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Open Gym for Youth and Family

Gyms will be open for school-aged children and youth, along with their parents, to come build an obstacle course, dance, shoot some hoops, or anything fun and active.

Parks & Recreation staff will be onsite at each school to welcome and assist participants, but unlike other municipal programs, these sessions are FREE and will be unstructured with no lesson plans or organized activities.

Open Gyms

Location of Program

Day of the week & time

All ages unless otherwise noted.

Where to find more information?

Noted dates/exclusions??

Tallahassee Centre
(168 Redoubt Way, Eastern Passage)

Sundays – 2:00pm – 4:00pm

For info call
902-465-5267

Starts:  September 25th, 2016
Ends:  December 11th, 2016

George Dixon Centre
(2502 Brunswick Street, Halifax)

Fridays – Speed Skate open gym 5:30pm – 7:00pm

Saturdays – 12:00noon – 1:00pm

For info call

902-490-4550

Starts: October 7th, 2016

Ends:  December 16th, 2016

St. Andrews Centre
(3380 Barnstead Lane, Halifax)

Saturdays – 3:00pm – 4:30pm and                    7:00pm - 8:30pm

For info call

902-490-4617

Ends:  December 3rd, 2016

BLT Senior Elementary School
(22 James Street, Timberlea)

Saturdays - 2:00pm – 4:00pm

For info call

902-876-8812

Fall:  Starts:  Sept 17th, 2016

Ends:  Nov 19th, 2016

Saturdays - 2:00pm – 4:00pm

For info call

902-876-8812

Winter:  Start - Jan 21st, 2017

Ends:  March 11th, 2017

Astral Drive Junior High
(238 Astral Drive, Cole Harbour)

Saturdays

10:00am – 12:00noon

For info call

902-490-4711

Starts:  ???

Ends:  November 12th 2016

Cole Harbour High
(2 Chameau Cres., Dartmouth)

Family Open Gym

Wednesdays 6:45pm – 7:45pm

For info call

902-490-4711

Starts:  ???

Ends:  November 9th, 2016

Family Open Gym

Wednesdays 7:00pm – 9:00pm

For info call

902-490-4711

Starts:  November 30th, 2016

Ends:  December 14th, 2016

North Preston Community Centre
(44 Simmonds Road, North Preston)

Wednesdays 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Fridays 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Saturdays 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Contact Warren Edwards 902-426-4179

Start Date: October 05, 2016

End Date: June 17, 2017

Exclusions: November 11, December 23, 24, 2016

April 14, 2017

Harbourview Elementary School
(25 Alfred Street, Dartmouth)

Saturdays 1:30pm – 3:30pm

Tony Adams

(902)490-4730

Starts: October 15th, 2016

Ends: Dec 17, 2016

Start: Jan 14th, 2017

Ends: May 2017

Gordon R. SnowCommunity Centre
(1359 Fall River Road, Fall River)

Grades P-6 – Mon & Thurs

2:00pm - 3:00 pm

Grades 7-12 – Mon & Thurs

3:00-4:45 pm & Fri  5:00-6:50 pm

Adult – Tues & Thurs

8:00am-10-:00 am &

Wed 11:30am - 1:30 pm

For info call

902-860-4570

Fall 2016:   Sept 19th,- Dec 22/16

Winter 2017:  Jan 5th – June 22nd, 2017

Special schedules for Christmas and March Break (call centre for more info)

Bedford Hammonds Plains Centre
(202 Innovation Drive, Bedford)

Parent and Tot - Thursdays

9:30am - 11:30am

Grades 7-12 - Tues & Thurs

3:30pm – 6:00pm

Grades P–6  - Mon, Wed & Fri

3:30pm – 5:00pm

Adult Wed 9:00am – 11:00am

& Tuesdays 8:00pm – 10:00pm

For info call

902-490-4238

Follows the School Calendar

LeBrun Centre
(36 Holland Drive, Bedford)

Sundays 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Youth Fridays 7:00pm – 9:00pm

For info call

902-490-4665

Starts:  September 16th, 2016

Ends:  November 18th, 2016

Sundays 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Youth Fridays 6:30pm – 8:30pm

For info call

902-490-4665

Starts:  January 13th, 2017

Ends:  March 3rd, 2017

Sundays 2:00pm – 4:00pm

For info call

902-490-4665

Starts:  January 15th, 2017

Ends:  March 26, 2017

Tuesdays

1:00pm – 3:00pm

For info call

902-490-4665

One day:  March, 14th, 2017

Thursday

1:00pm – 3:00pm

For info call

902-490-4665

One day:  March, 16th, 2017

Musquodoboit Rural High School
(11980 Highway 224, Middle Musquodoboit)

Family Friday - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Youth Tuesdays - 7:00pm -  9:00pm

For info call

902-384-3008

Starts:  Sept 30 2016

Ends:  TBD

Musquodoboit Valley Education Centre
(12046 Highway 224, Middle Musquodoboit)

Grades P-6 Monday

6:30pm – 8:00pm

For info call

902-384-3008

Starts:  Oct 3 2016

Ends:  TBD

AJ Smeltzer Junior High School
(46 Prince Street,
Lower Sackville)

Family Saturday

1:30pm – 3:30pm

Call 902 869-4200

Or 902 864-6761 for inclement weather/ cancellations

Starts:  October 1st, 2016

Ends:  TBD

Leslie Thomas Junior High
(100 Metropolitan Ave.,
Lower Sackville)

Family Saturday

9:00am – 11:00noon

902 869 -4200

Or 902 864-6761 for inclement weather/ cancellations

Starts:  October 3rd, 2016

Ends:  March 11, 2017

Findlay CommunityCentre
(26 Elliot Street, Dartmouth)

Sundays – 11:00am – 1:00pm

For info call

(902)490-4728

Starts:  September 18th, 2016

Ends:  December 18th, 2016

Needham Community Centre
(3372 Devonshire Ave.,
Halifax)

Saturdays 11:00am-1:00pm

For info call

(902)490-4633

Fall:  September 17th – Nov 5th, 2016

Winter:  Jan 12th – Mar 4th, 2017

Citadel Community Centre
(1955 Trollope Street,
Halifax)

Sundays 1:30pm-3:00pm

For Info Call

(902) 490-3895

Starts: Sept 18th, 2016

Ends:  May 2017

*Please note there are several weeks that open gym is not held due to various large events. Exclusions:  Nov 20th, 2016, Dec 18 & 25th, Jan 1, April 2,15, 2017
       

Dutch Settlement Elementary School
(990 Highway 277,
Dutch Settlement)

Ages 7-12 - Tuesday

6:45pm – 7:45pm

Ages 12-18 – Tuesday

7:45pm - 9:00pm

For Info Call

(902) 384-3008

Starts:  October 11th, 2016

Ends:  March 28th 2017

Exclusions: March Break

Central Spryfield Elementary
(364 Herring Cove Road,
Halifax)

Saturdays 1:30pm - 3:00pm

For Info Call

(902) 490-3894

Starts: January 14

Ends: Nov 5