Village of Port Williams

Biggest Little Port in the World

Upcoming Events

Zumba
15 Jan 2018
05:30PM - 06:30PM

PW Women's Institute - Craft time
20 Feb 2018
09:00AM - 11:00AM

Ken-Wo Bridge Club
20 Feb 2018
01:00PM - 05:00PM

Zumba
15 Jan 2018
05:30PM - 06:30PM

TOPS
20 Feb 2018
06:30PM - 09:00PM

Village Commission Meeting
20 Feb 2018
07:30PM - 10:00PM

Zumba
15 Jan 2018
05:30PM - 06:30PM



Holiday Cancellation: Feb 19th- Indoor Walking Group & Yoga are cancelled.

Winter Weather Cancellation Policy- If schools are cancelled in the Port Williams school district, day time programs will be cancelled as well.  Evening programs will be subject to change based on road and weather conditions.  Check our Facebook page for updates!


    Recreation Programs, Events and Facilities


Programs

 

Port Williams Recreation Dept.  

PW Recreation Director - Laura Jacobs
pwrecreation@ns.aliantzinc.ca
902-698-9086


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.


Active Aging Winter Session:  
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.
Two sessions per week: Tuesday mornings 10:30-11:30pm and, at a new time, Thursday's 4:30-5:30pm at the Port Williams Community Center.

Seniors of all abilities are welcome.
$20 for the 10 week (20 sessions) program, or a $2 drop in fee. 

Next session starts January 16th, 2018.
Please register at the Village Office or by contacting Laura Jacobs. 
Phone: 902-698-9086 email: pwrecreation@ns.aliantzinc.ca


NEW! Seniors Yoga - starting January 10th, 2018
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! Mom & Tot Yoga:  
Thursday @ 10 am starting January 11th, 2018
Regain strength, flexibility and stamina as you bond with your baby in a supportive and welcoming environment.   Along with your yoga mat, please bring a blanket for your baby to sit on and a few favourite toys. Special time is made for babies to enjoy their own yoga and bond with mom!
$4.00/class – no pre-registration required


NEW!  Tween Time @ PWES gym : 
Friday @ 6:30-8:30pm – Jan 19th
Ages 11-15- Unstructured activities designed to burn energy and have FUN!  Could be dodgeball or basketball, every night will be different!
 

Adult Programs

Yoga: 
Mondays @ 7:00-8:00 pm. Starting January 8th, 2018
Bring your mat, and a smile - all levels are welcome and encouraged!

$4.00/class - no pre-registration required!
 

NEW! Zumba:  
Mondays @ 5:30pm.  Starting January 8th, 2018
Dance to great music, with great people, and burn a ton of calories without even realizing it.

$4.00/class – no pre-registration required

NEW!  F.I.T. Class- F – Functional, I – Interval, T – Training
Tuesday @ 9:00am or Thursday @ 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!

10 weeks – starting January 16th 
*Pre-registration required - $50.00/session



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

Upcoming Programs:

March Break Camp- March 12-16th, 2018

Location- Port Williams Elementary School
Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm daily
Cost: $20.00/day
To register email pwrecreation@ns.aliantzinc.ca
(minimum registration due by March 2nd)


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


Events:

Winter Frolic- January 28th, 2018, PWES
Port Williams Days - June 8-9th, 2018



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
email: wayne@post-office.ca



                         Groups and Organizations

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.

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.
email: dancetime_portwilliams@hotmail.com

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
email: launchers_canada@yahoo.com
website: www.launchers.ca

Playgroup
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
email: office@pwubc.org

Port Williams Soccer Association
Community Soccer program for kids from 3 to 10
email: portwilliamssoccer@gmail.com


Port Williams Recreation now has a Facebook page! Like our page to receive notifications for current community events and recreation programming. 
https://www.facebook.com/pwrecreation/
 


Facilities



Belcher Street:

Newcombe Soccer Fields (behind School)


For information re rental contact:
Village Office 
tel: 542-4411
email: villageoffice@ns.aliantzinc.ca

ballfield

lit for night games, canteen, washrooms
For information re field rental contact:
Village Office
tel: 542-4411
email: villageoffice@ns.aliantzinc.ca





Outdoor Rinks

rink
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
email: villageoffice@ns.aliantzinc.ca

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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