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 Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources and Information

Many services listed in our Community Recreation Database ( / NS Trails Guide have reduced hours or are currently closed to the public. We advise that you call ahead to confirm services / trails are open and available before attending in person.

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Antigonish County Recreation

Located In Antigonish County
Where To Find Us
285 Beech Hill Rd
Antigonish, NS B2G 0B4
Areas Served Antigonish County
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Phone 902-863-1141
Contact Marlene Melanson, Recreation Director
Alternate Contact Denise Fougere, Administrative Assistant
Mailing Address c/o Antigonish County Recreation 
285 Beech Hill Rd 
Antigonish, NS B2G 0B4
Fax 902-863-5751
Description & Services
Information The Municipality of the County of Antigonish is a place where people value Physical Activity, Sport and Recreation.  
Antigonish County Recreation's vision is to support individual and community wellbeing through participation in a full range of community supported, equitable, and safe recreational opportunities. 
Our mission is providing recreation/physical activity services which support the provision of social and physical infrastructure activities that promote individual and community wellbeing. 
Antigonish County Recreation has a free equipment loan program with accessible equipment. To view accessible equipment, please click here 
To inquire on the availability of equipment, please call Antigonish County Recreation at 902-863-1141. 
Hours Hours: 9:00am to 4:30pm 
Monday - Friday 
(excluding Holidays)
Special Information
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Categories - General Assistive Technology Equipment Loan ; Cycling ; Hiking ; Leadership Development ; Recreation and Sport Organizations ; Recreation Related Expense Assistance ; Recreation/Sport Equipment Loan/Rental ; Recreational Aids ; Snowshoeing ; Trail Development Advocacy Groups and Organizations