Babysitter Courses

The Recreation & Leisure Services Department offers several Babysitter Courses for youth ages 11 and older. Our next course is being held on August 29th, 2018 at the New Maryland Centre.

Registration forms can be picked up and payment made at the Village Office (cash/cheque/debit). Please note we cannot “hold” a spot for your child. A completed form and paid fee will confirm the registration. For additional information, please contact the Recreation Department at 451-8508.

Counsellor in Training 2018 (AGES 14-16) (Summer Months Only)

Are you too young to work and too old for camp? Why not consider applying to become a Counsellor in Training (CIT) with the Village’s Recreation & Leisure Services Department? Youth aged 14-16 can volunteer to be a CIT.  To get involved, simply complete and submit your CIT Application Form 2018 or at the Village Office) by Friday, May 25th, 2018.

Applicants will be invited to an evening meet & greet with Day Camp Counsellors & Recreation staff on Thursday, May 31st, and interviews will be held.  We will be selecting up to EIGHT CIT’s for the summer day camp program and up to TWO CIT’s for Little Fingers.  CIT’s will be assigned a Day Camp Counsellor “Buddy” and will be given two weeks to volunteer at Day Camp or three weeks of 1/2 days at Little Fingers.  During this time, the CIT’s will assist the Day Camp leaders and test their new skills by leading some games and activities during the week. CIT’s will receive a staff t-shirt and will also be invited to participate in our weekly Day Trips.  At the end of the summer, the CIT’s will be evaluated by their Day Camp “Buddy” and will receive a certificate of completion at an awards ceremony in the last week of Day Camp.

For additional information, please contact Michelle in the Recreation & Leisure Services Department at 451-8508 or send her an email.

Tennis Lessons (June - August, 2018)

Tennis Lessons – June  –  August 2018

Tennis New Brunswick and the Abony Family Tennis Centre are bringing tennis to you in your neighbourhood. It’s now easier than ever to learn to play tennis. Kids, teens and adults can learn to serve, rally & score using appropriate equipment to get you playing quickly!

On Mondays and Wednesdays in June, July & August the pros from the AFTS will be offering Kids Tennis (Ages 7 – 12) on Mondays & Wednesdays from 5:30 – 6:30 pm and Tennis Express for Teens and Adults from 6:30 – 7:30 pm in the Athletic Park tennis courts.  All classes will be delivered by Tennis Canada certified instructors from the Abony Family Tennis Centre. All equipment will be provided, including rackets.

June Dates:       June 4, 11, 18, 20, 27 (Mondays & Wednesdays)                                                                                                                                                                   5:30 – 6:30 (Kids Tennis)                                                                                                                                                                                                         6:30 – 7:30 (Tennis Express)

July Dates:         July 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30 (Mondays & Wednesdays)                                                                                                                                         5:30 – 6:30 (Kids Tennis)                                                                                                                                                                                             6:30 – 7:30 (Tennis Express)

August Dates:     August 1, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27 (Mondays & Wednesdays)                                                                                                                                          5:30 – 6:30 (Kids Tennis)                                                                                                                                                                                                            6:30 – 7:30 (Tennis Express)

Cost is $5 per class, with a minimum registration of 4 dates to a maximum of 8 dates in a one-month session. Registration is now OPEN!  For more info visit  To register call 457-2382 or drop by the AFTC.  In the event of inclement weather, participants will be notified by “text” or e-mail and the sessions will be moved indoors to the Abony Family Tennis Centre.