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The Community Development Department provides programs, services, facilities, parks and open space properties, which enhance the health and quality of life for residents of the Regional Municipality of Windsor and West Hants.

The Director of Community Development is responsible to ensure the provision of recreation and wellness services and opportunities for the staff and residents of the Regional Municipality. The Director is responsible for the overall management of the Department which is comprised of Recreation and Facilities, Parks and Grounds and Community Economic Development. 

Our Manager of Community Economic Development is responsible for overseeing the activities and operations as well as identifying opportunities for community economic development to ensure that the Regional Municipality is best positioned to take advantage of strategic economic development opportunities.

Our Manager of Parks and Grounds is responsible for the oversight and maintenance of all municipal parks, playgrounds, open spaces and outdoor facilities under the Department's purview. 

The Manager of Recreation and Facilities designs and oversees implementation of programs and services that serve the long-term health and recreational needs of our residents. The Manager also manages recreation and recreation facility staff and provides support for the special projects related to special events, tourism & recreation. 

The Department’s vision for physical activity is one where being active is the norm throughout the four seasons; where residents have the skills to benefit from recreation opportunities and where individuals and families are willing and able to access physical activity opportunities and infrastructure.

Our Active Living Coordinator designs and implements Active Living opportunities for all age groups. The Coordinator is also responsible for overseeing the implementation of the Regional Municipality's Active Living Strategy, the Active Transportation Plan, and the Trails Plan. The Active Living Coordinator coordinates and implements a variety of effective recreation programs and opportunities to promote healthy lifestyle choices with a focus on the health and wellness of individuals, family members and the community.

Our Community Recreation Coordinator is responsible for the ongoing planning, development, facilitation and evaluation of sport, recreation, healthy living and leisure programs in our communities. 

Community Development Department Staff Contact

Kathy Kehoe, Director of Community Development, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - 902-798-8391 ext. 123

Julie Brown, Administrative Assistant, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - 902-798-8391 ext. 124

VanEssa Roberts, Mgr, Comm. Economic. Dev. , This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - 902-798-8391 ext. 213

Dianne Levy, Manager Recreation and Facilities, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - 902-798-8391 ext. 214

Chrystal Remme, Community Relations Coordinator, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - 902-798-8391 ext. 109

Kathy Johnston Isenor, Community Recreation Coordinator, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - 902-790-6976

Bekah Craik, Active Living Coordinator, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - 902-790-9647

Ricky Sanford, Manager, Parks & Grounds, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - 902-792-8508 

John Sweet, Community Center Coordinator, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 902-798-8391 ext. 215

Glen Wentzell, Sports Com/Aquatic Coord., This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - 902-798-8391 ext. 216

Chuck Greaves, Sports Complex Attendant, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.,ns.ca - 902-306-0247 

Greg MacAskill, Cemetery Services Coordinator, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - 902-790-2504

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