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									Page 2 Recreation Guide Summer 2011                                  Bridgewater Parks, Recreation and Culture 543-2274

  “Walking on Sunshine!”
                                                                                 Bridgewater Parks,
                                                                                         & Culture

                       Back Row (left to right): Jennifer MacDougall, Pool Director;
                                  Jessica Kiss, Assistant Pool Director.
        Front Row: Josh Goode, Sport/Activity Co-ordinator; Ashley Beck, Summer Manager;
                            Jocelyn Graham, Day Camp Co-ordinator.

        Front :(Left to Right) Jennifer MacDougall (Pool Director), Jessica Kiss (Assistant Pool Director)
     Back: (Left to Right) Jocelyn Graham (Daycamp Co-ordinator); Josh Goode (Sport/Activity Co-ordinator)
                                       and Ashley Beck (Summer Manager).

WALK IN REGISTRATION for Summer 2011                      DROP OFF BOX, FAX IN, MAIL IN REGIS-
begins at the Bridgewater Parks, Recreation and Culture
Department Office at 60 Pleasant Street Monday, June 6,
                                                          TRATION will be processed after the WALK IN registra-
                                                          tion has been completed on June 6, 2011. Simply complete
2011 from 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Fees must be paid at
                                                          the registration form found on the next page and drop into
time of registration. Forms of payment: Cash, Cheque,
                                                          the drop off box (located to the right of the main entrance
Debit, Visa or Mastercard.
                                                          of the Bridgewater Town Office, 60 Pleasant Street), along
                                                          with your cheque made payable to the “Bridgewater Parks,
PHONE IN REGISTRATION                                     Recreation and Culture Department.” We recommend you
will be accepted WITH CREDIT CARD                         do not put cash into the drop-off box.
PAYMENT ONLY                                              The box will be cleared daily and
(VISA OR MASTERCARD) starting Tuesday, June 7,            the contents dated.
2011 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Phone 543-2274.
                                                          Fax: 543-6876  Mail: 60 Pleasant
                                                          Street, Bridgewater, NS B4V 3X9.
REGISTER EARLY as excellent courses are canceled if E-mail: recreation@bridgewater.
everyone waits until the last minute to register.
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                                        REGISTRATION FORM
Registration Form to accompany mail in payments or drop off box registration. Receipts will only be mailed out on

Program Participant’s Name:

*For Youth Programs Only:        Age                         Date of Birth:

Health Care #                                                Family Doctor:                        Phone #

Medication Considerations:

Name of Parent/Guardian:

Mailing Address:

                                                                        Postal Code:

Phone Number            (home)                                             (contact name)

                        (work)                                             (contact name)

1. Program Name:                                                 2. Program Name:

Day:                               Time:                      Day:                                Time:

Location:                           Fee:                      Location:                           Fee:

Please note: If we cannot accommodate your program request, we will contact you!

Signature:                                                      Date:
I, the above named candidate (Age 19+) or one of the parents/guardians of the above named candidate (age 18 or under)
for the above specified program(s) hereby give my approval myself or for that child to participate in any and all activities
pertaining to the above program.


SIGNATURE OF PARENT/GUARDIAN/PARTICIPANT:                                                                DATE:

  REGISTER EARLY as excellent courses are cancelled if everyone waits until the
                            last minute to register.
                               CALL OUR INFO LINE 541-4380
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Cancellations                                                     2011 Summer Program & Aquatic Staff
Public swim will not be held on Monday, July 26 from 5            The Bridgewater Parks, Recreation and Culture Department
p.m. onwards due to the Exhibition Parade and from                is proud to present its qualified, professional aquatic and
August 19-21 due to the 2011 Provincial Swim                      program staff for the 2011 summer season.
Refunds                                                           Pool Director                          Jennifer MacDougall
                                                                  Assistant Pool Director                Jessica Kiss
A prorated refund will be granted due to illness or injury
                                                                  Senior WSI/Lifeguard                   Alex Marshall
if a medical certificate is provided. Administration charge
                                                                  Senior WSI/Lifeguard                   Jennifer Pitman
of $5 for all refund requests. Please allow 2-3 weeks for pro-
                                                                  WSI/Lifeguard                          Maia Laffin
cessing of refund.
                                                                  WSI/Lifeguard                          Moira MacNeil
                                                                  WSI/Lifeguard                          Fletch Selig
Aquatic Programs                                                  WSI/Lifeguard                          Olivia Pitman
Refunds will be granted if the Parks, Recreation and Cul-         WSI/Lifeguard                          Linnea Swinimer
ture Department office or Pool office is contacted one week       Receptionist                           Shelby Himmelman
prior to the commencement of all aquatic programs.                Receptionist                           Ellen Snook
                                                                  Fill-in WSI/Lifeguard                  Kirsten Weagle
Recreation/Leisure (Land Program)                                 Program
A refund will be issued for Day Camp and Littl’ Sunshine
                                                                  Summer Recreation Manager              Ashley Beck
Gang if the Parks, Recreation & Culture Department office
                                                                  Day Camp/Preschool Coordinator         Jocelyn Graham
is contacted one week prior to their commencement. One
                                                                  Sport/Activity Coordinator             Josh Goode
full week’s notice is also required when cancelling from bus
                                                                  Day Camp Leader                        Jordan Mullen
trips, workshops, clinics and special events.
                                                                  Day Camp Leader                        Ashley Cleveland
                                                                  Day Camp Leader                        Emilie Gatchell
                                                                  Day Camp Leader                        Kelly Cunningham

The Red Cross Swim program consists of Red Cross Swim             FROM RED CROSS SWIM PRESCHOOL
Preschool and Red Cross Swim Kids.
                                                                  TO RED CROSS SWIM KIDS
Red Cross Swim Preschool is an eight-level program with
                                                                   If they took           And they                   Then enroll
engaging animal themes for children from 6 months to 5
                                                                   Red Cross Swim         completed/                 them in Red
years of age, i.e. Starfish, Duck, Sea Turtle, Sea Otter, Sala-
                                                                   Preschool ...          incompleted                Cross Swim
mander, Sunfish, Crocodile and Whale. Starfish, Duck and
                                                                                                                     Kids Level..
Sea Turtle are parented classes.
                                                                   Starfish Level         Completed or Incompleted        1
Red Cross Swim Kids for children 6 years and older is a
                                                                   Duck Level             Completed or Incompleted        1
fresh approach to swimming and water safety education.
The 10 levels challenge those who took a preschool program,        Sea Turtle Level       Completed or Incompleted        1
but will also provide a starting point for children with lim-
                                                                   Sea Otter Level        Completed or Incompleted        1
ited swimming experience.
                                                                   Salamander Level       Completed or Incompleted        1
Children who start in the Preschool program can move into
                                                                   Sunfish Level          Incompleted                     1
the Kids program once they are 6 years of age. Please see
the following chart for details.                                   Sunfish Level          Completed                       2

                                                                   Crocodile Level        Incompleted                     2

                                                                   Crocodile Level        Completed                       3

                                                                   Whale Level            Incompleted                     3

                                                                   Whale Level            Completed                       4                                                          Recreation Guide Summer 2011   Page 5

  $60/child/1 session   $110/child 2 sessions (discount rate only applies when two sessions are paid in advance.)
                                     Session #4 Evening: $54
                             Family Rate: $140/family/same session.

SESSION 1                 SESSION 2                      SESSION 3                     SESSION 4
July 4-15                 July 18-29                    August 1-12                    August 15-26
(Mon.-Fri.)               (Mon.-Fri.)                   (Mon.-Fri.)                    (Mon.-Fri.)

Starfish/Duck             Starfish/Duck                 Starfish/Duck                  Starfish/Duck
10:45-11:15am             11:30-12noon                  10:45-11:15am                  11:30-12noon

Sea Turtle                Sea Turtle                    Sea Turtle                     Sea Turtle
11:30-12noon              11:30-12noon                  11:30-12noon                   11:30-12noon
                          5:15-5:45pm                                                  5:15-5:45pm
Sea Otter                                               Sea Otter
11:30-12noon              Sea Otter                     11:30-12noon                   Sea Otter
5:15-5:45pm               10-10:30am                    5:15-5:45pm                    10-10:30am
                          5:15-5:45pm                                                  5:15-5:45pm
Salamander                                              Salamander
11-11:30am                Salamander                    11-11:30am                     Salamander
                          10:30-11am                                                   10:30-11am
Salamander/Sunfish                                      Salamander/Sunfish
5:45-6:15pm               Salamander/Sunfish            5:45-6:15pm                    Salamander/Sunfish
                          5:45-6:15pm                                                  5:45-6:15pm
Sunfish                                                 Sunfish
10:30-11am                Sunfish                       10:30-11am                     Sunfish
                          11-11:30am                                                   11-11:30am
Crocodile/Whale                                         Crocodile/Whale
10-10:30am                Crocodile/Whale               10-10:30am                     Crocodile/Whale
6:15-6:45pm               11:30-12noon                  6:15-6:45pm                    11:30-12noon

                           *On Parade Day, Tuesday,                                    *No lessons the evening
                          July 26, evening swim les-                                   of Friday, August 19th
                          sons will take place be-                                     due to Provincial
                          tween 3:30-5 p.m.                                            Championships.
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                  RED CROSS SWIM KIDS SCHEDULE (Age 6 +)
  $60/child/1 session     $110/child 2 sessions (discount rate only applies when two sessions are paid in advance.)
                                       Session #4 Evening: $54
                               Family Rate: $140/family/same session.

