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Recreation Programs

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For more information please contact Noah Scanlan at 902-955-1205, or email

The Outdoor Skating Rink in Now Open

Annapolis Royal’s outdoor rink, located in front of The Academy @ 590 St. George street, is open! Hockey is permitted from 4pm-6pm daily, and at other times only if there are no other skaters on the ice. There is public washroom access in the gym at the Academy Monday-Friday from 9am-4pm.

2016-17 Weekly Sport, Fitness, and Active Living Programs in Annapolis Royal

Power-Hour Class @ ARRA: Mon 8:00 -9:00PM, Wed 6:30-7:30pm, and Thurs 6:30-7:30PM. Starts October 24. Monday classes are designed to accommodate new participants who may be new to fitness classes, but open to all skill levels. Fall Session $80 for 24 classes, $50 for 12, or a drop in fee of $5.00. Starts November 2 Instructor: Jane Power Grimm

Zumba! @ ARRA – Tuesdays 6:00-7:00PM, Starts October 4. 8 Classes for $35, or $5.00 Drop in. Leader: Wendy Abramson

Pilates @ ARRA – Mondays and Thursdays at ARRA. 5:30-6:30PM. Leader: Pat Lohrenz. 16 Class for $70, or $5.00 drop-in per class. Starts Oct 3.

Indoor Field Hockey ARRA: Mon 7:00 – 8:00PM Grade 9 +, Starts Sept 14, $35 Leader: Mike Fearon

Indoor Soccer ARRA: Wed 8:20 – 9:30 Grade 9 +, Starts Sept 23, $35 Leader: Paul Lalonde

Volleyball (Co-ed) AWEC: Sun 7-9pm Ages 16 +, Starts TBD, $35 Leader: Terry Murphy

Badminton AWEC: Thursday 7:30-9pm Grade 9+, Starts TBD, $35, Leader: Mike Scott

Cricket ARRA: Wednesday 5:30-7PM, Starts Mid-October, $35, Leader: Ryan Scranton

Table Tennis ARRA: Tues 7-9 & Thurs 7:30-9pm Starts Oct 1, $30 Leader: Pierre Igot

Ball Hockey ARRA: Thurs 8:10-9:30pm Leader: Alex Cranton, Starts October 6

Pickleball @ ARRA Thursdays and Fridays 3-5PM, $35, Leader Jean-Louis Batiot, Starts Septemeber 29 (Special “Learn to Play Pickleball” session!)

ARRA =Annapolis Royal Regional Academy
AWEC=Annapolis West Education Center

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For more information on these programs please contact Noah at, or call (902)-955-1205. You can pre-register, or register at the first session. Student discounts are available.

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The Academy Facility Rental for Recreational Activity Programs

The gymnasium is available to rent for recreational activities at The Academy, 590 St George St. in Annapolis Royal:

$40/hr (1hr minimum) or $250/day

Have any recreation ideas or requests?

If you are seeking any specific recreation opportunities or programs in the Annapolis Royal area, please call Noah Scanlan at 902.955.1205, or email