Last-Minute Rentals

Each year, the municipality offers a wide variety of indoor and outdoor recreational facilities for rent to both individuals and organizations. Individuals will be able to rent spaces in facilities through online booking.

How Do I Complete a Last-Minute Rental? 

Log in to your MyREC account or create an account using the button below. Once you're logged in, you can browse facilities available for online booking

Last-Minute Rental Timeframes

Assets Viewable* Bookable** Last Possible Booking***
Assets Viewable* Bookable** Last Possible Booking***
Arenas 6 Months 14 Days 3 Days
All Weather Fields 2 Months 14 Days 3 Days
Ball Diamonds 2 Months 14 Days 3 Days
Courts 7 Days 7 Days 1 Hour
Gymnasiums 14 Days 14 Days 4 Days
Sport Fields 2 Months 14 Days 3 Days

*Viewable - How far in advance a bookable space can be viewed online.
**Bookable - How far in advance a space can be rented.
***Last Possible Booking - Lead time required for a space can be rented.
i.e., at 3 p.m. you can book a 4 p.m. timeslot for courts or if today is Monday, a gymnasium rental can be made for Friday.

Facilities Available for Last-Minute Rentals 

Arenas
  1. HRM 4Pad
  2. Lebrun Arena
  3. RBC Centre
  4. Sackville Sports Stadium
  5. St Margaret's Centre
  6. Zatzman Sportsplex
All Weather Fields
  1. Bedford Hammonds Plains
  2. Cole Harbour
  3. Dartmouth Harbour East
  4. Mainland Common
  5. Weir Field
Ball Diamonds

Bedford / Hammonds Plains

  1. Eisenhauer - Diamond Class A
  2. LaPierre - Diamond Class B
  3. Range Park - Joan Lenihan Memorial Diamond 1 Class A 
  4. Range Park - Robert Lenihan Memorial Diamond 2 Class A 

Cole Harbour

  1. Bissett Lake Park - Diamond 1 Class B 
  2. Cole Harbour Common - B.J. Higgins Diamond Class A 
  3. Cole Harbour Common - John Russell Diamond Class B 
  4. Mel Braine Park - Diamond Class B 
  5. Robert Morash - Diamond Class B

Dartmouth

  1. Beazley Sports Complex - Kinsmen Diamond Class B 
  2. Beazley Sports Complex - Little Beazley Diamond Class B 
  3. Don Bayer - Diamond Class B 
  4. Ira Settle - Diamond 1 Class B 
  5. John MacNeil Elementary - Diamond Class A 
  6. John Martin Junior High - Diamond Class B 
  7. Maybank - Diamond 1 Class A 
  8. Harold W. Conrad Memorial Diamond Class A
  9. Mount Edward Road Diamond 1 Class A
  10. Penhorn - Diamond 1 Class B 
  11. Penhorn - Julianne E O'Brien Memorial Diamond 2 Class B 

Eastern Passage

  1. Eastern Passage Common - Bob Hilchie Diamond Class B 
  2. Eastern Passage Common - Dennis Naugle Diamond Class A 
  3. Eastern Passage Common - Tommy Davies Memorial Diamond Class B 
  4. Woodside - Carl Morash Diamond 1 Class A 
  5. Woodside - Diamond 2 Class B 

Halifax

  1. Conrose Park - Diamond Class B 
  2. Halifax North Common - Diamond 10 Class B 
  3. Halifax North Common - Diamond 11 Class B 
  4. Halifax North Common - Diamond 7 Class B 
  5. Halifax North Common - Diamond 8 Class B 
  6. J. Albert Walker Park - Diamond 1 Class A 
  7. J. Albert Walker Park - Diamond 2 Class B 
  8. Larry O'Connell - Diamond Class B 
  9. Mainland Common - Westridge Diamond Class A 
  10. Merv Sullivan Park - Diamond Class A 
  11. Springvale School - Edward Drillo Diamond Class B 
  12. Tremont - Diamond Class A 
  13. W.D. Piercey - Diamond 1 Class B 
  14. W.D. Piercey - Diamond 2 Class B 