SESSION 1                   SESSION 2                     SESSION 3                         SESSION 4
July 4-15                   July 18-29                    August 1-12                       August 15-26
(Mon.–Fri.)                 (Mon.-Fri.)                   (Mon.-Fri.)                       (Mon.-Fri)

Level 1                     Level 1                       Level 1                           Level 1
10-10:30am                  11:30-12noon                  10-10:30am                        11:30-12noon
5:45-6:15pm                 6:15-6:45pm                   5:45-6:15pm                       6:15-6:45pm

Level 2                     Level 2                       Level 2                           Level 2
10:30-11am                  11-11:30am                    10:30-11am                        11-11:30am
6:15-6:45pm                 5:45-6:15pm                   6:15-6:45pm                       5:45-6:15pm

Level 3                     Level 3                       Level 3                           Level 3
11-11:30am                  10:30-11am                    11-11:30am                        10:30-11am
                            6:15-6:45pm                                                     6:15-6:45pm
Level 3/4                                                 Level 3/4
5:15-5:45pm                 Level 4                       5:15-5:45pm                       Level 4
                            10-10:30am                                                      10-10:30am
Level 4                     5:15-5:45pm                   Level 4                           5:15-5:45pm
11:30-12noon                                              11:30-12noon
                            Level 5                                                         Level 5
Level 5                     10-10:45am                    Level 5                           10-10:45am
10-10:45am                                                10-10:45am
                            Level 5/6                                                       Level 5/6
Level 5/6                   5:15-6pm                      Level 5/6                         5:15-6pm
5:15-6pm                                                  5:15-6pm
                            Level 6                                                         Level 6
Level 6                     10:45-11:15am                 Level 6                           10:45-11:15am
10:45-11:30am                                             10:45-11:30am
                            Level 7/8                                                       Level 7/8
Level 7/8                   10-10:45am                    Level 7/8                         10-10:45am
10-10:45am                  6-6:45pm                      10-10:45am                        6-6:45pm
6-6:45pm                                                  6-6:45pm
                            Level 9/10                                                      Level 9/10
Level 9/10                  10:45-11:30am                 Level 9/10                        10:45-11:30am
11:15-12noon                5:45-6:30pm                   11:15-12noon                      5:45-6:30pm
5:45-6:30pm                                               5:45-6:30pm
                            * On Parade Day, Tuesday,                                       *No lessons the evening
                            July 26, evening swim                                           of Friday, August 19th
                            lessons will take place                                         due to Provincial
                            between 3:30-5 p.m.                                             Championships.                                                                     Recreation Guide Summer 2011   Page 7

                            OTHER INSTRUCTIONAL LESSONS
ADAPTED AQUATICS                                                  MASTERS SWIM CLUB
Adapted aquatics teaches the Red Cross program while tak-         This weekly swim is for those individuals interested in tri-
ing into account the abilities and needs of each individual       athlon training, basic stroke and/or fitness improvement.
without compromising the intent of the particular skill or        Instruction is offered in a fun coaching environment, over a
safety of the individual. Please call the Pool Director at 543-   hour long fitness and training session. These sessions will
2274 prior to June 29 or 543-7565 at pool.                        develop fitness and endurance, stroke improvement, and
$40/5 classes                                                     provide each participant a flexible workout for their train-
                                                                  ing needs. Swimmers of all levels invited to participate!
                                                                  Thursdays, 8-9 pm.
PRIVATE LESSONS                                                   Drop-in Fee: $7/session
If you require a little more help and would like to be taught     OR
on a one-to-one basis, call the pool for a private lesson. You    $80 (includes masters swim and adult season swim pass)
can ask for a particular instructor or one can be set up for
you. Times and dates will be arranged between you and the
instructor. Please call 543-7565 after June 29.
                                                                  ADULT BEGINNER SWIM LESSONS
Private: 30 minute lessons.                                       These programs are designed for adults to meet their indi-
$20/lesson                                                        vidual needs, whether it’s learning to swim or improving
$75/5 lessons                                                     your technique. These programs are perfectly suited for
$125/10 lessons                                                   anyone who has personalized goals and rates of progress.
                                                                  Call our office at 543-2274 for more information.
Semi- Private: 30 minute lessons.                                 $43.48 + $6.52 HST = $50 / 5 classes.
$125/5 lessons
$175/10 lessons

                              AQUATIC LEADERSHIP COURSES
JUNIOR LIFEGUARD CLUB                                             BRONZE MEDALLION & CPR-B
The Junior Lifeguard Club (JLC) program is for all youth          The Bronze Medallion course teaches an understanding
between the ages of 13 - 16 years , interested in active living   of the lifesaving principles in preparation for challenging
and having serious fun. JLC members are encouraged to             rescues of increased risk, involving conscious and uncon-
develop skills based on personal bests in swimming, lifesav-      scious victims of various types. Participants also develop
ing, fitness, knowledge, leadership and team work. This           stroke efficiency and endurance in timed swims. This is the
program provides high activity challenges in an energetic         first of two prerequisite courses needed to become a certi-
“club” environment both on deck and in the pool. JLC pro-         fied Lifeguard. Prerequisites: Bronze Star or 13 years old.
vides youth with first-hand experience assisting with Red         Please bring a photocopy of your birth certificate or Bronze
Cross Swim lessons and shadow guarding public swims.              Star when registering. Exam will be
Every club member gets an Official Junior Lifeguard Club          on the last day of the course.
Waterlog in which to record achievements and keep Recog-          SESSION #1 July 4-15 (Mon-Fri) 11
nition and Award Seals. Time commitment to club is based          a.m.-1 p.m.
upon participant's individual availability. Please pick up        SESSION #3 Aug 1-12 (Mon-Fri)
application package and drop off to Bridgewater Parks,            11a.m.-1 p.m. *Conditional based on
Recreation & Culture Department by June 10th, 2011. Any           demand
questions, contact our office at 543-2274.                        Course fee: $135 (includes manual
                                                                  & exam fee)
BRONZE STAR (Age 10-12)
The Bronze Star course is the pre-Bronze Medallion train-         BRONZE CROSS
ing standard and it provides excellent preparation for suc-       The Bronze Cross is designed for life-
cess in obtaining the Bronze Medallion award. In Bronze           savers who want the challenge of more advanced training,
Star, participants develop problem-solving and decision-          including an introduction to safe supervision in aquatic fa-
making skills as individuals and as partners. They learn          cilities. Bronze Cross prerequisite for all advanced training
CPR and they develop Water Smart confidence and the life-         programs, including National Lifeguard Service® (NLS) and
saving skills needed to be their own personal lifeguard.          Instructor certification. Prerequisites: Bronze Medallion.
SESSION #1 July 4-15 (Mon - Fri) 9-10 a.m.                        Exam will be on the last day of the course.
SESSION #2 July 18-29 (Mon-Fri) 9-10 a.m.                         SESSION #2: July 18-29 (Mon. - Fri.) 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
*Conditional based on demand                                      SESSION #4: Aug. 15-26 (Mon.-Fri.) 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
$70/ 10 classes                                                   $115
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Option) & STANDARD FIRST AID & CPR-                              (Pool Option) & STANDARD FIRST AID
(BLSC) RECERT                                                    & CPR (BLSC) (Age 16+)
Recertify your NLS, Standard First Aid and CPR-C qualifica-      This course is the recognized standard of lifeguard perfor-
tions. (Please bring proof of certification when registering.)   mance in Canada. Participants will learn lifeguarding and
Krista Elvidge                                                   emergency care techniques and principles for a pool envi-
Sat., June 25, 3-8 p.m. (Pre-Cert)                               ronment. Participants must have Bronze Cross and be 16
Sun., June 26, 10 a.m. - finish (Exam)                           years of age by exam date. Proof of Bronze Cross and age is
Bridgewater Outdoor Pool                                         required at registration. Participants must attend all class-
$65                                                              es. To obtain the above awards, a first aid written and prac-
                                                                 tical and NLS written and practical exam must be passed.
                                                                 Call the Bridgewater Parks, Recreation & Culture Depart-
RED CROSS ASSISTANT WATER SAFETY                                 ment at 543-2274 and leave your name, contact number(s)
INSTRUCTOR (AWSI) COURSE (Age 15+)                               and email address if interested in taking an NLS course
This course is a prerequisite for the Red Cross Water Safety     this summer.
Instructor course. It involves 30 hours of instruction, plus 8   Instructor: Nancy Berkshire
more hours of practice teaching. This course will introduce      Thur., Aug 11, 9 a.m.-7p.m.
you to instructing, while providing you with knowledge that      Fri., Aug 12, 9 .a.m.-7 p.m.
supports learning and teaching. Please bring proof of age        Sat., Aug 13, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
when registering. Contact our office 543-2274 or the pool 543-   Sun., Aug14, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
7565 (after June 29th) if you are interested.                    Tues., Aug16, 7 p.m. (Pre Exam)
Karen Geddes-Selig                                               TBA (Exam)
Mon. - Thur., July 11-14, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.                        $225 (include ALERT manual, first aid manual and exam fee)
$160 (includes manual)

