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Al MacInnis Sports Centre

Located In Port Hood
Where To Find Us
Al MacInnis Sports Centre
45 Wharf Rd
Port Hood, NS
Areas Served Inverness County
Social Media Facebook
Phone 902-787-3210
Contact Lloyd MacDonald, Arena Manager
Fax 902-787-2057
Description & Services
The Al MacInnis Sports Centre features a NHL sized ice surface, fitness centre, restaurant (open seasonally), mezzanine and public pool (open seasonally). The arena is home to Port Hood/Judique Minor Hockey Association and Cape Breton West Islanders Major Midget Hockey Association. During the summer many events festivals take place at the Al MacInnis Sports Centre including; Port Hood's Lobster Picnic, Chestico Days, Triathlons, Adult Dances, Children's events, etc. The Al MacInnis Sports Centre was one of the winner's of the Kraft TSN 10 in 10 Tour in 2011.

Eligibility All ages facility
Hours Fitness Centre - Open daily year around:  
9am - 9pm  
Restaurant/Canteen - open during hockey season.  
Outdoor Public Pool (open during summer only) 
Open 9:30am - 7:30pm  
Seniors Only swim: 9:30am - 10:30am
Accessibility Fully Wheelchair Accessible - Wheelchair accessible, including elevator lift to mezzanine. Accessible washrooms. Accessible Parking.
Special Information
Tags Arenas ; Athletics ; Ball / Floor Hockey ; Cape Breton Connect ; Community Sport Organizations ; Festivals/Events ; Figure/Ice Skating ; Fitness ; Fitness Centres ; Gyms ; Hockey ; Ice Rink (Skating, hockey, etc.) ; Pools ; Recreation Categories ; Recreation Facilities ; Swimming ; Tennis Courts ; Volunteer Opportunity
Categories - General Ice Arena ; Swimming Facilities