Get your bucket and shovel…it’s time to build a sandcastle! Entry to compete in the annual Clam Harbour Sandcastle competition is $10 for adults or FREE for children and youth. To build your masterpiece, you may use hands and hand tools including shovels, spatulas, ...Read More
On a sunny day, the shorelines of our lakes and oceans are everyone’s favorite playground. Check out our listing of the local beaches.
School is out. It’s Day 3 of summer holidays, the kids are already bored and you are wondering how to keep them amused for the next 9 weeks without breaking the bank. Luckily, HRM has so many great places to spend a lazy summer ...Read More
Summer fun is endless in Halifax! Whether you’re a local or a first-time visitor, there’s definitely something for you and the kids in our beautiful city – and plenty of great day trips too. Don’t forget to check our calendar for weekly events. And now… ...Read More
Where to go on a hot summer day in HRM? Check out our list of cool summer playgrounds where you can have fun and cool off at the same time! 1. Westmount School Playground and Splash Pad The playground and splash pad at Westmount School ...Read More
We arrive at the new Dingle Playground on Remembrance Day, just before noon. A small cluster of children wait excitedly, their noses pressed up against a heavy green fence that separates them from the clean new playground structures, and the impressive new climbing tower. Tom ...Read More
We spent a lot of time at Halifax lakes and beaches last summer, thanks to Halifax Recreation’s program of FREE swimming lessons at all Halifax beaches and outdoor pools. At Kearney Lake, my daughter’s class sizes were small, and by the end of the two-session ...Read More
Lake Banook is a freshwater lake located in Dartmouth within the Halifax Regional Municipality in Nova Scotia, Canada. It is home to three sprint canoe and kayak clubs, two rowing clubs, and has a claim to be the birthplace of ice hockey. ...Read More