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Open Hearth Park

Located In Sydney
Where To Find Us
Harbourside Place
45 Wabana Crt
Sydney, NS B1P 0B9
Areas Served Cape Breton Regional Municipality
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Phone 902-564-7944
Contact Gerry McCarron
Mailing Address c/o Open Hearth Park 
PO Box 430 
Station "A" 
Sydney, NS B1P 6H2
Description & Services

The park is adjacent to Harbourside and will be owned and managed by Harbourside Commercial Park.

Open Hearth Park includes a multi-use sports field with synthetic turf, a commons area, an outdoor concert venue and skating area, a playground, a bike park and dog park, and a trail network with bridges connecting downtown Sydney with the communities of Whitney Pier, Ashby and the North End.

The park is excellent for snow shoeing or cross-country skiing in the winter. The trails are kept clear for walkers to enjoy.

Special Information
Established Open Hearth Park officially opened Labour Day weekend 2013.
Tags Active Living ; All abilities welcome ; Bicycle ; Cape Breton Connect ; Family-friendly ; Fitness ; NS Trail Guide ; Outdoor Play ; Outdoor Recreation ; Park ; Playground ; Recreation Categories ; Snowshoeing ; Sports Fields ; Trails ; Walking
Categories - General Bicycle Paths/Trails ; Cross Country Ski Trails ; Hiking Trails ; Snowshoe Trails