Programs

A wide variety of recreational events and programs are offered throughout the Municipality of Clare each year. Our quarterly newsletter is mailed to the residences of Clare four times a year.

Download a copy of our current newsletter so you can take advantage of the fun opportunities this Winter.

Newsletter - Winter 2020(Newsletter is in PDF Format)

WINTER CARNIVAL

Beat the winter blues with a weekend filled with exciting activities such as snowshoeing, sledding, skating, swimming and more! Check our social media pages and local newspapers for complete schedule.

When: January 24 - 26, 2020

Cost: Free!




JUMPSTART CHARITY BOWLING TOURNAMENT

Teams of 4 are invited to participate in the first annual Charity Bowling Tournament, sponsored by Cermaq. No experience necessary! Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 teams. In partnership with the Canadian Tire Jumpstart program, all proceeds will be used to assist children in Clare to participate in sports and recreational activities. No experience necessary! Join us for an afternoon of fun. Click here to download a registration form.

When: Saturday, February 29, 2020

Where: Seaside Bowling Lanes and Lounge

Cost: $100.00 per team

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DROP-IN SPORT

Do you enjoy playing sports, but can’t find anyone to play with? Then join us! All skill levels are welcome, and participation is always free! All participants are asked to wear clean, indoor sneakers. Please note, drop-in sports are cancelled when school is closed (in-service days, storm days and holidays).


PICKLEBALL When: Wednesday evenings Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Where: École secondaire de Clare


BADMINTON When: Tuesday evenings Time: 8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Where: École secondaire de Clare


BASKETBALL When: Monday evenings Time: 8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Where: École secondaire de Clare


VOLUNTEER FAIR

Do you wish to get more involved within your community, but don’t know where to start? Come see us and meet various local organizations who would love to have you on their team.
Organizations who wish to reserve a table are asked to contact Josette at (902) 769-2031 prior to January 31, 2020.

When: Saturday, February 8, 2020

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Where: Clare Veterans Centre




GEOCACHING - FEBRUARY - MARCH 2020

Bring the whole family and participate in this outdoor treasure hunting game. Clare Recreation has hidden 5 caches throughout the municipality. Each cache contains a word. Collect all 5 words, complete the sentence and return your completed logs to the recreation services before the end of March for a chance to win a prize. As of February 1, you will be able to get the coordinates at Clare Recreation or on our website.

Participants may borrow a GPS through our Equipment Loan Program (a refundable $25 deposit is required).


 

WINTER ACTIVE CHALLENGE

January 1 to March 31, 2020. Join in the fun by participating in our Winter Active Challenge and be eligible to win various prizes! Please contact Clare Recreation to receive your Winter Active Challenge tracking sheet, or download your from below.

Tracking Sheet (PDF)




INDOOR WALKING PROGRAM

Escape the winter conditions and walk comfortably through the hallways of École secondaire de Clare. Please wear clean indoor sneakers. Walking program is cancelled when school is closed (storm days, in-service days, holidays) When: Monday through Friday as of January 6, 2020

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Where: École secondaire de Clare

Cost: Free!


 

ADULT SKATE

It’s time to lace up your skates! Older adults & adults with STROLLERS welcome!

When: Tuesday mornings (RESUMES January 7, 2020)

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Where: Université Sainte-Anne’s arena


SUMMER EMPLOYMENT

Clare Recreation Services is accepting applications from students for the following summer employment opportunities: · Team Supervisor – 16 weeks · Advertising Specialist – 15 weeks · Special Events Coordinator (2 positions) – 14 weeks Successful applicants must possess a valid driver’s license, have access to a vehicle and must be able to communicate in both official languages.

Application Deadline: Friday, March 27, 2020, 4:30 p.m.

Please submit your resume along with the employment application form by mail, fax or email.

All positions are pending grant approval.


 

VOLUNTEER WEEK - APRIL 19 TO 25, 2020

Volunteer organizations throughout the Municipality of Clare will receive nomination forms to submit the name of a volunteer from their organization to be honoured at the annual volunteer recognition banquet to be held on Thursday, April 23, 2020. Be sure to return your nomination form by no later than Friday, January 31, 2020 so your volunteer may be recognized for his/her valuable work. Please contact Clare Recreation Services to ensure that your volunteer organization is listed.


 

ACTIVE SENIORS PROGRAM

Come join us with fun recreational activities! This program is made possible in partnership with the Province of Nova Scotia, La Société Acadienne de Clare and l’Université Sainte-Anne. As of January 6 the schedule will be as follows. 

CHAIR YOGA:

When: Every Monday Time: 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. Where: Clare Veterans Centre Cost: FREE!

POOL:

When: Every Wednesday Time: 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Where: Université Sainte-Anne Cost: FREE!

PICKLEBALL/FREE:

GYM When: Every Friday Time: 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Where: Université Sainte-Anne Cost: FREE!


 

IN-SERVICE DAYS

On scheduled CSAP in-service days, we offer free activities, such as swimming, skating and bowling to encourage kids to get active. Check out our social media pages for updates.

 


 

FREE FAMILY SWIMMING, CURLING, SKATING AND BOWLING

Until spring 2020, bring the entire family to enjoy free access to the recreational facilities! Youth must be accompanied by at least one adult.

Please note: At all swim times, children under 54" (137 cm) must be accompanied in the water by a responsible adult.

At all curling times, youth 9 to 12 years must wear a helmet.

This program is funded in part by the Province of Nova Scotia.

Nouvelle Ecosse

thrive winter 2020

 


 

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

This electronic calendar displays events and activities offered in the Municipality of Clare. For event organizers, this is a great tool to assist in the planning and coordination of events. To add an event, or to view the calendar, visit the website: https://clarenovascotia.com/en/clare-community-calendar#year=2020&month=1&day=7&view=month

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community calendar

 

rec logo background 5Recreation Services

1185 Highway 1

Little Brook, Nova Scotia
B0W 1Z0

Phone: 902-769-2031
Fax: 902-769-3773

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Coming Soon

18Jan
Saturday, 18 January 2020 ; 15:30 - 16:30
Free Family Skating
20Jan
Monday, 20 January 2020 ; 13:00 - 14:00
Chair Yoga for Seniors
20Jan
Monday, 20 January 2020 ; 19:00 - 21:00
Indoor Walking - ESDC
20Jan
Monday, 20 January 2020 ; 20:00 - 21:30
Adult Basketball
21Jan
Tuesday, 21 January 2020 ; 10:00 - 11:00
Adult Skate

  

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