Take the roof off winter

Take the Roof Off Winter Pictou with some February fun. Pictou Recreation and Parks is organizing a couple of contests and a Winter Walk Day to encourage residents to move a little more this winter.

Get creative and participate in the Snow Sculpture Challenge. Capture an outdoor winter activity and submit a picture in a Photo Contest over February. Join in the Winter Walk Day on February 19th. Don't let the temperatures stop you from enjoying all that winter has to offer.

Snow Sculpture Challenge

Get creative outdoors. Build a snow sculpture/person, take a photo and submit to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The contest runs for the month of February. PRIZES for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place. Photos will be shared on social media.

Winter Active Photo Contest

Submit a photo of enjoying outdoor winter activities in the Town of Pictou over the month of February and win a PRIZE. Explore our community this winter, build a snow fort, create snow art, go for a walk, find a trail, play in the backyard, roast some marshmallows. Submit your photo to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Winter Walk Day

Saturday, February 19, 2022

Don't let cold, wind, snow or rain keep you from heading out for a walk. If you dress for the weather and practice winter safety, you're ready to go! Walk, take a picture and tag Pictou Recreation and Parks on social media for a chance to win a prize!

Participate in the above activities and you could win winter activity prizes...walking poles, LED headlamp hats, ice cleats, reflective bands, pool swims & snowy treats.

Take the Roof off Winter Pictou - Keeping Active in February. Pictou Recreation and Parks

Equipment Loan Program

DID YOU KNOW... you can loan out snowshoes, cross country skis, snow building kits, ice cleats, walking poles, polar strollers and more? Visit: Pictou County Equipment Loan Program to get started. For questions, call Pictou Recreation and Parks at 902-485-4372.