Residents in Terrace Bay enjoy access to an incredible variety of recreation opportunities year-round. The community itself offers numerous recreation facilities.
The Terrace Bay Recreation Centre provides a full fitness room, squash and badminton courts, a curling rink and a bowling alley, in addition to housing the community’s public library. A heated outdoor swimming pool gives residents a great place to unwind on hot summer days, and three playgrounds and a skateboard park offer kids a variety of safe places for healthy play. Golfers can hone their skills at the challenging 9-hole course operated by the volunteer-based Aguasabon Golf Club.
The Terrace Bay Memorial Arena becomes a major community focal point in the winter, seating 1,000 spectators and hosting Figure Skating, Minor and No Body Contact Hockey, various community leagues and daily public skating. The volunteer-operated Trestle Ridge Ski Hill offers nine runs ranging from Beginner to Advanced-Intermediate skill levels and is within walking distance of the town centre.
Along with the formidable list of organized facilities and activities, residents enjoy life among some of the world’s most remarkable outdoors. Terrace Bay offers access to large and small-game hunting and freshwater fishing on both inland lakes and Lake Superior. The area is renowned for its hiking, including the 52-km system of the Casque Isles hiking trail, Aguasabon Falls and Gorge and the Slate Islands Provincial Park. Many residents enjoy snowshoeing, snowmobiling and cross-country skiing in the winter and boating, kayaking and swimming from the various sandy beaches in the warmer months. Terrace Bay also boasts some of the best surfing in North America, attracting surfers from as far as Hawaii to test their skills against seasonal 15-foot breakers on Lake Superior.