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Programs

Programs

No matter what your age, interests, or abilities, you’re sure to discover a wonderful program or activity to get involved with in Kentville! Kentville Recreation offers a wide range of creative, active, and educational programs for you and your family.

Online registration

For your convenience, program registration and payment can be completed online, as can Recreation Centre rental booking and payment. Note, first-time users must create an account before registering. Need help, give us a call at 902-679-2539

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Program Cost
Seasons
12 Programs
Community Yoga

Join Stephanie Battams as she leads you through Community Yoga classes every Wednesday starting September 18th from 7:00-8:00pm in the upper level of the Recreation Centre. 

Cost:

$5.00 Drop In

Ages:
Children,
Youth,
Adults,
Seniors
Seasons:
Fall
Trailblazers

This fall’s Trailblazers after school program runs Tuesdays 2:30pm-5pm for 8 weeks, starting October 1 and running through until November 19. The program is facilitated by experienced outdoor educators Emily LeGrand and Alisha Christie.

About Trailblazers: Students are picked up at KCA at 2:30pm where the program is focused on unstructured outdoor forest play. Kids can flex their imaginations, build their confidence in the outdoors and develop the skills and physical literacy to have fun and challenge themselves outdoors. Pick up is at 5pm.

Apply here! Applications close September 22nd. 

Cost:

$85 for 8 sessions (bursaries available) 

Ages:
Children
Hosted By:
Town of Kentville
Seasons:
After School,
Fall
Forest Play

Starting this Fall the Town of Kentville and Flying Squirrel Adventures are teaming up to offer an 8-week recreation session for 3-4 year old kids. Flying Squirrels Forest Play is an 8-week nature play session for pre-school aged children.

Held in the Kentville Gorge, the program will run every Tuesday starting September 10th until October 29th, from 9:30 am to 1:30- pm. 

The program is limited to 10 children and is facilitated by two experienced kids nature facilitators Judy Lipp and Emily LeGrand.  Deadline to apply: Sunday August 25th. We will notify you by August 28th if the participant has been selected for the program. Spaces are limited, get your application in as soon as possible.

Cost:

$230 for 8 sessions (some bursaries available)

Ages:
Toddlers
Hosted By:
Town of Kentville
Seasons:
Fall
Girls' Winter Adventure Club

The Gorge

We will be offering one 6-week session of Girls’ Winter Adventure Club (grade 6-8 girls) that will happen again this winter.

About Girls’ Winter Adventure Club: This program is all about being outdoors no matter the weather. Participants learn skills such as fire building, shelter making, outdoor cooking while spending time with other girls and women in the woods. Sessions start at KCA at 2:30pm and finish at 5pm. The program will be lead by experienced outdoor educator and enthusiast Judy Lipp. Applications will open online in the new year.

Stay tuned for winter 2019/20 dates.
Cost:
FREE
Ages:
Children,
Youth
Hosted By:
Town of Kentville
Seasons:
After School,
Winter
Kentville Active Living

Kentville Recreation Centre

Join Certified Exercise Physiologist Paige Tremblay for a mixture of gentle aerobics, resistance band, body weight, and dumbbell exercises to keep you active, build strength, and join a support system! Open to all, this is a 10-week program with classes twice a week.

Mondays 5:30-6:30pm, Fridays 9:00-10:00am, September 16- November 29, 2019

Register now!

Cost:

Option to register for the full program ($40.00)
Drop-Ins ($3.00)

Ages:
Adults,
Seniors
Hosted By:
Town of Kentville
Seasons:
Fall
Zumba Gold

Kentville Recreation Centre
Fridays: 10:30 am -11:30 am

Like to move and dance?

Join Suzi Fevens and dance your way to good health! This class is the same dance that has taken the world by storm for older adults or those wishing to workout at a lower intensity level.
 

Cost:

$2.00/Class

Ages:
Adults,
Seniors
Hosted By:
Town of Kentville
Seasons:
Fall,
Winter,
Spring,
Summer
Older Adult Fitness

Kentville Recreation Centre
Tuesday: 10:30 am -11:30 am
Thursday: 10:30 am -11:30 am

Join Suzi Fevens for a fun, low impact cardio class designed for older participants or those wishing to have lower intensity workouts. Classes are drop-in.
 

Cost:

$2.00/Class

Ages:
Adults,
Seniors
Hosted By:
Town of Kentville
Seasons:
Fall,
Winter,
Spring,
Summer
Rug Hooking

Lower Kentville Recreation Centre
Tuesdays from 1:00-3: 00 pm

Join Lynn Denney and Mona Pearl for drop-in rug hooking on Tuesdays in the Lower Kentville Recreation Centre, 354 Main Street, from 1:00-3:00 pm! $5 drop-in fee for each session, with expert advice, in a welcoming and social atmosphere. Bring your rug hooking (or any hand sewing or needlework craft) and come join the fun!

Cost:

$5 drop-in fee

Ages:
Adults,
Seniors
Hosted By:
Town of Kentville
Seasons:
Fall,
Winter,
Spring,
Summer
Pickleball

Kings County Academy

Recreational
Monday 6:30-8:30pm Memorial Park Tennis Courts (For new or beginner players. Equipment provided, or bring your own.)

Competitive/Advanced – Memorial Park Tennis Courts
Tuesday evening: 6:30-8:30pm men’s advanced
Thursday evening: 6:30-8:30pm women’s advanced
Saturday morning: 9am-12pm Co-ed advanced

All participants are required to complete the Pickleball Liability Waiver. This can be filled out on-site for drop-in or completed at Town Hall when you pay for the season.

Cost:

Summer Season costs
$2 drop-in for any of the sessions
$15 pre-paid for the summer season for Men’s, Women’s or Co-ed
$25 pre-paid for the summer season for BOTH Men’s/Women’s and Co-ed

Ages:
Youth,
Adults,
Seniors
Hosted By:
Town of Kentville
Seasons:
Fall,
Winter,
Spring,
Summer
Flying Squirrel Adventures

Kentville Ravine
3rd Saturday of the month at 9:45 AM rain or shine, year-round

Join us for this free outdoor program for adults and children every 3rd Saturday of the month starting at 9:45 am, rain or shine, year-round at the Kentville Ravine. We help you connect with nature through games, activities, challenges, discussions, workshops and more! There are streams for adults and children each month, come check it out! For more information visit their website or Facebook page.

Cost:
FREE
Ages:
Toddlers,
Children,
Youth,
Adults,
Seniors
Hosted By:
Flying Squirrel Adventures
Seasons:
Fall,
Winter,
Spring
Indoor Walking & Parent-Tot time

Credit Union Rec Complex
November through April
Monday through Friday 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. 

Visit the Credit Union Rec Complex on Park Street from November through April for warm and dry activity. Walk, run or bring the tots for quality play time on the turf field. Monday through Friday 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. FREE

Stay tuned for our November start date!
Cost:
FREE
Ages:
Toddlers,
Adults,
Seniors
Hosted By:
Town of Kentville
Seasons:
Fall,
Winter,
Spring
SHAFT (Super Happy Active Family) Fun Time

Winter Saturdays 10 AM to 12 PM at the Credit Union Rec Complex in Kentville. Bring your friends, family, and a clean pair of shoes for some FREE indoor field play time for ALL AGES. Leadership provided by the Kings County Family Resources Centre.

Stay tuned for 2019-2020 dates!
Cost:
FREE
Ages:
Toddlers,
Children,
Youth,
Adults,
Seniors
Hosted By:
Kings County Family Resource Centre
Seasons:
Winter