Easter Egg Hunt!


Can you find the eggs hidden around Frost Park? Come and take a look! 10 egg maximum for all children. Special prize for whoever finds the prize egg!

For Children aged 3 to 10 years. Parental Supervision is required.

Frost Park, Tuesday, March 27th, starts promptly at 4:00 pm

Registration is required. Space is limited! Please phone 742-8868 for more information and to register.

Pirate Treasure! Family Hike

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Join Yarmouth Recreation and YASHA (Yarmouth & Acadian Shores Hiking Adventures) for a free guided family hike! We will start at 2pm at the Leif Erikson Trail at the Cape Forchu Light Station. Help us dust off the old treasure map we found and  figure out where the treasure may be hidden while enjoying one of the most scenic walking/ hiking trails we have in our region.



Let us know you’re coming by registering here or on our Facebook event posting.

Ski Waxing Service


Put some GLIDE back in your STRIDE and the fun back in skiing with a proper cleaning and waxing!

…for waxable and no-wax skis
Sunday, February 18th at Ellenwood
11:00am – 3:00pm *rain or shine

Bring your skis to the ski cabin at Ellenwood on the 18th or call the Yarmouth Rec. Department at 902-642-8868 to register for early drop off by noon on Feb. 16th
Skis will be serviced on a ‘first come first served’ basis.

SERVICES and FEE SCHEDULE *cash or cheque only
$5 Clean off last year’s wax ($10 if Klister was used)
$10 Apply glide wax
$12 Preparation of skis, including ‘hot scrape’


Nominate a Community Volunteer Today!

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We need your help! We are seeking Volunteer nominations from local organizations and individuals for Volunteer Week Celebrations 2018!
If you know someone that you would like to nominate, all you have to do is fill out the form below!  We need a brief description of the person’s volunteer activities..that’s it!
It’s Easy!
Complete this online form or call our office to receive a copy to print:
Info? contact Gail Muise at Yarmouth Recreation: gail@district.yarmouth.ns.ca
Nomination Deadline: 12:00pm on Wednesday, February 14th .
Thank you in advance!


Steps to Connect


Steps to Connect is a program designed to help people living with chronic conditions take steps to connect to themselves, the people around them and their community.  This program is offered over 3 sessions that are 2 hours in length.



-Session 1 of 3, Tuesday, January 9th , 5:45pm to 7:45pm or Saturday, January 20th , 10am to 12pm

-Session 2 of 3, Tuesday, January 16th , 5:45pm to 7:45pm or Saturday, January 27th , 10am to 12pm

-Session 3 or 3, Tuesday, January 23rd , 5:45pm to 7:45pm or Saturday, February 3rd , 10am to 12pm

***Steps to Connect is a recreation-based education program, delivered by trained facilitators.  The program is intended to help people learn ways to connect to their community through recreation.  In the Steps to Connect Program, participants will plan and coordinate a safe group activity that will take place during Session 2 of the 3-session program.  Steps to Connect will help individuals rediscover what matters in their life and find out how recreation and social activities can help them live well with their condition.

**The goals of the program are to: Recognize personal assets that can be cultivated in/through recreation.  Experience the potential of recreation for contributing to and connecting with others in the community.  Discover ways to connect with one’s neighborhood and community.  This program is FREE.  We will be running 2 consecutive programs, Tuesday evenings or Saturday Mornings.

*Please call Yarmouth Recreation, 902-742-8868 to register.  For more information you can also contact Danielle Chitty, Program Coordinator, at 902-648-0038 or e-mail: dchitty@district.yarmouth.ns.ca

This program is supported by the Chronic Disease Innovation Fund, Yarmouth County Community Health Board, Community Partners, Western Counties Regional Library Yarmouth, Yarmouth Recreation, NSCC Burridge and Dalhousie University