Valley Recreation Departments Share Their Top Picks for Getting Outside This Summer

Valley Recreation Departments Share Their Top Picks for Getting Outside This Summer

Kentville’s Top Picks

-Play at Memorial Park (check out the Skatepark, Splashpad, Outdoor Pool, Tennis/Pickleball and Basketball Courts, Playgrounds, Soccer and Baseball Fields and the Playbox).

-Come to a free concert at Oakdene Park (every other Thursday night starting July 4th, 6:30-8pm)

-Cool off in the Kentville Ravine (explore the Ravine to escape from the summer heat)

-Check out some great outdoor events in Kentville (including the Community Camp Out, Chalk Art Festival, Multicultural Festival, and more!)

Favourite Program:

Our equipment loan program! We have equipment available at our Parks and Recreation Department to help you enjoy the outdoors that can be borrowed for free. Some of the fun equipment for summer includes: binoculars, lawn games (washer toss, croquet, bocce ball), yoga mats, as well as bikes, scooters, and skateboards.


Village of Kingston’s Top Picks:

-Stronach Park Fitness Trail / Duck Pond

-FREE Outdoor Tennis Courts

-Free Beach Volleyball Tuesdays & Thursdays 7pm

-Free Outdoor Basketball Wednesdays at 6:30pm

-Free Walk & Talk Wednesday Mornings 9am

Favorite Program:

FREE Outdoor Summer Music in Centennial Park, Kingston:

Sunday Jun 16, 2pm: Jelynne Samson (cbc searchlight contestant)
Thursday June 20, 6pm: Roxeen & Darlymple
Thursday June 27, 6pm: Jason Spinney


Village of Canning’s Top Picks:

Enjoy the trails our Valley has to offer and visit the beautiful beaches.

Favourite Program:

Our Summer Activity Camp. We love to see the kids step away from the screens, use their imaginations, and play outside.