Parks & Recreation

Pickleball Try it's

Look what's new this spring in Colchester County ... Pickleball.

Come out and try it free.  The game features light-weight rackts and balls and played on a badminton court.  It is like tennis and table tennis all rolled into one sport

Schedule for try it's are below and instruction is provided

May 6 6:30 - 8pm at Harmoney Heights Elementary School

May 10 4 - 6pm at Cougar dome

Mat 14 3:30 - 5:30pm at Douglas Street Recreation Centre

For more information  pdf click here (162 KB)

Come Try & Learn Flag Football

 Football Nova Scotia, Truro Minor Football, Village of Bible Hill and the Municipality of the County of Colchester are hosting a series of Try & Learn Flag Football clinics for ages U9 (born in 2006, 2007, 2008) and U11 (born in 2004, 2005). The clinics will give you a chance to try the sport for free before signing up for the eight-week flag program being offered May and June. 

In this program, boys & girls will work on the development of fundamental skills required in flag football by participating in various drills, relays and games. This program is open to all abilities, beginners to experienced.  Flag Football is a non-contact game that promotes skill development, cardio training and mental strategy.

Flag Football is a sport easily adapted any age, any ability and both males and females. It is one of the fastest growing sports being played in Canada with competition extending internationally.

Free Try & Learn Flag Football Sessions

Agridome, NS Provincial Exhibition Grounds, Truro

Wednesday April 23rd   6:30 - 8pm
Tuesday, April 29th       6:30 - 8pm
Wednesday, April 30th  6:30 - 8pm

Truro Flag Football Program

For detail on the Flag Football program in Truro  pdf click here (795 KB)

Summer Active Transportation Intern

Summer Active Transportation Intern

The Town of Truro - Truro Parks Recreation Culture, the Municipality of Colchester - Recreation Services, the Village of Bible Hill - Recreation, and the NS Department of Health and Wellness - Get Active Fundy, have partnered to host a summer intern position to promoting walking and cycling with a community-based social marketing project. The activities will take place in Truro, Bible Hill, Tatamagouche, and Brookfield.

Deadline: Monday April 21st, 2014

For more information please see the job advertisement click here

Clara's Big Ride, in Truro

Colchester Cheers for Clara!

Meet Clara as she stops in Truro on her Big Ride across Canada!!

Monday April 14 from 6:30 - 7:30pm at Colchester Legion Stadium (14 Lorne Street, Truro Nova Scotia)

pdf Clara's Big Ride Poster (4.63 MB)

Sat April 12 Music Jamboree

Saturday April 12 from 7 - 9pm at the Village Hall is the next Music Jamboree.  There is no cost to attend the Music Jamborees and is a great place to enjoy some local music.