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Recreation Programs

New Minas Recreation has plenty of exciting programs for young and old alike. 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.

Winter Programs - 2018

Village of New Minas March Break Day Camp

New Minas Recreation offers a safe and fun environment for campers, ages 5-13 this  March Break! We enjoy a wide variety of activities - games, 20170818 092745trips, arts & crafts, movies and more, all under the direction of our qualified and dedicated staff!  Come spend your March Break with New Minas Rec!Junior Camp:  Ages 5-8, max 25Senior Camp:  Ages 9-13, max 25 MUST REGISTER ONLINE AT NEWMINAS.COM.  Registration opens January 21, 2018

Youth Multi-Sport (Registration to open mid-January)
DPL Figure 6 positive
Series of fun classes to help keep kids active through the winter.  
Sessions will include soccer, baseball, badminton and more.  
Ages 3-4, 5-6, 7-9
$25 for 8 week  session, beginning late JanuaryMore details to follow – stay tuned to 

For the Boys
This free after school program is designed to enhance physical activity and social well-being in male youth. The program is for 9-14 year olds in the Kings County area. Each youth will be paired with a male Acadia University student. The program runs for 8 weeks, starting January 26th, with each evening filled with different activities.

Girls Night Out

Social Recreation for girls aged 9-13
January 26– April 6
Fridays, 6-8 pm

Hatha Yoga
Come out and join us for gentle Hatha Yoga. Get fit and have fun.
14 Sessions  
January 16 – April 3
Louis Millett Community Complex - Multi Purpose Room 119
Time: 6:30 – 7:30 pmCost:  $6 to drop in, or $70 for a 14 week session
Instructor:  Gary Ross

Zumba combines Latin and International music with a fun and effective workout system.
January 16th
LMCC Gym, 6:00-7:00pm

Kaleidoscope New Minas
Social recreation for special needs (16+)
January 17 - June
Youth Room & Gym 9:45-11:45 am
$5 drop in (on-line 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! 

Mondays & Fridays, 1-3 pm Wednesdays 7-9 pm

Ladies Only Pickleball
Thursdays, 1-3pm

Tuesdays, 7-9 pm

Fit as a Fiddle
Fun Senior Fitness
Tuesdays & Thursdays
2 Sessions each day: 9-10 am & 10:15-11:15 am
Sept 26- May 24

Open Gym
Saturdays, 5:00 – 9:00 pm.  Sundays, 5:00-7:00pm
Children 12 and under MUST be accompanied by an adult 18 years of age or older.

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

Free Programs

Coding Club
Socialize, hangout and learn about Scratch programming
Bring your own Lap Top
Ages 8+
Room 119
7-8:30 pm Mondays and Wednesdays  (ongoing)Free!

RadSquad (formerly RadGirls)
Ongoing For Youth aged 13-18. Hangout, get active, volunteer...little bit of everything!
*new date* Mondays, beginning January 15 6-8 pm
With Michele Elderkin
Youth Room, LMCC

Valley Youth Project
A safe and supportive space for LGBTQ+ youth and their allies to meet, share, and foster a community. 
1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month
Youth Room, LMCC
Begins January 17

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

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
January 15th - March 5th

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
January 15th – February 26th

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

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.
Thursdays, 9:30 – 10:30 am

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
January 17th-March 7th

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