Programs

Check our Facebook page "Shelburne Municipal Recreation & Parks" for the most up to date information about programs and events. Scroll down for information on our upcoming programs and an overview of the programs/activities we offer throughout the year. 

To register online for a program go to our Registration Page 

Upcoming Programs:

Fall Hike

Join us for fall hike in the Tobeatic Wildnerness Area, September 28th starting at 9:30am. We will meet at the head of the Indian Fields Road and walk 5.25km to Upset Falls along an old woods road, stop for lunch (bring your own) and return. Total trip will be 10.5km. Difficulty: Intermediate, due to distance. Road has a few rough sections and could be muddy. To register contact Lisa Locke at 902-875-3544 ext 229 or

 

 

Geocaching Mystery-Clue

 

Who? What? Where? Can you find all the geocaches to solve the mystery? Geocaches are hidden throughout the Town of Shelburne, Municipality of Shelburne and Town of Lockeport. Download the game sheet below, type coordinates into Google maps, a map app on your smartphone or a GPS to find the location. Each cache contains a clue card to eliminate a suspect, item or location on the game sheet in order to solve the mystery. Once you find all the geocaches, the remaining suspect, item and location will be the answer to the case. Submit your answer by email to  by September 30, 2022. Prize draw will take place October 3, 2022. For help contact Benn Himmelman at 902-874-1917. 

Download:   pdf CLUE GAME SHEET (355 KB)

Programs/Activities offered throughout the year:

Anthony Gosbee Recreational Hockey is a program designed for children to learn the fundamentals of hockey in a way that is fun and affordable. The program runs Saturday mornings during the hockey season at the Shelburne County Arena. Ages 4+

Summer Recreation Programs We offer a wide vareity of programs and events for all ages each summer. We run week long day camps for children ages 5-12 offered from July to August, that include, sports, cooking, arts & crafts, outdoor activities and more! We also offer Swimming lessons (Pre-school and Levels 1-10). There are also special events for all ages including, outdoor movies at the Islands Park, geocaching, archery and kayaking clinics. The Summer Fun Guide is available in early June and includes all program information and how to register.

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

Art Happening for Seniors is an art based, 4-week program designed for older adults and seniors. Each week a different art project for all abilities is completed with instruction from local artists.

Learn to Skate for Adults is a program to learn how to skate or improve skating skills and takes place at the Shelburne County Arena.

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.

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

Multi-Sport After School Program is a free program for children in grades 2-3. It runs twice a week for 4 weeks and provides an opportunity for children to try out different sports available within our community.

Youth Leadership Program is for youth in grades 8-10 who are interested in developing leadership skills and gaining volunteer experience, primarily working with children. The program is free and consists of 2.5 days of mandatory orientation/training at the beginnig of July and at least one week volunteering at a Municipal summer day camp during July and August. Recreation Staff will do classroom visits at both SRHS & LRHS in early June to talk about the program and provide the application to youth who are interested.

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.