Recplex – Return to Winter Play:
We will be returning to the Recplex for winter play! The Recplex – Return to Winter Play Plan has been created to ensure that Nova Public Health Guidelines are met when participating in activities at the Recplex. All individuals who wish to participate in activities at the Recplex must review the Return to Winter Play Plan. You may obtain a copy by picking one up at the municipal office or contacting Mallory Fraser by calling 902-522-2598 or emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Skate Sharpening at the Recplex:
Please call David Jordan 902-328-4101 to make an appointment. The cost is $5 a pair or purchase a punch card for $20.

Equipment Rentals:
Equipment rentals are now available again. Please visit https://www.saint-marys.ca/equipment-rental.html for more information.
Due to the COVID-19 and public health recommendations, staff will take extra precautions to ensure that all rental equipment will be properly cleaned and disinfected upon return and between users.

Girls Group:
The Soul Sisters group will be back January 12th from 2:30-4pm on Tuesday’s for the month of January. We will be exploring the relationship between physical activity and creativity with a variety of projects and activities. The group is for girls ages 12-17 and is based on the interests of the girls in the group. Pre-registration for this program is required. Nova Scotia’s Provincial Covid-19 guidelines will be followed.

Free Skate:
Join us at the Recplex for Free Skates on Thursdays, January 7, 14, 21 & 28 from 3-4pm & on Saturday’s, January 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 from 1-2 pm! All ages are welcome. Pre-registration is required. No spectators are permitted from Jan 2nd-10th but will be re-assessed. You must remain in your bubble. Social distancing between bubbles is required. Nova Scotia’s Provincial Covid-19 guidelines will be followed.

Fit4Women:
Starting back for the New Year on January 13th in partnership with Sherbrooke Village, we will be hosting Fit4Women weekly on Wednesday evenings from 6:30 – 8 pm. We will meet at the Masonic Hall located in Historic Sherbrooke Village. We will focus on different forms of physical activity & creativity! The group is for women 18+. Spaces are limited! If you have any ideas or skills to share please contact us. Pre-registration on a weekly basis is required for this program. Nova Scotia’s Provincial Covid-19 guidelines will be followed. Please pre-register weekly by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or calling 902-522-2598.

Kid’s Drop In:
Starting back for the New Year on January 13th we will be hosting Rec Kid’s Drop In located at Temperance Hall on Wednesday evenings from 6:30-8 pm. Art supplies and games will be provided. 10 spots available, first come first serve basis. Pre-registration is required. Nova Scotia’s Provincial Covid-19 Guidelines will be followed.

St. Mary’s House League Hockey:
House league will take place Thursdays 6-7 pm & 7-8 pm and Saturday’s at 9-10 am & 10-11 am. Ages 5-12. Pre-registration required. $100 per child. No spectators are permitted starting January 2nd and will be re-evaluated on January 10th, 2021. Nova Scotia’s Provincial Covid-19 guidelines will be followed.

Art Night:
On Tuesday, January 19th we will be hosting an art night for all ages at the Temperance Hall in Sherbrooke Village from 6:30 – 8 pm. This event is open to individuals of all abilities in the community. Pre-registration for this event is required. Nova Scotia’s Provincial Covid-19 Guidelines.

St. Mary’s Adult Hockey League:
Games will take place on Wednesdays & Friday’s at 7-8 pm & 8-9 pm. Ages 19+. Pre-registration is required. Drop ins will not be permitted. No spectators are permitted. Nova Scotia’s Provincial Covid-19 guidelines will be followed. Please check the updated schedule on the Municipal Facebook page.

Virtual Book Club:
We are hosting a virtual book club on Tuesday evenings from 8 – 9 pm starting January 5th. You must have an Eastern Counties Regional Library Card. If you do not have one already you can sign up online at http://ecrl.library.ns.ca/registration. A survey will be used to determine the book. Pre-registration is required.

St. Mary’s Walking Club:
Starting January 4th- Monday’s from 4-5 pm join us for a walk within our communities. There are four hubs for this program: Sherbrooke, Liscomb, Port Bickerton & Goshen, all areas will be walking at the same time. Flashlights and reflective vests will be available. Pre-registration is required. Nova Scotia’s Provincial Covid-19 guidelines will be followed.

Recreation Hockey:
Recreation Hockey begin again on January 6th. Wednesdays from 3-4pm at the St. Mary’s Recplex for school aged children. This is an opportunity for kids to enjoy the sport of hockey no matter what their skill level is. Participants will take part in basic shooting, passing and skating drills along with unstructured play. Recreation Staff will walk registered participants in this program from school to the Recplex leaving the school at 2:30 pm. Note: Children must wear full hockey gear to participate. Pre-registration is required. No spectators are permitted. Nova Scotia’s Provincial Covid-19 guidelines will be followed.

Learn to Skate:
Learn to skate will take place on Friday’s from 6-7 pm. Learn to Skate is for youth who are in the early stages of learning to skate. Children only require skates and a hockey helmet. Pre-registration is required. No spectators are permitted. Nova Scotia’s Provincial Covid-19 guidelines will be followed.

 

For any questions or concerns about recreation programming please contact:

Maggie MacLellan
Active Living Cordinator
(902) 522-2598
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