WINTER SCHEDULE- 2018

 

  For Activities from around the valley visit www.valleyconnect.ca .

For Activities from around the valley visit www.valleyconnect.ca.

 

PROGRAMS FOR YOUTH

 

PLAYTIME for Parents and Tots - “Moms, Pops & Tots”

Start your morning with “Story Time” at the Berwick Library then head to the Gym to play and connect with other parents.

Time: Wednesdays 9:45am to 12:00pm

Ages: 0-5

Location:  Berwick Library and Town Hall Gym

Cost:  $3 Drop In Fee

 

TUMBLEBUGS

Is a very popular 8 week program for children between ages 3-5 and a parent or caregiver. Tumblebugs teaches basic movement activities and modified gymnastics that are fun, safe and developmentally appropriate. Tumble on over and check us out!!

Time: 9:30am-10:30am Saturdays running from January 13 to March 3, 2018

Location: Berwick Town Hall Gym

There is no cost for participants but pre-registration is required with Carol Boylan-Hartling at 902-538-8068 ext. 2.

 

AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAM

This popular program is an exciting way to spend time after school being physically active, making new friends, and having fun. Pre-registration is required.

Time: Monday-Friday 3:00pm to 5:30pm

Ages: 5-12

Location:  Berwick Town Hall (Students meet at school after the bell)

Cost:  $8 per day

Contact: Carol Boylan-Hartling at 902-538-8068 ext. 2 or at cboylan@berwick.ca

 

LEARN TO SNOWSHOE

Open to girls between Grades 5 to 8. 

Time: Wednesdays directly after school, beginning January 10th to February 28th (weather dependent).

Place: Berwick School (Meet at dismissal near the school gym).

Homeschoolers Welcome!!

Cost is free!!

Led by Volunteers, Mike and Brenda Trinacty

Contact: Carol Boylan-Hartling at 902-538-8068 ext. 2 or at cboylan@berwick.ca

 

TAE KWON DO

Time: Tuesdays & Fridays at 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location:  Berwick Town Hall Gym

Contact:  Greg Durling, 902-825-3489

 

GIRL GUIDES OF CANADA

Girl Guides of Canada are seeking Women and Girls to join our active group. We engage in many outings including Camps, Arts, STEM, Games and Community Service along with weekly program-focused meetings. Berwick Guiding is Community minded and ensure we take part and help with as many community events as we can.
 

Sparks, ages 5 and 6 - Wednesdays 6:15pm.to 7:15pm

Brownies, ages 7 and 8 - Tuesdays 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Guides, ages 9 to 11 - Wednesdays 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Pathfinders, ages 13 to 14 - Mondays 6:45pm to 8:30pm

For more information or to join please visit www.girlguides.ca

 

BERWICK SCOUTING

Beavers (5-7yrs) – Thursdays 6:30pm-7:30pm at the Berwick Baptist Church

Contact: Kris Graham 538-9882 or krissysflowers@hotmail.com

Cubs (8-10yrs) – Tuesdays 7:00pm -8:30pm at the Berwick Baptist Church

Contact: Jeff Reeves 538-0483 or pltnav@hotmail.com

Scouts (11-14) – Wednesdays 7:30pm-9:00pm at the Berwick United Church Basement

Contact: Andy Thomas andypthomas@outlook.com

Venturers (14-17) - Wednesdays 7:00pm-9:00pm at the Berwcik United Church Basement

Contact: Robert Chittick 680-8753 or robert.chittick@bellaliant.com

General questions about Scouting or to register visit scouts.ca, or for additional info of our group contact Liz Chenier, 2nd Berwick Group Commissioner, at LizChenier@ns.sympatico.ca or check out our facebook page 2nd Berwick Scouting.

