Parks & Recreation

Outdoor Adventure Play Workshop

You are invited to attend The Outdoor, 'Outdoor Adventure Play' Workshop taking place in Bible Hill & Truro, NS on Saturday September 19 from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. If you want to learn how to facilitate outdoor, adventurous unstructured play opportunities and learn how play in nature is connected to child development and academic preparedness, this workshop is for you!

We are excited to present a variety of passionate and knowledgeable outdoor play and adventure leaders from across Nova Scotia who will take you on an exciting educational journey. We are very pleased to announce our Keynote Speakers are leading outdoor play expert Dr. Beverlie Dietze and Nova Scotia's own 'A for Adventure' team!  Our hope is you will leave the Outdoor Adventure Play workshop with new ideas, tools, knowledge and inspiration to advance your outdoor play practice!

How to Register:
See attached a complete outline for our event. This outline includes the Workshop Schedule, Keynote Speaker bios, Session Descriptions, Presenter bios and logistic/payment details.

Please read through the outline as there are a variety of sessions to choose from. Once you have selected your sessions, please fill out your registration information here:

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Cost/PD/Dietary Requests:
The workshop costs $20 for the full day. A 5 hour PD certificate will be presented at the end to those interested. We will be accepting cheques on site (we will not accept cash). Please make your cheques out to the 'East Hants Community Learning Association'. 

If you require a certificate for 5 PD hours at the end of the event, please email Laura MacPherson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
If you have any dietary requirements, please email Larua MacPherson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Job Opportunity - After School Program Leader

after schoolAre you energetic with a passion for recreation and active living? Do you enjoy working with children and youth? If so, the Colchester-East Hants After School Program is looking for you!

We are recruiting After School Program Leaders for the 2015-2016 school year.  Deadline for applying is Friday, September 25th, 2015 at 4:30pm.

pdf After School Program Leader Job Advertisement 2015 16 (89 KB)

Pickleball

pickleballGreat news! The gym floor at Douglas Street Recreation Centre is almost ready. 

Afternoon and evening pickleball will be able to resume at Douglas Street Recreation Centre next week, on Tuesday, September 8, 2015. 

Pickleball courts will be open Tuesdays from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. and from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Please spread the word!

Yoga and Zumba

YogaZumbaIt's back to fun and fitness at the Bible Hill Village Hall with something for everyone!            

Zumba is back starting on Wednesday, September 9th every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday morning from 8:30 am to 9:30 am. Our  ever popular Zumba class Monday Wednesdays and Fridays are sure to start your day off on the right foot with one hour of Zumba party dance fun and fitness..... guaranteed laughs and friendship...All ages and Zumba experience welcomed. You can purchase a day pass, a 10 class punch card or chose a one month unlimited Zumba option.

Yoga Classes will resume this Fall with our very popular Yoga in the Park at the Clover Drive Park (Friday mornings at 10:30am), continuing until September 18th.    Our nurturing yoga practices welcome all yogis, beginner to experienced.  You will be greeted with opened arms and hearts and encouraged to practice at your own pace in these all inclusive yoga classes. Our Thursday Evening Yoga Practice at 5 pm will begin September 10th and will run this season for a 12 week session from September 10th to December 3rd. (no class on September 24th).  Our Friday Morning practice at 10:00 am will begin on October 2nd and will also run for 12 weeks this season, from October 2nd to December 18th.       Please PRE-REGISTER for all YOGA classes prior to start dates  to ensure minimum requirement by contacting Celeste at 902-814-8000 , 902-662-3009 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  

Monster's University - August 18th

Where:   Bible Hill Village Hall

When:    Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Time:     6:30-7:30pm

Based on Pixar's film "Monster's University".  Feel free to come dressed up as a monster!  There will be crafts, games, and "the School of Scaring".  Come on out and join the fun.