Municipality offers day camp opportunities for children

Thursday, Feb. 16, 2016 (Halifax, NS) – Municipal Parks and Recreation is offering several day camp opportunities tomorrow (Friday) for children who would normally be in school.

In response to the one-day strike tomorrow by public school teachers, municipal recreation staff is providing fun activities (games, crafts, and outdoor play) for children across the region between the ages of 5 and 12.

All-day programming will begin at 8 a.m., and will conclude at 5 p.m. There will be a $25 registration fee per child, and openings will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis (space is limited).

Programming will be offered at the following locations:

Recreation Centre Telephone #
St. Andrew’s Community Centre 902-490-4693
Chocolate Lake Community Centre 902-490-4607
Gordon R. Snow Community Centre 902-860-4570
Bedford Hammonds Plains Community Centre 902-490-4238
Captain William Spry Centre 902-477-7665
Needham Community Centre 902-490-4633
Cole Harbour Recreation at Graham Creighton Jr. High 902-490-4711
Findlay Community Centre 902-490-4728
Musquodoboit Hrbr. at Eastern Shore Community Centre 902-889-4050
Sheet Harbour 902-885-2988


Registration can be done via phone, internet (through RecConnect), or in person at each facility.

Parents are asked to ensure their children come with nut-free snacks and lunch, water, winter gear (to play outside), and indoor footwear.

Source: Release

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