Do you have news that you think the community should know about? Contact us and we'll post it up here...
Youth Fishing Derby: 1st Christopher Lake, Hibernia
Join the Recreation Department for the Annual Youth Fishing Derby at 1st Christopher Lake, sponsored by Mary Lake Home Building Centre. The Derby starts bright and early at 7 a.m. on Saturday, June 8, and you can enjoy fishing fun until 11 a.m. The Derby is for youth aged 3 - 15 years, and there are prizes for the top 3 largest fish caught in 4 age categories, and also prizes for tagged fish! Get your fishing rod ready - it will be a fun filled morning! Admission is free, and there is no pre-registration required. Register on site when you land "the Big One"!
Youth Fishing Derby: Victoria Lake, Western Head
Join the Region of Queens Recreation Department for a fun filled morning of fishing at the Annual Youth Fishing Derby at Victoria Lake, sponsored by Liverpool Home Hardware. The Fishing begins at 7 a.m. on Saturday, June 15, and continues until 11 a.m. Youth ages 3 - 15 may have their catch measured for a chance to win terrific prizes for largest fish caught in 4 age categories, and there are even prizes for catching tagged fish. This Derby is free of charge and there is no pre-registration required - you can register your catch when you land "the big one"! Start thinking about the best bait to use to land the biggest trout!
ROYAL NOVA SCOTIA INTERNATIONAL TATTOO BUS TRIP WITH THE REGION OF QUEENS RECREATION DEPT. – TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE!
Enjoy the sights, sounds and pageantry of the Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo.
Date: Thursday, July 4th, 2013, Departure: 3:00 p.m., Liverpool – show time is 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $69.00 each until May 17th, 2013 (Ticket payments received after May 17th will be $77.00 each)
Maximum registration: 54 people, minimum requirement: 47 people
Transportation: Fully appointed air conditioned motor coach.
** Supper will be at Swiss Chalet, and is not included in the ticket price
To register or for more information contact the Region of Queens Recreation Department, 354-5741, or drop in at 249 White Point Road, Liverpool.
Physical Activity in a Box: Loan Program
Did you know that the Recreation Department has a variety of equipment for loan? We have a GPS system, parachutes, flag football set, ladder golf, and walking/hiking poles. There is a refundable deposit required upon pick-up, items will be loaned to those 20 years and older. Call the Recreation Department for more information!
The Canadian Tire Jumpstart program is a national charitable program that helps financially disadvantaged children participate in organized sport and recreation. The Jumpstart program believes that “the answer to ‘can I play’….should always be yes!”. The Jumpstart program provides funding of up to $300/child/per application for registration fees and equipment. The next deadline for funding is May 17th, 2013. For more information or an application please visit the Recreation Department or online at http://www.regionofqueens.com/recreation/programs/youth-funding/jumpstart
If you are 19 years of age or over and want to upgrade your education, we offer classes equal to grades 1-10. These can help you get ready for an Adult High School diploma, a GED, improve your chances of finding work or you can take classes just for your own satisfaction.
Liverpool classes are at 108 College St. and take place, Monday- Thursday 8:00am- 2:30pm and Friday 8:00am-noon. Attendance times can be flexible and you can start classes at any time through the school year. North Queens participants with a computer and internet can also try out distance education to join in with classes.
Work skills (such as resume writing, computer use, portfolio) will be included with our classes as well as some Certificate Workshops for work readiness, such as; Time Management, Personal Budgeting, Service Excellence, WHMIS and others.
All classes are FREE. You can work at your own pace.
For more information call Marlene Duckworth at 354-3635
Queens Place Emera Centre Report
Week of April 21st-27th
1st Annual Queens Place Emera Centre Zumba Party Monday, April 22nd 6:30-8:30pm (doors open at 6:00pm)
$10.00 per person
Instructors: Jo-Anne Lenethen, Linda Wakerell, David & Christina Palao, Amie Haughn & Jen Landry Advance tickets available at Queens Place Emera Centre Non-perishable food donations will be accepted at the door in support of the Queens County Food Bank.
MainStream Wrestling Entertainment
Tuesday, April 23rd @ Queens Place Emera Centre Doors Open: 6:00pm
Without a Ticket at the Show: $15.00
Starring: 6-foot-Tall Women’s Phenom! “The Serpent” Serphantine!, MainStream Champion Jamaica’s Jeremy PROPHET!, Turkey’s Turcan CELIK! & W Legends Doink the Clown! and Los CONQUISTADORS!
Travis Tritt Concert
Sunday, June 9th
Liverpool is the only tour stop in Nova Scotia. Please stay tuned for ticket information.
Community Youth Sport Registration Night Thursday, April 25th 6:00-8:00pm in the Community Room at Queens Place Emera Centre Queens Place Emera Centre is pleased to host Community Youth Sport Registration Night. The following organizations will be present: Queens County Soccer Association, Liverpool Tennis Club, Junior Golf, Rossignol Surf Shop Summer Surf Camp & the Queens Archers Association.
Group Fitness Classes
8 Week Session: April 8th- May 31st
Group fitness classes will include: Zumba, Core & Nothing More, Fusion, SkipFit, Run With Me & Tabata. For a full schedule of class times and descriptions please refer to our website or contact us by phone at 354-4422.
A program for youth aged 13-15 who would like to join the Fitness Centre and come without a parent or guardian. Upon registration, youth complete a series of 3 introductory sessions, in groups of up to 5 participants, with qualified Fitness Centre staff. After successfully completing the program, youth are able to join the Fitness Centre and come on their own, but must continue to follow the program rules. There is no cost for the YouthFit program, but regular membership rates apply upon completion.
Adult and Junior rates are available for daily, weekly, monthly, 3 month and annual memberships. Family rates and Senior discounts are also available. Junior’s age 13-15 years old who have not completed the YouthFit program must be accompanied by an adult. Memberships give users access to our Fitness Centre and Walking Track.
Indoor Walking Track
The cost is $2/use or $20/month. The track is open Monday-Friday from 6:00am-9:00pm and Saturday & Sunday from 9:00am-4:00pm (subject to change based on programming).
Revised Walking Track Hours
The Walking Track will now be open for use during the following hours:
Designated – Walking Times:
Monday – Friday 8:00am-8:00pm
Saturday & Sunday 9:00am-4:00pm
Designated – Running & Jogging Times:
Monday – Thursday 6:00am-8:00am & 8:00pm-9:00pm
Walking, jogging & running are only permitted at the designated times.
*Note: The Walking Track will be closed all day on April 22nd, April 23rd & April 24th until 5:00pm.
For availability and to book ice time, contact Customer Service at 354-4422 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Parent & Tot Skate
Cost: $2 per person
Cost: $3 per person
*Note: Saturday Public Skates are cancelled for the month of April & May and will resume in June.
A Youth Public Skate will be held on Friday, April 26th from 1:15-2:15pm.
Adult Noon Hour Skate
Date: Monday & Wednesday
Cost: $3 per person
*Note: Adult Noon Hour Skate will be cancelled on April 22nd & April 24th
For a full schedule of programs and events happening at Queens Place Emera Centre please refer to our website at www.queensplace.ca
Type in your email, to receive news and special offers: