There are so many recreation programs offered in the Truro and surrounding areas.
Here are the ones that we came across and some, we even tried!
Langille’s Tae Kwon Do– looking to learn traditional martial arts, self-defense or just want to get a great work out in, Tae Kwon Do could be for you. With monthly or per term membership options, you can contact the school at 902-956-1559 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Scotia Pool – This is perfect for someone who loves the water but doesn’t like cold water. The Scotia Pool is registered with the Arthritis Society and has many different class options such as AquaFit, Aqua Yoga, Lane Swimming, Aqua Zumba, Aqua Therapy, Red Cross Swimming Lessons and more. Their membership options are; monthly, punch pass and drop-in (cash or cheque).
Contact them at (902) 893-6364, online at biblehill.ca and on the media platforms.
RECC – The Rath Eastlink Community Centre has something for all ages and abilities. Whether you’re looking to swim, skate, climb the 35 ft rock wall, use gym equipment, structured fitness classes or use the walking track, the options are endless! Membership options are by day pass, drop-in, monthly and annually as well as special rates for students, seniors, and family memberships. Contact information is (902) 893-2224 or online at www.ratheastlinkcommunitycentre.ca
Joyful Yoga Studio – With over 15 classes to choose from, plus private and off-site classes in Bible Hill and Brookfield, you’ll be able to find the class to suit your time and fitness level. Membership options are; punch pass of 5, 10, 15 or 20 class passes. Classes available for all fitness levels. Contact info is (902) 956-2166 or email@example.com and online at joyfulyoga.ca
Bluenose CrossFit – New to CrossFit or Olympic level training, there’s support for you at every fitness level. Offering Teen Fit, Open Gym, Bootcamps and Yoga, this studio has personal training and much more! Membership options are; 10 punch pass, monthly unlimited, annually unlimited and a fundamentals option for NEW TO CROSSFIT people, to properly introduce them into CrossFit. Contact info: (902) 895-7507 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Marmac – This studio offers recreational kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and professional coaching as well as amateur and professional sparring. It’s open to all levels, beginner to advanced. Membership options are by drop-in, 10 punch pass, and monthly unlimited. Contact info is (902) 986-5092.
Bowlacade – Whether you want to join a league or recreationally bowl, there are options available to anyone. There are 24 lanes to bowl on and you’ll have lots of fun in the process! Membership options are drop-in or by contacting the Bowlacade for league information by calling (902) 893-1522.
Cobequid Dance Academy – offering high-quality dance training for students of all ages, you can enjoy Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Lyrical, Hip Hop, Tap, Barre fitness and more! Cobequid Dance Academy has a drop-in, 10 punch pass, as well as annual membership options and you can contact them by calling (902) 843-3773.
Colchester County – Cobequid Trails that outdoor enthusiasts will love and so many trails and stunning scenery to wow you. See their complete trails map at www.colchester.ca/trails.
Colchester County also offers other programs such as Babes on Blades which is a Learn-To hockey program offered to women with little to no hockey experience as well as other programs. You can also rent sporting equipment from the County Office by contacting them at (902) 897-3185.
Truro Curling Club – Hurry HARRRD to the curling club to knock some rocks on one of their 5 sheets of ice. With many ice times available, you’ll be sure to slide this into your schedule. Membership options are; Full Unlimited, One Night, Men’s Daytime, Ladies Daytime, Stick League for those with mobility issues, Adult Learn to Curl, Social, New Curler and Student. Contact info is (902) 895-1639.
Truro Parks & Recreation – has SO MANY programs and services offered to the public for FREE as well as low cost. You can also rent sporting equipment. The Douglas Street Recreation Centre is one of the best-used facilities the Parks & Recreation has to offer. With programs such as Pickleball as well as Basketball, Badminton, Ball Hockey, Belly Dancing and so much more, you’ll be able to find a program suitable for your skills and ability. Contact information is (902) 893-6078.
Truro Run Tribe – This is a group dedicated to teaching and building running skills. Meeting three times a week, you’ll have accountability as well as group support while pushing yourself to the next level. There is a public Facebook page as well as information on the www.runnovascotia.ca website.
On a side note, one of the best things about this group is that, if you can’t make the run meets, you can reach out to others on the Facebook group and see who’s available to run with you! Such a great community.
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Some other locations to consider are….
- Cougar Dome – Tennis, Golf, Track, Turf, and Soccer
- Dal AC – Basketball, Pickleball, Badminton, Squash and Gym membership.
- Brookfield Curling Club
- Debert Rink has men’s hockey leagues, learn to skate programs as well as open public skates.
- NSCC Wellness Centre– Volleyball, Basketball Court, Facility Rentals, Full Gym facility, Fitness Testing,
- Cycling – information found at www.bicyclenovascotia.ca
- Fung Loy Kok Taoist Tai Chi, Prince Street
- Truro KungFu Kajukenpo, Pleasant Street
- Aikido of Colchester, Prince Street
- Lawn Bowling, Douglas Street Rec Centre
- Goodlife Fitness, Queen Street Truro
- New Beginnings Health & Fitness, Bible Hill
- StudioFit located on Inglis Place.
- CrossFit Hubtown in Lr. Truro
- Darts at the Bible Hill Bowlacade
- The pool at Dooly’s on Juniper Street
- Yoga East (formally Body Solace Studio) on Prince Street