Halifax Recreation

There are many of places to get active in Halifax for every season! A multitude of of parks, trails, recreation facilities and programming, beaches and more in and around Halifax will keep you busy.

Halifax recreation centre Canada Games CentreMore than 50 community and recreation centres are in Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM). Each offer programming for all ages and abilities all throughout the year. Join a walking club and explore new trails and meet new people. Looking for fitness class or want to improve your swimming skills? Lots of programs offered by Halifax recreation will help you do just that! Formal and informal running clubs and fitness facilities are available all over the region depending on your interest and ability.

Learn to swim, or swim laps, or join a swim team at places like the Canada Games Centre in Halifax , the Zatzman Sportsplex in Dartmouth,  or Cole Harbour Place in Cole Harbour. For those inclined to hockey, ringette, skating, and sledge hockey there are several rinks in and around Halifax including the BMO Centre in Bedford and the RBC Centre in Dartmouth. 

In addition, smaller community centres offer a variety of programming and events across HRM. The Emera Oval located in Central Halifax offers outdoor skating and speed skating in the winter months and rollerblading, biking, and skateboarding in the summer months. Free to all with option to borrow skates and rollerblades and safety equipment for free.

Another fun outdoor activity available is the Adventure Earth Centres located in both Fleming Park in Halifax and Shubie Park in Dartmouth

In every area of Halifax, you'll find something for everyone when it comes to recreational programming. Regardless of where you choose to live in the Halifax area, community recreational services are generally available! Opportunity is provided for all ages to connect with nature, pursue a healthy and active lifestyle, and connect with others with the same interests.


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