(Age 15+ and Have AWSI)
If there is enough interest, we may offer WSI at the outdoor
swimming pool. This course develops instructional ability
by focusing on how to apply the information learned in the
AWSI course. Candidates will learn how to effectively plan
and teach the Red Cross Swim Program. This is a 25 hour
course, with 12 additional hours of teaching experience.
Karen Geddes-Selig
Mon. - Wed., Aug 15-17, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
$200 (includes manual)

                                SPECIAL EVENTS /ACTIVITIES
TROPICAL POOL PARTY!                                             WATER BABIES (Age 6 mos. to 36 mos.)
Come to kick off the summer and celebrate                        Laugh, play and swim together! This program is for chil-
“JUNE IS RECREATION MONTH” at our                                dren 6-36 months old and a water-ready parent. An instruc-
three hour pool party!                                           tor will help you and your wee one become more happy and
There will be games and com-                                     comfortable in the water through a variety of fun water ac-
petitions, as well as great food                                 tivities. There will also be lots of time to play with our FUN
and prizes!                                                      toys, and we will take baby steps towards learning some
So come meet this year's                                         swimming skills.
summer staff and have some                                       Mon - Friday 5:15 - 5:45 p.m.
splish-splashing fun in the                                      July 4 - 15.
sun!                                                             OR
Friday, June 24,                                                 August 1 - 12
4-7 p.m.,                                                        $50/session (child & parent)
Regular Entrance Fees Apply                                      or $6 (Drop In fee)                                                                   Recreation Guide Summer 2011   Page 9

                          SPECIAL EVENTS /ACTIVITIES cont.
TEEN POOL PARTY (12-18 year olds)
We’re spicing up the Teen swim with rockin’ music, water
competitions, games and a different party theme every other
week. Come relax and hangout with friends every Tuesday
evening from 8-9 p.m.
Tues., July 5 - Hawaiian Tropic Pool Bash
Tues., July 19 - Super Hero & Super Villains
Tues., Aug 2 - Retro ‘70s
Tues., Aug 16 - Mexican Fiesta $4

Bring in your family for tons of fun in the sun before sum-
mer ends! There will be games, water competitions, deco-
rations, pool toys, prizes and food! Everyone is welcome.
Regular entrance fees apply.
Sat., July 9, Hawaiian Tropical Pool Bash                      “I LOVE WATER POLO”
Sat., July 30, Pirates of the Sea
Sat., Aug 27, Mexican Fiesta                                   PROGRAM (AGES 8-9; 10-11 & 12-13)
1-3 p.m.                                                       “I love Water Polo” is a FUN, unique introduction to the
                                                               sport of water polo for boys and girls. This newly developed
                                                               Water Polo Canada Program teaches participants the basic
UNDERWATER HOCKEY & GAMES                                      skills, tactics and rules of the sport of Water Polo. The
Come and learn how to play Underwater Hockey (also called      ILWP program also helps to enhance the participant’s swim-
Octopush), and play a few other games. This is a non-con-      ming, balance, and coordination skills. We will play fun
tact sport in which two teams compete to manoeuvre a puck      games and have scrimmages suitable to participant age and
across the bottom of a pool into goals. Develop the skills,    ability. “I Love Water Polo” is considered non-contact, and
safety and strategies to play this awesome water sport!        rough play is not tolerated. We recommend Red Cross Swim
Sat., July 23, 12-1 p.m.                                       Kids Level 6 as a pre-requisite. Our staff have been trained
OR Sat., Aug 13, 12-1 p.m.                                     through the National Coaching and Certification Program
$5                                                             (NCCP) as Community Water Polo Coaches.
                                                               Tues. & Thurs., 9-10 a.m.
INTRO TO DIVING AND OTHER DEEP                                 July 5- August 25
                                                               $65 /16 classes
ENTRIES                                                        “I LOVE WATER POLO” Intro Clinic
This session is perfect for anyone who
hasn’t learned to dive or needs some                           A fun intro to Water Polo (Ages 8 - 13)
extra time perfecting their dive, forward                      Wed., June 29, 5:15 - 6:45 pm
entry roll or stride jump. Come receive                        OR
step-by-step instruction and support,                          Sunday, July 3, 12 - 1 pm
to make deep water entries a breeze.                           FREE
Learn skill safety and conquer a new
Sat., July 16 12-1 p.m. OR                                     POOCH POOL PARTY
Sat., Aug 6 12-1 p.m.                                          It’s time to give the “dog days of summer” a more literal
$5                                                             meaning. This year, we are once again devoting the last
                                                               swim of the summer to our furry friends! Bring your dog to
MASTERS SWIM CLUB                                              the pool to cool off and have an end-of-summer swim. Treats
This weekly swim is for those individuals interested in tri-   will be provided along with some dog-themed tunes and
athlon training, basic stroke and/or fitness improvement.      a doggie costume contest for the best decorated bandana.
Instruction is offered in a fun coaching environment, over a   There will also be a biggest splash contest and others! And
hour long fitness and training session. These sessions will    of course, lifeguards will be on duty “just in case.” Paws
develop fitness and endurance, stroke improvement, and         down, it should be a great time! (Note: All dogs must wear
provide each participant a flexible workout for their train-   an I.D. tag and be on a leash unless swimming in the pool.
ing needs. Swimmers of all levels invited to participate!      All vaccinations must be up-to-date. Please bring a pooper
Thursdays, 8-9 pm.                                             scooper/plastic bag.)
Drop-in Fee: $7/session                                        Sunday, August 28, 6:30-7:30 pm
OR $80 (includes masters swim and adult season swim pass)      $5/dog and human companion
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                                          PUBLIC SWIM FEES
                                                  (*all fees include HST)
                                       Family          Adult         Youth           Age 60+
                                       (Max. 5)

                    Season             $140            $75           $70             $60
                                                       $80 (+ masters)
                    Monthly            $90             $55           $45             $45
                    One Swim           $12             $5            $4              $4

                        Bridgewater Outdoor Swimming Pool
                                         154 Jubilee Road, Bridgewater NS                                                                     Recreation Guide Summer 2011     Page 11

                          Lane Swim                  Everyone           Family Swim           Cudas               NLS RECERT
                                                     Welcome Swim

 Wednesday, June 22       5:15-6:15 p.m.             3:30-5 p.m.        6:15-7:45 p.m.

 Thursday, June 23        12-1 p.m.                  3:30-5 p.m.        6:15-7:45 p.m.
                          5:15-6:15 p.m.

 Friday, June 24                           TROPICAL POOL PARTY         4-7 p.m.          *Games, Food & Prizes!

 Saturday, June 25        12-1 p.m.                  1-2:30 p.m.                                                  3-8 p.m.
                                                                                                                  Pre Cert

 Sunday, June 26          1-2 p.m.                   2-4 p.m.           4:30-6 p.m.                               10-2 p.m.

 Monday, June 27                                     STAFF TRAINING (NO SWIMS TODAY)

 Tuesday, June 28         7-8 p.m.                   1-2:30 p.m.        5:15-6:45 p.m.        12-1 p.m.
                                                                                              2:45-4:45 p.m.

 Wednesday, June 29       7-8 p.m.                   1-2:30 p.m.        5:15-6:45 p.m.        12-1 p.m.
                                                                        Intro to Water Polo   2:45-4:45 p.m.

 Thursday, June 30        Masters Program            1-2:30 p.m.        5:15-6:45 p.m.        12-1 p.m.
                          7-8 p.m.                                                            2:45-4:45 p.m.

