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Free Equipment Loans

Are you interested in living an active lifestyle? Are you up for trying something new? Many of our recreation facilities have equipment you can borrow to help you be active on your own time, for FREE!

Please note:

  • Equipment is loaned on a first-come first-serve basis. Contact the municipal recreation facility in advance to confirm availability.
  • All users of the municipality's free off-site equipment loans program are required to complete Informed Consent forms (adult and youth) prior to use. If a user wishes to borrow on behalf of others, completed Informed Consent forms for each intended user must be provided at the time of borrowing.

Adventure Earth Centre (Halifax)

*Loans are for onsite only.

Snowshoes at Fleming Park (Halifax):
Wednesdays 2-5pm (Jan/Feb) & Saturdays 1-4pm (Feb)

Bedford-Hammonds Plains Community Centre (Bedford) Pedometers / Snowshoes
Captain William Spry Community Centre (Spryfield) Nordic Walking Poles / Scooters / Skateboards / Snowshoes
Chocolate Lake Centre (Halifax) Snowshoes
Citadel Community Centre (Halifax) Bicycle Repair Kit and Stand / Pedometers / Pickleball / Nordic Walking Poles / Skateboards / Tennis Rackets
Cole Harbour Community Centre (Cole Harbour) Snowshoes / Various Sports Equipment
Dartmouth North Community Centre (Dartmouth) Skateboards / Snowshoes

Emera Oval (Halifax)

*Loans are for onsite only.


Adaptive Equipment (Hippocampe/Little Rams/Plasma Cars/Roller Racers/Sledges/Swing Carts/Trikes) / Bicycles / Rollerblades / Skateboards / Skates / Snowshoes
Nordic Walking Poles

Fairbanks Centre (Dartmouth)

*Loans are for onsite only.

Snowshoes on Sundays 1-4pm (Jan/Feb). Loan service provided by Adventure Earth Centre staff on a "pop up" basis. For this location only call the Adventure Earth Centre to confirm availability.
Findlay Community Centre (Dartmouth) Bicycles / Snowshoes
George Dixon Centre (Halifax) Snowshoes
Gordon R. Snow Community Centre (Fall River) Pedometers / Snowshoes
Lakeside Community Centre (Lakeside) Binoculars / Birdwatching Field Guides / Nordic Walking Poles / Parachute / Various Outdoor Games / Snowshoes
LeBrun Centre (Bedford) Snowshoes
Musquodoboit Harbour Recreation Office (Musquodoit Harbour) Snowshoes
Musquodoboit Valley Office (Musquodoboit Valley) Snowshoes
Needham Centre (Halifax) Snowshoes
North Preston Community Centre (North Preston) Nordic Walking Poles / Snowshoes
Sackville Sports Stadium (Sackville) Snowshoes
Sheet Harbour Recreation Office (Sheet Harbour) Snowshoes
St. Andrew's Community Centre (Halifax) Snowshoes
St. Mary's Boat Club (Halifax) Canoes / Paddleboards
Tallahassee Recreation Centre (Eastern Passage) Snowshoes