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Recreation Updates

National Volunteer Week Recognition 2020-2021

On behalf of Mayor, Council and staff of the Town of Sussex, we are very pleased to recognize and thank a special group of people who make this Town a great place to live.

Thanks also to the many groups who submitted these deserving people to represent your group.

We look forward to resuming in-person celebrations in future years.

The value of one, the power of many

Park Memorial Program Launches

The Town of Sussex is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted by those looking to work with the Town to place trees and other park amenities in public spaces in memory of or dedication to an individual, significant historical event or occasion.

Program details and online application are available here.

Public Skating returns to the 8th Hussars

The Town of Sussex is pleased to announce that public skating will be available for people and their families starting February 11th and continuing Sunday-Friday each week until the end of the ice season.

Everyone must preregister by completing the registration form in the event listing for each day (see our calendar of event). You can register up to 48 hours in advance and until 30 minutes before the skating time for all of our upcoming skates. Limited spots are available. Registrations will stop once a session is full.

The doors will be open 30 minutes before the skate time and close when the skating time starts.

If you need to cancel a booking please reply to the confirmation email you received when registering or call 432-4573.

Coyote Sighting

The public is advised that resident has spotted a coyote on the Sussex Nature Walkway in the area of the Bark Park (off McLeod Drive). Trail users and area residents are advised to read the attached information from the Department of Natural Resources.

Please report any additional sightings or nuisance incidents in Town at 432-4540.

Voting for Photo Contest

We have had a great response to the recent photo contest that we need your help. Please vote below for the picture you like the most. Voting will be done until November 18th and the winner will be announced November 19th.

Photo Contest Voting

Movie in the Park – Postponed until July 15th

On a trial basis the Town of Sussex would like to announce that there will be a movie July 15th starting at dusk (8:30 pm). The movie playing will be Open Season. In regards to Covid-19 extra safety measures are in place for our events. If you are planning on attending the Movie in the Park on July 15th please register your family.  If you or anyone in your family bubble experience any symptoms leading up to the movie we would ask you to stay home.

Registration is part one and must include everyone attending the movie, see the add participant block of the registration to add your family members. Part two is signing in at the park and ensuring that all the names we have registered for your family are onsite.

If you have any questions please call 432-4573 or email

Movie in the park Registration

Add participant

You understand that you are required to bring a community mask for everyone in your family bubble that will be attending the Aug 5th movie in the park. Community mask will be needed when social distancing cannot be maintained outside of your assigned spot. *
I understand that it is the responsibility of the persons in your bubble to bring hand sanitizer if they require it. *
The Town of Sussex Emergency Operations Centre is currently active to monitor the Town response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19).More Information