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

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Games on the Go imageTo help make play and healthy living accessible to everyone, the Town of Bridgewater Recreation Department in partnership with DesBrisay Museum is proud to offer our new “GAMES ON THE GO” program. We have a wide range of games available to borrow—completely free of charge.

During COVID-19, with more and more families staying home, we wanted to provide safe and fun opportunities for physical activity and play in your home.

HOW TO BORROW THE EQUIPMENT:

Any resident of the Town of Bridgewater can call the recreation office at 902-543-2274 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to reserve a maximum of two games.  Games can only be reserved on Tuesday and Wednesday of each week, no advanced bookings.  Games will be delivered to the address provided on Thursday and picked up on Monday.

Community members will provide all the necessary information over the phone, no personal contact will be required. As well, all borrowers must agree to a waiver.  In order to ensure accessibility, the waiver can be read and verbally confirmed over the phone or a copy can be emailed directly.

CLEANING OF EQUIPMENT:

  • Equipment is picked up on Monday and not redistributed until Thursday of each week.
  • All equipment is either wiped down or sprayed down with an approved product from the health authority.
  • When possible, equipment is delivered in large, plastic bins that are also fully wiped down.
  • All sterilized equipment is placed in the “clean zone” on sterilized tables, ready to be packed and redistributed.
  • Staff are to wear gloves when picking up games.
  • Staff are to wear a mask and gloves when sterilizing games.
  • Staff must wash hands before and after handling the games.

DELIVERY OF EQUIPMENT:

  • For drop-off: Staff will deliver the games to the address provided and drop them at a pre-determined on-site location.
  • A vehicle or clothing will identify the staff members as a Town of Bridgewater employee.
  • Staff and borrower must always adhere to physical distancing practices.
  • Staff will always wear gloves.
  • For pick-up: Items must be ready by 10 am on Monday morning and placed in the same location as drop-off unless otherwise specified.