Babysitter Courses

The Recreation & Leisure Services Department offers several Babysitter Courses for youth ages 11 and older. Our next course is being held on November 24th at Victoria Hall.

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 (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 2017 or at the Village Office) by Friday, May 26th, 2017.

Applicants will be invited to an evening meet & greet with Day Camp Counsellors & Recreation staff, and interviews will be held.  We will be selecting EIGHT CIT’s for the summer day camps and 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)

The Village of New Maryland will once again be partnering with the Abony Family Tennis Centre to offer tennis lesson in Athletic Park this spring and summer.

On Mondays and Wednesdays in June, July and August the pros from the  AFTC will be offering Kids Tennis (Ages 7 – 12) on Mondays & Wednesdays at 5:30 – 6:30 pm and Tennis Express for teens and adults from 6:30 – 7:30 pm.

All classes will be delivered by Tennis Canada Certified instructors from the Abony Family Tennis Center.


To communicate with all participants in the event of inclement weather you will be required to provide your cell (text) number and or email. All classes will be moved indoors to the AFTC in the event of inclement weather.

June Session            

  • Monday  5, 12, 19, 26
  • Wednesday  7, 14, 21, 28

July Session

  • Monday  10, 17, 24, 31
  • Wednesday  5, 12, 19, 26

August Session

  • Monday  14, 21, 28
  • Wednesday  2, 9, 16, 23

Cost is $5 per class, with a minimum registration of 4 dates to a maximum of 8 dates in a one-month session. Registration will begin on April 12 for info and more details go to

In the event of inclement weather, the sessions will be moved to the Abony Family Tennis Centre.


Call 457-2382 or Drop by theAbony Family Tennis Centre.