Seasonal Activities

Seasonal Activities for Winter 2018
To see what’s happening this season in communities across Kings County, take a look at the Kings County Recreation Guide!

Kentville Community Yoga

Indoor Community Yoga begins again on Wednesday, October 4th at 5:30pm at the Recreation Centre with Amanda Cox. Registration is not required. Drop in fee is $5 which goes into the Spike Fund.

Skating at the Kentville Centennial Arena

The Kentville Centennial Arena offers public skating times throughout the week for everyone to enjoy!
Free public skate times:
Wednesday 12:00-1:30pm
Wednesday 3:00-4:00pm
Saturday 7:00-8:00pm

$2.00 drop in ($5 family) public skate times:
Sunday 4:00-5:00pm

Outdoor Skating

Ponds at Memorial Park (the Frog Pond behind the Soccer Dome), Oakdene Park (the Duck Pond), and Miner’s Marsh are available for outdoor skating. These ponds are are open for community use but are not monitored or maintained. Please check out our Ice Thickness guidelines to better understand ice safety.


Hills at Oakdene Park, Burgher Hill and Memorial Park are great options for tobogganing this winter!

Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing & Winter Hiking

Trails at the Kentville Ravine and The Gorge are great options for snowshoeing. Miner’s Marsh and the Rail Trail are beautiful for winter walks. And after a snowfall you can cross-country ski in the parks and trails in Town! Snowshoes are available to borrow from the Town.


The Town of Kentville offers two nights of Pickleball fun each week. Mondays from 7:00-9:00pm and Saturdays from 5:00-8:00pm at KCA school. While pre-registration is required for Monday night, you’re welcome to drop in on Tuesday nights ($2 drop in fee) and see what it’s all about.

Rug Hooking

If you’re interested in learning a new handicraft- rug hooking might be for you! Join Lynn Denney and Monda Pearl for drop-in rug hooking on Tuesdays in the lower Rec. Centre from 1:00-3:00pm! $5 drop-in fee for each session, and all of the expert advice you can handle. There will be a beginners course offering up-coming this winter, so check back for details.

Super Happy Active Family Time (SHAFT)

SHAFT returns indoors at the Soccer Dome as the weather cools off. Bring the family and come play together! Staff will be on hand to  provide some things to play with and some ideas on how you can play as a family. SHAFT runs Saturday mornings from 10am-noon, from November 4- December 16 & January 6- March 17. This program in run in partnership with the Kings County Family Resource Centre.

Indoor Walking and Parent & Tot Time

Starting November 6th, each weekday from 10-11am at the Soccer Dome there is FREE indoor walking and open turf space for parents and tots!

Friends, Fun & Fitness for Seniors

A Fitness class designed with seniors in mind!

  • Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays @ 10:30am – 11:30am, Kentville Recreation Centre
  • Cost: $2.00/Class (Pay as you go)
  • Instructor: Suzi Fevens
  • For more information contact Kentville Recreation @ 679-2539

Senior Zumba Gold

Shake things up and have some fun! This Zumba class is lower impact but just as exciting!

  • Time: Friday @ 10:30am – 11:30am, Kentville Recreation Centre
  • Cost: $2.00/Class (Pay as you go)
  • Instructor: Suzi Fevens
  • For more information contact Kentville Recreation @ 679-2539