Recreation Programs

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Zig Zag

Children
Youth

AGE: 6-12 yrs
COST: Free

 

Zig Zag 2018

Zig Zag is the City’s unique supervised playground program offered free of charge to interested children in the neighbourhoods visited. This means that the children who attend are free to come and go as they wish. Activities are based on the interests of the children, the focus is on physical activity but some time is also spent on crafts, and quiet games

Parents can go to the park and register their child(dren) on their first day.

Registration forms can be found here or at the park.

ScheduleService Fredericton | Parks & Playgrounds


Youth Blast 2018

Youth

Make new friends through organized games and drop-in activities.

AGE: Middle School and High School youth
WHEN: Every Saturday evening, 6:30pm – 9:00pm Starting February 10 –April 7
*Youth Blast will start at the Fredericton Indoor Pool. Please drop-off and pick-up your child at the Field House entrance.
WHERE: Nashwaaksis Field House and the Fredericton Indoor Pool
COST: $4 

Details | Service Fredericton


Wednesday Walkers

Adults
Seniors

WEDNESDAY WALKERS 2018 

A free walking club for all interested adults.

COST: Free

Service Fredericton


Swim Instruction

Infants
Children
Youth
Adults
Seniors

Swimming lessons (Learn to Swim), Canadian Swim Patrol Bronze Medal, National Lifeguard, and Swim For Life Instructor.

COST & LOCATION: Varies

Registration can be done in person at the Fredericton Indoor Pool or online. Regular business hours for in person registrations are:

  • Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • Sundays and *Stat holidays: 11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
    *closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day & New Years Day

Swim Registration | Swim Schedules | Pools & Lakes | Service Fredericton


Stepping Stone Seniors Center

Adults
Seniors

The Mission of the Stepping Stone Senior Centre is to provide friendly affordable, accessible activities and services that enhance the quality of life for those 50+.

15 Saunders ST | 450-7849 | Request To Book | Website

STEM Saturdays at Willie O’Ree Place

Children
Youth

The City of Fredericton Recreation, Culture and Community Development Division will be offering two exciting new STEM programs this summer! Join friends, new and old, for a fun and fast paced afternoon of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) activities as you try hands-on challenges and create some very cool contraptions. Staff from Science East and the Northside Youth Centre will guide participants as they learn how to build using tools and everyday materials, test out inventions, and prepare for the ‘big race’ at the end of the day. Best of all, you can take everything you make home with you. Discover how much fun thinking with your hands can be as science springs to life before your eyes! Come to one or both sessions. Space is limited, register today!

Where: Willie O’Ree Place
When: Saturday August 18, 2018 & Saturday September 15, 2018
Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Cost: $15.00 per participant (includes all materials)
Ages: 8 - 12 Years of Age
Registation

Skateboard Camps

Children
Youth

Northside Youth Centre Camps 2018

Our skateboard camps are pre-planned, and we have flexible schedules to customize each day’s activities. Campers spend 8am-1pm daily in the skate park and will have both one on one and group lessons, afternoons are spent doing planned activities such as active games, outside play and weekly outings.

Camp Registration Parks & Playgrounds | Service Fredericton

Moms on the Move

Adults
Seniors

Free, outdoor walking program for Moms, Dads and other caregivers that meet at the Trail Visitors Centre from May 3rd to September 28th . New participants are always welcome. This year the MOM walk will be held in partnership with the Fredericton Family Resource Center. Please bring a stroller or other mode of baby transportation for the little ones.

Facebook | 474-0252 or Email

Mayors Activity Awards Summer 2018

Children
Youth
Families

An exciting awards program which encourages healthy eating and physical activity for youth aged 3 – 12

This popular activity awards program will keep youth active and eating well all summer. Youth receive points for each task completed and upon reaching minimum point levels earn bronze, silver or gold medals! Sample requirements include:

Have a pop free day

Go for a ½ hour walk

Do a family activity outdoors for 20 minutes

This program will be held from June 4th to August 10th. The program is offered free-of-charge to all interested youth. To learn more email inmotion@fredericton.ca , contact the City of Fredericton Recreation, Culture & Community Development Division at 460-2020 

AGES: 3-12
COST: Free

Registration

Junior Lifeguard Club

Youth

WHEN: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays (1:30PM -5:00PM) 

WHERE: Royal Road, Henry Park, Queen Square and Marysville

460-2273 | Details

Jump Start

Infants
Children
Youth
Families

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Canadian Tire's youth-oriented program that offsets the cost of sport and recreation fees & equipment.

Details | Application


Fredericton Seniors Workshop

Adults
Seniors

A well equipped recreational woodworking shop. Open weekdays 9-4

COST: $45 (first year) and $35 (subsequent years)

114 Johnston AVE | 460-2256 | Fredericton Seniors Centre

Fredericton Lawn Bowling Club

Youth
Adults
Seniors
Families

Open to all ages. Lessons available from May - Sep. Bowls and other equipment available on-site. Flat-soled shoes must be worn. Men's, ladies', mixed competitive leagues and recreational play available.

15 Saunders ST | 454-6808

Folks On Spokes

Adults
Seniors

A bicycle group for people age 50 years and over that meets every Tuesday during the season at 10am at the Trail Visitor Centre on Station Rd. The ride schedule appears weekly on the Folks on Spokes FaceBook page. There is also an email listing which may be joined for other related biking information. Equipment required: a mechanically sound bicycle equipped with a bell, wearing an approved biking helmet, drinking water.

Trail Visitor Centre

Directory of Services for Seniors

Adults
Seniors

The Fredericton Directory of Services for Seniors is published and distributed by the Fredericton Age-Friendly Community Advisory Committee.

Download | Contact Service Fredericton for additional copies

Developmental Assets Workshops

Youth
Families

The "asset approach" is a framework that includes everyone and focuses upon assets that are grouped into eight categories: support, empowerment, boundaries and expectations, constructive use of time, commitment to learning, positive values, social competencies, and positive identity.

Details | Service Fredericton

Carpet bowling

Seniors

Indoor Carpert bowling Monday & Friday from 1-4pm Sept-May

114 Johnston AVE | 460-2256 | Fredericton Seniors Centre

Bridge

Seniors

Friday Mornings 9:15-11:45am- $10 for the term. Starts Sept - June.

114 Johnston AVE | 460-2256 | Fredericton Seniors Centre

Art On The Go!

Children
Youth

AGE: 6-12.

‘Pop up art activities’ will travel with our Zig Zag program to a number of city parks this summer. Designed by a local artist the program features a variety of art projects and will be a great opportunity to expose your child to the wonderful world or art.

Parks & Playgrounds | Service Fredericton

Art Classes

Adults
Seniors

COST: $100

Watercolour, Acrylic, and Oil Painting classes are given in a 10-week session from September to December and February to April. Classes take place Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday from 1–3 pm. Betty Nicholson Teaches Oil on Tuesday and Watercolour and Acrylic on Thursday. Geneva Murphy teaches Watercolour on Wednesday. Participants must supply their own materials.

114 Johnston AVE | 460-2256 | Fredericton Seniors Centre