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Much to do in Amherst

Our summer students are almost done for the year! But don’t worry, we still have lots of activities scheduled before they leave us!

This is the final week for some of our summer programs including: Touring on Tuesdays, Trail Walks and Active Family Fun.

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Hiking, swimming, just some of the ways to keep active

Wow! How are we just about halfway through Summer? Time flies when you’re having fun.

Back by popular demand, we’re walking and touring on Tuesdays again this year. It has been a lot of fun exploring various locations around our wonderful community. So far, we have visited the police station, the fire station, the library and the museum. The tour of town hall is on Aug. 13. On Aug. 20, we are visiting the post office. Meet at the Beacon Street park at 1 p.m.

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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 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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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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