Village of Port Williams

Biggest Little Port in the World

Port Williams Recreation Dept.  

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

Due to the circumstances surrounding COVID-19, we have had to make some changes on how we deliver our programs.  The Village has reopened the Community Centre to the public and we have adopted many protocols to ensure that we are keeping the community and our staff safe.
- Laura Jacobs, Director of Recreation & Community Development

Pre-registration is now required - max capacity 20 students (unfortunately we will not be able to accommodate drop-in opportunities at this time).

6 week session - $20.00 (payment due at first class and there will be no refunds for missed classes)

- You will be required to bring your own equipment (mat and blocks/supports).  We will no longer be able to loan equipment and in an effort to reduce contact surfaces, everything you bring into the space must stay with you  (no coat hangers/boot racks, etc)

- We will have marked spots for each participant, these locations are pre-measured to insure proper physical distancing.  We ask that you fill in the available spots starting at the back of the room and work your way towards the entry, this is to properly manage the flow of traffic.  Similar on exit, we ask that those closest to the door exit first and respect social distancing.

- Please wear a mask on entry into the building, once you are on your mat you can remove your mask.  We ask that you wear your mask as you leave as well.

- We ask that you use the hand sanitizer provided when you enter and exit the space.

- You will sign your name and phone number on entry (for tracking purposes)

- If you or a direct family member are unwell, please do not come to class.

Programs:

Yoga
Monday @ 7:00-8:00 pm 
Thursday @ 7:00-8:00pm

Friday @ 10:00-11:00am

 
Chair Yoga
Wednesday @ 10:00am
Stretch and breath in this gentle yoga class- we use the chair for support in seated and standing postures, making this accesible for all levels.

Port Williams Active Living:  
This program run by students of the Acadia University Exercise Training Practicum. They focus on improving health through aerobic, flexibility and strength exercise. Seniors of all abilities are welcome!

Monday & Wednesday 1:00-2:00pm
(currently suspended due to COVID)


Indoor Walking Group: 
Every Monday and Friday at 9:00 a.m. (runs year round)
Find your own pace and rhythm to the tunes of rock and roll. Port Williams Community Centre.
(currently suspended due to COVID)


Events:

Trivia Night
Monthly community fundraiser 
Trivia nights are informal, fun, competitions where teams battle to see who has the greatest knowledge of matters trivial. General knowledge and trivial interest questions are asked by our outstanding trivia host and the winners are the team which, at the end of the night, have correctly answered the most number of questions!
Nov 13th - PW Fundraising Committee- Splash Pad 
Dec 11th - VIRTUAL - PW & District Lions Club - Christmas Food Hamper program

NEW!!  Holiday Light Competition:

Light Up Port Williams Community Light Competition

Judging will take place on Saturday, December 19 from 6-8 p.m.!
To register your home for judging contact pwrecreation@ns.aliantzinc.ca. You will be given a festive sign for your lawn to designate your participation.
The judging panel will be made up of impartial community members and guest judges! The criteria on which they will be determining the winners are:
- Originality (displays unique/creative designs)
- Theme (easily observed/understood - does not have to be a Christmas theme)
- "Clark Griswold Points" for the effective use of music or sound, and overall WOW factor.

Light Up Port Williams 2

Holiday Parade:

Stay tuned for details and parade route

parade




                        

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.
email: dancetime.portwilliams@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 Facility Rental Booking/Info contact:
Laura Jacobs, Recreation Director
tel: 902-698-9086
email: pwrecreation@ns.aliantzinc.ca

ballfield



Outdoor Rink - 1400 Belcher Street Pond

rink
The pond is lit for night use and has a changing room. 



Collins Road:

Benedict Soccer Field

soccer field


Hwy 358/Main Street:

Port Williams Park



located at 1084 Highway 358

Upcoming Events

Lions Club
02 Dec 2020
07:00PM - 09:00PM

Valley Stamp Club
05 Dec 2020
12:00PM - 04:00PM

TOPS
08 Dec 2020
06:30PM - 09:00PM

Women's Institute
10 Dec 2020
06:00PM - 11:00PM

4H Group
11 Dec 2020
07:00PM - 10:00PM

TOPS
15 Dec 2020
06:30PM - 09:00PM

Village Commission Meeting
15 Dec 2020
07:00PM - 10:00PM

spirit award
port williams crest
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Village Photo Galleries

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