The Recreation & Parks Advisory Committee meets quarterly; March, June, September and December in the Jury Room on the Second floor of The Municipality of Shelburne Administration Building, 136 Hammond Street, Shelburne.

District 1 - VACANT

District 2 - VACANT

District 3 - Bill Acker

District 4 - VACANT

District 5 - Phillip Seaboyer

District 6 - Karen Chetwynd, Tara White

District 7 - VACANT

Council Representatives - Warden Penny Smith (District 2), Councilor John Roscoe (District 5)

Youth Representatives - VACANT


Seeking Committee Members

The Municipality of the District of Shelburne is seeking individuals, both adults and youth, from the Districts to serve on their Recreation & Parks Advisory Committee. 

Expressions of Interest will be received from residents of the Municipality by the undersigned until 4:30pm on Friday, May 5th, 2017. Expressions should include a brief biography of the individual, information on skills or interests that will be useful to the Committee, previous volunteer experience, and reason for wanting to serve.

For further information regarding the duties and responsibilities of this Committee check out the pdf RPAC Information Brochure (646 KB)

Any questions contact: 

Adam Dedrick, Director of Recreation & Parks 875-3544 ext 225,  







Welcome to the Municipality of the District of Shelburne


Conveniently located an hour from the Yarmouth Ferry and just two hours from Halifax, on Nova Scotia’s beautiful South Shore, the Municipality of the District of Shelburne is a unique, rural community with a lot to experience.

Our Municipality offers lighthouses, rugged coastlines, white sand beaches, fishing villages with colourful boats and neighbourly people. You can cycle our rural roads, walk our trails, go fishing in our lakes and rivers, paddle in the ocean or sit back and bird watch. For the golfer, we have a beautiful 18 hole golf course in Clyde River and in Birchtown, you can take a guided tour of the new Black Loyalist Heritage Centre and Historical Site, the first freed black settlement in North America. Each day in Sandy Point when the tide is low, you can walk to the lighthouse and in the summer, stop at their Community Centre to enjoy refreshments and ice cream.

The Municipality boasts a rich maritime history and the third best natural harbour in the world. We invite you to come and give yourself a rest from life’s hustle and bustle, where you can enjoy everything we have to offer at your own pace. We value a quality of life that is second to none and we want to share this with you.

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