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Welkum Park

Municipality of the District of Shelburne

Located In Welshtown
Where To Find Us
8946 Upper Clyde Rd
Welshtown, NS B0T 1W0
Areas Served Shelburne County
Phone 902-875-3544 ext. 225
Contact Adam Dedrick, Director of Recreation & Parks
Mailing Address c/o Municipality of the District of Shelburne-Recreation & Parks Department 
PO Box 280 
136 Hammond St 
Shelburne, NS B0T 1W0
Description & Services
Welkum Park owned by the Municipality of Shelburne is a small day use park tucked away on Welshtown Lake about 14km. from downtown Shelburne. Its features include a sand beach, playground, unsupervised fresh water swimming, picnic tables, 3 gazebos, change rooms, outdoor washrooms, and garbage containers and plenty of parking. During the months of July and August Red Cross Swim lessons and Royal Life Saving courses are offered by the Municipality of Shelburne Recreation and Parks Department. 
The small beach on Welshtown Lake, this is the prime spot to come on hot days and enjoy a picnic. 
Special Information
Tags Beaches ; Fall Fun ; Park ; Playground ; Recreation Categories ; South Shore Connect ; Summer Fun ; Swimming