Recreation CentreThere are several recreational facilities and sports fields within our municipality. If you are interested in booking any of them, please contact us to ensure that there are no other scheduled activities going on there.

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Recreation Centre

There are two halls available to rent, the fees are as follows:
Businesses that wish to use the facility for a meeting, may do so at the rate of $60 plus HST

Private instructors renting the facility to offer programs, including exercise classes, will be charged a rental fee of $90.00, plus HST per session. Insurance coverage for such rentals shall be required including a Certificate of Insurance listing the Municipality of Barrington as ‘ Additional Insured’. The Certificate of Insurance shall be provided to the recreation director prior to the first class being held.

Those who wish to use the facility for fundraising events such as dances, etc., or private events, will pay a rental fee of $180.00, plus HST, for the day or evening. Fundraising events sponsored by local non profit community groups, not including serving of alcohol, will be subject to a rental fee of $60.00 a day.

Individuals who wish to use the facility for private hall rentals, ie. birthday parties, wedding or baby showers, etc., may do so at the rate of $30.00 plus HST.

For more information on renting the recreation centre, please call us at 902-637-2015.

Please note that this is a smoke free facility.

Tennis Court

tennis courtThe tennis court, located on Sherose Island, beside the Recreation Centre, is an outdoor court with a clay surface.

The Tennis Court is open to use at any time and is free to use.

For more information, please call the Recreation Department at 902-637-2015


ballfieldTo schedule a time on one of the ballfields contact the Cora Scott at 637-2015.

View our Online Field Schedule.

Teams are responsible for supplying their own bases.

If there are any issues with the fields please contact the recreation department.

Ballfields maintained by the Recreation Department:

  • Sherose Island
  • Barrington
  • South Side
  • Woods Harbour


playgroundThe Barrington Municipal Playground is located next to the recreation centre, located on Sherose Island. The playground is a great place for children of all ages to enjoy, and has a bench and a picnic table on site.

We also have playgrounds located at the South Side Ball field and on Brass Hill. 

Curling Club

This facility is operated by the Barrington Regional Curling Club. The rink consists of 4 sheets of ice, a lounge area, 2 change rooms, and 2 washrooms.

Contact: 637-2009

Website: Barrington Regional Curling Club

Municipal Pool

  • This facility is 82 feet long and 28 feet wide. The shallow end (20 x 28 feet) is only 2 1/2 feet deep
  • The pool then slopes down to a depth of 5 1/2 feet over the next 20 feet
  • The deep end (42 x 28 feet) is 5 1/2 feet deep
  • The pool is heated and a comfortable temperature will be maintained
  • Due to the depth of the pool, diving will not be taught or allowed
  • A complete schedule of instruction using the Red Cross system will be offered. This includes parent and tot, school age, adults, and life saving
  • There will also be recreational swim times for youth, teens, adults, and family
  • Pool rentals and private lessons will be available where pool schedule permits

For more information about the pool click here.

Sherose Island Nature Trail

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 The nature trail is located on Sherose Island and access to the trail is at the end of the Arena parking lot. (nearest civic address: 12 Park Lane, Barrington NS)



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