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The Park! Charles E. Church Park

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Located In Chester
Where To Find Us
The Park! Charles E. Church Park
190 Pig Loop Rd, PO Box 635
Chester, NS B0J 1J0
Areas Served Gold River (Acadia First Nation) ; Lunenburg County ; Municipality of the District of Chester
Phone 902-275-4628
Contact Tom Graves, Centre Manager; Phone: (Cell) 902-275-7522
Fax 902-275-3178
Description & Services
The Park! Recreation Complex facilities include an ice arena, four-sheet curling rink, three tennis courts and a baseball diamond. Home of the Chester Ravens, and hit TV show Haven. 
Thanks to the generosity of The Pew Charitable Trusts , the Eleanor Pew Morris Memorial Rink complex, comprising an ice arena, four-sheet curling rink, clubhouse and canteen facilities. 
Arena ice is available from early October until early April for adult and youth hockey, figure skating and recreational skating. Floor time for ball hockey, lacrosse, and a variety of special events is available from mid-April until the end of September. 
We also offer a choice of four meeting areas available for rental for weddings, banquets, dances, conventions, auctions, craft fairs and the like. Full kitchen facilities are also onsite. Several local caterers are available, and we provide full bar and canteen service.
Special Information
Tags Arenas ; Community Halls (Rentals) ; Community Sport Organizations ; Curling ; Curling Rinks ; Fall Fun ; Hockey ; Music ; Recreation Categories ; Recreation Facilities ; South Shore Connect ; Tennis ; Tennis Courts
Categories - General Curling Rinks ; Ice Arena