Recreation Programs

CBRM Recreation is committed to catering to children, youth, adults, and seniors of the Cape Breton Regional Municipality by offering a variety of recreational programs year-round. Through the strategic planning of our Program Coordinators, we work to offer recreational activities through the communities of our municipality to make Cape Breton and enjoyable and fulfilling place to live.

From swim programs, family trails days, children's after-school programs, to senior's socials and fitness, we work to offer recreational programs accessible to many different age groups and capabilities. Please click here to download our Summer/Fall Recreation Guide.

 

Active Living / Rural Recreation / ConnectArts

 

ACTIVE LIVING

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CYCLING / DISC GOLF / HIKING / MULTISPORT / RUNNING / SKATEBOARDING / TENNIS / WATERSPORT / YOGA

 

CYCLING

Bike Better Camps

Ages 7 - 12

Certified instructors will make your children more knowledgeable and confident in the skills, making for safe travels around their community.

Contact: Colleen Clare, Child & Youth Coordinator, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Short Track

Ages 5 - 10
Tuesdays • 6:30pm • July 9 - August 13
Rotary Park, Sydney / Frenchvale Trail / Summit Trails, New Waterford

 

Contact Ashley Eisan, Outdoor Recreation Coordinator, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Strider Bikes

Ages 18 mos - 4 years
Tuesdays • 5:30pm • July 9 - August 13
Rotary Park, Sydney

 

Contact: Ashley Eisdan, Outdoor Recreation Coordinator, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

DISC GOLF

Ladies Disc Golf

Mondays • 7pm • July 8 - August 12
Rotary Park, Sydney / Colliery Lands Park, New Waterford

 

Contact: Ashley Eisan, Outdoor Recreation Coordinator, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

HIKING

52 Hike Challenge

Saturdays • 10am • starting June 8

 

Contact: Ashley Eisan, Outdoor Recreation Coordinator, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Full Moon Hikes

8:30pm • July 16
8pm • August 15
Petersfield Park, Westmount

 

Contact: Ashley Eisan, Outdoor Recreation Coordinator, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

MULTISPORT

Capers in the Community

Ages 5 - 12

July 1 • Sydney • Canada Day at the Port

July 2 - 5 • 10am • Neville Park, Whitney Pier
July 2 - 5 • 2pm • BEC Field, New Waterford

July 8 - 11 • 10am • Wolfe St Field, Louisbourg
July 8 - 11 • 2pm • Queen Elizabeth Park, Glace Bay

July 12 • Sydney • Ribfest

July 15 - 18 • 10am • Coxheath Recreation Park
July 15 - 18 • 2pm • Membertou Field

July 22 - 25 • 10am • Atlantic St Field, Sydney
July 22 - 25 • 2pm • Site TBD, Eskasoni

July 29 - August 1 • 10am • Hawks Field, Dominion
July 29 - August 1 • 2pm • Carmen Young Track, North Sydney

August 5 - 8 • 10am • Pitt St Field, Sydney Mines
August 5 - 8 • 2pm • Brookshaven Hall, Prime Brook

This exciting new program will be delivering multisport programming to a community near you! This free four-day activity camp gives kids aged 5-12 the opportunity to try various sports while building physical literacy and
fundamental movement skills.

Contact: Jonathan Penny, Sport Develoment Coordinator, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Sport & Social Club

Ages 19+

Keeping active as an adult can be a challenge. CBRM Sport & Social Club breaks through those challenges by offering a fun, social atmosphere while experiencing exciting activities like Ultimate Frisbee, Flag Football,
Dodgeball, and more.

Contact: Ashley Eisan, Outdoor Recreation Coordinator, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

RUNNING

Youth Running Series

Register Online: http://webscorer.com/cbrm-yrs
Ages 5 - 17

June 21 • Mambertou • 1st Day of Summer Kids Run • 1 km
July 7 • North Sydney • Northside Track Day • 1 mi
July 17 • Sydney • Around the Park One Miler • 1 mi
July 31 • Sydney • Breton Tire Kids Race • 1 km
August 11 • Sydney • Greenlink Trail Run • 1 & 2 km
August 24 • Sydney • Atlantic Street Track Day • 1 mi
September 7 • Sydney • Glowing Hearth Kids Run • 1 mi
September 21 • Eskasoni • Goat Island Trail Run • 1 & 2 km
October 13 • New Waterford • New Waterford Kids Run • 1 mi
Ocotber 27 • Sydney • Pumpkin Run • 1 km

Open to youth aged 5-17, the Youth Running Series is a schedule of 10 road, track, and trail races aimed at getting youth engaged in running. Participation is free and includes a Youth Running Series T-shirt.

Contact: Colleen Clare, Child & Youth Coordinator, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

SKATEBOARDING

Open Sk8 Lessons

Saturdays • 12 - 4pm • July 6 - August 24
Island Skatepark, Coxheath

 

Contact: Jonathan Penny, Sport Development Coordinator, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Shred Sirens

Sundays • 6 - 8pm
Undercurrent Youth Centre, Glace Bay

 

Contact: Jonathan Penny, Sport Development Coordinator, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

TENNIS

Louisbourg Tennis Program

Monday/Wednesday/Friday • 9:15am • July 3 - August 16
George D Lewis School, Louisbourg

 

Contact: Cindy Hynes, Rural Recreation Development Coordinator, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Marion Bridge Tennis Program

Tuesday/Thursday • 9:15am • July 2 - August 15
Marion Bridge Elementary

 

Contact: Cindy Hynes, Rural Recreation Development Coordinator, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

WATERSPORTS

Rural Learn to Swim

July 8 - August 16
Lakeview Treasures Campground, Catalone

 

Contact: Jonathan Penny, Sport Development Coordinator, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Stand Up Paddleboard

Saturdays • 1 - 4pm • July 13 - August 10
Locations TBD

 

Contact: Ashley Eisan, Outdoor Recreation Coordinator, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

YOGA

Chair Yoga

June 3 • 10am • Big Pond Firehall
June 5 • 10am • Westmount Legion
June 11 • 10am • Reserve Mines Firehall
June 12 • 10am • Louisbourg Firehall
June 13 • 10am • Frenchvale Firehall
June 20 • 10am • Ashby Legion, Sydney
June 21 • 10am • New Waterford Legion
June 26 • 11am • Millville Legion
June 27 • 10am • Branch 12 Legion, Sydney

Join Breathing Space Yoga Studio and CBRM Recreation for low impact Chair Yoga around the CBRM this summer.

Contact: Ashley Eisan, Outdoor Recreation Coordinator, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

RURAL RECREATION

Day Camps

July 4 • 9am • Riverside Elementary, Albert Bridge
July 5 • 9am • Brookshaven Hall, Prime Brook
July 10 • 9am • Marion Bridge Community Hall
July 11 • 9am • Fortress Seniors Club, Louisbourg
July 24 • 9am • Brookshaven Hall, Prime Brook
July 25 • 9am • Bateston Athletic Club
August 6 • 9am • Catalone Recreation Centre
August 7 • 9am • Riverside Elementary, Albert Bridge
August 14 • 9am • Marion Bridge Community Hall
August 15 • 9am • Fortress Seniors Club, Louisbourg

Recreation Day Camps are a great way for elementary aged children to enjoy the summer. They are fun, engaging, and active!

Contact; Cindy Hynes, Rural Recreation Development Coordinator, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

CONNECTARTS

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