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A seaside destination for the entire family.
Where cultural and seafaring experiences meet a new ocean economy.
A UNESCO World Heritage Site where Nova Scotia’s seafaring history comes to life.
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Four unique waterfronts filled with experiences for all ages.
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Building on the greatness of the ocean since 1976.
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SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16th FROM 2PM to 7PM
Cool off on the Halifax Waterfront with the BIG JUMP!
Join Develop Nova Scotia and Jump In HFX for the Big Jump – a free, one-day urban swimming opportunity!
New to the city? Want to connect to the ocean in the heart of downtown?
On September 16, come down to Bishop’s Landing for a swim. The area will be secured from boat traffic and will have ladders and docks for easy access! There will also be an on-site freshwater shower provided by Halifax Water.
Water testing will be conducted by HRM prior to and on the day of the event.
There will be lifeguards and lockers on site.
Special thanks to Andy Fillmore, MP for Halifax for support provided to Jump In HFX for the event.
*Rain Date: Monday, September 17.