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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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11 Program
Basketball Skill Sessions

A quick, yet in-depth, series of skill and play development for players looking to play basketball and learn how to play better. Throughout these sessions skills and drills that improve a variety of skills needed within the game of basketball today will be explored and improved on. This development allows players to become more confident in their abilities on and off the court, and can give new insights to how they play their game and how they can succeed in the future.

Basketball Skill session, Tuesdays from 1:00-2:30pm starting Tuesday July 5th and ending Tuesday August 23rd. $15 for 8 weeks.
Cost:

$15 for 8 weeks! 

Ages:
Children,
Youth,
Adults,
Seniors
Hosted By:
Town of Kentville
Seasons:
Summer
Outdoor Pickleball
Outdoor Summer Pickleball
Thanks for applying! The application period is now closed.
Cost:

$30 for the summer season. Passes are available for purchase in the Recreation Department of Town Hall at 354 Main Street.

Ages:
Youth,
Adults,
Seniors
Hosted By:
Town of Kentville
Seasons:
Summer
NoodleFit with Emily

Join Emily for a 60-minute total body workout, featuring cardio, strength training, good tunes and pool noodles! No equipment needed. Anyone ages 16+ welcome!

Wednesdays from 7:30-8:30pm in the Kentville Lower Rec Centre for 6 weeks starting June 29th, 2022. 

$40 for 6 weeks

Contact us if cost is a barrier

Noodle Fit with Emily. Join Emily for a 60-minute total body workout, featuring cardio, strength training, good tunes and pool noodles! No equipment needed. Anyone ages 16+ welcome! . Wednesdays from 7:30-8:30pm in the Kentville Lower Rec Centre for 6 weeks starting June 29. Spaces are limited and registration is required! To register, please visit  www.kentville.ca/programs. Cost $40 for 6 weeks.
Cost:

$40 for 6 week program

Ages:
Adults,
Seniors
Hosted By:
Town of Kentville
Seasons:
Summer
NS Walks in Kentville

Love getting outside but have no one to go with? Join Emily from resiliFIT Coaching for a FREE walk and roll program all year round!

Anyone ages 18+ welcome!

Tuesdays at 10am at Miner's Marsh

NS walks in Kentville poster. Meet at Miner's Marsh on Tuesdays at 10am for a free walk and wheel program.
Thanks for applying! The application period is now closed.
Cost:
FREE
Ages:
Adults,
Seniors
Hosted By:
Town of Kentville
Seasons:
Fall,
Winter,
Spring,
Summer
Hiking Series for Women

Happening at 9am on the first Saturday of each month between May and October, this FREE hiking series is open to women and non-binary adults 19+ that are looking to explore new trails and gain new skills, while connecting with themselves, others, and the natural world!

The first hike will be held at Miner's Marsh (Kentville), and the last held at Cape Split (Scots Bay). During the first session, the participants and leaders will select where they would like to explore for the remaining four sessions. 

To get registered, CLICK HERE!

Poster with information on the new hiking series for women and non-binary adults.
Cost:
FREE
Ages:
Adults,
Seniors
Hosted By:
Town of Kentville
Seasons:
Spring,
Summer
Afterschool Art Programming

Join Jenna for 5 weeks of specialized art programming! Students will have the opportunity to learn and grow in their artistic skills through projects such as; acrylic and watercolour painting, pastels, creating animal mosaics, learning about colour theory and more.

Poster with information on the afterschool art programs beginning May 18 for grades 2-8! Please call 902-679-2539 for more information.
Cost:

$85

Snacks and supplies included. 

Ages:
Youth
Hosted By:
Town of Kentville
Seasons:
After School
Ukulele Lessons

Join Sarah McInnis from Music in Communities for a 8 week ukulele program based on your experience! Ukuleles provided! Ages 16+

Beginner (no experience)

8 weeks starting on July 4

Mondays from 6:00-7:30pm

Cost: $100/8 weeks

Intermediate (some experience)

8 weeks starting on July 4

Mondays from 7:30-9:00pm

Cost: $100/8 weeks

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

8 week Ukulele lessons for beginners and intermediate starting Monday July 4th. $100 for 8 weeks. Recreation@kentville.ca 902-679-2539
Cost:

$100 for 8 weeks

Ages:
Youth,
Adults,
Seniors
Hosted By:
Town of Kentville
Seasons:
Summer
Tennis

Join us for Tennis at the Tennis/Pickleball Courts at Memorial Park! 

Tennis at the Kentville Courts! Starts June 9th. $30 passes can be purchased from the Kentville Parks and Recreation department at Town Hall, 354 Main Street.
Thanks for applying! The application period is now closed.
Cost:

$30 for the summer season. Tennis passes are available at the Recreation Department at Town Hall, 354 Main Street. 

Ages:
Youth,
Adults,
Seniors
Hosted By:
Town of Kentville
Seasons:
Summer
Pilates

Join Nate for a ten-week series of STOTT Pilates! Learn to activate your core and work your body efficiently to build strength, improve your posture, and prevent injury. Once you have these fundamentals under your belt, you will begin to feel the benefits of strengthening your mind/body connection.

NEXT SESSIONS: Tuesdays 6pm-7:15pm | March 22 - May 24, 2022

Kentville Upper Rec Centre (348 Main Street)

Ages 16+ | No experience necessary!

Gear will be provided to those who do not have their own.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

Poster indicating the next session of pilates in Kentville. Starting March 22nd, 2022! $50 for 10 weeks. Please call 902-679-2539 for more information or to get registered.
Cost:

$50 for 10 sessions

Ages:
Youth,
Adults,
Seniors
Hosted By:
Town of Kentville
Seasons:
Spring
Low-Impact Fitness with Suzi

Join Suzi Fevens for a fun, low impact cardio class designed for those wishing to have lower intensity workouts on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:30-11:30am

On Fridays from 10:30-11:15am, Suzi offers a Zumba Gold class - This is a low impact Zumba Class. 

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, class capacity is 19. $3 Drop in Fee. Contact tracing will be completed upon arrival. Proof of vaccination is required. Registration is required. Register my emailing Ashley at recreation@kentville.ca or by calling 902-679-2539.

Please do not attend class if you are feeling unwell or experiencing any Covid-19 symptoms. 

Fitness with Suzi poster containing class information, such as cost, time and how to register
Cost:

$3/class

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

Lower Kentville Recreation Centre

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