Chocolate Lake Community Centre

Chocolate Lake Community Centre


1014 Purcells Cove Road
Halifax, NS
B3N 1R4

Contact information

Phone: 902.490.4607
Fax: 902.490.4504

Transit Routes

25, 415 - under 5 min. walk
9A, 9B, 24, 127 - under 5 min. walk

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Facility description

The Chocolate Lake Community Centre has:

  • fitness centre
  • gymnasium (3,067 sq. ft.)
  • change rooms and shower facilities
  • dance studio (842 sq.ft.)
  • arts & craft room (584 sq.ft.)
  • meeting rooms: Multipurpose Room (1,978 sq. ft.), Armdale Room (568 sq.ft.), Project Rm. (797 sq.ft)
  • kitchen facilities (280 sq.ft. - non-commercial)

Facility Hours 

Monday - Friday: 8:30am – 10:00pm
Sat: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Sun: 9:00am – 8:30pm



Fitness Centre Hours

Monday – Friday: 8:30am – 8:00pm
Saturday & Sunday: 9:00am – 4:30pm

Fitness Centre


One month paid in full: $50.00

One Month Paid in full: $30.00 
Monthly roll over: $30.00 
Year Paid in full: $330.00 
Day Pass: $5.00
10 visit Pass: $50.00

One Month Paid in full: $22.50 
Monthly roll over: $22.50 
Year Paid in full: $247.50 
Day Pass: $5.00
10 visit Pass: $37.50

Drop-In Programs
$5.00 per activity

Fitness Centre Equipment: 

  • treadmills and ellipticals
  • elliptical machines
  • exercise ball
  • lockers
  • showers
  • dumbbells, barbells, and curl bar
  • variety of plate loaded and selectorized strength machines
  • air bike
  • upright, recumbent bikes
  • open trap, triceps, swiss and safety squat bar
  • rubber hex dumbells up to 90lbs
  • access to onsite showers and lockers


Bookings & Rentals

How much does it cost?
Rental fees listed below are effective April 1, 2022.  All fees listed are per hour and do not include HST. 

Please Note: Corporate rates are available for businesses looking to book our facilities. For information on corporate rates, please contact the Facility Scheduler directly.

Chocolate Lake Community Centre Room Rental Fees

Fees listed are per hour + HST, Fees in effect: April 1, 2022-March 31, 2023
Rooms Classification Adult Youth Community
Rooms Classification Adult Youth Community
Gymnasium Gymnasium - Class C $35.00 $20.00
Craft Room Room - Class B $25.00 $12.50 $12.50
Dance Studio Room - Class B $25.00 $12.50 $12.50
Games Room Room - Class B $25.00 $12.50 $12.50
Kitchen Room - Class C $20.00 $10.00 $10.00
Multipurpose Room Room - Class B $25.00 $12.50 $12.50
Project Room Room - Class B $25.00 $12.50 $12.50
Information on User Group Categories

Youth Rates Apply to:

Individuals up to and including 18 years of age An affiliated youth sports team A sports team, 90% of whose players are 18 years of age or younger


Corporate Rates Apply to:

Users who are renting on behalf of a for-profit business or entity

Community Rates Apply to:

Non-profit Co-operatives Non-profit Societies Registered Charitable Organizations
  • Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association

Adult Rates Apply to:

Individuals who are 19 years of age or older University, Collage, or post-secondary educational institution teams/groups
How to book

Before you apply for a Recreation Centre rental, download and complete a facility rental request form.

One-time bookings:

For a one-time booking (birthday party, meeting, wedding, tournament, special event), contact the recreation centre directly with the completed form.

Recurring bookings:

For seasonal recurring bookings, email a completed application form to the Booking Contact person indicated in the Recreation Centre Listing chart on the Recreation Centre Booking & Rentals (Insert Link) web page.

Recurring Booking Contacts:

Brittany Pottie

Applications can be submitted by email to:

Inquiries by Phone: 902-943-3680

Linda Simmonds

Applications can be submitted by email to:

Inquiries by Phone: 902-943-0689


Programs offered

Visit to see upcoming programs in the areas of Halifax Armdale and surrounding communities.

Free equipment available

  • snowshoes