Cumberland Active Communities Coalition
The purpose of the Cumberland Active Communities Coalition (CACC) is to increase physical activity opportunities for children and youth in the likelihood of improved fitness and the ability to accrue health benefits that in that population. The coalition has several partners.
- Office of Health Promotion Municipal Recreation Departments
- District Health Authority Community Health Boards
- Family ad Children services Chignecto Central Regional School
- Maggie’s Place Cumberland YMCA
- NS Advisory Council on the Status Of Women
- Department of Community Services
In the following report you will discover how the Cumberland Active Communities Coalition worked in collaboration with each of its partners, to actively promote and enhance physical activity opportunities for children and youth in Cumberland County.
Cumberland Active Community Coalition Resource Guide (2.44 MB)
Amherst Curling Club
The Curling Club maintains 4 sheets of artificial ice from October to April, and has hosted many provincial and national bonspiels. An active membership includes such leagues as Seniors, Mens, Ladies, Business/Industrial, Mixed/Social as well as a strong Junior Program. The facility includes 3 locker rooms, a bar, kitchen facility, lounge and banquet room. A number of weekends are reserved for local charities through the community to host Fund-raising bonspiels for curlers and non-curlers alike.
The Curling Club - (902) 667- 2667
Our new modern facility offers a complete cross training centre, pool, hot-tub/sauna, weight and cardio room, racquetball court, community multi-purpose room, gymnasium, fitness classes, preschool program, karate, swim lessons, youth night, aerobics and much more. Membership packages available-or day passes.
The YMCA - (902) 667-9112
Amherst Golf Club
A Championship 18 Hole Course, overlooking the Tantramar Marsh, includes a driving range, practice green, Teaching Pro, locker rooms, and dining room/lounge, club and cart rentals as well green fee rates.
The Club House - (902) 667-2727
The Pro Shop - (902) 667-8730
Contacts for Local Sports Groups
|Amherst Curling Club
|Amherst Golf Club
|Amherst Jr. Ramblers
|Amherst Judo Club
|Amherst Skating Club
|Little League T-Bar Baseball
|Fundy Senior Games
|Fundy Skating School
|J.C's Tae Kwon-Do
||David & Janice Pyke
|Cumberland Minor Football
Senior Slo Pitch League
Hugh or Judy MacGregor
|Spartans Swim Team
Tantramar Seniors' College