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 Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources and Information

Many services listed in our Community Recreation Database ( / NS Trails Guide have reduced hours or are currently closed to the public. We advise that you call ahead to confirm services / trails are open and available before attending in person.

Follow Public Health guidelines for the county you are in.  Always wear a mask in public, including outdoors where physical distancing cannot be maintained.

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Cape Breton Health Recreation Complex

Public Bulletin

Improving the health of the Cape Breton community is the prime motivation of the facility and its partners.

Located In Sydney
Where To Find Us
130 University Blvd
Sydney, NS
Areas Served Cape Breton
Social Media Facebook
Phone 902-567-6724
Contact Yann Artur, Fitness and Active Living Coordinator, Department of Education, Health & Wellness; Phone: 902-563-1633; Email:
Alternate Contact Shaun Ranni, Coordinator, Varsity Athletics and Recreation; Phone: 902-563-1291; Email:
Mailing Address PO Box 5300 
1250 Grand Lake Rd 
Sydney, NS B1P 6L2
Description & Services

CBHRC facility includes an indoor dome, fitness centre, beach volleyball courts, outdoor turf soccer/rugby field and track and field facilities.

The CBHRC creates a formal link between preventative health care initiatives and the important role of recreational activities in influencing population health outcomes. The ordering of the words in the name "Health Recreation is deliberate.


Monday to Friday 7:00 AM to 9:00 PM

Saturday to Sunday 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Special Information
Tags Active Living ; All abilities welcome ; Arenas ; Athletics ; Cape Breton Connect ; Community Sport Organizations ; Family-friendly ; Health ; Indoor play space ; Recreation Categories ; Recreation Facilities ; Rugby ; Running ; Soccer ; Soccer Field ; Sports Fields ; Summer Programs ; Volleyball ; Walking ; Winter Programs
Categories - General Ice Arena