Sackville

  1. Beaver Bank Kinsac - Diamond 2 Class B 
  2. Correctional - Diamond Class B 
  3. Eddie LeBlanc - Diamond 1 Class B 
  4. Superstore - Diamond Class A 
  5. Graves Oakley - Crusher Diamond 2 Class A 
  6. Graves Oakley - Lit Diamond 1 Class A 
Courts

Bedford / Hammonds Plains

  1. Eisenhauer Park
  2. Larry O'Connell 
  3. Teachery Park

Beechville / Lakeside / Timberlea

  1. Lakeside Community Centre

Cole Harbour

  1. Cole Harbour Outdoor Pool
  2. Forest Hills Common
  3. Graham Creighton Junior High

Dartmouth

  1. Baker Drive Community Park
  2. Brownlow Park
  3. Caledonia Junior High
  4. Crichton Park Elementary School
  5. Dartmouth Common
  6. Morash Park
  7. Mount Edward Road Park
  8. Portland Estates Park
  9. Sir Robert Borden Junior High
  10. The Birches

Fall River

  1. Robertson Park

Halifax

  1. Armstrong Court Park
  2. Castle Hill Park
  3. Chocolate Lake Community Centre
  4. Citadel High
  5. Conrose Park
  6. D.J. Butler Park
  7. George Dixon Community Centre
  8. Gorsebrook Junior High
  9. Grosvenor Park
  10. Halifax Central Common
  11. Headstart Tennis Centre
  12. Highland Park Junior High
  13. Joseph Howe Elementary
  14. Merv Sullivan Park
  15. Northcliffe Park
  16. Oxford School P-9
  17. Shipside Lane Park
  18. St. Mary's Boat Club
  19. Transom Drive Park
  20. Tremont Plateau Park
  21. Westmount Elementary School
  22. Withrod Drive Park

Preston

  1. North Preston Community Centre

Sackville

  1. Beaver Bank Kinsac Park
  2. Metropolitan

Spryfield

  1. Central Spryfield Elementary
Gymnasiums (Excluding Halifax Regional Centre for Education)
  1. Bedford Hammonds Plains
  2. Chocolate Lake
  3. Citadel
  4. Findlay
  5. George Dixon
  6. Gordon R Snow
  7. Horizon
  8. Needham
  9. North Preston
  10. Sackville Sports Stadium
  11. St. Andrew's
Sport Fields

Bedford / Hammonds Plains

  1. Basinview Drive Community School - Sport Field Class B 
  2. Bedford Education Ctr - Sport Field Class B 
  3. Bedford South School - Sport Field Class B 
  4. Ecole Beaubassin - Sport Field Class B 
  5. Ecole Secondaire Du Sommet - Sport Field Class B 
  6. Kingswood Elementary - Sport Field Class B 
  7. Madeline Symonds Middle School - Sport Field Class B 
  8. Range Park - Bud Bremner Sport Field Class B 

Beechville / Lakeside / Timberlea

  1. Ridgecliff Middle School - Sport Field Class B 

Cole Harbour

  1. Auburn Drive High School - Sport Field Class A 
  2. Cole Harbour Common - Wagner Sport Field Class B 
  3. Ross Road School Park - Sport Field Class B 

Dartmouth

  1. Ash Lee Jefferson School - Sport Field Class B 
  2. Beazley Sports Complex - Sport Field Class A 
  3. Brownlow Park - Sport Field Class B 
  4. Ecole Bois-Joli Park - Sport Field Class B 
  5. Ira Settle - Sport Field Class B 
  6. Mic Mac - Sport Field 1 Class B 
  7. Mic Mac - Sport Field 2 Class B 
  8. PO2 Craig Blake Memorial Park - Sport Field Class B 
  9. Portland Estates School - Sport Field 1 Class B 

Eastern Passage

  1. Eastern Passage Edu Centre - Sport Field Class B 
  2. Ocean View Elementary - Sport Field Class B 
  3. Seaside Elementary - Sport Field Class B 

