Extra Curricular Activities


July 9-11, 2017
Halifax Marriott Harbourfront, Nova Scotia

Annual Golf Tournament – Sunday, July 9, 2017

Glen Arbour Golf Course

golf-club-house While at the conference, you have the opportunity to play in CSTA’s Annual Golf Tournament held at Glen Arbour Golf Course.

Glen Arbour Golf Course was designed by the well known Canadian Golfer and Course Architect Graham Cooke in 1997.  With a combination of natural hazards and elevation changes this tournament is open to all skill levels and promises to be a fun filled day both amateur and professional golfers, will not want to miss.golf-green

Don’t forget to register before the price goes up on July 3rd – Early bird registration $200!! (Please note that breakfast, rental clubs, carts and a lunch barbecue are complimentary with your registration.)




Family Run/Walk – Sunday, July 9, 2017

halifax-harbourfront Don’t forget to register yourself and/or family for this opportunity to explore as a runner or with a more leisurely walk. halifax-downtown

Individual rate $20 or Family rate $50.

Join our guide on a 1 – 1.5 hour scenic walk or enjoy a 5-6 km and discover the old core of downtown Halifax the way it’s seen best: by foot.  Accompanied by an outstanding guide, walk past elegant arches of Georgian and Victorian architecture, which help the city retain its historic charm. Visit the lovely Grand Parade Square, site of military drills in days gone by, and see the oldest Anglican Church in Canada. Enjoy the history of Province House and City Hall, overlooked by the picture-perfect Town Clock, perched on Citadel Hill. Take a stroll through the beautiful Public Gardens, which encompasses 17 acres of Victorian paths, lush flowerbeds and sparkling fountains. These gardens were begun in 1866 and are the oldest Victorian gardens in North America. Lastly, browse through the quaint shops and heritage buildings of the Historic Properties, and Bishops Landing located on the Halifax waterfront.  Everywhere you look; this bustling seaport is overflowing with history and atmosphere!   

Water will be provided.




Family Fun Night – Monday, July 10, 2017

Pier 21

pier-21Join CSTA and CSGA members along with your family for a wonderful “Family Fun Night – East Coast Style” filled with lots of unique Halifax experiences that are guaranteed to stimulate all your senses.  The evening will kick off with an opening reception at The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 on the Halifax waterfront – a perfect choice as we celebrate Canada’s 150thpier-21-canadian-museum-immigration
Pier 21 is steeped in both immigration and wartime troop deployment history with lots to enjoy whether participating in a formal tour or exploring casually while mingling and taking in the breathtaking view overlooking the Halifax Harbour.  Of course, to follow up the reception, there is no better place to enjoy a traditional lobster dinner (with alternative) than right on the ocean.  We guarantee this evening’s entertainment extravaganza is one you will not soon forget!