We have recreation and sports equipment available to individuals, community groups and schools:

How to borrow equipment

  1. pdf Choose equipment from our inventory (420 KB)
  2. Fill out the equipment loan form
    or
    Contact us at 902-897-3185 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  3. Pick up the equipment at our office. You must leave a $25.00 deposit (cash only) which will be returned when you return the equipment.

Please note

  • Choose your date(s) and reserve equipment well in advance as some items are very popular or quantities are limited.
  • Equipment loan is on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • The loan period varies depending upon the item and demand. Some items may be loaned for a maximum of two weeks.

Questions?

  • Phone: 902-897-3185
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Snowshoes

Embrace winter and experience the fun of snowshoeing! We have 63 pairs of snowshoes available to individuals, community groups and schools. These include 25 pairs of youth snowshoes (100 lbs and under) and 38 pairs of adult snowshoes.

Cross County Skis

The Town of Truro loans skis. They have classic cross country skis, boots, and poles for adults and children as small as 60 lbs. They also have a very limited quantity of skate skis and boots.

Please contact the Town of Truro directly.

  • Phone: 902-893-6078
  • Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Adaptive Recreation Equipment

This equipment is a resource for families of children and youth who have a physical disability and/or individuals who would benefit from its use. It provides opportunities to experience new activities.

Equipment Available

  • Hippocampes (child and adult)
  • Duet-cycle
  • Sledges
  • Snow coaches
  • Tomato seats
  • Skate helper skate aids (available when using Colchester Legion Stadium)

Equipment for children

If you are interested in borrowing a piece of equipment for the first time, we recommend that you contact Recreation Therapy - Pediatric Rehabilitation at the IWK Health Centre at (902) 470-3840 for an initial assessment.

For additional equipment for children, check the IWK Pediatric Rehabilitation Service Equipment Loan Program.

Please note

  • Equipment is loaned on a first come, first served basis.
  • Reserve equipment at least a week in advance of use.
  • You may borrow equipment for a maximum of two weeks.
  • Cost to borrow equipment is $20. (Fees are used to maintain the equipment.)

For more information contact your local recreation department

MunicipalityPhone
Town of Truro (902) 893-6078
Municipality of Colchester (902) 897-3155
Municipality of East Hants (902) 883-3387
Village of Bible Hill (902) 893-8083
Town of Stewiacke (902) 639-2231