Programs and Events

The Barrington Municipal Recreation Department is committed to offering a variety of recreational programs year-round, as well as informing residents of the multitude of quality recreation and leisure programs that exist within our community. In addition to our own programs, there are many organizations providing opportunities for the people of the area.

Barrington Recreation is pleased to be able to offer information on a wide variety of these opportunities through our web site, and to partner with other providers of community-based recreational programs. 

Create your account and register online! Click here to get started! 

Fall Punch Card Challenge!

Fall punch Card Challenge resized2There are 8 punch stations scattered throughout Barrington. We are challenging you to go out and find them! This challenge begins on November 3rd and finishes on December 21st. If you cannot find a punch card or think one has gone missing, call 902-637-2015 EXT 237.  To participate, all you need is a map, and punch card sheets. You can pick up punch cards and maps at the Barrington Recreation Centre, or download them below:

Download map by clicking here

Download the punch sheet by clicking here

 Click here to view a detailed map of each punch station

Once you are finished the punch card challenge, drop off the completed sheets at the recreation centre or email them to   


Equipment Loan Program


The Municipality of Barrington has plenty of equipment that can be loaned out to the public. If you are interested in renting out any equipment. Call 902-637-2015EXT 237 or email
Click HERE for a full detailed list of equipment.


2km_and_5km_Fun_Run_1.pngVirtual Reindeer Dash:December 11-19th


 The Reindeer Dash will be held virtually this year. We encourage everybody to run a 2km or 5km run throughout December 11-19th and post your results on our event page, or email your results to . Each runner will receive a medal and a mug for participating!




After the Bell starts October 6th!

After the BellAfter the Bell is a program for girls in grades 6-8 and provides fun opportunities to try new activities, learn leadership skills and just hang out with new friends. Leadership is provided by full-time Municipal Recreation staff and volunteers.

Wednesdays, Oct.- June 3:30-5:30 pm at Sherose island Recreation Centre. This program follows the school calendar: in cases where the school is cancelled After the Bell will not run. 

Registration is free and participants can drop into the program as desired. Please register online to ensure we have your child's information and let us know anything else we may need to know to make it a great experience for them.

Fall Hike Series

Fall Hike SeriesMark your calendars for these upcoming hikes! We are exploring some "Hidden Gems" and doing some fun-themed hikes! Make sure you follow us on Facebook for more details on our Fall Hike Series.

  • Green Hills Hike October 16th
  • Spook-Tacular Horror Hike October 20th
  • The Rock Hike November 21st
  • Giants and Gingerbread Hike December 11th
  • Sunrise Hike on Barrington Bay December 23rd


Christmas on the Trail - December 18th 1PM - Sherose Island Nature Trail
Event Details here
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