 

VALLEY CHEER ATHLETICS

Time: Mondays

Location: Berwick Town Hall Gym

Learn to Cheer (ages 8 and under) 6:15pm-7:00pm

Cheer 101 (ages 14 and under) 7:00pm-7:45pm

Dates for the 6 week sessions are:

Session 3: Jan 15, 22, 29 Feb 5, 12, 26- Learn All About Cheer

Session 4: Mar 5, 12, 19, 26 Apr 9, 16- Gymnastics and Tumbling

Cost: 6 week sessions is $75 or $120 for both sessions

Contact: Megan at info@valleycheerathletics.com or call 902-691-3331

www.valleycheerathletics.com

 

 BERWICK & DISTRICT LIBRARY

The Community's Living Room

The chilly weather is here, but the library is warm and inviting with its fireplace, comfy seating, books, newspapers, magazines and lots of programs for all ages.

Free WiFi, Books, DVDs, TV Series,   Magazines, kits, audios, language kits,  downloadable eBooks, audio books, magazines, large print, Be Fit Kits, pedometers, energy meters,   Radon Kits, games, puzzles, Wii and X-box games. Please visit our website www.valleylibrary.ca, or call 902-538-8060 for details.

We are open:

Tuesdays 10:00am-5:00pm

Wednesdays 10:00am-5:00pm

Thursday 12:00pm-8:00pm

Friday 12:00pm-8:00pm

Saturday 10:00am-2:00pm

Closed Sundays and Mondays

 

SNOWSHOES NOW AVAILABLE!

Would you like to get out into the snow and have some fun? The Berwick Recreation Department now has a limited number of snowshoes available for people to borrow on weekends at no cost.  They can be picked up on Friday between 12:00pm and 4:30pm and returned on the following Monday between 8:30am to 12:00pm at The Recreation Department in the Town Hall. Contact Shawn Fevens at 902-538-8068 ext. 4019 or at sfevens@berwick.ca for more information

 

ADULT PROGRAMS

WILSON'S WALKERS

Wilson’s Walkers walk every Tuesday morning from 9:00am – 10:00am. The group meet's at the Post Office inside the store and weather permitting they walk outside around the town or on the trail system. If weather is not cooperating or if there is too much ice and snow on the sidewalks we walk around the track at the KMCC.

There is no cost and is a great chance to socialize and at the same time get some exercise.

 

MOONCOAST YOGA

New to Berwick, -Why MoonCoast Yoga

We are passionate about health and helping others feel what we have found: Invigoration of the body, mind and spirit. Let go of any ideas you already have about yoga and come make it your own! You will take something different and exciting away from each class. Everyone is welcome!”

Date: Mondays and Wednesdays

Time: Check out our website for our class schedule and different styles of yoga, fit for everyone. www.mooncoastyoga.weebly.com

Location:  South Berwick Community Center (starting December 1st)

Cost:  $10 Drop In/ first class is $5!

Contact:  Cassie Doucette at 902-300-9389

 

PICKLEBALL

Times: Thursdays 6:00pm-8:00pm and Sundays: 7:00pm-9:00pm

Location: Berwick Town Hall Gym

Cost: $2.00

Contact: Jim Rose at 902-670-1356

 

SHUFFLEBOARD

Time: Tuesday’s from 10:00am-11:30am starting January 23, 2018

Location: Berwick Town Hall Gym

Cost $2.00 per session however January 23 and 30 are free introduction sessions

Contact: Shawn Fevens- 902-538-8068 ext 4019 or sfevens@berwick.ca

Instructor: Howard Shantz- 902-375-2422

 

SENIOR /OLDER ADULT FITNESS CLASS

Popular Fitness Program designed to help older adults maintain cardiovascular health, strength and flexibility. Open to all ages who want a lighter workout.

Time:  Mondays & Thursdays from 9:30am to 10:30am

Location:  Berwick Town Hall Gym

Cost:  $3 Drop-In Fee

Contact:  Berwick Recreation, 902-538-8068 Ext. 2 or at cboylan@berwick.ca

 

FLEX AND FLOW FITNESS CLASSES

Love your Bones - based on the new exercise recommendations by Osteoporosis Canada.  The class focuses on multicomponent exercises including balance and strength training in addition to aerobic training for the best health benefits. Regular exercise improves health in many ways so try to make it a priority in your life. Join up now!

