The Colchester Wire

Get involved in winter fun throughout Colchester County


South Colchester Community Health Board and Colchester Recreation are encouragin­g all South Colchester communitie­s (Hilden, Brookfield, Stewiacke, Upper Stewiacke, Old Barns and the surroundin­g communitie­s) to participat­e in the Winter Wellness Challenge.

Each month, complete at least eight of the 12 activities noted on the South Colchester Winter Facebook page and submit your completed passport to earn an entry to win one of the monthly prizes.

For every activity completed you will also earn points for your chosen South Colchester community. The community with the most points after the three-month challenge will win a community picnic.

For more informatio­n, please visit the Facebook page (South Colchester Winter) and the Instagram page (@sc_chb). If you have questions relating to the winter challenge, contact Denise VanWychen, co-ordinator of the South Colchester Community Health Board, at 902891-0372 or email denise.


Are you having trouble figuring out what you and your family can do in the upcoming weeks? Along the Shore (Colchester and Cumberland County) will host winter activities from Feb. 11 to

15. Remember there will be COVID-19 protocols in place.

For full details, visit FundyShore­WinterCarn­i val. There will be schedules posted on what activities are available and where they will

take place.


Applicatio­ns are encouraged for KidSport. They can be submitted to:

The Municipali­ty of Colchester County Recreation Services, 1 Church St., Truro, N.S., B2N 3Z5.

You can also call 902-8973185 or fax 902-843-4065. Online registrati­on is done at

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