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

Facility Hours 

Monday & Tuesday -  8:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday & Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Friday - 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Sat & Sun - 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

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July & August
Monday - 8:30 a.m.- 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday - 8:30 a.m.- 9:00 p.m.
Thursday-  8:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Sat & Sun 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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)

Fitness Centre

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Fitness Centre Equipment: 

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Programs Offered

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

Free Equipment Available

  • snowshoes

Room Rental Fees

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, 2024-March 31, 2025
Rooms Classification Adult Youth Community
Rooms Classification Adult Youth Community
Gym Gymnasium - Class C $36.41 $20.81 N/A
Dance Studio Room - Class B $26.01 $13.01 $13.01
Project Room Room - Class B $26.01 $13.01 $13.01
Multipurpose Room Room - Class B $26.01 $13.01 $13.01
Information on User Group Categories

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

Community Rates: Non-profit Co-operatives Non-profit Societies Registered Charitable Organizations  & Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association

Adult Rates: Individuals who are 19 years of age or older University, college, 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 on the Recurring Rental Contact List Chart.