43rd Annual Yarmouth County Athletic Awards

We are very excited to announce the special award winners being honored at this year’s Yarmouth County Athletic Awards. Congratulations to all our athletes, coaches, officials, volunteers and community supporters.

No matter how many years you play, it’s always something new and exciting. It’s sports, you never know what may happen. ~Curtis Joseph

1) 2019 Yarmouth County Coach of the Year Sponsored by the Municipality of the District of Yarmouth

 Presented to: Jeff Gates for time and dedication to Yarmouth County sport teams.

2) 2019 Yarmouth County Coach of the Year Sponsored by the Municipality of the District of Yarmouth

Presented to: Leah Muise for time and dedication to baseball and soccer.

3) 2019 Yarmouth County Official of the Year Sponsored by the Town of Yarmouth

 Presented to: Calvin Smith for time and dedication to local basketball.

4) 2019 Yarmouth County Athlete of the Year Sponsored by Tim Hortons

Presented to: Lindsey Minard for excellence in Hockey.

5) 2019 Yarmouth County Athlete of the Year Sponsored by Tim Hortons

 Presented to: Matt Barron for excellence in Hockey.

6) 2019 Yarmouth County Youth Athlete of the Year Sponsored by Tim Hortons

 Presented to: Blake Newell for excellence in Baseball & Hockey.

7) 2019 Yarmouth County Youth Athlete of the Year Sponsored by Tim Hortons

Presented to: Megan d’Entremont for excellence in various sports.

8) 2019 Yarmouth County Fair Play Award

Sponsored by the Municipality of the District of Argyle

 Presented to: Marcel Doucette for demonstrating fair play when coaching hockey.

9) 2019 Yarmouth County Fair Play Award

 Sponsored by the Municipality of the District of Argyle

 Presented to: Andrea Doucette for demonstrating fair play when coaching and volunteering with Volleyball.

10) 2019 Yarmouth County Sport Volunteer Award Sponsored by Tusket Sales & Service

 Presented to: Adam Churchill for time and dedication to Yarmouth County Minor Hockey.

11) 2019 Yarmouth County Sport Volunteer Award Sponsored by Tusket Sales & Service

 Presented to: Tina Comeau for your time and dedication to Yarmouth County sports.

Each year since 1976, coaches, athletes, sport volunteers and officials have been recognized for their outstanding achievements at our annual Yarmouth County Athletic Awards. Yarmouth County athletes, volunteers, coaches, officials and teams that have attained a provincial title in a sport or who have distinguished themselves in a specific sport at the University, College, Atlantic, or National level. The 43rd annual Yarmouth County Athletic Awards will be held on November 29th at  École secondaire de Par-en-Bas and is a joint event of Argyle and Yarmouth Recreation.

Yarmouth Tree Lighting

You are all invited to the annual Yarmouth Area Christmas Tree Lighting!

This annual event has been the kick-off to the holiday season in Yarmouth for many years! This joint event of the Town and Municipality of Yarmouth takes place every year on the Friday evening before the Yarmouth Christmas Parade (This year the Yarmouth Candy Cane Festival!) and is a celebration for all!

The Yarmouth Tree Lighting will be held on November 22nd at Yarmouth Town Hall. The ceremony will start at 6 pm with a few words of welcome and hope for a peaceful and happy season. People will take part in caroling, enjoy hot chocolate and stroll through our beautiful Frost Park. We hope you can join us! We may even have a visit from Santa!

Jack O’ Lantern Parade 2019

All parents and children are invited to come to our 15th Annual Jack-o-Lantern Parade on Monday, Oct. 28th,  2019.  This is a walking parade! We will gather at 6:15 pm at the Visitor Info Centre on Main Street. Dress up and bring your flashlights, jack-o-lanterns (non-motorized wagons are permitted) and join us for an evening of fun while getting some physical activity!

Family Prize Packs for MOST SPookTACULAR!!!

Participants will start at the Tourist Bureau and walk down Main Street, to end at the Rodd Grand Hotel. A HUGE thank you to the Grand management and staff for providing an indoor space to celebrate!

Following the parade there will be hot apple cider, treats for children, music and award presentations! Parents must accompany children & we encourage everyone to wear light colored clothes for safety.

The Jack O’ Lantern parade is held rain or shine. Fire Safety Tip: Use battery powered candles in your Jack-O-Lanterns: your pumpkins will last longer and you don’t have to worry about the flame! Never leave a candle unattended!

Yarmouth County Athletic Awards

We need your help!! We are planning once again for the 43rd Annual Yarmouth County Athletic Awards Ceremony.
Can you please let us know about any teams/individuals that have won at Provincials or Higher in the past year?

We are also looking for nominations for Special Awards:

“Somewhere behind the athlete you’ve become and the hours of practice and the coaches who have pushed you, is a little girl who fell in love with the game and never looked back… play for her.” – Mia Hamm

□ Male & Female Athlete of the Year
□ Male & Female Youth Athlete of the Year
□ Male & Female Coach of the year
□ Male & Female Official of the Year
□ Male & Female Fair Play Award
□ Male & Female Volunteer of the Year


43rd Annual Yarmouth County Athletic Awards Ceremony, November 29th at École secondaire de Par-en-Bas.

Each year since 1976, coaches, athletes, sport volunteers and officials have been recognized for their outstanding achievements at our annual Yarmouth County Athletic Awards. Yarmouth County athletes, volunteers, coaches, officials and teams that have attained a provincial title in a sport or who have distinguished themselves in a specific sport at the University, College, Atlantic, or National level.
Please contact Yarmouth Recreation at 742-8868 frankg@district.yarmouth.ns.ca
or the Argyle Recreation Department at 648-3379 gdentremont@munargyle.com for nomination or more information.

Complete the form below or download the nomination form here!

This information is required for program purposes so please be very specific with the information.

50+ Swims

Join Friends for a splash at the Rodd Grand Hotel Pool!Senior swimming

Wednesdays, every second week (almost) throughout the year.

Upcoming Fall 2019 dates September 11

October 2, 16, 30

November 13, 27

December 11

1:30-3pm

Free Program! We appreciate the Rodd Grand Hotel providing this facility so seniors may live more active, healthy lives.

Girls on the Move

On July 24th from 9:00am – 4:00pm at Milo Boathouse we will be hosting an event for girls ages 11-15. Girls on the Move is a packed full day of activities and opportunities such as archery, kayaking and Geocaching clue and even more. Cost is $15 and spaces are limited. Please call 902-742-8868 to register.