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 Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources and Information

Many services listed in our Community Recreation Database ( / NS Trails Guide have reduced hours or are currently closed to the public. We advise that you call ahead to confirm services / trails are open and available before attending in person.

Follow Public Health guidelines for the county you are in.  Always wear a mask in public, including outdoors where physical distancing cannot be maintained.

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Municipality of the District of Lunenburg

District of Lunenburg Recreation

Located In Bridgewater
Where To Find Us
10 Allée Champlain Drive
Cookville, NS B4V 9E4
Areas Served Bridgewater ; Broad Cove ; Chelsea ; Hemford ; Italy Cross ; LaHave ; Lunenburg (town) ; Mahone Bay ; Maitland ; Maplewood ; New Cornwall ; New Germany ; Newcombville ; Northfield ; Petite Riviere
Phone 902-541-1343
Contact Bill Schurman, Director of Recreation Services; Phone: 902-541-1333; Email:
Description & Services
Information "Working with you to create recreational opportunities for all!" 
The Municipal Recreation Department is committed to working with community organizations and residents to maximize recreational opportunties for everyone. Be it through programs, special events, facilities, parks, beaches, trails, open spaces or community partnerships, contact us first for information about Recreation in the District of Lunenburg. If we don't have the information you are looking for, we will do our best to help you find it. 
Whether you want to walk, bike, hike, swim, boat, picnic, relax, or simply breathe deep, the Municipality has something for everyone. 
Please note that all our parks are pet on leash parks except for Mushamush Beach Park where pets are prohibited. 
Some of our favourite spots are: 
- Hirtle's Beach 
- Indian Falls 
- Miller Point Peace Park 
- Mushamush Beach Park 
- Sawpit Park 
Lunenburg Municipal Recreation also organizes and promotes recreation and cultural activities in Town of Mahone Bay facilities. 
Special Information
Tags NS Trail Guide ; Recreation Categories ; Recreation Department ; South Shore Connect
Categories - General Recreation and Sport Organizations ; Recreation Related Expense Assistance ; Trail Development Advocacy Groups and Organizations