 Friday, July 1                                    12:30-2:00 p.m. FREE TIM HORTONS SWIM

                                                                    REGULAR SEASON SWIM SCHEDULE
SWIM DEFINITIONS                                                           (Begins July 2nd)
Lane Swim                                                                      Swim Type DaysTimes
Anyone of any age can come and swim lengths of the pool,
                                                                                  Everyone Welcome
keeping in mind they respect those with whom they are
                                                                             Monday - Friday - 2:00-3:00 p.m.
sharing a lane.
                                                                        Monday, Wednesday & Friday - 8:00-9:00 p.m.
Everyone Welcome Swim                                                      Saturday & Sunday - 1:00-3:00 p.m.
A public swim. All are welcome!                                            Saturday & Sunday - 5:00-6:30 p.m.
Please note, for the safety and enjoyment of all swimmers,
the Bridgewater Swimming Pool has put the following pol-                                   Family
icy for swimmers into effect: All youth under 8 years must                      Monday - Friday - 7:00-8:00 p.m.
be accompanied and supervised by a responsible person                          Saturday & Sunday - 3:15-4:45 p.m.
aged 16 or older. Group ratio is 1 adult to every 4 youth.
Family Swim
                                                                                       Tuesday - 8:00-9:00 p.m.
A fun swim designed with the family in mind. Pool toys are
available for use. All children/youth must be accompanied
                                                                                 Lane Swim (all ages)
by a parent or guardian.
                                                                           Monday & Thursday - 8:15-9:00 a.m.
Teen Swim                                                                      Monday - Friday - 12-1 p.m.
An open swim in the evenings, only for youth between the           Saturday & Sunday - 3:15-4:45 p.m. (with family swim)
ages of 12 to 18.
Masters Swim                                                                                  Master
This weekly swim is for those individuals interested in tri-                             Thursdays - 8-9 p.m.
athlon training, basic stroke and/or fitness improvement.
                                                                                 Parent & Preschool
Parent & Preschool - Enjoy a swim with your little one                Monday-Friday - 12:00-1:00 p.m. (with lane swim)
during the Bridgewater Pool Parent and Preschool swim
time. Open for one or both parents and their pre-school             *All public swims will be cancelled on August 19,
aged children (5 yrs of age and under)                             20 & 21 due to the Provincial Swim Championships;
                                                                     and Family and Adult Swim will be cancelled on
                                                                    Tuesday, July 26 (South Shore Exhibition Parade).
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   *Call the INFO LINE at 541-4380 for updates to the pool schedule.
                  Monday           Tuesday           Wednesday       Thursday         Friday         Sat. & Sun.
 7:15-8:15 a.m.   Swim Team                                          Swim Team
 8:15-9 a.m.      Lane Swim                                          Lane Swim
 9-10 a.m.                              WATER POLO & PRIVATE LESSONS                                 Book a Birthday
 10-12 noon                                  RED CROSS SWIM LESSONS                                  Party Here
 12-1 p.m.                                            LANE SWIM
 1-2 p.m.         Day Camp         Inservice         Day Camp        Inservice        Day Camp
 2-3 p.m.                                                                                            Everyone
                                            EVERYONE WELCOME SWIM                                    Welcome Swim
                                                                                                     (1-3 p.m.)
 3:15-5:15 p.m.                                SWIM TEAM PRACTICE
 5:15-6:45 p.m.                                                                                      Family &
                                             RED CROSS SWIM LESSONS                                  Lane Swim
                                                                                                     (3:15-4:45 p.m.)
 7-8 p.m.                                            FAMILY SWIM
 8-9 p.m          Everyone         Teen Swim         Everyone        Masters Swim     Everyone       Everyone
                  Welcome                            Welcome                          Welcome        Welcome
                                                                                                     5-6:30 p.m.
 9-10 p.m.                                           Swim Team

RENTALS                                                          BRIDGEWATER SUMMER FUN
The pool is available on a rental basis for barbeques,
reunions or social events. Want to enjoy a dip in the pool
with a group of friends or co-workers? We’ll turn on our
underwater lighting and provide atmosphere. Rental
includes use of our aquatic toys and sound system for
music. Fee based on 25:1 swimmer to lifeguard ratio.                             FREE SWIMS
 $62.61 + $9.39 HST = $72
Additional guards: $13.25 + $1.99 HST = $15.24/hour              AT THE BRIDGEWATER OUTDOOR POOL
CHILDREN’S BIRTHDAY PARTIES                                      Friday           July 1               12:30-2 p.m.
It’s ‘PARTY TIME’ at the Bridgewater Pool! While you relax       Saturday         July 9               5-6:30 p.m.
and “catch some rays” on the pool deck, your kids and            Saturday         July 16              5-6:30 p.m.
their friends will party in the pool. Rental includes a 1 hour
swim, 1 lifeguard, use of our aquatic toys and ½ hour use of     Saturday         July 23              5-6:30 p.m.
teaching station. Maximum 16 children per party. Check the       Saturday         July 30              5-6:30 p.m.
Bird’s Eye View to select the most convenient time for you.
(NOTE: Parties may not have exclusivity to the pool.) Call       Saturday         August 6             5-6:30 p.m.
543-2274 before June 29 or 543-7565 after June 29 to book your   Saturday         August 13            5-6:30 p.m.
$60.87 + $9.13 HST = $70/hr
                                                                     EVERYONE IS WELCOME!                                 Recreation Guide Summer 2011   Page 13


 Bridgewater Pro Kids is a special fund that
  provides opportunities for kids and youth
 (age 18 & under) from low income families,
 who reside in the Town of Bridgewater.
     Families can access this fund to cover
   the cost of registration fees, equipment,
    and transportation for a sport, cultural
  or recreation program or activity of your                    Because
                 child’s choice.

 To determine if your child is eligible, call
 Bridgewater Parks, Recreation & Culture
Department at 543 -2274 or drop in our office
       located at 60 Pleasant Street.
    We have information brochures and
            application forms.                              Everyone
     Bridgewater Pro Kids is generously
 supported by the United Way of Lunenburg
  County, Canadian Tire Jump Start and the
            Town of Bridgewater.

                                                      Deserves a
         United Way of Lunenburg County

                                                          Chance to

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   PRE-SCHOOL PROGRAMS                                              PRE-SCHOOL SPORT
 LITTL’ SUNSHINE GANG (Age 3-5)                                        PROGRAMS
 Littl’ Sunshine Gang participants must be toilet-trained
 in order to attend. Program runs from 9-12 noon. Meet       LITTL’ KICKERS SOCCER CAMP
 upstairs in the Bridgewater Memorial Arena. (* Some         (Age 4-6) July 4-8
 days we will meet at Woodland Gardens behind the Des-
                                                             This camp is all about having as much fun as possible
 Brisay Museum weather permitting. Participants will be
                                                             while we play soccer! Learning to dribble, pass, and
 notified.) Rainy Days: Upstairs in the Arena.
                                                             shoot will be done by playing new games like, ‘Easter egg
                                                             hunt’ and classics like ‘What Time is it Mr. Wolf ?’. Grab
 SESSION #1: JULY 11-15                                      your cleats and strap on your shin pads and we’ll see you
 ONCE UPON A TIME                                            on the field!
                                                             9-10 a.m.
 Get ready for a fun filled week as we jump into some        Bridgewater Elementary School Turf
 of your favorite storybooks! Swim in the sea with the       (Rain Location: Bridgewater Memorial Arena)
 Rainbow Fish, create crafts with The Cat in the Hat, and    $22
 enjoy some snacks with a mouse who is partial to cook-
 ies. So come on out and join us as we enter the world of
 “happily ever afters” and “Paperbag Princesses”.            MINI OLYMPICS (Age 4-6)
 $45                                                         AUGUST 8-12
                                                             Enjoy an Olympic sized amount of sports packed into
 SESSION #2: JULY 25-29                                      one week! We will play tee-ball, soccer, tennis and bas-
 SEASONAL SNAPSHOTS                                          ketball, and have one random day where we will play fun
                                                             games like freeze tag, parachute and get our faces paint-
 Fly through an entire year in one week! Help us to cel-     ed! We will finish up the camp with closing ceremonies,
 ebrate the change in seasons, learn about the weather       where all athletes will get a certificate and medal. Come
 and maybe even celebrate some holidays. We’ll be enjoy-     on out and let’s go for the gold!
 ing some tasty snacks and making some great seasonal        9-10 a.m.
 themed crafts! Plus we’ll be ending the week with our       Bridgewater Elementary School Gym/Turf
 very own New Year’s Celebration! It’s going to be a very    $22
 eventful year...and all in one week.
                                                             MINI TENNIS (Age 4-6)
                                                             AUGUST 15-19
                                                             Mini tennis uses age appropriate equipment, such as
                                                             smaller racquets and nets, and softer balls, which allow
                                                             younger players to learn the proper tennis techniques
                                                             in a fun and easy way. This is an introduction to tennis,
                                                             so we will be playing lots of games to help us learn the
                                                             9-10 a.m.
                                                             Bridgewater Elementary School Gym
                                                             (Equipment provided)

                                                             LITTL’ HOOPS BASKETBALL CAMP
 SESSION #3: AUGUST 8-12                                     (Age 4-6) AUGUST 22-26
 ENCHANTED                                                   Come on out and learn the basics of basketball such as
                                                             passing, dribbling and shooting while having a blast! We
 Relive the magic as we spend the week exploring the
                                                             will play fun games like red light, green light and freeze
 worlds of some all-time favorite Disney characters. Go on
                                                             tag as well as plenty of fun relay races. Fun and games
 an African Safari with Simba, play Hide n Seek as Wendy
                                                             will be the emphasis of this camp! Lace up your shoes,
 and the Lost Boys, and create Beast masks and Abu pup-
                                                             grab your water bottle, and get ready to have a ball!
 pets. You can even dress up as Tinkerbell, Belle, Woody,
                                                              9-10 a.m.
 or Buzz! Join us as we use our imaginations, dream big,
                                                             Bridgewater Elementary
 and transform into the princesses, superheroes, and ani-
                                                             School Gym
 mal characters from some excellent movies.
 $45                                                                   Recreation Guide Summer 2011   Page 15

