Annapolis Valley Regional Library



Borrow a hippocampe and get out there!

In partnership with Municipality of the County of Kings, Town of Berwick, Sport NS, Nova Scotia Community, Culture, Tourism, and Heritage: Sport and Recreation Division: Valley Region, Mud Creek Rotary, and Active Kids, Healthy Kids, Annapolis Valley Regional Library is offering loans of adaptive equipment so you can get on the beach, trails, and parks.

How to borrow: Phone 902-538-2665, Monday to Friday, 8:30 AM – 4 PM

Pick up at: any AVRL library during open hours.

Get On it! Take the hippocampe out and enjoy the outdoors.

Equipment available: Adult sized hippocampe, Tomato seat (for child use), Balloon tires (for beach or snow), Ski attachment.

Requirement: An adult must borrow the equipment and sign a WAIVER.

Loan period: The equipment can be borrowed for 2 weeks.

Size: You will need a vehicle that can accomodate a large hockey-style bag, approximately 2 x 6 feet. If you borrow the Tomato seat as well, you’ll need space for two bags this size.

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Here’s a 10-minute video that shows how to use the hippocampe.

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