Summer Fun 2020
WELCOME TO THE SUMMER FUN PAGE!
Welcome to the 2020 Summer Fun Page! Our Recreation & Parks "Summer Fun Crew" are up to the challenge of bringing exciting activities and events to kids, families and adults of all ages that arebe sure to create some awesome summer memories. Stay tuned to this page for updates. We have a few surprises in store for you!
2020 SUMMER FUN GUIDE
We're not done with Summer activities yet! Interested in learning about one of Nova Scotia’s most famous endangered animals? Piping Plover are masters of camouflage and only visit our shores for a few months each year to raise their families. Join Lydia Giffin, the South West NS Piping Plover Coordinator with Birds Canada to learn more about how they monitor and work to protect these rare birds. She will bring some fun replica eggs and other props and will also tell you about some of the other migratory birds and wildlife that you may find when walking along Round Bay Beach. If you have binoculars don't forget to bring them! Call 902-875-7828 with questions. Perfect for all ages! Come join us! We will be practicing social distancing. JUST DROP-IN!
This is an amazing opportunity to experience kayaking for FREE!
Whether your retired, a teen, or anything in-between, KAYAKING might be the perfect outdoor activity for you! Join Joel d'Entremont on Wednesday, September 2 for an end of summer intro to kayaking at Islands Provincial Park. All equipment is provided! Age 10+. (Youth under age 14 must be accompanied by an adult.) Call us at 902-265-3025 or email or send us a private message on our Facebook page to register!
Join Shelburne Municipality Recreation & Parks and awesome instructor Debbie Ryan this Wednesday, August 5, 2:30-3:30 pm outdoors at the Guild Hall, Shelburne for some dancing fun! Pre-Register by calling us at 902-265-3025 or emailing . All ages welcome! Its FREE!
Explore the Municipality of Shelburne and Lockeport in the Recreation & Parks Staycation Punch Card Challenge! Click on the links below for your Punch Card; Map #1 (Punch Stations located in Shelburne), Map #2 (Punch Stations located in the Municipality of Shelburne and the Town of Lockeport); Directions to each Punch Station & more event info. Complete all 10 for a chance to win a $25 gift card!
image August 1-29 Punch Card Challenge Map #2 - Shelburne Municipality & Town of Lockeport (1.61 MB)
MOVIE NIGHT UNDER THE STARS
image Gnome Sightings on the Tom Tigney Trail! ( Locted at the intersection of Hwy 103 and the East Sable Rd, Sable River) (1.26 MB) . Email us a photo of you by gnome or forest critter to or post it in the comments section on our Shelburne Municipal Recreation & Parks Facebook Page (Gnomes on the Loose Post)
FAIRY VILLAGES! - Wednesday, July 15, 10 am, at Welkum Park (8946 Upper Clyde Rd., Welshtown.) It thrills us to be helping the Fairies of Welkum Park with their homes this summer! Come join us Wednesday, July 15 at 10:00 am to help us build some beautiful homes for the fairies of the park. You even get to make your own beautiful memory jar. Can't wait to see you there! Click on FAIRY VILLAGES (in green) for updates on our Facebook page.
TRY-IT ARCHERY - Tuesday, July 14, 1 pm, 2:30 pm and 6 pm, Shelburne Regional High School Field.
Give the sport of archery a try! Youth under age 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Call Shelburne Municipal Recreation & Parks at 902-265-3025 or email to register! You may also send us a private message on the Shelburne Municipal Recreation & Parks Facebook page. We will require name(s), contact number, address and email. MUST PRE-REGISTER.
July 1-29, 2020 Punch Card Challenge - Come Explore With Us!
Click on the 4 links below for all you need to know!
Try-It Intro to Hiking Tuesday, June 30, 2-3:30 pm & 6-7:30 pm, Shelburne Community Centre. Click here for details
Try-It Nordic Walking. Tuesday, July 7, 1-2:30 pm, Shelburne Community Centre. Click here for details
Try-It Kayaking, Wednesdsay, July 22, 6-7:30 pm Welkum Park.
SUMMER FUN PAKS!
Click on the links below for the instruction manual for our first 7 Summer Fun Paks!
Summer is here and "Recreation & Parks" is excited to release its epic series of Summer Fun Paks! These activity packs have games, crafts, healthy snack ideas and include an instruction guide. The theme changes weekly, and activities are created to fit the theme. Each week we will host one instruction video related and an in-person recreation activity.
How could they get any better, oh wait, did we mention they're FREE!
Instruction manuals will be posted on our Summer Fun 2020 page.
The weekly supply kit will have most of the gear you need for the crafts and activities.
Pre-order your supply packs by Wednesday each week and pick up Friday... for 5 complete days of at home fun! Our first pack, OUTDOOR ADVENTURES will be available for pre-order on June 10.
Pre-order your first pack, Outdoor Adventures, by Wednesday June 17!
**We have limited numbers of supply kits, so pre-ordering is required.