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Parks & Recreation

Providing Halifax residents access to recreation experiences while promoting healthy lifestyles, vibrant communities, and sustainable environments.

With our many waterfront parks, walking trails, beaches, and recreation centres, Parks & Recreation offers a variety of activities to suit everyone's interests. From little kickers soccer, to swimming and skating lessons, to Zumba or photography; there's a recreation program for everyone.

Aquatics Programs

Want to learn to swim? Find information on swim programs, pool & beach schedules, locations, special events & parties.

Arenas

Whether it's hockey, ringette, sledge hockey, figure skating, or ball hockey, there are 14 arenas in the area to get you on the ice.

Beaches

There's no better way to enjoy a hot day than with sand between your toes and a refreshing swim.

Community & Recreation Centres

In addition to 25 municipally-operated recreation centres, there are also 25 community-operated recreation centres.

Facilities Bookings

If you're looking to get a group together for a ball game, a hockey game, or a family picnic, Facilities will help you secure the perfect location.

Parks & Open Spaces

Come enjoy Halifax's beautiful parks and waterfront paths.

Programs & Services

Take advantage of over 8,000 recreation programs, in over 25 recreation centres.

RecConnect | Online Registration

For online registration, a RecConnect login ID and family PIN is required.

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Try A Ride Summer Mobile Programs

We're offering two fun and engaging programs, bringing recreation opportunities to municipal communities this summer.

Trail System

Want to walk, hike or bike a trail in Halifax? Get Out, Check it Out.

Youth

Information on youth-focused programs and events, part-time employment, volunteer opportunities, Halifax Youth Guide, and more.

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