Time: Monday and Wednesdays from 8:15am to 9:15am

Cost: $5 drop in

Location:  Berwick Town Hall Gym

Contact:  Program Instructor, Ann Corbin 902-538-8378 or 902-670-1436.

 

BODY SCULPT

Body Sculpt is a total body strengthening class suitable for all levels of experience. Within the class we will be training both muscular strength and endurance providing you with a well-rounded balanced work-out. Equipment is provided.

Time: Every Wednesday Starting January 3rd, 2018 from 6:30pm to 7:30pm for the new year.

Where: Berwick Town Hall Gym

Cost:  $8.00 drop-in

$33.00 for 5-class punch card

Contact: For more information or to register please visit http://www.suzifevens.ca or contact Suzi Fevens at info@suzifevens.ca / 902-680-6787

 

INDOOR WALKING AT KINGS MUTUAL CENTURY CENTER

Start walking, stay active and warm during the winter months.

Time: Daily from 8:00am-8:00pm

Location:  Kings Mutual Century Centre (Walking Track)

Cost:  Donations box on site

Contact:  Apple Dome Arena Manager, Bob Best, 902-679-2031

 

PUBLIC SKATING

Times:

Tuesdays- 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Wednesday- 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Thursdays- 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Fridays- 3:00pm to 3:50pm

Saturdays- 11:45am-12:45pm FREE Admission running from January 6-March 31, 2018

Cost: $3.00 (All other times except for Saturday)

Location: Kings Mutual Century Centre (220 Veterans Drive, Berwick)

Thank you to the Department of Community Culture and Heritage and The KMCC

 

BERWICK COMMUNITY GARDENS

After a very successful year the Berwick Community Garden Club is anxious to begin planning for the upcoming season. Monthly meetings in the new year will help to plan for the upcoming planting season. We are always looking for new members, no gardening experience necessary! For more information visit the Berwick Community Gardens facebook site at https://www.facebook.com/berwickcommunitygardens/ or contact Berwick Recreation.

 

WORLDWIDE AUTO VALLEY JR. A WILDCATS

After a very entertaining season last year the Valley Jr. A Wildcats are back! Take in some action at the KMCC, season schedule can be found at www.jrwildcats.goalline.ca/.

  

SPECIAL EVENTS

 

WINTER CARNIVAL

Watch for a full schedule of events to be distributed in January!

Date: February 10th (Storm Date: February 24th)

Time: All day

Location: Town of Berwick

 

MARCH BREAK PROGRAM

Berwick Recreation Program offers a week Day Camp of March Break Activities for children up to 12 years old. Watch the Town of Berwick website for more information or contact Berwick Recreation.

 

Winter Cancellation Policy

If school is cancelled, Berwick Recreation Programs and events are cancelled.  Local radio stations will be advised of any cancellations. If you are unsure please call ahead. The safety of participants of our programs is of utmost importance to us and we encourage participants to stay home and stay safe if the weather is bad.

For more information on Programs and Special Events in the Town of Berwick, please visit the Town Website: www.berwick.ca, Facebook Page (Town of Berwick and Berwick Active Living), or contact Berwick Recreation.

 

Contact Information:

Town of Berwick

236 Commercial Street

P.O. Box 130

B0P 1E0

902-538-8068

Website: www.berwick.ca

 

Director of Community Development- Deborah Elliot

902-538-8068 ex 10

delliott@berwick.ca

 

Recreation Coordinator-Carol Boylan-Hartling

902-538-8068 ex 2

cboylan@berwick.ca

 

Active Living Coordinator- Shawn Fevens

902-538-8068 ex 4019

sfevens@berwick.ca