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The Emera Oval is located on the Halifax North Common at the corner of North Park Street and Cogswell Street. 

Site Plan January 2013

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Site Accessibility

We are committed to maximizing all benefits of recreation to residents and visitors of the Emera Oval, including persons with disabilities. Sledge in use at the Emera Oval

Currently accessibility for visitors to the Emera Oval includes:
  • Accessible parking (on Cogswell Street)
  • One accessible washroom
  • Ramp to skates and helmets trailer
  • In winter season - free sledge rentals (for use in outside lane only)
  • Wheelchairs allowed on concrete/ice (in outside lane only)
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Getting to the Emera Oval

Taking Transit

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Plan your visit to the Emera Oval using Metro Transit and chart your route using Google Transit -  a free public transit trip planner that integrates Metro Transit routes, schedules, and stops data into Google Maps.

Google Transit is available in 12 languages, compatible with screen readers for the visually impaired, and works with Google Earth and Google Maps for Mobile Devices.

Chart your course to the Emera Oval now!

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Finding Parking


Park SmartIf you plan to take your car, download the Park Smart brochure for some ideas of where to park in DownQuinpool Road Parking Guidetown Halifax when you visit the Emera Oval. Or visit Quinpool Road Association's website and check out their Quinpool Road Parking Guide.




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Onsite Amenities

  • Portable washrooms
  • Skate change & spectator area

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FREE Helmet and Skate Loans

Please note: A valid Government issued photo ID is required to borrow the skates and helmets.

It is mandatory that, all children 12 and under, wear a CSA multi-impact helmet.

CSA multi-impact helmets, hockey, figure and speed skates are available to borrow at the site.


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