Construction Tender Issued for Future East Hants Aquatic Centre

Elmsdale, NS – March 1, 2018 – The project to construct a new aquatic centre in East Hants continues to move forward and is one step closer to reality. The tender for construction services for the East Hants Aquatic Centre was issued today, March 1, 2018.

Over the past several months, the Municipality has been working with an integrated design team led by MacLennan Jaunkalns Miller Architects in association with TEAL Architects+Planners to finalize the components to be included in the Aquatic Centre, as well as the design of the interior and exterior of the facility.

The goal of the project is to construct an aquatic centre that meets the current and future needs of the residents of East Hants and is a leader in energy efficiency, quality and accessibility.

Details of the tender are available at

To get a copy of the tender documents, click on the “View the full list of Open Competitions” link, select the Aquatic Centre Project, register and download the tender documents for free.

One of the largest infrastructure builds in the history of East Hants, the Aquatic Centre is expected to cost $19 million with the Government of Canada contributing $5.8 million and the Municipality of East Hants providing $13.2 million of funding.


Media contact:

Jody MacArthur, Communications Officer
Municipality of East Hants
902-883-7098 ext. 219 |


Procurement contact:

Michael Hatfield, Procurement Officer
Municipality of East Hants
902-883-7098 ext. 232 |