                                   YOUTH SPORT PROGRAMS
JUST FOR KICKS SOCCER CAMP                                       FUN STIX-“Field Hockey”
(Age 7-12) JULY 4-8                                              Fun Stix is an exciting new program developed by Field
                                                                 Hockey Canada, that introduces kids to the sport of Field
Come join us as we brush up on our soccer fundamentals
                                                                 Hockey through ‘FUN’ activities, games and drills. Field
like dribbling, passing and shooting, and then have a chance
                                                                 Hockey is growing in popularity in Nova Scotia and this is
to learn some new skills like fancy footwork, penalty shots
and juggling! This camp is all about getting to play soccer,     your chance to try it out!! Please wear soccer shin pads and
so we’ll make sure we play a game to finish off each day.        bring a water bottle. Sticks and balls will be provided.
Give it a shot!
Ages 7-9: 10:30-11:30 a.m.                                       INTRO CLINIC:
Ages 10-12: 12-1 p.m.                                            Tuesday, July 12
Kinsmen Soccer Field                                             Ages 7-9: 1-3 p.m.
(Rain location: Bridgewater Elementary School gym)               Ages 10-12: 3-5 p.m.
$20                                                              $5

BEGINNER TRACK AND FIELD                                         Monday, July 18 - August 22
(Age 7-11) JULY 6-8                                              (excluding August 1)
This camp features beginner equipment to help introduce          Ages 7-9: 2:30-3:30 p.m.
multiple track and field activities to young children. These     Ages 10-12: 3:30-4:30 p.m.
activities include running, jumping, and throwing events
tailored to teach the correct ways for beginners to learn.       Kinsmen Field (Rain location: Bridgewater Elementary
This is a chance to try something new, so come give it your      School gym)
best run, jump and throw!                                        $20 / 5 weeks
Ages 7-8: 2-3 p.m.
Ages 9-11: 3-4 p.m.
Kinsmen Field
                                                                 HOOP IT UP BASKETBALL CAMP
$15                                                              (Age 7-12) AUGUST 22-26
                                                                 Beginner or pro, this is the basketball camp for you! Build
WILD WEEK OF SPORTS!                                             on new skills each day and by the end of the week, you`ll
                                                                 have the fundamentals to play with the best. We`ll play
(Age 7-12) JULY 11-15                                            games like king of the court, to work on your offense and
Ever feel like there are too many sports and too little time?    run fun drills like cops and robbers to make sure you can
Then this camp is for you! Each day we will introduce at         move your feet on defence. We`ll end each day with a scrim-
least one new sport, like field hockey, frisbee, frisbee-golf,   mage where you can show off your newly learned skills.
skateboarding and more! This is all about having fun and         Come join us on the court for skills, drills, fun and games in
playing as much as possible, so come make boredom a thing        a non-competitive atmosphere!
of the past!                                                     Ages 7-9: 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Ages 7-9: 10:30-11:30 a.m.                                       Ages 10-12: 12:30-2 p.m.
Ages 10-12: 11:30-12:30 p.m.                                     Bridgewater Elementary School Gym
Mon, July 11 will be at Kinsmen Field
Kinsmen Soccer Field/MARC/Bridgewater Elementary
School gym
(Rain location: Bridgewater Elementary School gym)               KIN-BALL (Age 10-15)
                                                                 AUGUST 2-5 (TUESDAY-FRIDAY)
                                                                 Kin-ball is an exciting new sport that is just starting to
INTRO TO SKATEBOARDING - "Skate Pass``                           become popular. It features a gigantic blown up ball and
                                                                 multiple teams who are attempting to hit and catch the ball
(Age 7-12)                                                       in order to score points. This is a sport you may not have
FRIDAY, JULY 29                                                  played before, but it will
                                                                 be the most fun you have
Skate Pass instructor, Josh Goode                                this summer! This program
will introduce you to skate boarding                             is sponsored by Canadian
basics, including balancing, pushing                             Tire Jump Start and the
and riding, and will have you ``on                               Bridgewater Canadian
board`` by the end of the session. All equipment will be pro-
                                                                 Tire Store.
vided including helmets, elbow pads, knee pads, and board
                                                                 Age 10-12: 11-12 p.m.
at this indoor clinic. Learn the fundamentals, and a couple
                                                                 Age 13-15: 12:30-1:30 p.m
of cool tricks at this fun, safe session.
                                                                 Kinsmen Soccer Field
9-11 a.m.
                                                                 (Rain location: Bridgewater
Bridgewater Elementary School gym
                                                                 Elementary School)
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                                    6th Annual
        Canada Day Street Hockey
  (AGE 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-17 & 18 +)
  Grab your hockey stick, call your buddies and enter a team in
  Bridgewater’s ultimate experience in street hockey ... “The 6th
  Annual Canada Day Street Hockey Tournament.” This event is
  being co-hosted by the Bridgewater Parks, Recreation & Culture
  Department, and the Bridgewater Minor Hockey Association.
  Teams will consist of 1 goalie and 3-4players (only 3 players allowed
  on floor at one time). Players must wear a helmet with full mask and
  gloves. (Jocks are optional, but encouraged.) Goalie
  gear will NOT be provided. Teams are guaranteed a
  minimum of 3 games.
  Registration DEADLINE: June 24.
  Age 7-12 approx. 9 a.m. -1 p.m.
  Age 13-18+ approx. 1:30-6 p.m.
  Bridgewater Memorial Arena
  $75/team (5 players) & $60/team (4 players)
  donated by businesses in our community.

  DAY (Ages 3 – 12 years)
  Friday, July 15 , 1 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  Join us for an afternoon of FUN and physical activity.
  Play backyard and parachute games, take part in relay
  races, conquer an obstacle course, experience field
  hockey, or try the long jump, hit-run-throw or zumba
  dance. Face-painting and other activities will all be part
  of the fun! The aim of this special event is to promote       HEARTLAND TOUR
  active living through play and physical activity. All
  participants will have a chance to win one of 4 bikes         Friday, July 15 , 9 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  donated by the Bank of Montreal and High Liner Foods          Starting/Ending at the Kinsmen Field, Bridgewater
  Incorporated! The best part is… that this event is FREE!      The total bike tour will be 90 km but a participant may
  Organized and facilitated by the 2011 Heartland Tour in       choose to take part in only 1 or 2 sections of the ride
  partnership with Bridgewater Parks, Recreation & Cul-         based on rider ability. Visit our website for route details.
  ture and Lunenburg Municipal Recreation. For informa-         The shorter sections will start as follows…
  tion contact coordinator Ian McRae at 543-6038 or visit       Bridgewater- Kinsmen Field at 9:00 Mahone Bay,                                          approx 17K
  Bridgewater Kinsmen Field (Rain Location – HB Studios         Mahone Bay – The Three churches at 10:00 a.m. out to
  Sports Centre) FREE!                                          Indian Point and back, approx 15K
                                                                Mahone Bay – The Three Churches at 11:00 a.m. to
                                                                Lunenburg, approx 15K
                                                                Lunenburg – Fisheries Museaum at 12:45 p.m.
                                                                to Riverport, approx 17K
                                                                Riverport – Across from the Fire Hall at 2:00pm to
                                                                Bridgewater, approx. 23K
                                                                Everyone is responsible for their own safety – RIDE SAFE!
                                                                It’s FREE! For information contact coordinator
                                                                Ian McRae at 543-6038 or visit                                                        Recreation Guide Summer 2011   Page 17

                        9th ANNUAL
                                          FRIDAY, JULY 1
                     Registration Fee: $15 (Triathlon NS members $10)
    (Includes Triathlon NS membership, t-shirt if registered by June 1,
    certificate, pizza, goodie bag and draw prizes.)

    Join us on Canada Day at the Bridgewater Outdoor Pool for the 9th
    Annual Kids of Steel Triathlon open to youth ages 3-15. No prior
    experience is necessary for this SWIM, BIKE AND RUN event.
    Enter the individual and/or team event (2-3/team). It’s all about
    having fun!

    Year Born       Swim                     Bike        Run
    2006/07/08      sprinkler                50m         25m (with parent)
    2004/05         sprinkler/or 25m         75m         100m
    2002/03         50m                      2km         500m
    2000/01         75m                      3km         750m
    98/99           100m                     5km         1km
    96/97           125m                     6km         1.25km
    Relay Teams
    2000/01/02/03   75m                      3km         750m
    96/97/98/99     125m                     6km         1.25km
    *Swimmers are welcome to take breaks.

    All starts will be in waves by age and gender, starting at 8:45 a.m. Mandatory check in and bike
    safety checks commence at 7:45 a.m.

    Registration forms and event details are available at the Bridgewater Parks,
    Recreation and Culture Department located at 60 Pleasant Street. For more
    information feel free to call our office at 543-2274 or go to bridgewatertri- T-shirt only guaranteed to those registered by June 1, 2011.

