Needham Community Centre

Needham Community Centre

Needham Community Centre

The Needham Community Centre services Halifax and its surrounding communities.

Starting September 5th, activity bookings for the Pool will no longer be required.



3372 Devonshire Ave
Halifax, NS
B3K 3M2


Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 8:30 a.m.–7:00 p.m.

(full schedule below)

Contact Information

Phone: 902.490.4633
Fax: 902.490.4579

Transit Routes

7A, 7B - under 5 min. walk
29, 93 - 5 min. walk
84 - under 10 min. walk

View route schedules

Facility Description

The Needham Community Centre has:

  • multi-purpose room with kitchen facilities
  • dance studio
  • boardroom
  • swimming pool
  • gymnasium 
  • two bathrooms, male change room, female change room, family/accessible washroom
  • on-site, privately owned and operated daycare

    Programs Offered

    Visit to see upcoming programs in the Halifax area and surrounding communities.

    Pool Bookings 

    Starting September 5th, activity bookings for the Pool will no longer be required.

    Free Equipment Available

    • Snowshoes

      Membership & Drop-in Fees

      What do they include?

      Memberships, 1 visit Facility Pass, & 10 visit facility pass include all-day access to the pool, when available. 

      1 visit pool pass includes both Aquafit and Lane Swimming.

      1 visit open swim pass includes open swims and Parent & Tot.


      View Membership and Drop-in Fees

      Room Rental Fees

      Needham Community Centre Room Rental Fees

      Fees listed are per hour + HST. Fees in effect: April 1, 2023-March 31, 2024
      Rooms Classification Adult Youth Community
      Rooms Classification Adult Youth Community
      Gymnasium Gymnasium - Class C $35.70 $20.40 N/A
      Boardroom Room - Class B $25.50 $12.75 $12.75
      Dance Studio Room - Class B $25.50 $12.75 $12.75
      Multipupose Room Room - Class B $25.50 $12.75 $12.75

      Pool Schedule

      Needham Pool Schedule: Monday-Friday

      Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
      Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
      Lane Swimming 8-9am,9-10am,11:30-1:30pm, 8-9pm 8-9am, 11:30-12:30am, 4-5pm 8-0am, 9-10am, 12:301:30pm, 7-8pm 8-9am, 11:30-12:30pm 8-9am, 9-10am, 12:30-1:30pm
      Open swim 5-6:15pm
      Parent & Tot/Senior Swim 10:15-11:15am 10:15-11:15am
      Aquafit 10:15-11:15am, 7-8pm 9-10am 10:15-11:15am 9-10am, 6:30-7:30pm 10:15-11:15am
      Smooth Aquafit 11:30-12:15pm 11:30-12:15pm
      Aqua Zumba 6:1507:15pm
      Female Only
      Free swim 4:15-6pm

      Needham Pool Schedule: Saturday/Sunday

      Saturday Sunday
      Saturday Sunday
      Lane swimming 4:30-5:30pm, 4:30-5:30pm
      Open Swim 12-1:30pm. 2:30-3:30pm 12-1:30pm. 2:30-3:30pm
      Aqua Zumba 5:30-6:30pm
      Female only Open Swim 6:30-8:00pm


      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

      Adult Rates: Individuals who are 19 to 54 years of age. University, college, or post-secondary educational institution teams/groups.

      Senior Rates: Individuals 55 years of age or older. 

      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

      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.