Please find below a list of the recreational Spaces owned and operated by the Town of Truro:
- Colchester Legion Stadium
- Douglas Street Recreational Centre
- TAAC Grounds
- Soccer and Baseball Fields
- Victoria Park Pool
- Cobequid Lawn Bowls Club
- Truro Tennis Club
- King Street Community Garden
The Colchester Legion Stadium is a focal point of sport and recreational activities for people of all ages in the Town of Truro. It is home to the Truro and Area Minor Hockey Association, pleasure and competitive skating and more. In addition to the rink area, the stadium also has a large heated upstairs lounge which can be used for private and public functions.
Douglas Street Recreation Centre
The Douglas Street Recreation Centre (DSRC) is home to many recreational activities, ranging from belly dancing and rug hooking to meetings and birthday parties. A large gymnasium, a board room and classrooms of various sizes are available for rentals and bookings for recreational uses.
Truro Amateur Athletic Club
The TAAC Grounds, also known as the Truro Amateur Athletic Club Grounds, are centrally located in Truro and include a quarter-mile, five-lane running and walking track; field event facilities; football field, ballfield and playground.
Soccer & Baseball Fields
Truro Parks, Recreation and Culture is responsible for the care and maintenance of three soccer fields and five baseball fields. All fields are available for public use, but must be reserved in advance.
- King Street Soccer Field (162 King Street)
- Timbit Soccer Field (91 Marshland Drive)
- Wood Street Soccer Field (141 Wood Street)
- TAAC Grounds Ballfield: Located at the TAAC Grounds and used primarily for senior ball action (378 Prince Street).
- Stadium 1 Ballfield: Located on Lorne Street near the Colchester Legion Stadium and used primarily for slow-pitch and minor baseball (48 Marshland Drive).
- Stadium 2 Ballfield: Located on Lorne Street near the Colchester Legion Stadium and used primarily for softball and minor baseball (48 Marshland Drive).
- Stanfield Ballfield: Located on Walker Street and used primarily for softball and minor baseball (277 Queen Street).
- Victoria Park Ballfield: Located at the entrance to Victoria Park and used primarily for minor baseball (29 Park Road).
Victoria Park Pool
The Victoria Park Pool is a wonderful place to spend a summer day. The facility includes a toddler's pool, water spray features, double water slide, lane swimming and diving board. The pool deck is equipped with numerous benches, shaded gazebos and grassed areas for your relaxation.
Our facility is wheelchair accessible through the private family change room and the pool features a beach-slope entry.
- Season: open late June to early September
- ***NOTICE - July 7th, 2018: The pool is closed today for a Maintenance issue. We hope to have reopened as soon as possible.
- Parking: onsite
- Heat: Water temperature is kept at approximately 27C (80F)
- Public Swimming: Held daily (during season)
- Costs: Passes are available on a drop-in, seasonal or 10-punch card for families, adults, seniors, youth and children.
- The pool is also available for private bookings.
- Lessons: Group and private lessons are available.
- Restrooms: Onsite
- Children 10 and under must be supervised by an adult over the age of 18 at all times during public and toonie swims.
- Location: 29 Park Road, Victoria Park. Phone: 902- 895-7078 (during season) | 902-893-6078 (off season)
Cobequid Lawn Bowls Club
The Cobequid Lawn Bowls Club is located at the Douglas Street Recreation Centre and is managed independently. Newcomers are welcome to come and play 3 times for FREE during one of the Coffee Leagues:
Mondays & Fridays
- 9:30-11:30 am (June, July, August)
- 1:30-3:30 pm (May, September, October)
- 6:30-8:30 pm
Click here for more information.
Truro Tennis Club
The Truro Tennis Club is located at 12 Palmer Street on town-owned land in Victoria Park and is operated and maintained by the Truro Tennis Club executive.
The club has four lighted tennis courts and provides tennis for people of all ages with reasonably priced membership fees.
The club employs a tennis professional and offers excellent lessons to juniors and adults, with lessons included with membership.
Click here for more information.
King Street Community Garden
Truro’s Parks, Recreation and Culture and Engineering and Public Works Departments, as well as the Truro Tree Committee have worked hand in hand to produce fifty community garden boxes at the King Street Community Garden. The site also offers large plantings of rhubarb, high bush blueberries, arctic kiwi vine and concord grapes as well as three each of pear, plum and peach trees.
Installation of fencing and two self-closing gates has been completed at the beginning of 2016.
Up to 50 plots are available to the public.
Contact Information for Bookings
Truro Parks, Recreation and Culture Department
40 Douglas Street
Truro, Nova Scotia
Canada B2N 2E7
Tel: (902) 893-6078
Fax: (902) 893-6099