Equipment Loan

Recreation Equipment kits are supplied with pieces of sport and leisure equipment for the purpose of creating a more physically active community! Equipment is available for those in the East Hants area.

Borrowing Guidelines:

• Kits can be borrowed for a maximum of one (1) week at a time.
• Borrowers are encouraged to call to reserve equipment prior to pick up.
• Borrowers are responsible for equipment while in thier care.
• Payment to be made on same day as pick up.

Borrowing Fees:

• Not For Profit Groups and Schools: Free of cost
• Individuals and Businesses: $2.00/day or $10.00/week
*Snowshoes – $2.00/day per pair or $10.00/week per pair

Equipment Available for Borrowing:

  • Snow Shoes (various sizes)
  • Igloo Blocks
  • Lacrosse (sticks and balls)
  • Softball (mask, helmets, bat, balls)
  • Leisure Time Kit (various balls and frisbees)
  • Soccer balls
  • Basketballs
  • Floor Hockey (sticks, pucks, balls)
  • Scooters
  • Skipping Ropes
  • Pedometers
  • Boundary Markers/Pylons
  • Parachute
  • Compasses
  • Life Jackets
  • Badminton Racquets

Adaptive Recreation Equipment

The Adaptive Recreation Equipment Loan Program is a new resource for families of children and youth who have a physical disability and/or individuals who would benefit from its use. This equipment will provide opportunities to borrow a variety of equipment to experience new leisure pursuits.

If your child is interested in borrowing a piece of equipment for the first time, we recommend that you contact Recreation Therapy – Pediatric Rehabilitation at the IWK Health Centre for an initial assessment at (902) 470-3840.

Please note:

  • Equipment is loaned on a first come, first served basis
  • Please book at least a week in advance of use
  • Borrow for up to 2 weeks at a time
  • Cost to borrow is only $20 (annual maintenance fund)

Please contact your local recreation department for more information.

Town of Truro: (902) 893-6078
Municipality of Colchester: (902) 897-3155
Municipality of East Hants: (902) 883-3387
Village of Bible Hill: (902) 893-8083
Town of Stewiacke: (902) 639-2231


How to borrow a kit:

Please call in advance to book equipment:
Phone: 902-883-3387   Toll Free: 1-866-758-2299


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