Village of Port Williams

Biggest Little Port in the World

Upcoming Events

Ken-Wo Bridge Club
22 May 2017
05:00PM - 11:00PM

PW Women's Institute - Craft time
23 May 2017
09:00AM - 11:00AM

Ken-Wo Bridge Club
23 May 2017
01:00PM - 05:00PM

23 May 2017
06:30PM - 09:00PM

Cardio Tennis for Seniors
25 May 2017
10:00AM - 11:00AM

Quilt Guild Workshop
27 May 2017
09:00AM - 04:00PM

Dance Time
28 May 2017
01:00PM - 05:00PM

Port Williams Recreation now has a Facebook page! Like our page to receive notifications for current community events and recreation programming.

The Port Williams Recreation Committee oversees the operation of the recreation activities and facilities operated by the Village of Port Williams. The committee meets on the second Tuesday of each month at the Village Office boardroom at 7:30 pm.

Wayne Blenkhorn, Chairperson
tel: 902-542-7141

Recreation Programs, Events and Facilities

Information about recreation programs, events and facilities for Port Williams and other communities in the county are available through the Kings County Recreation Guide which is published quarterly. The 2017 Winter Guide (events from January to mid-May) is available in paper format in many locations including the Village Office and the library. Just the Port Williams pages (the whole document was too large to load) can also be downloaded here.



Port Williams Recreation Dept. Fall Programs 

Matt MacKenzie, PW Recreation Director

♦Click Here for Recreation Program Registration Form

Adult Fitness Programs for 50+ and Retirees:

Indoor Walking Group: 
Every Monday and Friday at 10:00am. Find your own pace and rhythm to the tunes of rock and roll. PW Community Centre.

Games Time: Intergenerational program that invites seniors to play board games with students during the after school program. Come socialize, play cards, chess and other board games, enjoy tea and cookies. 3:30-5:00pm PW Community Centre.

Fit as a Fiddle
: Every Wednesday morning at 10:00am. Join us for invigorating physical exercise and games. Warm up and stretch with Coach Joseph followed by games of Roloball, Pinball, Wallball, and Catch and Throw. PW Community Center.

Active Aging:  The successful Acadia University program run by students of the Exercise Training Practicum. This program is focused on improving health through aerobic, flexibility and strength excercise. Two sessions per week: Tues eveings 6:00-7:00pm and Thurs mornings 10:30-11:30am starting the week of January 17th. PW Community Center. Seniors of all abilities are welcome. $10 for a 10 week (20 sessions) program.

Please register at the Village Office or by contacting Joseph Memet.
Phone: 902-698-9086 email:

Kids Programs:

Games Time! Bring your favorite board game or play cards and other social games. Intergenerational program that invites seniors to play as well. Every Monday starting Jan 9th. Free program. PW community centre. Students will walk from PWES and play until pick-up time at 5:00.

Let's Dance!
Jessica Cherry returns to offer her popular afterschool dance program every Tuesday afterschool 2:30-5:00pm. Grades P-5. Students will walk to the Community centre with a recreation assistant. $60 for a 10 week program starting Jan 10th.

Trail Blazers! 2:30-4:00 on the PWES grounds. Grades P-5 are invited to come outside for 90min of fun and active play. Walk, run, hike, exercise, build, learn and most of all PLAY! Rain, wind or snow please dress appropriately. $30 for 9 weeks starting Jan 12th.

Skate Under the Stars!
Family night at the PWES outdoor rink. Music, hot chocolate, fire pit, BBQ. Every Friday night as weather and ice conditions allow. Check our PW Recreation Facebook page for updates.

Little Aces: Grades P-2. Saturday mornings at 9:00am in the PWES gym. $40 per child. Tennis inspired exercise and games with Coach Joseph. Starts January 14th and runs for 9 weeks until March Break.

Saturday Night Drop-In at the PWES gymnasium: Grades P-5 are invited to join Acadia Student and Summer Camp instructor, Carol Davis, for a 6:30-8:30 drop-in program of active play and games. Come socialize and join the fun! Carol loves to see kids active and wants to give parents a chance to get a night out on the weekend! Starts Jan 21st. $3.00 per child.

Adult Programs

Port Williams Run/Walk Club: Tuesdays @ 6:30pm and Saturdays @ 8:30am. We would like to welcome runners of ALL levels (beginner to hardcore) as well as walkers to our club. Membership is FREE! We meet twice a week at the Port Williams Community Centre (youth room). Come when you can, make some friends, and become part of an active community of movers. Match up your pace and goals with others in the club. Return to a common space and socialize as a group. All runners/walkers will be self directed and choose to run/walk at their own risk.

Upcoming Programs:

“Dancing with the Stars”:
DanceTime at Port Williams proposes to run a 12 week after school program geared for kids 5 – 18 years of age who are interested in learning how to dance.
Maximum class load is 40 students.
Teaching objectives are to introduce the Waltz, Foxtrot, Jive, Cha-Cha, Samba along with line dances and other social dances.
At the end of the 12 week program there will be a dance off competition where the youths will be able to showcase their newly acquired skills to their family and friends.
Program will start in late January early February, we will post further details and updates on our website.

                         Groups and Organizations

Below the Rim Basketball

DanceTime at Port Williams
social and ballroom dance group.

Launchers Athletics
throws: track and field
Contact: Steve Wohlmuth
tel: 542-4848

for infants up to preschoolers
Contact: Mireille Twohig (Baptist Church) 
tel: 542-3495

Victory Taekwondo
children to adults
More info: 
website or Facebook

Port Williams Soccer Association
(soccer program for kids from 3 to 10)
Online Registration

Annual Events

Remembrance Day Observance - Nov. 6, 2016
Community Christmas Tree Lighting Party - Nov. 27th, 2016 at 6:00pm
Winter Frolic - TBA 2017


Belcher Street:

Newcombe Soccer Fields (behind School)

For information re rental contact:
Village Office 
tel: 542-4411


lit for night games, canteen, washrooms
For information re field rental contact:
Village Office
tel: 542-4411

Outdoor Rinks

The pond is lit for night use and has a changing room. It is not being maintained by the village this year as a new rink in the parking lot of Benedict Soccer Field on Collins Road has been created. When the ice is good during the winter there will be Teenage Wednesday nights (hockey, bonfire and hot chocolate) and Family Friday nights (hot chocolate).

Collins Road:

Benedict Soccer Field

soccer field
For information re rental contact:
Village Office 
tel: 542-4411

Launch Pad 

launch pad
(throws events: javelin, shotput, hammer, discus)
Home of Launchers Athletics

Hwy 358/Main Street:

Port Williams Park

located at 1084 Highway 358

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