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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.

Check out the Fall Rec Guide 2019

Fall Programs

Drop in, or register online and save $$ on our fun and affordable fitness classes!

To register, visit: and follow the seasonal program links


Please note that, while we do our best to ensure accuracy of information, all dates and times are subject to change post publication.  Please call the recreation department to confirm details prior to attending classes and/or registration.


Cost: $15/PP/Class

About Christine:  Christine is a graduate from Culinary Arts Program at NSCC. She has 13 years experience working in the industry.

She has assisted in managing kitchens in both small cafe setting and large scale retail kitchens.

Her passion is creating an experience with food that everyone can enjoy regardless of any diertary restrictions.

Main themes will include world cuisine, cooking with the family, and seasonal dishes.  All supplies will be provided by New Minas Recreation.  Classes are roughly 1 hour long and start at 7:00 PM.

Spring Schedule (7:00 PM start):

September 19, 2019: World Flavours

September 26, 2019: Family Cooking (bring a family member for free!)

October 10, 2019: Seasonal Flavours

Stay tuned to for current menu items!

Participants must register for individual classes and there is a maximum of 8 that can be accommodated – so spaces are limited!  Classes will take place in the Louis Millett Community Complex Kitchen and will cost $15 per person per class


BOXING (New Class!)

W/ Glenn White (902-300-4068): Former coach for Valley Boxing Academy with 10 + years experience.  Certified through Boxing NS.

About the Class:  30 minutes boxing technique, followed by 30 minutes strength & cardio training.  For ages 16 +

Sundays, September 15  - ongoing

 Louis Millett Community Complex – Gymnasium

Time: 6:00 – 7:00 pm

Gym shoes and workout clothes mandatory – no other equipment needed.

**Sunday September 15 – Free to try!  $5 drop-in every Sunday after that.**

HATHA YOGA (New Instructor!)

About Sarah:  Sarah Pound is a certified yoga instructor who teaches in an eclectic approach. In her classes, there is time for slowing down, centring, and getting the heart rate up. From her experience, yoga soothes the mind and heals the body. Our mind, body and spirit are all connected and through this ancient practice we can profoundly benefit our overall health and well-being.

Wednesdays, Sep 18, 2019 - Dec 18, 2019 (will continue after holiday break)

Louis Millett Community Complex – Lynn Spencer Hall

Beginner: 7:00 – 7:50 pm

Experienced:  8:00 – 9:00 pm

Cost:  $6 to drop in

Instructor:  Sarah Pound


Social Recreation for girls aged 8-14

**Online Registration opens September 02**

Fridays, 6-8 pm

September 27– Late November (date TBA)

$20 must register on line.  Payments can be made at the Village Offices in the LMCC


Social Recreation for

boys aged 8-14

**On line Registration opens  September 02**

Fridays, 4-5:45 pm

September 27 – Late November (date TBA)

Free, must register on line.  


Kaleidoscope New Minas

Social recreation for special needs (16+)

Wednesdays and Fridays

Sept 18 – Ongoing

Youth Room, Rm 117 & 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!


ZUMBA (New Date!)

Zumba combines Latin and International music with a fun and effective workout system.

Tuesdays & Thursdays,   Sep 17, 2019 - Dec 19, 2019 (will continue after holiday break)

Louis Millett Community Complex - Gymnasium

Time: 6:00 – 7:00 pm

Cost:  $2 Drop in

Instructor:  Merve Kayahan



Begins week of Sept 9

Mondays & Fridays, 1:00-3:00 pm

Wednesdays, 7:00-9:00 pm

Ladies Only (begins Sept 5):  Tuesdays, 1:00 – 3:00 pm




Tuesdays, 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Beginning September 3

Gymnasium, LMCC 


Line Dancing

Mondays and Wednesdays

Beginner- 9:00-10:00am
Advanced 10:00-10:30am

Sept 9 – Oct 16

Gymnasium, LMCC

Instructor:  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.

October 3 – May 24

Gymnasium, LMCC

Open Gym

Visit for latest open gym schedule


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.

September 30, ongoing

Card Parties

Saturdays, 7-9 p.m.


Room 120



Stay tuned to for upcoming programs from the KCFRC.  Please register directly through the KCRFC by calling 902-678-5760 or by email:



Family Halloween Dance

October 25

6:00 – 8:00 pm

Gymnasium, LMCC

New Minas Rotary Parade of Lights

Date: TBA

6:00 pm

Commercial St, New Minas

55+ Holiday Dinner and Dance

December 13

Lynn Spencer Hall, LMCC

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