The Municipality of Barrington Recreation Department strives to support individual and community wellness through active living opportunities and community connectiveness. 

Recreation Sevices

Programs and events are offered year-round and for all ages. Family activity hikes, youth after-school activities, preschool pop-up play events, fun runs/walks, and holiday celebrations occur each month. Follow our Facebook events or program page on this site for details and registration.

The department manages a number of recreation facilities including the Sandy Wickens Memorial Arena, Sherose Island Recreation Centre, outdoor pool, community garden, tennis court, and numerous trails, playgrounds and sports fields. 

Everyone should have access to active living and recreation for the physical and mental health benefits it yields. All facilities, programs and events are open and inclusive; welcoming all. We strive to keep fees low with no-cost options available as much as possible. We encourage individuals and community organizations to borrow equipment, seek volunteer training and recruitment, and use our network to promote their events and activities.


  •  Register for a Program HERE
  • Book a Recreation Facility HERE








Work with Barrington Recreation this Summer! 

 Get paid to play! Are you looking for an active, fun outdoor job working with children and youth? Send us your resume and cover letter! 

We offer a great learning experience with mentoring, skills development and small group sizes to manage and practice your leadership skills. 


The following positions may be available this summer at Barrington Recreation. Jobs are dependent on the approval of the department budget. 

Click on position to link to full job description. 

Please send your cover letter indicating your preference of positions along with your resume to )">Misty James (). If you have any questions, we recommend that the interested applicant call us at 902-637-2015. ext 239

**Parks and Fields Labourer applications will be forwarded to the Director of Public Works: Cam Whiteway for review. 

Deadline to apply: April 5, 2024



South Shore ConnectPhoto of three girls taking a selfie while holding a paper christmas elf. is your gateway to information about Active Living on the South Shore. It is the starting point for families to find recreation, sport and physical activities in Shelburne, Yarmouth, Queens and Lunenburg County. The goal of this initiative is to share information and to make it easier and more convenient than ever to find out what’s going on around you.

Contact Us Photo of a child heading down a beach path with a dog.

Misty James
Recreation Director
Phone: (902) 637-2015
Cell: 902-740-4764

Joel d'Entremont
Active Living Coordinator
Office Phone: 902-637-2015
Cell: 902-635-3558