Recreation Programs & Events

Registration for 2017 Summer Programs is now open! To register call 902-875-3544 ext 230 or stop by the Summer Staff Office, 3rd Floor, 136 Hammond St, Shelburne (Municipal Courthouse Building). Office hours are 9:00am-4:30pm. You can also register by email .

Payment and a completed pdf Registration Form (169 KB) is required before the beginning of each camp. Payment options include cash, cheque or debit. 

Check out the pdf 2017 Summer Fun Guide (316 KB) for information about all of the programs and events including day camps and swimming lessons. 

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Community Use Programs take place at the Shelburne Regional High School and are offered throughout the year. Cick here for program listings and more information about Community Use at SRHS. 

Summer Recreation Programs for children ages 5-12 are offered from July to August and include day camps, sports camps, outdoor based camps, creative arts camps and swimming lessons. The Summer Fun Guide is published each June and includes all program information and how to register.  

Kids in Motion Recreational Skating Program is for children in grades 4-6 from Hillcrest Academy and Lockeport Elementary School. It runs January to February for 6 sessions and provides children the opportunity to learn to skate, improve their skating abilities or learn a new skill.

Active Start Basketball Programs are offered to children ages 3-5 and 5-6 for 6 sessions from January to March. The programs focus on teaching fundamental movement skills and basic basketball skills though fun games and activities.

Mark Break Activities are offered free to families during March Break. This includes activitites such as public skating, open gym time, bowling and outdoor activities. 

Run Jump Throw is an afterschool program for children in grades 3-6 held in the Spring. It teaches the basic movement skills of running, jumping and throwing through fun, age appropriate Track & Field based activities. The aim is for participants to have fun, gain or improve movement skills and to learn about and experience the sport of Track & Field.

Active Adventure for Girls is an afterschool program for girls in grades 7-10 (SRHS) and grades 7-12 (LRHS). Girls are able to try a variety of recreation activities such as kayaking, canoeing, skateboarding, kickboxing, tennis, yoga, archery, hiking and skating.

Humans VS Zombies is an epic game of tag for children in grades 4-6 that includes missions which must be completed for humans to survive the Zombie Apocalypse. Held at Islands Park at the end of October, it is two hours of heart pounding fun!

Kayak and Canoe Try It Clinics are offered seperately to give people the chance to try them out and learn basic paddling and safety skills. All equipment is provided including kayaks, canoes, paddles and lifejackets as well as any other safety gear.

Bike Week takes place in the Spring and offers a variety of bike related activties which are all free! Activities include a children's Bike Rodeo, a Commuter Challenge and the Sandy Point - Jordan Bay Bike Ride.

Making Tracks Skateboarding is a learn to skateboard program that teaches the very basics of how to skateboard. For children and youth with none to little experience. Skateboards and all safety equipment provided.