10 Active Date Ideas in Halifax

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One of the easiest ways to stay active together as a couple or as friends is to go on dates that get you moving! Here are our top 10 active date ideas in Halifax to get your sweat on. 

SEVEN BAYS BOULDERING

Seven Bays is Halifax’s most popular gym and a top active date idea for Haligonians! They offer climbing for all levels so whether you’re looking for general fitness or climbing for specific conditioning, they’ve got you covered. Bonus: They have a cute cafe located on site for a post-workout coffee break! 

ACTION LASER TAG

This family-owned, premier laser tag site is perfect for squad outings, team building, special events, and casual fun for all ages. This uniquely challenging sport is simple to play yet versatile enough to keep seasoned players on their toes. You’ll be surprised at how much of a workout it can be! 

STUDIO IN ESSENCE

With tons of fun classes to choose from, including aerial and pole classes, Studio in Essence offers so many great active date ideas for you and your besties! Book one of their Dance Party packages and have an EPIC girls night with a 1-hour dance class PLUS strawberries with dip, chocolate and non-alcoholic punch. 

A group of women interlocking hands during a dance party at Studio in Essence - a top active date idea for a girls night in Halifax.

HOUSE OF EIGHTS DANCE CO.

Located in the heart of downtown Halifax, this dance studio is Atlantic Canada’s leading centre for drop-in commercial dance. With over 30 classes a week in more than a dozen different styles, you’ll easily find a class you’ll love. 

30 MINUTE HIT

This gym’s 13 bag-smacking, skill-building, core-strengthening stations will get your heart pumping, clear your mind and help you achieve your fitness goals all within a 30-minute circuit! Designed just for women, this self-defense gym will challenge you each and every time in a fun and motivating environment. 

SPINCO

SPINCO offers structured, full-body spin classes that are designed to be a challenging and fun workout! No matter your fitness level, you’ll be motivated to achieve a higher level of strength and well-being. 

EAST PEAK CLIMBING

This indoor climbing gym is a perfect activity for both beginner climbers and seasoned professionals alike. It includes both bouldering walls along with auto belays so you can get a fun and exciting workout in! 

GET AIR!

Get Air! Is Nova Scotia’s wall-to-wall trampoline park and jungle gym! Bounce off the walls on thousands of square feet of trampoline, have some friendly competition in a game of trampoline dodgeball or basketball, soar through the air into a giant pit of foam and MORE. 

MODO YOGA

Modo Yoga Studio is the perfect place to practice your love for yoga. Whether you are an absolute beginner or a more experienced student, their accessible classes are challenging, fun and guaranteed to give you that post-workout glow! 

EMERA OVAL

A man and woman smiling while skating at the Emera Oval - a top active date idea spot in Halifax.
Photo by @jakeezeard

The Oval is the ultimate date spot at all times of the year! You can borrow inline, ice and roller skates as well as helmets, snowshoes, sledges, bikes, scooters and plasma cars. Visitors are encouraged to bring their own gear but free rentals are available with a valid Government issued photo ID.