George Dixon Community Centre

George Dixon Community Centre


2501 Gottingen Street/2502 Brunswick Street
Halifax, NS
B3K 2Z6


Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m.–10:00 p.m.
Saturday:  8:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Sunday: 8:30 a.m.– 9:00 p.m.

Contact Information

Phone: 902.490.4550
Fax: 902.490.4570

Transit Route 

7A - under 5 min. walk
1, 5, 7B, 10, 50 - under 5 min. walk
2, 3 - under 10 min. walk
29, 84, 93, 182, 183, 185, 186 - under 10 min. walk

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Facility Description

The George Dixon Community Centre has:

  • board room
  • kitchen facilities
  • six bathrooms; two with locker rooms
  • multi-purpose room
  • audio-visual room
  • pottery studio
  • gymnasium with stage
  • outdoor spray pad and playground
  • open green space
  • parking for 30 vehicles

Pottery Studio

The George Dixon Pottery Studio offers:

  • two electronic kilns
  • five sitting pottery wheels
  • one tabletop wheel
  • class space for 10 to 12 participants
  • general art space
  • natural lighting

Programs Offered

Visit to see upcoming programs in the Halifax Peninsula and surrounding communities.

Free Equipment Available

  • snowshoes

Room Rental Fees

George Dixon Community Centre Room Rental Fees

Fees listed are per hour + HST. Fees in effect: April 1, 2024-March 31, 2025
Gymnasiums Classification Adult Youth -
Gymnasiums Classification Adult Youth -
Gym Gymnasium - Class C $36.41 $20.81 N/A
Rooms Classification Adult Youth Community
Boardroom Room - Class C $20.81 $10.40 $10.40
Multipurpose Room Room - Class B $26.01 $13.01 $13.01
Information on User Group Categories

Youth Rates: Individuals up to and including 18 years of age. An affiliated youth sports team A sports team, 90% of whose players are 18 years of age or younger

Corporate Rates: Users who are renting on behalf of a for-profit business or entity

Community Rates: Non-profit Co-operatives Non-profit Societies Registered Charitable Organizations  & Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association

Adult Rates: Individuals who are 19 years of age or older University, college, or post-secondary educational institution teams/groups

How to Book

Before you apply for a Recreation Centre rental, download and complete a facility rental request form.

One-time bookings: For a one-time booking (birthday party, meeting, wedding, tournament, special event), contact the recreation centre directly with the completed form.

Recurring bookings: For seasonal recurring bookings, email a completed application form to the booking contact person indicated on the Recurring Rental Contact List Chart.