Summer Camps

Welcome to Summer Camps 2024

Registration and Payments

  • Register online using your myREC account. Credit card payment preferred. 
  • Register by phone by calling the Parks & Recreation Registration Line at 902.490.6666. Credit card payment preferred. 
  • Register in person at one of the available recreation facilities using credit card, debit, or cheque (avoiding cash if possible). 

Summer Registration Dates

  • Summer Programs: April 3, 2024 at 10:00 am
  • Summer Aquatics: 
    • Swimming Pools & July Beach programs: May 8, 2024 at 10:00 am
    • August Beach programs: July 10, 2024 at 10:00 am

Please Note: Registration times for the Canada Games Centre, Cole Harbour Place, Zatzman Sportsplex and St Margaret’s Centre take place at different dates and times. Please visit their websites directly for their registration information.

Payment Plans

A payment plan option is available for summer camps. This program requires a deposit payment (25% of the total charges) when registering with the remaining balance paid using monthly installments on the 1st of each month up until your program start date.

Refund Policy

You may withdraw from a program or class by calling our registration line at 902.490.6666 or in person up to five business days prior to the program start date for a full refund.

Families requiring financial assistance can view details of the Funding Access Application.

Inclusion & Accessibility for Recreation Programs

Get detailed information on inclusion & accessibility for recreation programs, The Registration Bar code for inclusion is now available until April 10, 2024 at 4:00 p.m. or when it reaches maximum capacity.

General Information

  • The package will contain information that will require parent/guardian signature and must be returned prior to the day camp start date. Non receipt of signed forms and waivers may result in a withdrawal from the day camp.

Additonal information you may wish to review before attending camp:

Arrival and Pick-up Times

Start and end times vary, there are no early drop-offs or late pick-ups permitted.  Parents/guardians must sign their camper in and out each day. 

What to Bring to Camp
  • Comfortable, weather-appropriate clothing
  • Closed-toed sneakers
  • Hat & sunscreen
  • Reusable water bottle
  • Nut-free lunch & snacks
  • Swimsuit and towel (if applicable)
  • Change of clothes
Age Requirement

Campers must be the minimum age required on the start date of the program. 

Administration of Medication

If your camper requires medication to be administered or stored during program time please refer to our policies and guidelines. 

Behaviour Guidance

Children, parents/guardians, and recreation staff share the responsibility of creating and maintaining a positive and inclusive environment. Together, we can support the development of healthy relationships, help facilitate good decision making and achieve positive experiences in a recreational setting for all. Please read about our approach to behaviour management


If a child develops symptoms while attending camp, the child will be isolated from other children and the parent/guardian will be notified to collect the child immediately. If the parent/guardian is not available the emergency contact will be notified. 

Sun Safety Checklist
  • Wide-brimmed hat
  • Dress your camper in shirts that cover their shoulders. No tank tops. 
  • Sunscreen (SPF 15+). Please apply before you leave the house in the morning. Pack for camp to reapply later in the day. 
  • Educate your child on the importance of sunscreen and how to apply it. 
  • Lip balm and sunglasses are optional.

Contact Information

Have a question?  Email us.