Carrot River enjoys outstanding recreational facilities, rarely
matched by other communities of similar size.
The Carrot River
was officially opened in 1988. It is a 9,000 square foot
multi-purpose building, complete with meeting rooms, dressing rooms, fully-equipped
kitchen and bar facilities, and a dance/assembly hall which includes a floating oak
floor. Air conditioning was installed in 2005 with a grant from Canada Celebrates
Carrot River Curling Club
opened its new Curling Rink in 1986,
complete with three sheets of artificial ice, lounge, kitchen and excellent spectator
viewing area. The facility hosts many private events in addition to an active curling
schedule enjoyed by everyone from little rockers to seniors.
The Carrot River Community Centre
, skating arena, opened in 1981
originally, and had artificial ice added in 1990.
In 1998 spectator glass and insulation of the walls completed the
building, making the building one of the most modern arenas in the northeast. A full
program of minor hockey and figure skating is offered in addition to Junior
"B" hockey and adult recreation hockey teams.
Tennis court and playground equipment are located in the center of
Town on the grounds of the Carrot River Elementary School.
Pioneer Place seniorâ€™s
recreation hall offers many recreational opportunities for seniors including cards,
snooker, carpet bowling, bingo and other events. A privately owned fitness center challenges participants
to enjoy their physical strength and endurance.
Lions Park features two regulation ball fields, fully fenced with
shale and gravel infields upgraded in the fall of 2005.