Recreation – Point Michaud Summer Surf and Activity Programs

The Following Senior Recreation Programs are sponsored by the Municipality of Richmond County. For more information on these events go to

21st Annual Summer Surf Program
July 4 – August 26
Rentals – 7 days per week – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Rentals not available on days of extreme conditions or weather. Fees (cash only).


– Wetsuit and Surfboard (together) $40.00/day
– Wetsuit only $25.00/day
– Surfboard only $25.00/day
– Sea Kayak $25.00/day
– Stand-Up Paddleboard $25.00/day
* Half day prices available. Call the Surf Hut at 902-587-2988 for more information.
Rentals must be returned by 4:30 pm.

Richmond Recreation staff will also have beach toys, volleyballs and nets available for beach goers to enjoy
for free! Visit the surf hut for more information. Please call the Point Michaud Surf Hut at 902-587-2988 or
check out the Richmond County Recreation Facebook page for up to date surfing conditions.
*** Surf hut will be closed Monday, August 7, to observe Natal Day

Lifeguard Services at Point Michaud Beach

Point Michaud Beach will be supervised daily from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm, from July 1 to August 27.

There are change-houses, toilets and parking available. There is also a picnic area to the left overlooking the beach. Point Michaud Beach is located approximately 20 kms from the village of St. Peter’s along route 247. Point Michaud Beach Provincial Park.

Richmond County Recreation in partnership with SANS will be hosting a surf and water sport contest at Point Michaud Beach Provincial Park this summer. An event for all ages to enjoy a fun filled day at the beach! Registration $20.00. Includes use of Summer Surf Program equipment during all divisions.

Schedule –

Begins at 10:00 am – 10 am Group Photo – 11 am – 5pm Divisions.

Each division is approx. 10-15 min.
This is an everyone at once division.
Participants encouraged to enter in multiple divisions for Top Water
Awards. Costumes welcome!

– Body Surf, Body Board,
– Skim Board, Short Board,
– Long Board, Kayak Surf,
– Kite Surf, Tandem Surf, SUP Surf,
– SUP Race, Open Surf, Men’s Open,
– Women’s Open, JR Boys Open,
– JR Girl’s Open, Kids Open,
– Expression Team (costumes with water theatrics), Surf Team Relay

Note: order of divisions depentant on conditions day of.
1st, 2nd & 3rd noted after each division.
5:30pm Top Water Awards given to those that participated and excelled in multiple divisions.

Summer 2023, Point Michaud Provincial Beach welcomed Mobi-mats that allows those with mobility issues to safely access the beach and water.
Mobi-Mats are portable, non-slip beach access mats for people with disabilities that provide beach access for wheelchairs, walkers, and strollers. Check our Facebook page for Pop-Up Surf Lessons this summer!