Available at McConnell Library or by request to your local branch
- Tennis Rackets (available in 4 different youth sizes and standard adult size)
- Hiking/Walking Poles
Hiking/Walking Poles are also available at Baddeck Library and Victoria North Regional Library in Ingonish.
Winter Recreation Equipment
Snowshoes and poles in Cape Breton County
The following equipment is available at McConnell Library in Sydney:
- Snowshoes (children’s and adult sizes)
- Trekking Poles (for hiking and snowshoeing)
The snowshoes come in a variety of sizes for all members of the family and can be borrowed free of charge for one week.
This program was made possible with a grant from the Central Cape Breton Community Health Board
Snowshoes and Skis through Victoria County Active Gear Loan
The Victoria County Active Gear Loan Program in partnership with Naturally Active Victoria County, Nova Scotia Communities, Culture and Heritage, and Cape Breton Regional Library offers a variety of recreational equipment to library users for a one week loan period.
The following equipment is available at Baddeck Public Library:
- Snowshoes with poles – (children’s to adult sizes)
- Cross-Country Skis, boots, and poles – children’s (Age 8 &up) to adult sizes
- Ice Traction Cleats
- Walking Poles
Please phone Baddeck Public Library at 902-295-2055 to check availability.
Pick-up on Victoria County Bookmobile or Victoria North Regional Public Library (Ingonish) can also be arranged by phoning the Baddeck Public Library.