    MITTEE: Tim Horton’s, Bridgewater Parks, Recreation and Culture Depart-
    ment, Michelin Tires (Canada), Cleve’s Source for Sports, Lunenburg Bike
    Barn, Spin Your Wheels Bike Shop, McDonald’s, Dairy Queen, High Liner Foods Incorporated,
    Bridgewater Triathlon Club, Claussen Walters, Belliveau Veinotte, NS Health & Wellness, BMO Nes-
    bitt Burns, Ken Smith, Tom Rogers, Jo-Anne Ferrier, Stephen Saunders, Beverley Richardson, Mark
    Nelson, Norma Patterson, Adrian Snow and Triathlon Nova Scotia.
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                         SUMMER DAY CAMP PROGRAMS
                        AGE 5 (IN SCHOOL LAST YEAR) TO 12
Fun is in the air! Join our energetic staff as we launch eight, week-long day camp sessions, each with its own unique theme.
Get ready for lots of fun as we visit the Bridgewater Pool every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 1 - 2 p.m. (Please bring
money if you want to purchase anything from the canteen at the Bridgewater Pool). We will enjoy fun games, sports, crafts,
visitors and field trips to all kinds of cool places. And don’t forget the fun we’ll have on the bus trips planned for the summer..
These trips are guaranteed to be an awesome time. (See bus trip descriptions). Day campers should bring a bag lunch, snacks,
extra drinks, a hat, sunscreen, and a bathing suit and towel. Drop off and pick up at the Bridgewater
Memorial Arena Auditorium. Daily excursions to the Woodland Gardens.
Monday-Friday, 8:15 am - 4:15 pm. Drop off time: 8:15 am - 8:30 a.m. (Pick up from 4:15 - 4:30 p.m.)
*Late pick up 4:30-5:15 p.m., there will be an additional cost of $5/day
 $110/ week
$160/week (2 children from same family) / $200/week (3 children from same family)
$25 Drop in/day(* Please note: drop-in fee does not apply to bus trip days).
NOTE: August 2-5 only fee reduced to $100/week

Session #1                                                    Session #5
Spring into Summer                                 July 4-8 Awesome Athletics                                    August 2-5
(Bus trip to Risser’s Beach  - see description on next page), (no camp August 1)
Another school year’s out and it’s time for some summer            (Bus trip to the Dartmouth Sportsplex and the Discovery
celebrations! Come make Hawaiian Leis, decorate your               Centre - see description on next page). Get your game
very own beach bag, and enjoy some delicious ice-cream             ready! We’re spending the week playing some sporting
floats. No summer kick-off is complete without a relaxing          events from around the world, such as European handball
day at the beach, and who knows ... it might even be time to       and Alaskan baseball, as well as competing in well known
break out the slip n’ slide! Slap on some sunscreen and pack       and loved sports, such as basketball, soccer, flag football and
a towel as we start off the summer!                                tennis. This active, fun focused week includes a trip to the
                                                                   Dartmouth Sportplex and the Discovery Centre so you can
Session #2                                                         give your mind a workout before riding some slides! Create
                                                                   a team flag, torches, and podium decorations. Who will take
Around the World                                July 11-15         home the Olympic Gold? Join us to find out!
Globe-trot, explore, travel the world! Experience some of
the wonders various cultures have to offer. Join us as we          Session #6                  August 8-12
travel to several exotic locations including Greece, Mexico,
and Egypt. Prepare to deck yourself in tribal paint , make
                                                                   Out Play, Out Laugh, Out Craft
your own sombrero, and learn some new games straight               We’re all “in it to win it” this week as we jump into the
from “down under”. A week of pyramids, boomerangs, and             world of game shows and reality television. Come see if
                                                                   fear is a factor for you, and guess what the survey will say
fiesta’s...this is one you won’t want to miss!
                                                                   as you test your skills in a variety of wild and wacky chal-
                                                                   lenges. Journey around Bridgewater as you attempt to
Session #3                                                         complete the amazing race, or win immunity. We will make
Where the Wild Things Are                       July 18-22         team buffs and see which leader will be eliminated when
                                                                   “the tribe has spoken”. It’s sure to bring the survivor out in
(Bus trip to Oaklawn Farm Zoo and Aylesford Beach - see            you! A week of fun, friendly competition.
description on next page). Life sure can be a zoo, especially
with all the different types of animals there are in the           Session #7
world. This week we’ll learn about a variety of species as
we leave for a jungle safari, make cool crafts, play some sea      Creativity Corner                          August 15-19
creature and reptile themed games, and explore the Savan-          Explore your creative side! Decorate your own cupcake,
nah. We’ll even visit Oaklawn Farm Zoo to get a first-hand         learn some new hip-hop moves, and show off your acting
look at these wonderful creatures before cooling down at           skills as we bring in a number of special guests, including
(lifeguarded) Aylesford Beach. This week is sure to be an          Devyn Kaizer, a dancer with an abundance of experience
adventure!                                                         with not only Nova Dance but also the Acadia Dance Collec-
                                                                   tive and team. This week we will also be introducing some
Session #4                                                         new art forms such as photography and music as well as
                                                                   touching on the classics. Come help us color our world with
Carnival Craze                                  July 25-29         creativity!
(Bus trip to the Bayers Lake Empire Theatres and Putting
Edge -see description on next page).
                                                                   Session #8
The big top is in town! We’ll try our hand at face paint-          Water Works                                August 22-26
ing, creative clown crafts, and play some favorite carnival        It’s time to cool down the summer as we spend the week cre-
games. Learn how to juggle, use infinity sticks, and create        ating water and nautical themed crafts, savoring a sundae,
balloon animals. Get ready to view the new movie ‘Zookeep-         and playing some insane water games! Jump on the slip
er’ and practice your mini-golf swing on our bus trip, and         n’ slide , toss around some water balloons, spray the water
perhaps even indulge in some tasty caramel apples. Join us         guns, and just chill at the pool during this wet and wild,
this week “run away and join the circus!”                          sun-soaked week!                                                                  Recreation Guide Summer 2011     Page 19

                                                    BUS TRIPS
                           (AGE 5 (IN SCHOOL LAST YEAR) - 12, UNLESS SPECIFIED)
 Bus trips will depart from and return to the Bridgewater Memorial Arena. Please remember to bring a bag lunch, snacks,
            extra drinks, sunscreen, and a hat. Note: Bus trips will only run if there is sufficient registration.

Tuesday, July 5                                                 SPORTSPLEX, HALIFAX/DARTMOUTH
(rain date Thursday, July 7)                                    Tuesday, August 2
Load on the sunscreen and grab your bathing suit and towel
as we travel to Risser’s Beach for a fun packed day! Make       Engage your mind at the Discovery Centre! With tons of
sure to pack a lunch (and/or money for the canteen) and         awesome exhibits such as the Bubble Room and the Spin-
plenty of water as you join us for a day of games, competi-     ning Chair and extraordinary presentations you're sure to
tions, splashing, and sun!                                      be impressed. Also remember to pack a bathing suit and
9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.                                                towel as we get wet and wild at the Dartmouth Sportsplex!
$25                                                             Try out the three crazy water slides on Pirates Cove, swing
                                                                off the rope, or practice your dives. There is also a heated
OAKLAWN FARM ZOO                                                wading pool and a smaller slide for those who prefer a more
                                                                gentle ride. Kids must be at least 1.2 metres (48") tall and
AND AYLESFORD BEACH                                             strong swimmers to ride Pirates Cove.
Tuesday, July 19 (rain date Thursday, July 21)                  9:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
It’s time to go wild at the zoo! Join us as we visit Oaklawn    $36
Farm and get a first-hand view of some of your favorite
exotic animals, including lions, bears, camels, and playful     HALIFAX SHOPPING CENTRE
monkeys. Feed the deer, take a trip on the pony rides, or       AND EMPIRE THEATRES,
just enjoy the sights an sounds of nature’s wild life. We’ll
also be stopping at lifeguarded Aylesford Beach to cool down    HALIFAX/BAYERS LAKE
in the surf. Be sure to bring your swimming gear, sunscreen     (AGES 12-15) Tuesday, August 16
and a towel!                                                    Calling all teen girls (ages 12-15) it’s time for a day out! Join
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.                                             us as we head over to the Halifax Shopping Centre for a
$32                                                             shopping spree (at teen’s expense) before catching a movie,
                                                                ‘Monte Carlo’ starring Selena Gomez and Leighton Meester,
PUTTING EDGE AND EMPIRE THEATRES,                               at the theatre. This is the perfect opportunity to spend some
BAYERS LAKE                                                     quality time with the girls and grab some new wardrobe
                                                                additions before its back to school,
Tuesday, July 26                                                so invite your friends to help us do
Throw on some white clothing and grab your lunches as we        what we girls are best!
head over for a black light adventure at the glow-in-the-dark   The Bridgewater Parks, Recreation
mini -putt location; Putting Edge. Practice that mini-golf      & Culture Department, and its staff
swing before heading off to Empire Theatres where we’ll         are not responsible for participant
relax and enjoy ’Zookeeper’, a comedy about a group of          purchases. Please send money for
talking zoo animals that attempt to save their home. This is    lunch at the food court or a bagged
sure to be an exciting trip that you wont want to miss!         lunch.
9 a.m.-4 p.m.                                                   8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
$35                                                             $35