Eastern Shore

  1. O'Connell Drive Elementary - Sport Field Class B 
  2. Porters Lake Elementary - Sport Field Class B 

Fall River

  1. Lockview High School - Sport Field Class A 

Halifax

  1. Clayton Park Junior High - Sport Field Class B 
  2. Fairview Junior High - Sport Field Class B 
  3. Fort Needham Park - J. Eric Davidson Sport Field Class B 
  4. Gorsebrook Park - St. Francis Sport Field Class B 
  5. J. Walker Memorial Sportfield Class B
  6. LeMarchant School - Sport Field Class A 
  7. Park West School - Sport Field Class B 
  8. Ravenscraig Drive Park - Sport Field Class A 
  9. South Common - Sport Field 16 Class B 
  10. Tremont - Sport Field Class A 

Sackville

  1. Cavalier Drive Elementary - Sport Field Class B 
  2. Sackville Heights Elementary - Sport Field Class B 
  3. Sackville Heights Junior High - Sport Field Class B 
  4. Metropolitan - Sport Field Class A 

Spryfield

  1. Graves Oakley - Rugby Pitch 1 Class B 
  2. Graves Oakley - Rugby Pitch 2 Class A 
  3. Graves Oakley - Sport Field Class AA 
  4. J.L. Isley High School - Sport Field Class B 
  5. Rockingstone Heights School - Sport Field Class B 

Tantallon / Hubbards

  1. Bay View High School - Sport Field Class B 
  2. Romano R. Janc Memorial Sport Field Class B
  3. Five Bridges Junior High School - Sport Field Class B 
  4. St. Margaret's Elementary - Sport Field Class B 
  5. Tantallon JR Elementary School - Sport Field Class B 

Last Minute Rentals FAQ

    Which spaces will be available to rent and what is a "last-minute rental"?

    Booking requests are submitted through an application process at the beginning of each rental season. For more information on the rental application process, click here. Last-minute rentals are online rentals that will be offered after all the allocations for seasonal contracts have been completed. Any time available for rent after seasonal contracts have been determined is considered available for a last-minute rental.

    What are the hours of operation of bookable facilities?

    For more details on the facilities hours of operations please visit Recreation Centres in Your Community and click on the name of the facility that you are looking for more details on.

    Ball Diamonds

    Ball Diamonds with lights are generally available 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.  Diamonds without lights are available 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

    For a detailed list of Diamonds, please visit Ball Diamonds rental information, and select the Classification List at the bottom of the page.

    Sports Fields

    Sports Fields are generally available 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. 

    For a detailed list of Sport Fields, please visit Sport Fields rental information, and select the Classification List at the bottom of the page.

     

    When can I book a last-minute rental?

    Last-minute rentals for participating facilities will display any available time within the below timeframes.  Prior to the proposed booking date, please contact the facility by phone within the below timeframes:

    • Arenas - 14 days from the current date.
    • All Weather Fields - 14 days from the current date.
    • Ball Diamonds - 14 days from the current date.
    • Courts - 7 days from the current date.
    • Gymnasiums - 14 days from the current date.
    • Sport Fields - 14 days from the current date.
    Can Corporate Users Reserve Last Minute Rental Bookings?

    No.    Last minute rentals are reserved for individual and not-for profit organizations/groups.   Corporate rentals are required to pay corporate rates and book rentals through their Facility Scheduling Office.    Click here for more information

    Last-Minute Rental Rules/Conditions:
    1. Last-minute rentals are final and are non-refundable.
    2. Last-minute rentals are booked on a first come, first served basis.
    3. Last-minute rentals cannot be used to replace regular bookings.
    4. The municipality reserves the right to limit last-minute rentals where it is considered to be used for profit or gain, or is being abused to replace regular contract bookings.
    5. All terms & conditions of a standard rental contract apply to last-minute rentals. Rental contract terms & conditions can be found for each facility below.
    6. The municipality reserves the right to cancel or amend the implementation of last-minute rentals at any time at its discretion. If a booking is cancelled by your municipal recreation facility, a credit for the booking will be added to the client’s account.
    7. Last minute rentals are reserved for individuals and not-for profit organizations/groups.   Corporate rentals are required to pay corporate rates and book rentals through the Facility Scheduling Office.  
    What Are Some Helpful Links?

    FAQ:  Online Last-Minute Rentals

    Client Guides:  Online Last-Minute Rentals Bookings:

      Click Below for Last-Minute Rental Terms and Conditions