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The Municipality of Barrington Recreation Department strives to support individual and community wellness through active living opportunities and community connectiveness.
Programs and events are offered year-round and for all ages. Family activity hikes, youth after school activities, preschool pop-up play events, fun runs/walks, and holiday celebrations occur each month. Follow our Facebook events or program page on this site for details and registration.
The department manages a number of recreation facilities including the Sandy Wickens Memorial Arena, Sherose Island Recreation Centre, outdoor pool, community garden, tennis court, and numerous trails, playgrounds and sports fields.
Everyone should have access to active living and recreation for the physical and mental health benefits it yields. All facilities, programs and events are open and inclusive; welcoming all. We strive to keep fees low with no-cost options available as much as possible. We encourage individuals and community organizations to borrow equipment, seek volunteer training and recruitment, and use our network to promote their events and activities.
Get paid to play! Are you looking for an active, fun outdoor job working with children and youth? Send us your resume and cover letter!
We offer a great learning experience with mentoring, skills development and small group sizes to manage and practice your leadership skills.
The following positions may be available this summer at Barrington Recreation. Jobs are dependent on approval of the department budget.
Program Coordinator: 14 weeks - starts May 25th
Youth Active Leadership Coordinator: 14 weeks - starts May 25th
Special Events and Promotions Coordinator : 14 weeks - starts May 17th
Aquatics Coordinator: 15 weeks - starts May 11th
Day Camp Leader: 9 weeks - starts June 29th
Aquatic Instructor/Lifeguard: 9 weeks - starts June 29th
Please send your cover letter indicating your preference of positions along with resume to Misty James (). If you have any questions, we recommend that the interested applicant call us at 902-637-2015.
SouthShoreConnect.ca is your gateway to information about Active Living on the South Shore. It is the starting point for families to find recreation, sport and physical activities in Shelburne, Yarmouth, Queens and Lunenburg County. The goal of this initiative is to share information and to make it easier and more convenient than ever to find out what’s going on around you.