51 Forest Hills Parkway Dartmouth, NS B2W 6C6

Child and Youth Programs

Register by visiting halifax.ca/myrec or by coming in to see us.

There are lots of different options for child and youth programs. Please find a list of different programs below. Check out some of our class descriptions below or download our brochure to see everything that is available.

Preschool Programs

Flip & Dip

Ages 3-5 yrs.
Sunday (7 weeks)

10:30am -11:00am - Dance Studio
11:15am - 12:00pm- Pool

  • Jan 12 - Feb 23 (#00021013)
  • Mar 1 - Apr 19 (#00021526)

*Skippers 1, 2, 3

What a great way to learn and improve balance, strength, and endurance. Our flip class will be fun for your little ones with structured games and stations. The dip portion is in the pool for a skippers class.

$97.75 Members
$115.00 General Public


Turf & Surf

Ages Walking-3 yrs. Parent Participation
Sunday (7 weeks)

10:00am - 10:30am - Dance Studio
10:45am - 11:15am - Pool

  • Jan 12 - Feb 23 (#00021008)
  • Mar 1 - Apr 19 (#00021538)

*Mates Bronze, Silver and Gold

Improve coordination, flexibility and muscle control in our turf time through activities, songs and games. Then it’s off to the pool for a swim lesson in our mates program.

$85.00 Members
$100.00 General Public


Dance & Dip

Ages 3-5 yrs.
Sunday (7 weeks)

9:00am - 9:30am - Auburn Room 
9:45am - 10:30am - Pool

  • Jan 12 - Feb 23 (#00021829)
  • Mar 1 - Apr 19 (#00021830)

*Skippers 1, 2, 3

This is a beginner dance class.

$108.80 Members
$128.00 General Public


Pre-School Pucksters

Ages 3 - 5 yrs.
Thursday (5 weeks)

11:00am - 12:00pm

  • Jan 9 - Feb 6 (#00021824)
  • Feb 13 - Mar 12 (#00021825)

Bring your budding hockey superstar down to Scotia 1 rink for a skating lesson, hockey skills and a free skate. Parents are encouraged to come on the ice to assist.

$46.75 Members / session
$55.00 General Public / session

Helmets must be worn by all parents and children.


Children's Programs

Freaky Friday

Ages 5-12 yrs.
Friday
(Except on Holidays, March Break & July/August)

5:30pm - 9:00pm

Jan 10 #00021379 Feb 21 #00021384
Jan 17 #00021390 Feb 28 #00021385
Jan 24 #00021380 Mar 6 #00021386
Jan 31 #00021381 Mar 13 #00021387
Feb 7 #00021382 Mar 27 #00021389
Feb 14 #00021383

Parent's looking for a night out? Kids looking for time away from Mom/Dad?
Let our staff provide a night of food, swimming, popcorn and a movie.

Preregistration is mandatory by Thursday at 4pm. Payment is required at time of registration.

$11.05 Members / night
$13.00 General Public / night


Jumpin' Jack & Jills

Ages 6 - 8 yrs.
Sunday (7 weeks)

9:15am - 10:00am

  • Jan 12 - Feb 23 (#00021838)

Basic gymnastics skills along with games, songs and team building.

$84.15 Members / session
$99.00 General Public / session


Artist in Everyone

Ages 7 - 9 yrs.
Saturday (7 weeks)

9:30am - 10:30am

  • Jan 16 - Feb 27 (#00021839)

Learn basic water color techniques in just 7 short weeks. Supplies will be provided.

$84.15 Members
$99.00 General Public


Red Cross Babysitting Course

Ages 11+ yrs.
Sat or Sun

9:00am - 4:00pm

  • Jan 25 (#00021827)

This Red Cross course teaches skills and knowledge required for the care of infants, toddlers and preschoolers. It offers basic training in First Aid and obstructed airways.
Bring a doll, pen and paper, and lunch.

$42.50 Members / session
$50.00 General Public / session


Girl Power Camp

Ages 10 - 12 yrs.
Thursday (7 weeks)

6:00pm - 7:00pm

  • Jan 16 - Feb 27 (#00021828)

This camp will be tackling issues such as being a champion for change, body image & myths, appearance ideals, finding healthy happiness, nutrition & healthy eating, giving gratitude, setting smart goals, empowering girls and how you can make a difference.

$97.75 Members
$115.00 General Public