East Hants Aquatic Centre

The East Hants Aquatic Centre is now open! For hours, schedule, and more about our Aquatics programs, click here.

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Address: East Hants Aquatic Centre, 14 Commerce Court, Elmsdale, NS

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Opened in 2020, The East Hants Aquatic Centre is designed so that toddlers, children, seniors and people of all ages and abilities can enjoy it. It hosts a variety of aquatic and non-aquatic programs and is a hub for the community, all contributing to the health and wellness, social and physical well-being of residents of East Hants. Its close proximity to the Lloyd E. Matheson Centre aligns well with local programming offered by the Municipality, the Colchester-East Hants Public Library and Nova Scotia Public Health.

The following items are included in the aquatic centre:

  • Six-lane, 25-metre lap pool
  • Leisure pool with spray features and ramp access
  • A lazy river resistance moving-water pool
  • Fully accessible hot tub with a capacity of 19 people
  • Waterslide
  • Climbing wall in the lap pool
  • Women’s and men’s change rooms
  • Universal change room
  • Diving board
  • Reception, administration, lifeguard area, staff and building support spaces
  • Community room capable of holding up to 50 people
  • Kitchenette adjacent to the multi-purpose room
  • Public lobby and a pool viewing area
  • Outdoor splash park

The aquatic centre was designed by an integrated design team led by MacLennan Jaunkalns Miller Architects in association with TEAL Architects+Planners. Bird Construction led the construction of a facility that is a leader in accessibility, quality and energy efficiency.


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