Ready for Rec

a group of inclusion staff and children participating in a camp huddle together for a photo

Ready for Rec programs are designed for children and youth who have diverse needs and require additional supports to be successful in a recreation environment. The focus is on accommodations, adaptations, and small participant to instructor ratios tailored to individual skills and learning styles.

Summer 2022 Ready for Rec camps

We’re pleased to offer Ready for Rec camps this summer! Full-day camps will be available in Dartmouth and half-day camps will be available in Spryfield.  See details for each location in the menu below. 

Captain William Spry

July 4-July 8: Ages 5-11

Morning: 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Afternoon 1-4:30 p.m.

July 11-July 15: Ages 12-16

Afternoon 1-4:30 p.m.

July 18-July 22: Ages 5-11

Morning: 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Afternoon 1-4:30 p.m.

July 25-July 29: Ages 5-11
Morning: 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Afternoon 1-4:30 p.m.

Aug 2-Aug 5: Ages 5-11
Morning: 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Afternoon 1-4:30 p.m.

Aug 8- Aug 12: Ages 12-16  

Afternoon 1-4:30 p.m.

Aug 15-Aug 19 Ages 5-11

Morning: 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Afternoon 1-4:30 p.m.

Aug 22-Aug 26: Ages 5-11
Morning: 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Afternoon 1-4:30 p.m.

Hawthorn Elementary School (Gym)

July 4-July 8: Ages 5-11
9 a.m.-3 p.m.

July 11-July 15: Ages 5-11
9 a.m.-3 p.m.

John Martin Jr. High (Gym)

July 18-July 22: Ages 5-11
9 a.m.-3 p.m.

July 25-July 29: Ages 5-11
9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Shubie Park

Aug 8-Aug 12: Ages 5-11
10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Aug 15- Aug 19: Ages 5-11
10 a.m.-2 p.m.

How to Register

Programs for children 5-11 years old:

Register online at halifax.ca/myrec or call our registration line at 902.490.6666. Using the inclusion barcode (#00051967), choose Ready for Rec (Dartmouth) or Ready for Rec (Spryfield) as your location choice. Please note, the barcode opens on April 20 and closes May 11, 2022. If you register after May 11, you will be placed on the waitlist.

If choosing Ready for Rec (Spryfield), in the comments please indicate if you would prefer mornings or afternoon.

Programs for youth 12-16 years old:

Please email inclusion@halifax.ca to register.

More Information

If you require more information about inclusion and accessibility in recreation programming, please visit halifax.ca/RECinclusion, contact your local Community Recreation Centre or the Inclusion and Access Specialist at Inclusion@halifax.ca or 902-490-4410.