Lunenburg County Lifestyle Centre 
  • DesBrisay Museum
  • Town of Bridgewater

Questions? This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 902-543-2274 

CONNECT WITH US
Bridgewater Recreation is part of the Community Development Department of the Town of Bridgewater and is based out of Town Hall at 60 Pleasant Street.

Program updates are posted regularly on the Town of Bridgewater Facebook page
HOW TO REGISTER FOR OUR PROGRAMS
To register for Town of Bridgewater Recreation programs, you can come visit the Lunenburg County Lifestyle Centre in person or register using our online platform, Connect2Rec by clicking here!

ABOUT RECREATION
The goal of our community's appraoch to Recreation is to support a healthy, active, inclusive quality of life for residents of all ages, incomes, and abilities. This involves working to ensure all people living, working, or visiting our community have access to open space, parks, leisure and active living opportunities and facilities to enhance their quality of life.

Our Recreation team also provides administrative and strategic support for the Brookside Cemetery, managers Grants to Community Organizations and ProKids programs, and runs the Hodge Podge Community Garden

Special events that involve Recreation include the annual Volunteer Recognition Ceremony and support for events and festivals for the community Canada Day on the LaHave; Christmas on the LaHave, Bikes for Kids, Heartland Tour, Canadian Tire Jumpstart Day, Fresh Air Films, and South Shore Kids Triathlon, just to name a few!

Recreation also coordinates the booking of Town-owned parks for special events (picnics, weddings, gatherings), field usage as well as private swim lessons and rentals at the outdoor pool.

PROGRAMS
Bridgewater Recreation distributes a Recreation Guide in the Fall (just prior to Labour Day); Winter (before Christmas ); Spring (end of March) and Summer (end of May). The most current copy of the guide can always be found here -- check out the links in the panel on the right!

We pride ourselves on offering a wide variety of programs for all ages, interests and abilities, including: first aid & CPR/AED, babysitting, stay safe home alone, fitness, outdoor activities, music, crafts, gardening, sports, and public interest seminars.

Recreation also administers the PROKids Program which supports youth who are ecomically disadvantaged or youth who have been identified as requiring positive support services to participate in recreation and leisure opportunities. For further information, please contact the Recreation Coordinator/PROKids Administrator Diana Johnson at 902-541-4367.

BECOME AN INSTRUCTOR
If you are interested in sharing your knowledge, talent or skills with others, please contact Recreation Coordinator Diana Johnson at 902-541-4367. We always welcome new instructors! It keeps our programming interesting and innovative, and ensures we are offering "something for everyone."

If you have questions about programming, program registration facilities bookings or anything else recreation related, please don't hestiate to contact us!

CONTACT US
Do you have questions about the details of a Bridgewater Recreation program or initiative? If so, reach out to us!

Telephone: (902) 543-2274
Fax: (902) 543-6876
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STAFF TEAM
Recreation Coordinator - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Administrative Assistant - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Director - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Recreation Guide

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Click here to download the COMPLETE 2022 FALL Recreation Guide, including info for all partners!

Click here to register online for Recreation programming via Connect2Rec.