Video – Recreation in Antigonish County

Recreation means so much in Antigonish County; its about healthy living, physical activity and contributing to a healthy vibrant place to live. Accessibility and making programs and healthy living options for all is paramount to the municipal recreation team.

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The Municipality of the County of Antigonish is a place where people value Physical Activity, Sport and Recreation. Antigonish County residents have a strong culture of being physically active on a daily basis and recognize the health benefits of doing so. In additions, residents recognize the many health benefits derived from participating in recreation and sport. The recreation department is a facilitator; creating opportunities and resources for the community to pursue physical activity, sport and recreation endeavours.

Antigonish County Recreation’s mandate is to enhance the quality of life for the people of the Municipality of the County of Antigonish by working together to:
– Provide, facilitate and create opportunities for a variety of recreation, leisure and sport activities.
– Increase physical activity levels in the Municipality of the County of Antigonish.
– Create new and supporting existing social and physical environments that encourage and allow both residents and visitors to be physically active.

Recreation Department

Marlene Melanson – Recreation Director
Denise Fougere – Administrative Assistant
Meaghan MacNeil, Physical Activity Coordinator
Heather Butler -Recreation Programmer
Olivia Ells – Aquatics Supervisor

Phone: (902) 863-1141