Things to Know

The Village of Kingston is centrally located in beautiful Annapolis Valley, next to the Village of Greenwood and CFB Greenwood, and centrally located for easy access to all of Southwest Nova Scotia. With more twinning of the major highway it is now just over an hour drive to the major city of Halifax.

The village offers many amenities and services to its residents, including:

Schools
  • Pine Ridge Middle School
    • 625 Pine Ridge Avenue
    • PO Box 279
    • Kingston, Nova Scotia, B0P 1R0
    • Tel: 902-765-7570. Fax: 902-765-7572
    • www.pineridge.ednet.ns.ca
    • Enrollment – 350 Students
  • Kingston and District School
  • West Kings District High School
Cemeteries
  • North Kingston Cemetery
    • Located at Bishop Mountain Road
    • Cemetary across from Avery’s Farm Market at 408 Hwy #1
  • Catholic Cemetery
    • Located at the corner of Highway 1 and Marshall Road
Churches
  • United Church
    • Main St. Kingston
    • Tel: 902-765-3621
  • Baptist Church
    • Main St. Kingston
    • Tel: 902-765-4891
  • All Saints Anglican Church
    • Pleasant St. Kingston
    • Tel: 902-765-6853
  • Jehovah’s Witnesses
    • 337 Hwy #1
    • Tel: 902-765-6442
Libraries
  • Kingston Branch of Annapolis Valley Regional Library
  • 671 Main St.
  • Tel: 902-765-3631
  • www.valleylibrary.ca
Emergencies
  • RCMP - Kingston Detachment
    • 1684 Maple St
    • Kingston, NS B0P 1R0
    • Tel: 902-765-3317
  • Kingston and District Fire Department
    • Large group of trained volunteers plus modern equipment
    • 670 Sparky St. Kingston
    • Tel: 902-765-2263
Nearest Hospitals
  • Soldier’s Memorial Hospital
    • 462 Main St. Middleton
    • Tel: 902-825-3411
  • Valley Regional Hospital
    • 150 Exhibition St
    • Kentville, NS
    • Tel: 902-678-7381
Banks
  • Royal Bank ATM
    • Bridge St. Kingston
Facilities and Programs
  • Ball Diamonds
    • The Village has three fenced ball diamonds with dugouts and washrooms available.
    • There are two fields located at the end of Balser Drive (Ravenwood Subdivision) and one located next to the Western Kings Arena at 1490 Westwood St. (across from the Superstore).
    • For more information or the booking of ball fields please contact the Village Office Recreation Deptartment at 902-765-2800.
  • Tennis Courts
    • Two courts with lights located on Elm St. next to the arena - transformed to an ice skating rink in winter-weather permitting.
  • Arena
    • The Credit Union Centre seats 600 spectators and offers a full service canteen and washroom facilities. The venue is handicap accessible and has a paved parking lot.
    • Located at 1490 Westwood Ave. (Turn north across from Superstore)
    • Kingston, NS B0P 1R0
    • Tel: 902-765-2516
    • www.wkaa.ca
  • Playgrounds
    Kingston has playgrounds in the following locations:
    • 1490 Westwood St. (next to arena)
    • Balser Drive next to the ball field in Ravenwood Subdivision
    • Forest Brook Subdivision off Sunset Drive
    • Mathews Lane
  • Parks
    • Stronach Park Family Fitness Trail

      Picnic Park, Duck Pond, Fitness Trail

      A lovely picnic park with water fountain, garden areas and trellis for prom/wedding picture taking, ducks to feed and a family fitness trail to challenge.

    • Clairmont Provincial Park

      1405 Hwy #1 – 3km east of Kingston; off Highway 101 between exits 16 and 17. A picnic park under a stand of red pine trees, providing a cool oasis away from the valley heat. Open May 15 to Oct 11

    • Centennial Park

      1489 Westwood Ave, across from arena. Open grass area with bandstand.

Outdoor Wedding Bookings

Stronach Park or Centennial Park – please call 902-765-2800 to book.

Ball Field Bookings

Contact Glen Abriel, Recreation Coordinator for the Village of Kingston at 902-765-2800 or email at recreation@kingstonnovascotia.ca