Effective active transportation throughout the community is a high priority for the Town of Amherst. Active Transportation routes help Amherst in its goal of being the most active, healthy community in Nova Scotia and feed into Amherst's Physical Activity Strategy and Recreation Master Plan. Please join the Town of Amherst on June 8th for a public meeting on the Draft Active Transportation Plan. Your input is necessaryto help make Amherst a more mobile, active and attractive place to live, work and play!
Join us for a free, full-day workshop to learn more about the following:
• What makes a community walkable?
• What are the benefits of increasing walkability (health, economic, social, etc.)?
• What’s happening around walkability in the Fundy Region?
• How can we work collaboratively to make Fundy communities more walkable?
Registration for COPS4KIDS 2017 will begin on May 17th. Registration forms will be available starting at 10:00 a.m. and can be obtained at the Cops4Kids booth at the Police Week Display at the Amherst Center Mall on May 17th from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.,the Amherst Police Department website https://www.amherst.ca/police-department.html, or you can pick one up at the police department located at 21 Havelock Street. Cops 4 Kids is open to children ages 8 -11.