Community Recreation & Wellness

It’s where you start.

Welcome to Northwood’s Community Recreation & Wellness program, an initiative geared to today’s mature adults and their parents. Community Recreation & Wellness is your go-to source for leisure options, tips to help you live more, connections to resources and solutions to issues that concern you, your parents and even your children. Community Recreation & Wellness is built on four pillars: Get Doing, Get Learning, Get Involved and Get More.

Membership to Northwood’s Community Recreation & Wellness program is $20.00 per year and includes regular, free mailouts and exclusive access to lectures and other special onetime events. To get your membership or to renew, please stop by the Community Recreation & Wellness office, call us at 902-454-3351, email us at community.rec@nwood.ns.ca or download your application form today.

To see a full listing of the Community Recreation & Wellness program and event offerings, call or email us to request a copy of the Get Guide. For more specific information on what is happening by day or location you can view our online calendar.

 Get Doing

Living more and doing more are about choices, making new friends and participating in new experiences. It’s all about attitude. Get active! Stay active! Live more!
• Leisure options
• Fitness & Wellness
• Signature events

Get Learning

Explore new opportunities. Gain new insights. Community Recreation & Wellness opens the door to possibilities. “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young” – Henry Ford.
• Educational workshops
• Personal development
• Group/Panel Discussions

Get More

Not sure where to turn? Information and knowledge are the keys to making any informed decision, decisions that affect your life. Let Community Recreation & Wellness be your portal to information, community resources and connections. Let us take the guess work out of where to start.
• Community Resources
• Links to relevant information
• Community Partners

Get Involved

Are you looking for new opportunities to connect with others? Do you have skills or ideas that you would like to share? Community Recreation & Wellness can be your link to your community and all of the possibilities that lay within. “Our real freedom comes from being aware that we do not have to save the world, merely make a difference in the place where we live.” – Parker Palmer
• Membership
• Volunteerism

General Office Information

Edward L. Roach Building

2615 Northwood Terrace, Halifax, NS
(Staff onsite Monday to Friday)
Please phone the information line for up to date office hours and information or email your request
Information Line: 902-454-3351 or community.rec@nwood.ns.ca o

Ivany Place

123 Gary Martin Drive, Bedford NS
(Staff onsite varying times)
Phone: 902-454-3351 or community.rec@nwood.ns.ca o