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CBRM Fun Van Program

Located In Sydney
Where To Find Us
320 Esplanade
Sydney, NS B1P 7B9
Areas Served Cape Breton Regional Municipality
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Phone 902-563-5510
Contact Jonathon Penny, CBRM Recreation Program Coordinator; Phone: 902-563-5512; Fax: 902-563-2611; Email:
Description & Services

The CBRM Recreation Department with partnership with the Riverview Y’s Men and Active for Life Cape Breton to bring the community the CBRM Recreation Fun Van for the summer. The new and improved Fun Van brings recreation and most importantly fun to communities and events across the CBRM through summer months. While encouraging healthy living and physical activity, our qualified staff will ensure a fun, safe and inclusive experience for all who attend.

The program features GIANT board games, crazy games, water activities, nature hikes, neat crafts, themed Day Camps, Bike days, Track and Field, and Fun/Water Fun Days every Friday!

Participants are encouraged to take sneakers, water, and sunscreen when participating in the Fun Van program.

Fun Van staff members have receive training in NCCP Fundamental Movement Skills, so will be using their training to teach movement skills to participants in the Fun Van program.

Hours 9:00am - 5:00pm Monday to Friday
Special Information
Tags Active Living ; Cape Breton Connect ; Day camp program ; Family-friendly ; Festivals/Events ; Outdoor Recreation ; Recreation Categories ; Summer Programs ; Visual Arts ; Youth