Recreation and Leisure Clayton Park
Clayton Park has some of the best recreation facilities found anywhere.
The Canada Games Center is an indoor recreation center that opened in 2011. This facility has an 8 lane 25 meter indoor swimming pool, 3 special use pools, 52,000 sq ft field house , a 6 lane indoor track , 11,000 sq ft fitness and wellness center and more.
There is another indoor pool and indoor tennis courts at the Northcliff Center and many facilities at the Mainland Common. The Mainland Common is slated to be the major recreation center in HRM. The Main Land Common currently has 2 outdoor playing fields with artificial turf, an indoor soccer field, a baseball field and more.
There are several parks and walking trails in the Clayton Park area as well. Hemlock Ravines Park is a 197 acre park with a heart shaped pond and 5 trails networked together for a variety of abilities, ages, and time allowances. A 4.5 km walking trail system called the Mainland North Linear Parkway is also found in Clayton Park.
Clayton Park has one of the largest public libraries in HRM, the Keshen Goodman Library.
Clayton Park is also located next to Bayer's Lake Shopping area where you will find big box stores such as Costco, Winner's, Staples, Old Navy, HomeSense, Home Depot and many many more. There are also many restaurants in Bayer's lake including east Side Marios, Montanas, Jack Aster's and others. In Bayer's lake you will also find metro's largest movie theater complex with 18 movie theaters including an IMAX theater.
Clayton Park has an excellent indoor theater located in the Halifax West High School called the Bella Rose Arts Center. This 600 seat theater is an excellent venue.
Clayton Park has excellent amenities.
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