                                    LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS
(Age 14-16)                                                     (Age 11+)
Calling Day Camp Leaders of the future! By volunteering         Get prepared for your summer babysitting. The course
with us, you will gain leadership skills and learn program      will cover handling emergencies, injury prevention (i.e.,
planning, teaching techniques, behaviour management,            personal safety, and security, and home, fire and toy safety),
crafts, games and songs through hands-on experience, not        babysitter rights and responsibilities, basic first aid and
to mention having an awesome time doing so! This is the         child care, etc. Bring a doll (stuffed animal), pencil, snack
perfect opportunity to gain valuable experience for future      and supper.
employment. Please send or drop off a letter/resume to          Karen Geddes-Selig
the Summer Recreation Manager, at our office located at 60      Wed., June 22 & Thurs., June 23, 4-8 p.m.
Pleasant Street or mail to 60 Pleasant Street, Bridgewater,     Bridgewater Town Office
NS B4V 3X9 by Friday, June 17.                                  $32 (includes manual and certification)
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                                           SPECIALITY CAMPS
                                                         (Age 7-12)

GLITZ AND GLAM                                                    GUYS CLUB: NO GIRLS ALLOWED!
Wednesday, August 24                                              Friday, July 22
Ready for a boy free day? Prepare to pamper yourself and          This is a day just for the guys. We’ll play sports like ulti-
indulge in all of the best (and girliest) activities. Sing and    mate frisbee and soccer, go on an outdoor scavenger hunt,
dance to your favorite songs, personalize and create your         cool off with a swim and much more! Come join us, and
own lip-gloss, make a unique and special friendship brace-        remember, NO GIRLS ALLOWED!
let and help us bake some delicious cookies. Journey to           Drop off at Kinsmen Field/Pick up at Bridgewater Pool
the pool for a quick dip before coming back to release your       9 a.m.-3 p.m.
inner model as we do our hair and nails before taking per-        $22
sonalized head shots. Its sure to be a relaxing day that any
girl would love!
Girl Guide Cabin (Dominion Street)
9 a.m.-4 p.m.

                                                  Events & Activities
                  ``Celebrate June is Recreation Month by participating in one of the following activities!``

RECREATION NOVA SCOTIA’S                                          FUN & GAMES DAY (Age 55+)
CREATIVE EXPRESSION CONTEST                                       Come play shuffleboard, bocce, baggo and croquet or try
                                                                  nordic walking or a “Nice and Easy Fitness” class, etc.
(AGES 5-12)                                                       Healthy snack provided. ‘IT’S FREE!”
Boys and girls are invited to draw, colour or sketch a picture    Thurs., June 9, 10 a.m. - 12 noon
of what recreation means to you. (Having fun, learning            HB Studios Sports Centre
something new or maybe picture of your favourite coach            Sponsored by the Municipality of the District of Lunen-
or leader.) A random draw will take place on July 29, 2011        burg, in co-operation with the Bridgewater Parks, Recre-
for a $150 gift certificate, donated by Canadian Tire. All        ation & Culture Department.
participants will receive a “June is Recreation Month” cer-
tificate. Drop into the Bridgewater Parks, Recreation and
Culture Department office at 60 Pleasant Street for a contest
registration form or go online to
junekids and click on Creative Expressions 2011 contest. En-
tries must be delivered to RNS by July 24th.

Share your experiences, memories and recreation moments
this summer with Recreation Nova Scotia. Photos can be
submitted under the following categories: Parks and the
Great Outdoors (trees, flowers, etc.); Facilities (fields, are-   TROPICAL POOL PARTY
nas, pools, gymnasiums, etc.); Active Transportation in
                                                                  Come to kick off the summer and celebrate ``JUNE REC-
Nova Scotians (biking, walking, rollerblading, and paddling,
etc.; Culture and Creative Expressions (music, song,              REATION MONTH`` at our three hour pool party! There
dance, drama, etc.); Play Together (families and friends);        will be games and competitions, as well as delicious food
and June Celebrations. “So start snapping in June!” Dead-         and cake. So come meet this summer`s staff and have some
line for submissions is September 23, 2011. The winning en-       splish-splashing fun in the sun!
tries will win a “June is Recreation Month” Kit Bag. Email        Friday., June 24, 4-7 p.m.
photos to Check the Recreation         Regular Entrance Fees Apply
Nova Scotia website at and click on
“June is Recreation Month” for details.                                                                  Recreation Guide Summer 2011   Page 21

                                              HEALTH & SAFETY
STANDARD FIRST AID & CPR RE-CERT                                 FIRST AID & CPR (BLSB)
Re-certify your emergency or standard first aid qualifica-       Learn the basic skills necessary to deal with emergency
tions. Please bring proof of your certification when regis-      first aid situations necessary to sustain life. Covers tech-
tering.                                                          niques for dealing with shock, unconsciousness, bleeding,
Laura-Lee Johnson                                                choking and cardiac arrest, etc. CPR on adults will also be
Emergency                                                        covered.
Sat., June 11, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., Town Office                      Ivy Lowe
$43.48 + $6.52 HST = $50                                         Sat., June 4, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Standard                                                         OR
Sat., June 11, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Town Office                      Patty Joudrey
$56.52 + $8.48 HST = $65                                         Tues., June 21, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
                                                                 Ivy Lowe
ST. JOHN AMBULANCE STANDARD FIRST                                Sat, July 9, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
AID & CPR (BLSC)                                                 OR
Learn the skills and knowledge necessary to deal with life       David Nash
threatening situations and provide assistance to persons in      Tues., August 16, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
physical distress. Includes care for fractures, head and spi-    Bridgewater Town Office
nal injuries, cuts, burns, poisoning, choking, cardiac arrest    $60.87 + $9.13 HST =$70 (incl. manual and certification card)
and other sudden medical conditions. CPR on adults, infants
and children will also be covered.
Ivy Lowe                                                                   MUSIC IN THE PARK SERIES
Sat. & Sun., June 4 & 5, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.                                    CITIZENS’ BANDSTAND
Bridgewater Town Office
OR                                                                           SHIPYARDS LANDING
Ivy Lowe                                                               (South End of King Street, weather permitting)
Sat & Sun, July 9 & 10, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Bridgewater Town Office                                           Sat., June 4                             1:00 p.m. til Dusk
OR                                                                Youth Bands: Hard Times on the LaHave, One: Thirteen,
David Nash                                                        Billie Dray & the Poor Boys, Birds are Dinasaurs,
Tues. & Wed., August 16 & 17, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.               Drop Squad, Last Call Cheraobyl
Bridgewater Town Office                                           Sun., June 12
$86.96 + $13.04 HST = $100                                        Yellow Rose                                       2:00 p.m.
                                                                  Wed., June 29
MARINE BASIC FIRST AID (MBFA)                                     Bridgewater Fire Department Band                  7:00 p.m.
This is an excellent course for the professional mariner and      Wed., July 6
recreational boater. Similar to standard first aid and CPR.       Bridgewater Fire Department Band                  7:00 p.m.
It includes a marine supplement, which includes informa-
tion on marine related topics. This course is approved by         Wed., July 13
Transport Canada and meets the requirement for those in           Bridgewater Fire Department Band                  7:00 p.m.
the marine industry who require this certification.               Sat., July 16
Patty Joudrey                                                     Yellow Rose                                       6:30 p.m.
Mon. & Tues., June 13 & 14                                        Wed., July 20
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Town Office
                                                                  Bridgewater Fire Department Band                  7:00 p.m.
$95.65 + $14.35 HST = $110
                                                                  Wed., July 27
                                                                  Bridgewater Fire Department Band                  7:00 p.m.
     FIRST AID AT YOUR CONVENIENCE                                Wed., August 3
     If you have a group of friends or staff that require         Bridgewater Fire Department Band                  7:00 p.m.
      first aid or CPR training, and our current courses
                                                                  Wed., August 10
   don’t fit your schedule, please give us a call at 543-2274.
                We can arrange a course for you.                  Bridgewater Fire Department Band                  7:00 p.m.
                                                                  Wed., August 17
                                                                  Bridgewater Fire Department Band                  7:00 p.m.
                                                                  Wed., August 24
                                                                  Bridgewater Fire Department Band                  7:00 p.m.
                                                                  August 31
                                                                  Bridgewater Fire Department Band                  7:00 p.m.
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                                     FITNESS, HEALTH & SPORT
Connie Banfield is a CAN FIT PRO Certified Fitness and Weight Room Instructor, who comes with 10 years teaching expe-
rience. She continues to take workshops and training to keep her classes safe, fun and up-to-date.

