The 44th Annual Nova Scotia Marathon/Half Marathon and 10 km was held on Sunday July 27, 2014 in Barrington, Nova Scotia. There were record breaking numbers for the Full Marathon with 80 participants. There were 111 participants in the Half Marathon and 83 in the 10 km run, for a total of 274 – the highest registration number in the history of the event.
One local runner participated in the Full Marathon – Sasha Wilson, it was her first marathon.
Participants came from Canada, the United States, Mexico, Austria, Great Britain, and Norway. The majority of participants came from Nova Scotia.
The 45th Annual Nova Scotia Marathon/Half Marathon and 10 km will be on July 26, 2015.
Intro to skateboarding, July 28th – 30th at the Barrington Arena, 9:30am – 12:00. No experience necessary, all equipment provided. Call the Rec. Dept. to register 637-2903.
Are you taking your kids camping this summer; just bought some kayaks and not quite sure what to do with them? Worried about how to handle a kayak? Then this course is for you! (and your kids)
For some basic kayaking knowledge sign up for our Kayak safety course.
All gear will be provided, we have enough for eight people.
The course will be held July 2-4 from 1pm – 3pm. Location to be determined. Open to anyone 10 and up.
To register contact Samantha at 902-637-2903
A presentation on composting will be held May 21, 6:30 pm at the Sherose Island Recreation Centre.
“A gardener’s best friend, is compost!”
Kirk Symonds (Region 6 Solid Waste Management) will be presenting on the ‘Science of Composting’.
You will learn how to make your own compost, including backyard composting and vermicomposting.
Also included in the presentation, will be an overview of municipal composting—what happens to the stuff in your green bins.
A worm composting kit will be set up and given away to one of our participants.
It’s free, refreshments available.
For information about what is happening during Lobster Fest click here
The ferry between Yarmouth, NS and Portland, Maine is scheduled to begin service on May 15th, they are now selling tickets.
Our phone is not working, if you need to get a hold of Anna please call: 635-1202, for Samantha call: 635-3558. Sorry for the inconvenience.
The phone is now working – please note that there may still be an issue or two, if you call and no one answers and the machine doesn’t pick up then try one of the phone numbers above.
Registration for Barrington Recreation Department’s 5-6 Soccer Program will be held during the BASA Registration at the Sobeys Community Room on April 15th and 17th from 7pm to 9pm.
If your child is turning 5 during the program (June-August) they are eligible to register.
Registration fee: $30
Please make sure you bring your child’s health card with you to registration.