Switch Halifax September 21

The Planning & Design Centre (PDC) is gearing up for year 3 of Switch Open Street Sundays on September 21st from 12-4. Due to construction on North Park the route will be slightly different this year (see map below) running on Agricola Street from Cunard to Young.

The Switch team is excited to be back on the Halifax side and is already well underway in its efforts terms to attract community partners and local businesses to activate the route. If you would like to volunteer for Switch on September 21st please sign up here or if you would like to sign-up your group or organization to have a booth or run an activity email us at Switchopenstreetsundays(@) gmail.com or call 494.8494. Please respond by September 12 to be included in our promotions. If you have an idea reach out and help make this Switch Halifax a success. See you on the streets.

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One Week Until Switch Dartmouth!

Switch Dartmouth is just over a week away! Once again, we are thrilled with the level of community support for this event. Many community partners, route activators and volunteers have come together to create what we are sure will be a fun and safe day. We have an awesome line-up of events scheduled along the route including face painting, a musical stage, Halifax mobile skate park and St. George’s mini tennis court, just to name a few! As well, Blind Sports Nova Scotia will be providing tandem bike rides. Along Prince Albert Rd. you will find yoga and sports classes. 


Here are just some of the planned activities:

Sunrise Yoga Class

Core Essentials Fitness Classes 

Salsa & Latin Dance Group

Old School Donuts

Clean Nova Scotia Bike Valet

Halifax Smart Trip

Bernie Hart Walking Tours

and many many many others…..

See you on the street,
The Switch Team

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Community Partners & Volunteers Needed!

The second Switch Dartmouth of the season is fast approaching us on Sunday August 24th from noon – 4pm. We are currently looking for volunteers and interested community partners to activate the Switch route. Once again the street will be opened up along Portland St and Prince Albert Rd to pedestrians, cyclists, dancers, exercise classes, runners, in-line skaters, as well as physical activity and active transportation of every description!

If you would like to be involved either as a community partner or day-of volunteer, please e-mail us at switchopenstreetsundays@gmail.com

See you on the streets August 24th from noon – 4pm!