 Badminton         Monday       5:30-6:30 p.m.       Michelin Social & Athletic Club Connie Banfield    June 6 - July 11, 6 classes

 Total Muscle      Wednesday 5:30-6:30 p.m.          Michelin Social & Athletic Club Connie Banfield    June 8 - July 13, 6 classes
 Conditioning                                        June 15, 29 @ St. Joseph's
                                                     Parish Hall

                                                                         RECREATIONAL BADMINTON
    SUMMER FITNESS PASS                                                  Play badminton for a fun, cardiovascular workout. Abso-

       PUNCH CARD                                                        lute beginners, as well as, experienced players are welcome.
                                                                         There is a court for all levels.
                  Connie's Classes
                                                                         TOTAL MUSCLE CONDITIONING
           6 pass - $31.30 + $4.70 HST = $36                             Improve your muscle strength, endurance and flexibility,
           12 pass - $59.13 + $8.87 HST = $68                            using light free weights, resist tubing and the stability ball.
                                                                         NO CARDIO.
              * Pass Expires July 13, 2011

    Aline Couturier is an Occupational Therapist. She is also a CanFit Pro, Fitness Instructor Specialist and a Zumba
        Instructor. Zumba and the Zumba Fitness logo are trademarks of Zumba Fitness, LLC, used under license.

 Fitness Yoga      Monday       6-7 p.m.               Anglican Church Hall                 Aline Couturier    June 13 - July 18, 6 classes
                                6:30-7:30, July 11     *July 11 Michelin

 Zumba             Thursday  6:30-7:30 p.m.            Michelin Social & Athletic Club      Aline Couturier    June 9 - July 14, 7 classes
 Toning            Wednesday 6 - 7 p.m.                June 30 @ St. Joseph's                                  July 20
                                                       Parish Hall

              Summer Fitness Pass
          (Punch Card - Aline’s Classes)
           6 pass - $41.74 + $6.26 HST = $48
           7 pass - $ 50.43 + $7.57 HST = $58
           13 pass - $85.22 + $12.78 HST = $98
                 * Pass Expires July 20, 2011

This class combines targeted body-
sculpting exercises and high energy
cardio work with "Latin-Infused Zumba", to create a calorie-
torching, strength training dance fitness party. You will tone
all of your target zones, including arms, abs, glutes and
thighs. This "Zumba Toning" class is the perfect way to sculpt
your body naturally ... while having a total blast.

Fitness Yoga is a fusion of yoga and pilates type moves,
with breathing techniques to stretch and strengthen your
muscles, while allowing your mind to remain calm. This
class builds strength, flexibility and balance leaving you re-
laxed, re-energized and renewed.                                                                   Recreation Guide Summer 2011    Page 23

  BEGINNER/GENTLE YOGA                                           POWER YOGA - LEVEL 2
  Ashtanga Yoga is a style of yoga that generates heat in        This class is for people who have prior yoga experience
  the body through synchronizing the breath with a pro-          and enjoys a more intense class. A faster pace with a lot
  gressive series of postures and movement, to purify and        of sun salutations. We will build on strength and endur-
  strengthen the body. It is energizing, giving you a sense      ance.
  of confidence and well-being. It is great for developing       Amanda Stuart
  strength and discipline                                        Tues., 6:00-7:15 p.m.
  and is a style enjoyed by                                      SESSION 1: July 5-19/3 classes
  both men and women.                                            SESSION 2: August 16-30/3 classes
  Amanda Stuart is a High                                        Location: TBA
  School Teacher. She
  studied yoga with David                                        YOGA FOR RUNNERS
  Swenson in Detroit,
                                                                 Yoga is becoming an increasingly popular way for run-
  Michigan and completed
                                                                 ners to prevent and help reduce injury. It can also help
  a 200 hour certifica-
                                                                 increase stamina, flexibility, core strength and range of
  tion at the Therapeutic
                                                                 motion, and improve balance, muscular recovery, and
  Approach Yoga Studio
                                                                 mental clarity or focus. Amanda will target areas that
  in Halifax. Perfect for
                                                                 become tight, such as hamstrings and hips, and help par-
  beginners, older adults,
                                                                 ticipant develop relaxed breathing, etc. This class is a per-
  those who are currently
                                                                 fect low-impact companion for all “activities and sports”
  not active or those who enjoy a slower, gentler paced class.
                                                                 including golfing, walking, running, hockey, basketball or
  Please bring a mat and water.
                                                                 soccer, etc. A fantastic to “mix-up” your workout to help
  Tues., 7:30-8:45 p.m.
                                                                 you avoid boredom.
  SESSION 1: July 5-19/3 classes
                                                                 Amanda Stuart
  SESSION 2: August 16-30/3 classes
                                                                 Thurs., 7:30-8:45 p.m.
  Location: TBA
                                                                 SESSION 1: July 7-21/3 classes
                                                                 SESSION 2: August 18-September 1/3 classes
  POWER YOGA - LEVEL 1 & 2                                       Location: TBA
  Suitable for those who have completed Yoga for Beginners
  or someone who is physically fit and would like to start       $33.04+ $4.96 HST = $38/3 WEEKS (One class per week)
  yoga.                                                          $52.17 + $7.82 HST = $60 (ANY TWO YOGA CLASSES
  Amanda Stuart                                                  TAUGHT BY AMANDA STUART PER SESSION)
  Thurs., 6:00-7:15 p.m.                                         DROP-IN FEE: $13.04 + $1.95 HST = $15/class
  SESSION 1: July 7-21/3 classes
  SESSION 2: August 18-September 1/3 classes
  Location: TBA

Come experience Hatha Yoga with certified Hatha Yoga             This workshop will cover the history, benefits, proper tech-
Instructor Maureen Nowlan. No experience necessary. Just         nique and equipment required for Nordic Walking. We will
bring a beach towel or yoga mat and some water, and find         also get some “hands on” experience (warm-up, walk and
out why yoga is so popular. Maureen underwent 200 hours          easy stretching) in the Michelin Social Club gym. Weather
of training to become a certified instructor and took an ad-     permitting, there will be an “optional” outdoor walk.
ditional 100 hours of training in India in 2005 to become an     Connie Banfield
advanced yoga teacher. Enjoy some fresh air and fitness this     Sat., June 25, 10-11:30 a.m.
summer . Classes will not take place when weather condi-         Michelin Social & Athletic Club
tions are poor. Check out info line at 541-4380 for weekly up-   $11.50 + $1.50 HST = $13 (includes pole rental)
dates on class status. Participants must complete a waiver
form before participating in classes.
Tuesdays, June 28 - August 30, 6-7 p.m.
(Meet behind DesBrisay Museum)
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                       ESPECIALLY FOR ZOOMERS (AGE 50+)
PRIMETIMERS (Age 50+)                                              NICE & EASY (Age 60+)
Come join Connie 1, 2 or 3 times a week to improve your            A decrease in strength, balance, energy, flexibility and fit-
strength, endurance, flexibility and balance. Monday is            ness level can develop as we get older. “Nice and Easy” is for
“Step” (use step and risers or get a wonderful cardio work-        people with joint problems, who are older or have not exer-
out using the floor), Wednesday is “Weight/Resistance Day”         cised lately and adults “who understand if you don’t use it,
... working head-to-toe, and Friday is “Strengthen and Sculpt      you’ll lose it.” Studies have shown this type of activity dra-
Walk” ... a combination of walking, floor aerobics, and resis-     matically increases mobility, confidence and improves qual-
tance training. An excellent low impact workout that is easy       ity of life. A gentle warm-up will be followed by exercises, a
on your joints.                                                    cool down and stretches. All can be done standing or using
Mon., June 6 - July 25/8 classes                                   a chair. “Lots of jokes, cooking tips and laughs with instruc-
Wed., June 8 - July 27/8 classes                                   tor Connie Banfield.”
*(Wed., June 15 @ St. Joseph’s Parish Hall)                        Mon., June 6 - July 25
Fri., June 3 &10/ 2 classes 9:30-10:30 a.m.                        10:45-11:45 a.m.
Michelin Social & Athletic Club                                    Michelin Social & Athletic Club
Drop-in Fee: $2.83 + .42 HST = $3.25/class                         $28.70 + $4.30 HST = $33/8 classes

FUN & GAMES DAY (Age 55+)
Come play shuffleboard, bocce, baggo and croquet or try
nordic walking or a “Nice and Easy Fitness” class, etc.
Healthy snack provided. ‘IT’S FREE!”
Thurs., June 9, 10 a.m. - 12 noon
HB Studios Sports Centre
Sponsored by the Municipality of the District of Lunen-
burg, in co-operation with the Bridgewater Parks, Recre-
ation & Culture Department. Supported by the Lunenburg
County Community Health Board.

                            JOIN THE GROWING GREEN
                         WALKING AND WHEELING PARADE!
 Come and join the Growing Green Walking and Wheeling Parade, which celebrates walking, wheeling, and this year’s
 Growing Green Sustainability Festival!

 After the parade, join our Green Walk-about or Family Cycling Event! Have fun on a family friendly walk (suitable for
 all ages) or enjoy a guided bike ride (suitable for adults and kids on two wheel bikes).

 FREE face painting and kids’ costume making starting at 8:30am in the Kids' Activity Area.

 Meet at Main Stage on the Growing Green Festival grounds (King Street between Empire and Dominion).

 Saturday morning, July 23rd. Please check the Growing Green Festival website for the parade start time

 Your ride or stride: bike (secure bike parking available), stroller, wheelchair, stilts, heels, skateboard, in-line skates, cos-
 tumes or decorations that celebrate ‘growing green’. Remember your helmet for safetly.

 Visit for ideas & details! See you there!

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