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Sports and the Outdoors
The Moncton area is home to two of New Brunswick's four signature golf courses.
Fox Creek Golf Club. This is an exceptional 6,065-yard course and a 9,000-square-foot clubhouse with a restaurant and pro-shop. It's fast becoming famous for its architectural and natural beauty. The green fee is $79, and club and cart rentals are $40 each. There's a strict dress code. 200 Golf St., Dieppe, NB, E1A 8J6. 506/859-4653 or 888/257-4222. www.foxcreekgolfclub.ca.
Royal Oaks Golf Club. An 18-hole, 7,103-yard, par-72 PGA Championship course, this was the first Canadian course designed by the U.S. golf course architect Rees Jones. The $80 green fee goes down to $55 for twilight hours, club rentals are $40, and a power cart is $20 per person. Call to check the dress code. 401 Royal Oaks Blvd., off Elmwood Dr., Moncton, NB, E1A 2H6. 506/388–6257. www.royaloaks.ca.
TreeGO Moncton. Children and adults can clamber through the treetops of Centennial Park, negotiating swinging rope-suspended logs, rope ladders, and zip lines, all while safely harnessed. Parents can watch their kids' progress from the ground. Adults embark on four courses, each more challenging than the last. Check the website for tips on suitable clothing and footwear. Centennial Park, 811 St. George Blvd., Moncton, NB, E1E 4E7. 506/388–4646 or 877/707–4646. www.treegomoncton.com. $36. May–mid-Oct., 9:30–5 (reservations required).
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