Facility Bookings & Loan Program

West Hants Regional Municipality has a number of facilities which provide space for community recreation programming and social events.

If you would like to book one of our recreation facilities, please use the contact information below:

West Hants Sports Complex 902-798-8391 ext. 216 gwentzell@westhants.ca
Hants County War Memorial Community Centre 902-798-8391 ext 215 jsweet@westhants.ca
Hants Aquatic Centre 902-798-8391 ext 228 dlevy@westhants.ca
Parks, Trails and Open Spaces
Irishmans Road Recreation Site, Eldridge Road Recreation Site,
St. Croix Recreation Site
902-790-9647 bcraik@westhants.ca

Application for Rental

Note that the Facility Use Application Form and supporting information must be submitted at the time of booking to the Community Development Department. To send us an email, click here.

Free Equipment Loan Program

The Community Development Department has many free equipment loan programs which allow residents to borrow equipment which helps facilitate physical activity.


  • Garden Tools (shovels, wheelbarrows, rakes, hand trowels, and more!)
  • Kayaks, Stand Up Paddle Boards, Canoes (and all required safety gear)
  • Roof Rack kits
  • Life Jackets (PFDs)
  • Nordic Walking Poles & Hiking Poles
  • Pedometers (to count your steps)


  • Snowshoes
  • Ice Traction Straps
  • Snowshoe Loan Program
  • Cross Country Skis, Boots, and Poles (classic style)

We also welcome donations of equipment, in good working order, to add to our inventory!

For more information and to set up a time to borrow the equipment, please contact bcraik@westhants.ca or 902-790-9647.


Cancellation Procedure & Facility Closure

Cancellation procedures are in effect for all St. Croix Recreation Site bookings. Please note that if the fields are open and the weather deteriorates, the decision to cancel the booking will be the responsibility of the user group and/or officials at game time, or in advance of scheduled use. Note: The user group will be charged for the use of the field if the Community Development Department is not notified of the cancellation a minimum of 12 hours in advance of the booking or 72 hours in advance for the cancellation of a weekend tournament booking.

If the Community Development Department cancels the use of the facility due to weather or field conditions, the user group will not be charged.