CBRM Recreation

CBRM Recreation provides quality recreational programming for residents of all ages, interests, and capabilities while supporting community growth in Active Living, Arts & Culture, and Sport & Recreation.

With a community support framework, CBRM Recreation supports hundreds of community organizations to execute their festivals, events, and programs in their area. CBRM Recreation also delivers first class programs and events aimed to build vibrant communities and sustainable activity.



Whether outdoor parks, sports arenas, skateparks, or playgrounds, CBRM has many facilities to suit your recreation needs.


Forms and resources for funding, programs, and safety throughout the CBRM.


Need assistance? Contact our knowledgeable and enthusiastic CBRM Recreation staff for information or inquiries.


Swimming, Skateboarding, Seniors Fitness, Youth In Music are just some of the programs offered via the CBRM Recreation Department.


Check our community calendar for festivals, events, and programs happening throughout the CBRM.

Funding and Community Support

CBRM Recreation also facilitates funding and in kind programs for hundreds of individuals and community organizations. Find out more here!





Discovery Stage

Discover (or re-discover) the best homegrown talent Cape Breton has to offer as CBRM Recreation, CBMIC, and 98.3 The Max FM present DISCOVERY STAGE

discovery stage

Volunteer Awards

Volunteers are one of the greatest assets a community can hold. The CBRM Recreation Department annual recognizes the outstanding efforts of individuals, groups, and youth who provide exemplary volunteer service in the CBRM.

Volunteer Award nominations are open year round with the consideration deadline in early April. All nominations after the consideration date will be rolled into the next consideration period.

Please complete this form and email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or drop off at 320 Esplanade Suite 204 to nominate for the CBRM Recreation Special Volunteer Awards.