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Summer Programs 2017

Municipality of the District of St. Mary's Red Cross Swimming Lessons 

Liscombe Lodge July 10th-21st & August 14th-25th

Registration form can be downloaded here: St. Marys Swim Classes Registration Form 2017

Red Cross Swimming Lessons at the Liscombe Lodge will cost $25.00 per participant. Families save $5 for each additional participant.

All registered children will be placed into appropriate classes. Parents will be notified of class times prior to lessons beginning.

Registration forms can be returned to the Municipal Office in Sherbrooke, emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or faxed to (902)522-2309 no later than July 5th, 2017

 

St. Mary's Summer Day Camps

Monday-Friday: 9am-2pm (Ages 4-12)

Monday and Wednesday: 9am-12:30pm (Age 3)

Kids must bring a healthy lunch, water bottle, and proper footwear. Adequate and proper hydration/food are key. Day camps are a pop-free zone! We have added a special opportunity for 3 year old children to attend our summer day camps this year. On Monday and Wednesday's of each week, day camps will be open to 3 year old children. Drop off time will be at 9 a.m. and pick up time will be at 12:30 p.m. Children will play games, do crafts, and eat their lunch. Children must be able to use the washroom on their own to attend. July 3-7: Sherbrooke, St. Mary's Recplex, July 10-14: Port Bickerton Community Centre, July 17-21: Bethel Community Church Lochiel Lake, July 24-28: Liscomb Legion. Questions? Call (902)522-2598.

Registration form can be found here: St. Marys Summer Day Camp Registration Form 2017

Local Project to Improve Rural Internet Access

The Municipality was successful in securing a grant under the Provincial Government's Municipal and Communtiy Rural High Speed Internet Fund.  Read more about the announcement here.

Canada Day 2017

2017 Poster

Active Transportation

Active Transportation refers to any form of human powered transportation such as walking, cycling, using a wheelchair, skateboarding or snowshoeing. The Municipality is currently working on an Active Transportation Plan to connect Old Road Hill to Hwy. 7 and Main Street. Improving accessibility will provide opportunities for safe travel for visitors and residents.

Please contact Committee Chair, Kerri Penney at 522-2598 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Thank you to all who attended the consultations and provided valuable input! Council adpoted AT plan at recent Council meeting...

Active Sherbrooke - Final Plan

Employment Opportunities

2017 Summer Recreation Manager

Position Summary:
Working under the direction of the Active Living Coordinator, the Summer Recreation Manager will be tasked with developing summer programming for youth and teens and assist with a variety of special events.

Apply by Resume, Cover Letter and attached references in person at the Municipal Office, by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., fax at 522-2309 or by mail 8296 Hwy. 7, PO Box 296 Sherbrooke, NS, B0J 3CO. Deadline to apply is 4:00 p.m. May 29th, 2017

Summer Recreation Manager 2017

2017 Summer Recreation Leader

Position Summary:
Working under the direction of the Summer Recreation Manager, the Summer Recreation Leader will be tasked with delivering recreational programming throughout St. Mary's during the summer season.

Apply by Resume, Cover Letter and attached references in person at the Municipal Office, by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., fax at 522-2309 or by mail 8296 Hwy. 7, PO Box 296 Sherbrooke, NS, B0J 3CO. Deadline to apply is 4:00 p.m. May 29th, 2017

Summer Recreation Leader 2017

2017 Lifeguard/Summer Program Leader

Position Summary:
Working under the direction of the Director of Community Development and Recreation, the Lifeguard/Summer Recreation Programmer's main focus will be to provide lifeguard services during swimming lessons located at the Liscombe Lodge. Recreation programming duties will take place during times when lessons are not in session.

Apply by Resume, Cover Letter and attached references in person at the Municipal Office, by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., fax at 522-2309 or by mail 8296 Hwy. 7, PO Box 296 Sherbrooke, NS, B0J 3CO. Deadline to apply is 4:00 p.m. May 29th, 2017

Lifeguard 2017

Monthly Municipal Newsletter

Testimonial:

"Thank you for helping to get our messages out. Your newsletter is widely and carefully read by most residents in the District every month"

- Katherine, April 21/10

The deadline for submissions for the next issue of the Municipal Newsletter is Wednesday, June 21 at 4:00 P.M. Download a copy of 06-June 2017 Newsletter
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St. Mary's Community Mental Health Day

Mental Health Poster

Regular Meeting of Council

Regular monthly meetings of the St. Mary's Municipal Council are held on the second Monday of every month with the exclusion of December & August.

Emergency meeting of Council: Thursday June 8th, 2017 - 1pm

Next Regular Meeting Agenda:  Monday June 12, 2017 7pm Agenda June 12, 2017

Most Recent Approved Minutes: April 10, 2017 council minutes

Next Committee of the Whole Meeting: Wedesnday June 14th  - 1pm

Most recent Committee of the Whole Minutes:May 3 2017 COTW Minutes