The Halifax Regional Municipality is offering new recreation opportunities for residents of all ages this summer

General Intrests

**** HRM Media Release

The Halifax Regional Municipality is offering new recreation opportunities for residents of all ages this summer.

REC Van

The REC Van visits parks and greenspaces annually throughout the municipality in July and August providing free recreational sports and activities to children, youth, families and seniors. The van is stacked with equipment for a variety of activities, including arts and crafts, baseball, soccer, washer toss, giant checkers, music and more. This year, the program is being expanded with two vans that will begin operating on July 6. For more information, including the schedule, visit halifax.ca/recvan

Outdoor recreation programming

The Adventure Earth Centre will be leading several activities in various locations throughout the municipality in July and August. These programs are free of charge, but pre-registration may be required for some activities to help manage the number of participants. Activities include Try It: Fishing, Family Yoga and Compass Fun and Earth Adventures trail activities. Children must be accompanied by an adult for all activities.

Registration will begin on June 23rd at 9 a.m. on halifax.ca/myREC

Rural recreation programming

Residents of all ages are invited to participate in a wide range of recreation activities throughout the summer while maintaining public health guidelines in the communities of Sheet Harbour, Musquodoboit Harbour, Musquodoboit Valley and North Preston.​

A monthly calendar will be updated regularly with activities such as guided hikes, painting, print making, camp games, and practicing sport skills.​

Registration for rural programming will take place weekly throughout the summer months beginning on June 29 at 9 a.m on halifax.ca/myREC.

For more information on all activities, visit halifax.ca/outdoorrec.

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