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The summer months are a very busy time for the Barrington Municipal Recreation Department. We offer many different programs for children and adults alike.
Here are a few of the programs we are offering this summer. Please contact the Recreation Department to register or for more information – 902-637-2015
Day Camp is a program for children aged 5 years (must have been in school) to 12 years. The children spend the day at the Sherose Island Recreation Centre. The program is open from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Mondays to Thursdays. On Fridays, the program is open from 8:00 am to 12 noon. This program involves games, sports, arts and crafts, theme days, special guests, outdoor play time and a free swim every afternoon at the Municipal Pool.
The program is sponsored by Tim Hortons for children ages 5 to 6 years old . The participants will learn the basic skills of soccer. Sessions will be 1 hr. in length, at the Richard Swain Field (old high school field), every Mon. evenings, 6 pm to 7 pm. The players will be given a jersey and a water bottle from Tim Hortons. Participants are encouraged to bring water. Participants must wear cleats or sneakers, shin pads are optional. Parents are encouraged to participate as helpers and are welcome on the field with their child. They are also responsible for taking their child to the bathroom. Call the Rec. Dept. 902-637-2015 to register your child for the program.
This is for children 5 to 7 years of age , who wish to learn the basic skills and fundamentals of baseball. The program follows Baseball Canada’s Rally Cap Program. Participants work on hitting, fielding, catching, base running, rules of the game and sportsmanship. It will be held every Tuesday mornings at the Sherose Island ball field from 10 am to 11 am. Participants are encouraged to bring their ball glove and water. Participants must wear cleats or sneakers. If your child was in the program last year, please tell the instructors which colour cap their earned. They will then work towards the next colour. Registration will be taken on the first day of the program.WE MUST HAVE 8 CHILDREN REGISTERED IN ORDER MFOR THE PROGRAM TO RUN.
The soccer program is for children 3 and 4 years of age who are interested in soccer. All participants will learn the very basic skills and the fundamentals of the game. It will be held on Wednesday mornings, 10 am to 11 am, at the Sherose Island ball field. Participants are encouraged to bring water. Participants must wear cleats or sneakers.Please no sandals or flip flops.
PARENTS / GUARDIANS MUST PARTICIPATE WITH THE CHILDON THE FIELD.
Registration will be taken on the first day of the program.
Starts: Wednesday, July 10
Ends: August 21
The camp starts at 9 am and finishes at 3 pm from Monday to Thursday. On Friday, the camp will start at 9 am and end at 1 pm. Parents and family members are invited to come at 12 pm to see a demonstration of what the participants have learned during the program.
Each session of swimming lessons will be comprised of 10 lessons offered at the same time Monday to Friday. Week long sessions (5 lessons) are available at half the cost. Registration will begin immediately and continue until classes are full. There are limited numbers allowed for each class, so participants and instructor ratios are suitable for learning and safety.
To register, call 637-2015 (month of June) and 637-2015 (July / Aug).
Our pool staff will offer the different levels of the Red Cross water safety program. See the Municipal Pool Page for more information.