Recreation Programs

The Department of Parks, Recreation & Culture offers various types of recreation programming.

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Ball Hockey

Drop in for a fun hour of non-competitive, unstructured, play for fun ball hockey!

Tuesdays @ the East Hants Sportsplex

Drop-in fee: $6

U11 – 6 pm

U13 & U15 – 7 pm

Thank you to our volunteers for supervising the activity.

Mandatory Equipment:

  • Helmet with Cage
  • Gloves
  • Stick
  • Hockey/Soccer Shin Pads
  • Sport Jock
  • Clean Sneakers
  • Water

*Note: There will be zero tolerance of unsportsmanlike behavior from players or parents.  This behavior will result in the participant being removed from the activity.

Registration Required – Space is Limited

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Zumba With Melany!  Have fun exercising through low and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie burning dance total body fitness party!

Tuesdays – 7 – 8pm @ East Hants Aquatic Centre Community Room

Registration Required

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Day Camp Programming

Day Camp programming is offered at various locations throughout the year including:

Summer Day Camps In-Service Day Camps March Break Camps

Do you have a program you would like to deliver to the community?

Pitch it to us!

We are looking for individuals or organizations who have specialized skills or training to deliver programs in our communities.

Program Topics such as:

  • Arts, Crafts and Music (e.g. Painting, guitar lessons)
  • Sports (e.g. ball hockey, rec leagues)
  • Recreation Programs (e.g. play programs, youth leadership)
  • Fitness (e.g. tai chi, yoga)
  • General Interest (e.g. photography, birding)

Fill out the Pitch a Program Form to tell us more!

Withdrawing from Programs

Municipality of East Hants will issue full program credit to client accounts if notice of request to withdraw from a program is received a minimum of 7 days prior to the start of the program. If a client wishes to withdraw from a registered program the request can be made in person at the East Hants Aquatic Centre, or via email at Clients requesting withdrawal will be required to fill out a Request for Withdrawal form.

If a program is cancelled by the Municipality of East Hants, credit will be issued to the clients account and, if requested, the credit may be paid out by cheque. Please allow 4-5 weeks for processing.