Lobster Fest 1km Tinker Run and 5 km &10 km Run/Walk

The Barrington Municipal Recreation Dept. is encouraging everyone to take part in the 2015 1 k Tinker, 5 k & 10 K Fun Run / Walk!

REGISTRATION for the runners:

$5.00 (13 yrs. & older)

Free (5 – 12 yrs. old)

REGISTRATION for walkers: free!

Walkers must sign the waiver. If more than one person is walking from one family, all names should be written in on the registration form.

Registrations for all distances, will be accepted at the Barrington Recreation Dept., by email, mail, fax or in person. Registrations will be accepted until the start time of the events, Sat. June 6.


1 K Tinker – 10 :00 am start

(3 times inside the Sherose Island ball field )

5 K and 10 K – 11:00 am start


RACE ROUTE: The run / walk will begin and end in front of the Sherose Island Rec. Centre. Runners / walkers will follow the Sherose Island Road to the stop sign at Highway # 3 and turn left. Continue on Highway # 3.

5K participants run until you see a pylon or person, indicating the 2.5 k mark. Turn around and make your way back to the       Recreation Centre.

10 k participants run through Barrington Passage, on the Causeway, and turn up North East Point Road until you see a pylon or person, indicating the 5 k mark. Turn around and make your way back to the Recreation     Centre.

There will be water stations along the route.

Washrooms are available at the Recreation Centre.

AWARDS: 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place runners will be awarded in all categories.




Interested in trying skateboarding? Certified SkatePass instructors will help you learn the basics or improve your skateboarding skills. Don’t have a skateboard? We can provide boards, helmets and safety gear.

July 13, 14, and 15th

9:30am – 12:30pm

At the Barrington Municipal Arena

Call 902-637-2903 to register

Kayaking and Lumberjack Camp

All kayaks, PFDs, and gear are provided.

The camp is for ages 10 – 14, participants must be able to swim and be comfortable in the water. PFDs will be worn at all times while on the water.

Participants will learn basic kayaking and canoeing skills, as well as tree climbing, logrolling, and bow sawing. The will also learn about fish and plant identification. .

The camp starts at 9am and finishes at 3pm from Monday to Thursday. On Friday the camp will start at 9am and end at 1pm – Parents/guardians and family members are invited to come at 12pm to see a demonstration of what the participants have learned.


July 6-10th

August 10-14th

Cost: $75.00 per person.

Registration available Monday June 8th; to register call 902-637-2903, space is limited.


Job Opportunities

The Barrington Municipal Recreation Department is now accepting students cover letter and resume for the following summer employment positions: (click on the title to see the job description)

Aquatics Coordinator (1)

Aquatics Instructor/Lifeguard (3)

Program Coordinator (1)

Day Camp Counselor (4)

 Cover letters and resumes for these positions must be received at the Recreation Department no later than 4:00 pm on Thursday, April 23, 2015.

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