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Town of Antigonish Recreation
Antigonish Town Recreation is dedicated to providing sport, recreation and leisure activities for the citizens of Antigonish. The department concentrates on maximizing the Towns existing assets as well as building on its proud heritage and culture. To achieve their vision and with the available resources, the department will provide programs, services, facilities, plus advice and assistance to individuals, community groups and organizations.
Antigonish Town Recreation boasts some of the best playing fields in the province; these fields include five ball fields (two of which are lit), three soccer fields, a football field and a football practice field. Within the town, and working in conjunction with the recreation department, are several groups who provide recreational activities to the children and youth of the area: Minor Soccer, Minor Baseball, Minor Football and Minor Basketball, to name a few.
Other recreational facilities within the Town are Columbus Field, Chisholm Park, Whidden Street playground, and Arbor Drive playground. Columbus Field, the largest park within the Town, boasts two tennis courts,a lit walking trail, a running track and a great water park for kids!
Highland Region for Physical Activity, Sport and Recreation
The Highland Region serves the counties of Antigonish, Pictou and District of Guysborough. Population in the region is 74,400 with two primary service areas of the Town of Antigonish and the towns of New Glasgow, Stellarton, Westville, and Trenton as well as the Town of Pictou in the western section of Pictou County.
Their office works in collaboration with municipalities, recreation directors, regional health, school and economic development boards and groups such as Pictou County Recreation Coordinators and the Highland Region Recreation Coordinators.
For more information, visit Highland Region.
Looking for something to do? Check out Highland Connect! It is an online guide for active living resources: Highland Connect
Antigonish Town & County Active Transportation Plan
Notice of Project Commencement, click here for complete details.
Link to Survey, click here.
2014 Winter & Spring Fitness Classes
The Town Recreation Department has three (3) upcoming Fitness Classes beginning January 13th, 2014. We are offering two sessions, Winter & Spring.
High/Lo 2-Go - A beginner aerobics class combines cardio work with resitance and abdominal exercises to give a great workout. Mild to Moderate Intensity
Stretch and Strength - This class offers a balance of resistance exercises with Yoga stretches the resistance exercises will include free weights, stability balls and body-bars. A high intensity, low impact class will work for everyone.
Club 60 Seniors Fitness- High energy, low intensity exercise class combines aerobic moves with resistance exercises and stretches. Perfect for the 55+ crowd. Open to all seniors.
Click here for complete Information & Registration.
Winter 2014 Talk of the Town
CLICK HERE for the 2014 Winter Edition Town of Antigonish Talk of the Town.
If you would prefer the regular .PDF version please click Talk Of The Town 2014 Winter.
Positive Aging Directory for 2013
It is published annually by the Nova Scotia Department of Seniors and contains a wealth of information for people 50+ and their families.
View positive aging (Right click to download).
Bench/Bike-Rack and Tree Dedication Program
Through our Bench, Bike-Rack and Tree dedication program, friends and families can create a dedication or memorial by placing a public bench, bike-rack or tree in one of the Town of Antigonish parks, playgrounds or walk-ways. Each dedication carries a different story through the words engraved on the plaque. These lovely dedications with their bronze plaques serve as a lasting reminder or a timeless gift to a loved one.
For complete details and application please click here.
Central's Turf Field
For booking information contact Melanie at Antigonish Town Hall. For rentals you will need to submit a Field User Rental Agreement 2013
All forms can be picked up and dropped off at the Antigonish Town Hall Recreation Department.