Entertainment and Tourism
Meenan’s Cove Park is one of the city’s most popular outdoor spots, and offers a beach area, beach volleyball courts, a playground, a ball field, picnic/barbeque areas, restroom facilities, a boat launch, walking trails, a beach house, greenspace, a covered bridge, and an arbour. Common activities at the park include boating, picnicking, playing baseball, playing volleyball, swimming, walking, and relaxing. Matthew’s Cove Park features interpretive viewing areas of wetlands and the wildlife there, a walking trail, benches, picnic tables, forested areas, and greenspace. Hammond River Park offers over 40 acres of greenspace with walking trails, picnic tables, forested areas, river views, and a log cabin.
The qplex is a multipurpose recreation and conference centre that offers an indoor walking track, an arena, a conference centre, an outdoor pool, a playground, and a sports shop. The arena is used for hockey practices and games, skating lessons, and public skate times and has heated seating for over 1,000 spectators, as well as multiple dressing rooms. The conference centre can be booked for meetings, private parties, conferences, and other events and has a number of rooms to choose from. The large outdoor pool is used in the summer months and has lap areas, aquacize classes, two waterslides, a tot pool, swimming lessons, and water spray features.