Covid-19 Update: 
We are currently working on being able to offer fall programming in Canning & District. Please check back often or contact Jennie with any questions!

Welcome To Canning & District 
Recreational Commission

Shared Strategy for Advancing Recreation

in Nova Scotia

Recreation Nova Scotia and the Department of Communities, Culture, & Heritage have come together to create a Shared Strategy for Advancing Recreation in Nova Scotia! The Shared Strategy defines Recreation as, "The experience that results from freely-chosen participation in physical, social, intellectual, creative and spiritual pursuits that enhance individual and community wellbeing." Here at Canning Recreation, we are going to work hard to follow the goals within the Shared Strategy in an effort to promote the overall vision for Recreation in Canada, as outlined in the national framework: 

"A Canada in which everyone is engaged in meaningful, accessible recreation experiences that foster: 

        Individual wellbeing: Individuals with optimal mental and physical wellbeing, who are engaged and contributing members of their families and communities
        Community wellbeing: Communities that are healthy, inclusive, welcoming, resilient and sustainable
        The wellbeing of places and spaces: Natural and built environments that are appreciated, nurtured, and sustained" 

You can review the full document here: Shared Strategy for Advancing Recreation in Nova Scotia

At Canning Recreation, Our Mission is 3 Fold:

  • To stimulate interest in recreation and healthy life styles in the Canning and District area
  • To create and support recreational programs  and
  • To provide and manage associated facilities

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