Outdoor Recreation

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children out in the woods at a nature program

Adventure Earth Programs

The Adventure Earth Centres offers many outdoor, nature-based programs. 

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Community Playbox

A playbox is a container filled with a variety of gently used outdoor play equipment for community members to enjoy. It’s as simple as play, return, donate! Click to learn more!

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REC Van

Beginning in July, we will spend the summer visiting public parks, municipal beaches, spray pads, playgrounds and seniors homes throughout the municipality providing free recreational sports and activities to children, youth, families and seniors. 

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Canoeing, Kayaking and Paddle Boards

St. Mary’s Boat Club offers canoeing and kayaking programs for all skill levels. Canoeing activities are for people ages 7 and up. Kayaking activities are for people ages 12 and up. 

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Earth Adventures Trail Activities

Take off on fun-filled adventures along some of the best nature trails in the Halifax Region. The distances are short but the discoveries great as each trail description gives you the tools and tricks to explore the wonder in nature. These adventures are for kids of all ages. 

Each trail has an engaging theme with specific directions for hands-on activities at special stops along the way. You’ll discover a hidden plaque with a secret creature on it at the end of each trail. 

Visit the website to learn more!