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Strait Area Pool

Located In Town of Port Hawkesbury
Where To Find Us
Strait Area Education Recreation Centre (SAERC)
606 Reeves St
Town of Port Hawkesbury, NS B9A 2R7
Areas Served Antigonish County ; Guysborough County ; Inverness County ; Richmond County ; Town of Port Hawkesbury
Social Media Facebook
Phone 902-625-7889
Contact Marlene Ryan
Description & Services
Information It consists of a 6 lane 25 metre salt water pool and a wading pool, both of which are used for Learn to Swim programming, Water Exercises, and Recreational Swimming. It is also a home to the PHAST Swim team.  
Our facilities include:  
•a seating area on the deck or in the bleachers for parents and friends to watch lessons or other activities 
•full changing rooms with showers and lockers 
•fully qualified lifeguards on duty at all times 
•access to changing areas, the pool and recreation room for patrons with limited mobility 
Accessibility Partially Wheelchair Accessible
Special Information
Established 1977
Tags Cape Breton Connect ; Classes/courses ; Family-friendly ; Highland Connect ; Lessons ; Pools ; Recreation Categories ; Recreation Centre ; Recreation Facilities ; Rental - Facilities ; Seniors ; Swimming ; Youth