There are lots of places to get active in Halifax in all seasons! There are any number of parks, trails, recreation facilities and programming, beaches and more to keep you busy in and around Halifax.
There are more than 50 community and recreation centres in Halifax that offer programming for all ages and abilities 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 to help you do just that! Formal and informal running clubs and fitness facilities are available depending on your interest and ability.
The recreation programming includes swimming at places like the Canada Games Centre in Halifax and the Zatzman Sportsplex in downtown Dartmouth and Cole Harbour Place in Dartmouth. For those inclined to hockey, ringette, skating, and sledge hockey there are several options 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. In addition to the traditional indoor activities , there are also options for the outdoor enthusiast. The Emera Oval is located in Central Halifax and offers outdoor skating and speed skating in the winter months and rollerblading, biking, and skateboarding in the summer months. Free to all with option for free skates and rollerblades.
From one end of Halifax to the other, there is something for everyone when it comes to recreational programming. And the best part, regardless of where you choose to live in the Halifax area, community recreational services are generally available! Another fun outdoor activity is available at the Adventure Earth Centres located at Fleming Park in Halifax and Shubie Park in Dartmouth. Opportunity is provided for all ages to connect with nature, to pursue a healthy and active lifestyle and to connect with other people who have the same interests.