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New sports complex offers opportunity for New Waterford to promote physical activity

Source: https://www.saltwire.com/cape-breton/news/new-sports-complex-offers-opportunity-for-new-waterford-to-promote-physical-activity-100630417/

Jeremy Fraser

An aerial photo shows the new and improved Gary McDonald Recreation Complex on Eighth Street in New Waterford. On the lower left is the New Waterford Skateboard Park, while upper left shows the Dr. J.A. Roach Memorial Basketball Court and the New Waterford Rotary Ball Hockey Arena. The new, state-of-the-art MacKinnon Memorial Field is located in the middle, while the new New Waterford Tennis Club facility is on the right. The facility is also surrounded by a walking track. PHOTO CONTRIBUTED/NOVA SCOTIA GOVERNMENT
An aerial photo shows the new and improved Gary McDonald Recreation Complex on Eighth Street in New Waterford. On the lower left is the New Waterford Skateboard Park, while upper left shows the Dr. J.A. Roach Memorial Basketball Court and the New Waterford Rotary Ball Hockey Arena. The new, state-of-the-art MacKinnon Memorial Field is located in the middle, while the new New Waterford Tennis Club facility is on the right. The facility is also surrounded by a walking track. PHOTO CONTRIBUTED/NOVA SCOTIA GOVERNMENT

NEW WATERFORD, N.S. โ€” Driving up Eighth Street, it may seem like a normal area of New Waterford. 

Homes are lined up on both sides of the street while what seems like endless stop signs stand at each intersection from Plummer Avenue to Warren Avenue.

Although nothing looks out of the ordinary, it isnโ€™t until you cross the railroad tracks just past Duggan Avenue where youโ€™re greeted with a masterpiece considered to be the sports hub of the community. Read more…

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