Recreation, Active Living & Culture

We Believe! We Dream! We Imagine!

Through varied leadership and administrative roles we meet the needs of all residents by providing direct programming, events and other large-scale gatherings at locations that serve all residents within the town and surrounding areas.

Learn more: Recreation Programs, Day CampSelf-Guided Recreation

Need assistance?

Contact our knowledgeable and enthusiastic Recreation staff for information or inquiries at 902-396-1059.

Recreation Programs and Rental Facilities

Photo of Chair Yoga class at the Town Office gym

Recreation Programs

The Recreation Department offers many programs and activities in Active Living, Outdoor Recreation, Sport Development, and Arts & Culture as well as Leisure Services. To discover what programs are currently being offered, read our Newsletter, which is sent out quarterly with the Tax and Water bills.

For more details, please contact us at 902-396-1059.

Photo of a Town Rental Facility

Rental Facilities

Whether outdoor parks, or playgrounds, the Recreation Department has many facilities to suit your recreation needs. 

Are you looking to rent one of our spaces? We have daily rentals available.

For more details, please contact us at 902-396-1059.

Recreation Committee

The Recreation Committee works with the Recreation Coordinator, governmental agencies, and civic groups to improve and expand the parks, sports, and recreation programming and planning in Westville.

It was established by Council in 2021 and is made up of six voting members from the public, and up to five nonvoting members, including one representative from the school district, if possible, two representatives from Council, one director and/or one staff liaison

Recreation Committee Minutes

Expressions of interest to join the Recreation Committee  

Download Terms of Reference

Active Pictou County

The purpose of this cooperative partnership amongst six municipalities in Pictou County is to educate and motivate all citizens to increase their daily physical activity in an effort to create a happier, healthier and active community. The brand Active Pictou County was created as the driving force for this purpose. 

Active Pictou County staff assist with a variety of projects that promote physical activity on a regional level; such as after school programs, trail development, active transportation and improving access to programs and services.