Member Profile

 

Halifax is the perfect place to host your next sporting event. Known for mouth-watering seafood, stunning seacoast, welcoming community, vibrant city and Maritime hospitality at every turn, this region has plenty of unique experiences to offer!

About Halifax

Located on one of the largest natural harbours in the world, Halifax, Nova Scotia is Atlantic Canada’s largest city. 

With a quintessential Maritime feel, Halifax offers all the amenities of a larger city while being close to nature and hugged by the ocean. Twenty minutes from the downtown core are beaches and trails ready for exploration by surf, sail, hike or bike. There is also no shortage of city life and things to do, as Halifax is the largest shopping destination in Atlantic Canada, the hub for spectacular festivals and events and the culinary capital of the East Coast.

Expert Hosts

Halifax has proudly hosted many world class sporting events including the Canada Winter Games, Skate Canada Figure Skating Events, GOLFest Nova Scotia, the Canadian National Team Beach Volleyball Championships, World Canoe Championships, Canadian Junior Baseball Championships, World Indoor Lacrosse Championship, numerous Canadian Universities Championships and many other outstanding sporting events.


 

Easy Access

With the award-winning Halifax Stanfield International Airport, you’ll find daily flights to Boston, New York, Newark and Philadelphia and non-stop flights from Glasgow and London. Halifax has roughly 150 weekly flights from Toronto, 70 from Montreal and 85 from Ottawa. HIAA is also the only airport in Atlantic Canada to offer U.S. preclearance.

Air carriers serving Halifax travel include: Air Canada, Air St. Pierre, Air Transat, Canadian North, Condor, Delta Air Lines, Europe Airpost, Icelandair, Jazz, NewLeaf Travel, Porter Airlines, Sunwing Airlines, United Airlines, US Airways and WestJet.

Sporting Facilities

  • 68 Recreation Centres
  • 20 Ice Surfaces
  • 1 Outdoor Skating Oval
  • 334 Sport/ Ball fields
  • 6 All Weather Sport Fields
  • 314 Sport Courts
  • 7 Indoors pools
  • 4 Outdoor pools & 6 Splash pads
  • 22 Supervised beaches
  • 13 BMX Parks
  • 12 Skate Parks
  • 222 kms of Linear Trails
  • 532 kms Trails & Pathway

Let us help you!

Destination Halifax’s sales team is ready to assist you in planning or bringing your next sporting event to Halifax.

  • Space availability search
  • Site inspections
  • Preparation of bid presentations
  • Attendance building materials
  • Liaison between you and local industry suppliers
  • Recommendation of services for planners
  • Recommendation of activities for attendees

Contact

Michele Bourgeois
Sales Director - Destination Halifax
Phone: 1 902-422-7637
Email: mbourgeois@destinationhalifax.com  

We hope to see you soon!


If you would like to be the next member profiled on CSTA’s website, contact Barb MacDonald, Consultant, Communications at bmacdonald@canadiansporttourism.com.