Antigonish County Recreation
Our vision: Support individual and community well- being through participation in a full range of community supported, equitable and safe recreational opportunities at the community level.
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The Municipality of the County of Antigonish is a place where people value Physical Activity, Sport and Recreation. Antigonish County residents have a strong culture of being physically active on a daily basis and recognize the health benefits of doing so. In additions, residents recognize the many health benefits derived from participating in recreation and sport. The recreation department is a facilitator; creating opportunities and resources for the community to pursue physical activity, sport and recreation endeavours.
“Out and About” Suggestions
The program Antigonish County Recreation will be offering to grades 7,8 & 9 of your school, this program is based on exploring the outdoors and engaging in outdoor activities with your friends. This program will begin in the fall of 2019. While we have some ideas in mind, we want to hear from you regarding where you want to visit and what you want to do. Some of our possible ideas include yoga at a beach, hiking to waterfalls, biking at Keppoch and snowshoeing on Lochaber Gorge trail. Please click here to answer a few short questions regarding this program to better help us determine the needs of youth in Antigonish County.
RECREATION: The experience that results from freely-chosen participation in physical, social, intellectual, creative and spiritual pursuits that enhance individual and community well-being.