The Recreation Department offers recreational programs and events for people of all ages. Full time staff includes the Recreation Director and the Active Living Coordinator. Students are hired in the summer months to run the Day Camp programs and additional recreational activities and events.


Work with Barrington Recreation this Summer!camp robin hood

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!  

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

Program Coordinator: 15 weeks - starts May 11th

Youth Active Leadership Coordinator: 15 weeks - starts May 11th

Aquatics Coordinator: 15 weeks - starts May 11th

Day Camp Leader: 9 weeks - starts June 29th

Aquatic Instructor/Lifeguard: 9 weeks - starts June 29th

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

Deadline to apply:  NEW** Extended to April 30th, 2020 

Recreation Programs

We offer ongoing programs year round, such as soccer, t-ball, Day Camps, Ballet and Kung Fu as well as events such as the NS Marathon, Lobster Festival , Terry Fox run, Christmas at the Causeway and more! ballet dancers

Find out about our Summer Programs. If you have an idea for a program please contact us.

 Nova Scotia Marathon

Looking for information on the annual Nova Scotia Marathon? Click here.

Check out our facilities

Click here to see our facilities.

Click here to see our trails

Municipal Physical Activity Leader Program (MPAL)

Are you curious about what the MPAL program is? Click here to find out more.

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South Shore Connect 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

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