Spring/Summer Programs

Spring/Summer Programs

Digby Area Recreation Commission is committed to providing welcoming and safe environments where everyone can participate in a variety of recreational activities regardless of age, ability, background and economic status. We strive to support your healthy and active lifestyle.

For your convenience, we now offer online registration and payments for activities and programs offered through Digby Area Recreation Commission.

If you have never registered in one of our programs using this platform, simply start by creating an account for yourself (individual account) or for you and your family members (family account).

If you cannot register for  a program online, please contact Cara Sunderland (Active Living Manager) to complete the registration process: activeliving.darc@bellaliant.com or call 902-245-4344.

DARC Program Information & Registration


Introducing pickleball: A fun game the whole family can play!

Pickleball is played on a badminton-sized court with ping pong-type rectangular racquets, a wiffle-type ball, and tennis-like rules. It can be played as a singles game (with two players) or a doubles game (with four players).

Join us on Saturdays, 1:00-2:00 PM, at Digby Regional High School Gymnasium. This is a free, drop-in program for all ages and skill levels.

Digby Area Recreation’s Open Gym Program

Digby Area Recreation’s Open Gym offers unstructured activity time where the gymnasium is available to students, families, and community members to play pick-up sports such as basketball, volleyball, badminton, etc.  Open gym is FREE and is unstructured with no lesson plans or organized activities.  Please note that youth under the age of 12 must be supervised by a parent or guardian and indoor shoes must be worn.

Open Gym is offered at three schools:

  • Islands Consolidated School – Fridays, 6:00-8:00 PM
  • Digby Regional High School – Fridays, 6:00-8:30 PM & Saturdays, 10:00 AM-1:00PM
  • St. Mary’s Bay Academy – Saturdays, 10:00 AM-2:00 PM

Summer Day Camps

Summer means lots of time in the great outdoors, making memories with friends old and new, learning and trying new things, and having a blast at camp! Our co-ed day camp program is for youth ages 5-12 with age-appropriate activities such as swimming,  sports, group games and more! Day Camp is Monday through Friday, 8:30AM-4:30PM. Cost is $80.00 plus H.S.T. per child, per week.

Registration Information:

  • Online registration opens Monday, May 16, 2022.
  • If you are unable to, or would prefer not to register online, please call 902-245-4344 for other options.
  • If you experience financial barriers, financial assistance is available, please contact us.
  • Campers will only be able to register for three weeks of camp. If you would like to come for multiple weeks, please join the wait list for the the subsequent weeks and if space is available closer to the summer we will let you know. Thanks for your understanding.

2022 Summer Day Camps: