Municipality of the County of Inverness

Recreation & Community Wellness

The Department assists community groups, depending on specific needs, with coordination, planning, co-sponsorship, cost-sharing, and promotion; and where resources are available provides recreational and educational opportunities for County residents that otherwise would not exist.

To contact the Recreation & Community Wellness Department, please use our contact form here.


Inverness County multi-use recreation courts

A new recreation facility will soon be constructed in the community of Inverness, to serve all Inverness County residents.

The multi-court facility will be constructed in proximity to the existing ball field, with funding from the Nova Scotia Department of Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage.

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Accessibility and Seniors’ Safety

The Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC) provides advice to Council on identifying, preventing and eliminating barriers to people with disabilities in municipal programs, services, initiatives and facilities. The Committee plays a pivotal role in helping the Municipality of County of Inverness become a barrier‐free community and ensuring obligations under An Act Respecting Accessibility in Nova Scotia.

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County-Wide Programs

Lifelong Learners Live Longer! Sign up for a Course or Workshop. Check the latest issue of the Participaper for information on our annual county wide programs.

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Recreation Grants

Grants are subject to the availability of funds in Council’s current year’s operating budget. An approval of a grant application in any year does not imply or suggest that approval will be received in subsequent years. If applying online or by email, you are encouraged to follow up with a phone call after submitting an application to ensure your email was received.

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KidSport is a national children’s charitable program that helps kids in need overcome barriers preventing or limiting their participation in organized sport.

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Canadian Tire Jumpstart helps financially disadvantaged kids get involved in organized sport and recreation by covering the costs of registration, equipment, and/or transportation. Recreation is proud to administer the Canadian Tire Jumpstart program in the Municipality of the County of Inverness.

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