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Recreation Programs

New Minas Recreation has plenty of exciting programs for the young and the young at heart! Most programs take place at the Louis Millet Community Complex, located at 9489 Commercial Street.
You can obtain program information and Register Online or Download our paper registration form and return it to the office: by fax: 681-0779, email:, mail to or drop off at: 9489 Commercial Street, New Minas, NS, B4N 3G3

Please note that all classes will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis and once classes are filled we will not be able to take more registrations. All classes require a minimum number of participants to run.  While every effort is made to ensure accuracy, programs and program times are subject to change.  For any open gym related activities, please be familiar with our Open Gym Rules.

Fall Programs - 2018
Kings County Recreation Guide

            Youth Multi-Sport (Register Here)
DPL Figure 6 positive

Teaching kids the FUNdamentals of Sport and Physical Activity!

September 22 – November 3

Ages 3-5:  10:00 -10:45 a.m.

Ages 6 - 9:  11:00 – 11:45 a.m.

Hatha Yoga
Come out and join us for gentle Hatha Yoga. Get fit and have fun.
Wednesdays, Sep 19, 2018 - Dec 19, 2018
Louis Millett Community Complex - Facilities - Multi Purpose Room 121
Time: 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Cost:  $6 to drop in
Instructor:  Gary Ross

Zumba combines Latin and International music with a fun and effective workout system.
Wednesdays,   Sep 19, 2018 - Dec 19, 2018
Location:  Lynn Spencer Hall (LMCC)
Time: 6:00 – 7:00 pm
Cost:  $4 Drop in
Instructor:  Merve Kayahan

Cultural Programs 

Girls Night Out
Social Recreation for
girls aged 8-14
**Online Registration opens September 18**
Fridays, 6-8 pm
September 28 – November 30
$20 must register online (Register Here).  Payments can be made at the Village Offices in the LMCC
For the Boys
Social Recreation for
boys aged 8-14
**Online Registration opens  September 18**
Fridays, 4-5:30 pm
September 28 – November 30
Free program, must register online (Register Here)

Kaleidoscope New Minas
Social recreation for special needs (16+)
Wednesdays and Fridays
Sept 19 – Dec 14
Youth Room, Rm 117 & Gym
9:45-11:45 am
$5 drop in (online registration is not available for this program)

Lot’s to do for $2

New Minas Recreation offers a variety of drop in programs for only $2 per class! 

Open Gym
Saturdays, 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Various Times Throughout The Week!
Children 12 and under MUST be accompanied by an adult 18 years of age or older.
Beginning September 1.  All open gym times are subject to change.

Open Gym Calendar for December 2018

**Please note that all open gym times are subject to change**

Begins week of Sept 10
Mondays & Fridays, 1:00-3:00 pm
Wednesdays, 7:00-9:00 pm

Ladies Only Pickleball
Begins Sept 6 
Thursdays, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

Tuesdays, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Beginning September 4
Gymnasium, LMCC

Line Dancing
Mondays and Wednesdays
September 5 – October 24
Gymnasium, LMCC
Insturctor:  Cynthia Kerr

Fit as a Fiddle
Fun Senior Fitness
Tuesdays & Thursdays
2 Sessions each day: 9:00-10:00 am & 10:15-11:15 a.m.
Sept 18- May 24
Gymnasium, LMCC
Instructor: Eve Deir

Co-Ed Volleyball
Mondays, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
September 10, ongoing
Ages 14 +

Floor Hockey
Mondays, 8:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
October 1, ongoing

Card Parties
Saturdays, 7-9 p.m.
Room 120

Free Programs

RadSquad (formerly RadGirls)

Youth Room, LMCC

Seniors Walk Free!
Weekdays 7am-9am
LMCC Gymnasium


Halloween Dance
October 26
6:00 – 8:00 pm
Civic Centre, LMCC

New Minas Rotary Parade of Lights
Saturday, November 17
6:00 pm
Commercial St, New Minas

55+ Holiday Dinner and Dance
December 7
Civic Centre, LMCC

Holiday Craft Expo
Saturday, November 10th
Civic Center, LMCC
10:00 am-3:00 pm 

We are also pleased to facilitate Kings Family Resource Programs at The Louis Millett Community Complex. Visit their website for more information:  Please register directly through the KCRFC by calling 902-678-5760 or by email: for any of the following programs:

Tumblebugs  |  Fun with Food  |  Prenatal  |  Rhyme Time  |  Family Fitness Time  |  Let’s Get Messy 

Tumble Bugs
Tumblebugs is a very popular 10-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 us out!!
10:30-11:30 a.m.
Location: Gymnasium, LMCC
Sept. 17 – Dec 3

Fun with Food
Would you like to learn great new recipes that are healthy and nutritious? Looking to prepare snacks and meals on a budget and things that your children will eat? Join us at Fun with Food to explore new recipes and to cook with your child. This is a parent – child interactive group.
Mondays, 9:30-11:00 a.m.
September 17 – December 3
Location:  Kitchen, LMCC

We offer a prenatal program for expectant women. You will receive information to help you become prepared for the weeks and months ahead. A few things we cover are: what to expect during each trimester, what you need to help keep you and your baby healthy, and what to anticipate during delivery. Our prenatal program is offered in a comfortable atmosphere with many opportunities to connect with other expectant mothers.
Mondays, 6:00-8:30 pm
Location: Rm 121, LMCC
September 10 – October 29

Rhyme Time
Children love to move and sing! Our Rhyme Time will teach you and your child many new songs, rhymes, and movement activities. Come out and join us for a great parent-child experience.
Wednesdays,  10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Location: Rm 119
September 19 – December 5

Family Fitness Time
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.
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Location: Gymnasium, LMCC
October 3 – November 28

Let’s Get Messy!
Children are naturally inclined to explore and get messy!! So let’s help them along! Bring your child out to explore various art forms and sensory opportunities. This program is a parent-child interactive group. All ages welcome.
9:30 – 10:30 am
Location: Louis Millet Community Complex – New Minas
Sept. 20 -Dec. 13

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