Recreational Programming

The Town of Antigonish Recreation Department is pleased to offer a variety of programs for all ages. Check our website often to stay up-to-date with what is being offered. You can also follow us on Facebook at: ‘Town of Antigonish Recreation’. Some of our core programs through the year include: summer day camps, fitness classes, touch football, after school programming, and activities for those 55+. In addition to the direct programming offered by our Recreation Department, there are several groups within our Town who provide recreational opportunities. Contact us to find out how to get connected with the programming you desire and we will do our best to help you. 


Highland Touch Football League

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Dr. J.H. Gillis Regional High School - Group Fitness

To download a registration form, please click pdf here (295 KB) . Registration forms can also be obtained at the Main Office of Dr. J.H. Gillis Regional High School. Forms should be returned to the Main Office at the High School or to the Town of Antigonish Recreation Department. There is no fee for this program.

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Wee Lads and Lassies 2017

To fill out registration form, please click here. Payment needs to be submitted separately by mail or through the Town of Antigonish drop-box. Details on payment submission options on registration form.

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Making Tracks: Cycling Leader Course

To register, please sign up online or visit Antigonish County Recreation in person (285 Beech Hill Road, Monday-Friday, 9-4:30PM). To register online click the link above and then "Activities & Programs" > "2017 Spring Adult Programs" > "Making Tracks: Cycling Leadership Training". Follow the prompts from here!

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Nordic Walking Leader Course

Click here to fill out a registration!

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Funding Options

There are several funding options for children and youth who wish to take part in sport and recreational programming as well as the “Gary Boone Physical Activity Leadership Development Fund” for those who wish to become physical activity leaders in our community. Applications for the following funding programs can be picked up and dropped off in the Town of Antigonish Recreation Department office. You can also find out more information about each resource or download and print application forms from the following links:

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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