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District of Shelburne Recreation & Parks Advisory Committee

Located In Eastern Shelburne County
Where To Find Us
136 Hammond St
Shelburne, NS B0T 1W0
Areas Served Shelburne County ; Municipality of the District of Shelburne - 7 Districts
Phone 902-875-3544
Contact Adam Dedrick, Director of Recreation and Parks; Phone: (902) 875-3544 ext 225; Email:
Mailing Address PO Box 280 
Municipal Administration Building and Court House 
136 Hammond Street St 
Shelburne, NS B0T 1W0
Fax 902-875-1278
Description & Services
Information The Municipality of the District of Shelburne Recreation & Parks Department under the auspices of the Recreation & Parks Advisory Committee and Council, shall work to ensure that recreation opportunities exist for all members of the community by providing programs and services which will enable individuals and community groups to help themselves.  
The Purpose is to provide general direction and work in cooperation with the Director of Recreation & Parks and staff. 
To provide assistance to agencies and organizations in the community in the interest of promoting recreational opportunities. 
To make recommendations to council regarding improving areas, facilities, programs, equipment and leadership development opportunities within the Municipality. 
To be responsible for the administration of all funds approved by council for recreational purposes.  
Sounding board for potential recreation programs and projects. 
2 members of Council - who are appointed annually by the Council. 
7 Municipal residents - preferably 1 from each of the 7 districts. 
Youth representation - preferably students from both local high schools as well as representing a variety of Districts. 
Why you should get involved? 
A great opportunity to give back to your community. 
A great way to connect yourself and or organization to the Recreation & Parks Department as well as the Municipal unit as a whole. 
Looks great on a resume. 
A great way to meet other recreation minded people. 
A great opportunity to continue learning new things and sharing your expertise and experience.
Meetings Quarterly meetings  
Held in the Jury room, second floor of the municipal building. 
Generally 90 minutes length
Accessibility Elevator
Special Information
Tags Recreation Categories ; South Shore Connect ; Volunteer Opportunity