Children and Youth Programs

Family Nerf Wars (Ages 6 to 12 yrs)

Our Family Nerf Wars kicks each Tuesday at Yarmouth Elementary School, the gymnasium will be laid out with obstacles, games, and activities for competitors to play rounds of Nerf Wars, Team Match, Capture the Flag, Protect the President, and Battle Royal.

Cost: $10 per session per child

Location: Yarmouth Elementary School

Tue, Oct 11-Dec 13

7:00–8:30 PM

Gym Club (Ages 6 to 10 yrs)

Time to get off the couch and get active! Gym Club participants will get an hour worth of high intensity physical activity packed with gym games designed by a program leader. Participants will complete and play with other their age through a variety of sports, tag games, and more.

Location: Yarmouth Elementary School

Fall Session 1 ($37.50)

Tue, Oct 11-Nov 8

6:00–7:00 PM

Fall Session 2 ($37.50)

Tue, Nov 15-Dec 13

6:00–7:00 PM

Friday Night Fun (Ages 6 to 10 yrs)

Drop your child or children off for Friday Night Fun where our experienced recreation leaders will host a variety of games and activities followed by a night time movie. Movies are G or PG rated. This is the perfect opportunity for parents to get a night away. Children must be registered in advance, unregistered children will not be allowed access.

Location: Meadowfields Community School

Cost: $10 per session per child

Fri, Oct 7-Dec 16

6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Active Adult Programs

Yang Style Tai Chi

Tai chi is a self-paced, non-competitive system of light exercise and stretching. Your body will be in constant motion since each posture leads seamlessly into the next. 

Location: Lake Milo Aquatic Club

Cost: Speak with Instructor for cost details

Fall Program

Tues, Oct 4-Dec 13  

7:00-8:30 PM

Co-Ed Multi-Sports Club

Join a group of like-minded adults as you compete weekly in a variety of sports. Participate in Basketball, Soccer, Badminton, Pickleball, volleyball and more. Teams are picked randomly each week. Bring water and gym shoes.

Location: Yarmouth Elementary School

Fall Session ($49.00)

Thurs, Oct 27-Dec 15

6:30–8:30 PM

Board Game Club

Join this new board game club, bring your favorite board games to teach the group or learn a new game. Our goal is to give participants that are interested in tabletop games, board games, or card games the community to get together and play.

Location: Maple Grove Education Centre

Cost: Free

Wed, Oct 5-Dec 21

6:30-8:30 PM

Older Adults 55+ Programs

Active Living Club

The Active Living Club promotes outdoor activities in a group setting for older adults aged 50+ and seniors. Activities include walking, hiking, cross-country skiing, shoe shoeing, and more. Schedules are emailed out each week.

Location: Participants must provide their own transportation to starting locations. Location Sent out on Monday each week.

Cost: Free

Tues, Oct 11-Dec 20

9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Accessible Recreation Programs

Accessible “Try It-Play It” Disc Golf

Yarmouth Recreation in partnership with the SW Chapter of Autism NS are excited to offer Try-It-Play-It Disc Golf. Holes will be set up and discs will be provided. Bring your family and try a new low impact leisure sport.

Location: Janet Smith Memorial Field

Registration: Email for details

Cost: Free

Wed, Oct 5-Nov 2

5:00-6:00 PM

Accessible Adult Rec with SW Chapter Autism NS

Adult Rec is a social group space for adults 18+ from Yarmouth, Digby and Shelburne counties to come together to meet new people, build friendships and offer new experiences. Activities could include movies, board games nights, community outings, nature walks, and more!

Location: Autism Centre (Pier 1 Building)

Registration: Email for details

Wed, Oct 21 & 26

6:00-8:00 PM

Wed, Nov 9 & 23

6:00-8:00 PM

Wed, Dec 7 & 21

6:00-8:00 PM