The First Minutes for the Antler River Recreation District were March 5th, 1980. Represented at the first meeting were R.M. of Albert, R. M. of Arthur, Town of Melita, R.M. of Edward, Antler River School Division and the Provincial Recreation Branch.

Currently, Antler River Recreation provides recreational opportunities for the Town of Melita, Municipality of Two Borders and Municipality of Brenda-Waskada.

Mission Statement: To use recreation services as a vehicle in achieving socially worthwhile goals and objectives; where the achievement of such goals and objectives clearly results in some form of indirect benefit to all district citizens.