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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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Inverness County Department of Recreation and Community Wellness

Public Bulletin Courses offered including location/pricing are subject to change. Contact the Department of Recreation and Community Wellness for more details, or see the Spring/Fall guide of The Participaper
Located In Port Hood
Where To Find Us
375 Main St, PO Box 179
Port Hood, NS B0E 2W0
Areas Served Inverness County
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Phone (902) 787-3508
Contact Charlotte MacDonald, Manager of Recreation and Community Wellness, Department of Recreation and Community Wellness
Alternate Contact Jason Calder, Physical Activity Coordinator, Department of Recreation and Community Wellness; Phone: 902-787-3517; Email:
Fax 902-787-3110
Description & Services
Information Sport and fitness, music and dance, computer and the internet, food preparation and gardening are just a few of the courses offered through the Inverness County Department of Recreation and Community Wellness. Course lengths vary from 4 - 10 weeks or evening workshops.  
Click here to see copy of the Spring or Fall Participaper 
The Recreation and Community Wellness Department provides services in: 
Promoting, developing and coordinating quality culture and recreation opportunities that are challenging, creative and fun.  
Facilitating access to continuous learning opportunities, from basic literacy to post-secondary, for adults in the County.  
Promoting and enhancing partnership opportunities in tourism and development within the Municipality.
Eligibility Activities for all age groups throughout Inverness County communities
Hours Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4pm
Dates Open Year Around
Accessibility Fully Wheelchair Accessible - Wheelchair accessible building including elevator
Special Information
Tags All abilities welcome ; Cape Breton Connect ; Classes/courses ; Fall Programs ; Family-friendly ; Festivals/Events ; NS Trail Guide ; Outdoor Recreation ; Recreation Categories ; Recreation Department ; Seniors ; Spring Programs ; Summer Programs ; Tourism ; Winter Programs ; Youth
Categories - General Recreation and Sport Organizations