Recreational Facilities

The Town of Antigonish has beautiful parks, exciting playgrounds, and boasts some of the best playing fields in the province including a state-of-the-art artificial turf, softball and baseball fields, practice fields, tennis courts, skatepark and beach volleyball courts. Our playing fields and parks can be rented for games, practices, or special events.

In addition to the facilities owned and maintained by the Town of Antigonish, there are several facilities within and near our Town that provide space for recreational opportunities. These include: the Antigonish Arena, St. Francis Xavier University Keating Millennium Centre and Oland Centre, Pins Bowling Centre, and Antigonish Golf and Country Club, to name a few. Contact us to find out how to access these facilities.


Are you a recreation group who is struggling to find indoor space to rent due to COVID-19 facility closures? Find a list of facilities currently accepting rentals in Antigonish Town and County pdf here (182 KB) . [Updated October 7th, 2020]. As of November 4th, 2020, school gymnasiums will also be accepting rentals after hours until 9PM, Monday-Friday. All rental fees will be waived for this use. A list of schools that are available for bookings can be found here.


Booking a Facility

If you wish to book Columbus Field, Cairn Park, or Chisholm Park, or the Antigonish All Wheels Skatepark for an event please fill out and send in the   pdf Event Application Form (280 KB) .

If you wish to book any of the following playing fields: Central Turf Field, Columbus Field, St. Andrew’s Street Field, Regional Ballfields (Softball or Baseball), Columbus Field Tennis Courts, or our Beach Volleyball Courts please fill out and send in the pdf Field User Rental Agreement Form (193 KB) .

Spring Racquet Court Schedule

Antigonish All-Wheels Skatepark

Through the support of the Town, County, StFX and Antigonish Skatepark Association, our community now has a new All-Wheels Skatepark. In order for everyone to be able to ride safely, please review the rules and regulations for the Antigonish Community Skatepark. 

Skatepark rules and regulations.

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Get in Touch

Town of Antigonish
274 Main Street
Antigonish, Nova Scotia
Canada B2G 2C4

Phone: (902) 863-2351
Fax: (902) 863-0460 / (902) 863-9201

Town Hall hours: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm