Spike Fund

What is the Spike Fund?

The Spike Fund provides funding to residents of the Town of Kentville to participate in sport, recreation, wellness and cultural activities. The Fund promotes physical activity, confidence and self-esteem building, health and wellness, leadership skills, friendships and the opportunity to be part of a team. Through rental programs and Town events, the Spike Fund has been growing and is ready to be put into action.  To apply for this grant please click here!

We define recreation as any experience that results from freely-chosen participation in physical, social, intellectual, creative and spiritual enhancement of individual and community well-being.

Who can apply?

Anyone 18 years and older (or anyone applying for summer programming funding) in need of financial support to participate in a recreation program can apply. Recreation is defined as and activity done for enjoyment when one is not working. Applicants must live in the Town of Kentville.

How can I contribute to the Fund?

Community groups and individuals can make a donation to the Spike Fund through the Town of Kentville Parks and Recreation Department. If you or someone you know would like to make a donation to the Spike Fund, please call 679-2536 or email

Who is Spike?

Spike is the mascot of Kentville, made famous in the book by Sandra and Ron Lightburn, “Pumpkin People”. The book tell of magical secrets of Kentville’s famous Pumpkin People!

For more information, please contact, or call 902-679-2539