Village of Port Williams

Biggest Little Port in the World

Upcoming Events

26 Mar 2018
05:30PM - 06:30PM

26 Mar 2018
05:30PM - 06:30PM

Dance Time
22 Apr 2018
01:00PM - 05:00PM

26 Mar 2018
05:30PM - 06:30PM

26 Mar 2018
05:30PM - 06:30PM

PW Women's Institute - Craft time
24 Apr 2018
09:00AM - 11:00AM

26 Mar 2018
05:30PM - 06:30PM

    Recreation Programs, Events and Facilities


Port Williams Recreation Dept.  

PW Recreation Director - Laura Jacobs
Spring schedule

Adult Fitness Programs for 50+ and Retirees:

Indoor Walking Group: 
Every Monday and Friday at 9:00 a.m. Find your own pace and rhythm to the tunes of rock and roll. Port Williams Community Centre.

Acadia's 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 exercise. Seniors of all abilities are welcome!
Two sessions per week:
Tuesday mornings 10:30-11:30am & Thursday's 4:30-5:30pm
location: Port Williams Community Center.

New session in the Spring- starts May 1st, 2018
$30.00/10 week session, or $50.00 for a couple
option to pay $2.00 drop in 
Please register at the Village Office or by contacting Laura Jacobs. 
Phone: 902-698-9086 email:

Chair Yoga 
Wednesday @ 9:00am Gentle-style yoga class ideal for seniors, people with limited mobility, and those looking to reduce stress levels.  Gentle chair yoga can be practiced by almost anyone at any age.
$4.00/class – no pre-registration required

Kids Programs:

 NEW! Tumblebugs 
Saturdays @ 11:15am - starts April 7th, 2018
Very popular 8 week program for children ages 3 - 5 years old and their parent or caregiver.  Tumblebugs teaches basic movement activities and modified gymnastics that are fun, safe and developmentally appropriate.  Tumble on over and check it out!
cost: FREE 
location: PWES gymnasium

NEW! Family Fitness Time
Tuesdays @ 6:00pm - starts April 3rd, 2018
Come out with your family to a great night of movement and enjoyment.  This is time for all family members to get active and enjoy spending time together. 
All ages and abilities are welcome!
cost: FREE
location: PWES gymnasium

NEW! Family Pick-up Basketball

Thursdays @ 6:30pm - starts April 5th, 2018
cost: FREE
location: PWES gymnasium


Adult Programs

Mondays @ 7:00-8:00 pm.
Bring your mat, and a smile - all levels are welcome and encouraged!
$4.00/class - no pre-registration required!

Mondays @ 5:30pm.  
Dance to great music, with great people, and burn a ton of calories without even realizing it.
$4.00/class – no pre-registration required

 F.I.T. Class- F – Functional, I – Interval, T – Training
Tuesdays @ 9:00am and Thursdays @ 7:00pm

Using a combination of body weight strength training, plyometric movements, at constantly varied intervals and circuits!  Each exercise can be tapered to your fitness level, so if you are beginner or “superman”, you can still get the workout that is right for you.  Plus, the group dynamic builds accountability, encouragement and motivation and FUN!  Bring indoor sneakers & water!

NEW! Intro to Tai Chi
Thursdays @ 6:00pm- April 5 - 26th, 2018
Tai Chi is slow and gentle and doesn't leave you breathless. Western science is now finding that, contrary to our usual ideas about exercise, Tai Chi increases muscle strength, flexibility, balance, and even aerobic conditioning, without pain, strain or exertion. Practicing Tai Chi brings awareness to & benefits all aspects of our physical, mental, emotional, & spiritual health.  Tai Chi is, all gain - no pain!
cost: 4 weeks for $20.00, or $5.00 drop in
location: Port Williams Community Centre

(please note- we want all our programs to be fully accessible, if cost is an issue feel free to contact us)

More kids' and adult programs are in development- please stay tuned for updates!!


Winter Frolic- January 28th, 2018
Port Williams Days - June 8-9th, 2018
Summer Day Camps - July/August - details coming soon!
Remembrance Day Service- November 4th
Christmas Tree Lighting

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

                         Groups and Organizations

Port Williams Scotiables 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.

DanceTime at Port Williams
A social dance club comprised of people interested in both Standard and Latin ballroom dancing.  They meet to dance Sunday afternoons from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Port Williams Community Centre.  In addition to their regular practice sessions, they also host several dances throughout the year: a Christmas and Spring Dance, and some other Theme dances in between.

Launchers Athletics
The club offers specialized training in shot put, discus and javelin. The club is open to youth ages 12 and up.
Contact: Steve Wohlmuth
tel: 542-4848

Free unstructured playtime Tuesday's at 10:00am- for infants up to preschoolers.  An opportunity for parents/guardians to connect and kids to play, it's a win-win!
Location: Port Williams Baptist Church
Contact: Vanessa Gennette

Port Williams Soccer Association
Community Soccer program for kids from 3 to 10

2018 Registration info:
April 12th 5:30-7:30pm
April 14th 2:00-4:00pm 
Port Williams Village Office, Community Centre- Youth Room (downstairs)


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


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. 

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
port williams crest
gallery icon
Village Photo Galleries
PWUBC 150 Colour Logo Small

Port Williams United
Baptist Church 150th

Share This Page

FacebookMySpaceTwitterDiggDeliciousStumbleuponGoogle BookmarksRedditNewsvineTechnoratiLinkedinPinterest