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Amherst a happening, busy place in August

Happy August!

We are fast approaching the end of the summer, but the fun has not stopped yet!

The Youth Track and Field Meet happened at the Rotary Park on the July 30, with great success! More then 10 youth showed up and developed their running, throwing and jumping skills in addition to having tons of fun.

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Amherst offers plenty to keep you active, healthy

The Amherst Recreation Family First Summer Programming is mid way through its schedule, with many families participating in activities while getting out to enjoy some fresh air!

Weekly events include summer multisport, trail walks, active family fun and youth tennis. Our summer brochure is out and available. Make sure you grab a copy or follow us on Facebook or at amherst.ca to keep up to date with upcoming events all summer long.

Youth Intro to Tennis lessons are back this year, with more than 50 participants being active, learning some new skills and enjoying our new tennis courts at the Lions Park. 

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Amherst to celebrate Canada Day on July 1

Canada Day is fast approaching!

Join the ‘A team on July 1 in your best red and white and come celebrate the big day!

The festivities begin with the opening ceremony at 11:30 a.m. You do not want to miss it.

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Lots to keep folks busy in Amherst this summer

Have you been enjoying the sun we have been having recently? We hope it is finally here to stay!

If you’re looking for ways to stay busy this summer some of the activities and events put on by the ‘A Team include: tennis, Musical Mondays, trail walks and recreational swimming.

A detailed list of all our events, with the time and location can be found on our Amherst Recreation Facebook Page. Additionally, we will be making videos each week with details about upcoming events – stay tuned.

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Rec Department planning some great summer events

It seems the warm weather has finally found us, and as you can see our greenery is back – hooray for that!

Warm weather doesn’t only bring out the greenery though, it also brings out our Summer Student Leaders!

The Amherst Recreation Department is busy working with community organizations to bring some great events for the whole family to enjoy this summer.

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