About

Facility at a Glance

The Pictou County Wellness Centre opened its doors in November 2012.  Designed as one of the most energy efficient complexes of its kind in Canada, the Wellness Centre features two NHL sized ice surfaces, a walking track, community conference space, as well as a full service 'Intermissions Cafe' and catering amenities.

Pylong angle BESTAlso located in the Wellness Centre is the YMCA of Pictou County who operate the facility's fitness centre, gymnasium, day care, child minding & aquatics centre.

As the Sobeys Arena is the main ice surface, there are 1650 fixed seats as well as an additional 240 standing room. Overlooking the ice surface are 3 full service, private VIP Suites that provide a premium entertainment experience one would expect in a larger facility.

The Bell Aliant Arena, while still a full NHL sized rink has a walking track co-located around its perimeter and accommodations for fixed seating of 144 and standing room for another 100.

Located on the second level of the facility are three community rooms with versatile setup options that allow us to accommodate all types and sizes of events from small meetings of a dozen people, to a packed house presentation of 500. Our fully integrated audio, visual, food & beverage amenities can help make planning your next event worry free!

Located in the heart of Pictou County, we are sure you'll find something that suits everybody, from spectating to participating, within the walls of this 155 000 square foot, state of the art, fully accessible sport and recreation complex!

Operators

The Pictou County Wellness Centre is operated and managed by Nustadia Recreation Inc.  Nustadia is Canada's largest operator of community arena facilities, with operations and programming in 17 facilities from British Columbia to Nova Scotia- bringing safe and sustainable recreation to the communities they serve .