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Spring/Summer 

Recreation Department and associations (registration mid-May until events start)

At the pool:  

  • Wading Pool Lessons, Swimming Lessons Level 1-Bronze, Swim Team, Fitness classes, Pool Pass.
  • Swimming lessons run Mon-Fri and each session is 2 weeks.  
  • Open swim times, pool rental

Fun Park (camp) late June - Mid August

Soccer - Rec department runs a full summer program for U-15 and under. Registration starts in May; season starts after school ends and ends in August.  School soccer program (middle and high school) runs September to mid-November.

Ball sports: Co-ed Slo Pitch (adult softball league) is organized by River Valley Softball. Starting in 2023, the Rec department will be offering baseball clinics for youth aged 9-12 interested in learning the rules of the game and basic techniques. 

Youth programs: volleyball, ball hockey

Adult activities - Pickleball: Outdoor courts at the Covered Bridge Golf and Country Club

Others:

Golf - Covered Bridge Golf and Country Club has been ranked one of the best golf courses in New Brunswick, with each hole providing challenges and a view of the beautiful Wolastoq / Saint John River.

Hiking - trails at Covered Bridge Golf and Country Club, as well as the Becaguimec stream.  The NB trail runs right through Hartland - take a few minutes' detour to cross the World's Longest Covered Bridge using the pedestrian walkway. 

Mountain Biking - the Becaguimec Trail Association built and maintains the Becaguimec trail system - start at Highway 105 or enter the trails behind the Hartland Arena.

ATV outings - New Brunswick has over 10,000 km of trails in spectacular scenery.  Skedaddle Ridge Trails People is the local member group of QuadNB

Fishing - All you really need is your gear and a license.  Check out the Tourism New Brunswick page for details.  If tournaments are your jam, the New Brunswick Sport Fishing Association and the New Brunswick Bass Tour include events in Woodstock and Perth-Andover. 


Fall/Winter 

Recreation Department and associations:

At the arena:  

  • Hockey! - registration is Mid-September, activities start when the ice is in (typically late October.  Contact Carleton Minor Hockey Association.
  • Learn to Skate - November and December
  • Curling (new in 2022)
  • Skating Birthday parties
  • Youth pickup hockey (after school, storm days)

Elementary After School Program

Basketball - Steve Nash Mini Program for K-3 (Registration late October;  program is Tuesday nights 5-6 starting late November.)  Competitive team signup is typically late August, house league signup October. Contact Central Carleton Basketball Association for details.   

Adult activities - Pickleball (fall), basketball, Volleyball

Seniors' Club

Snowshoe Rentals

Others: 

Golf Simulator and snowshoe/x-country ski trails at the Covered Bridge Golf and Country Club

Snowshoeing at the Becaguimec Trails

Fat Biking - Becaguimec Trail Association

Snowmobiling - Northern Lights Trail Blazers Inc.  (Trail permits on sale beginning early November) 


Assistance

Western Valley P.R.O. Kids (Positive Recreation Opportunities for Kids) provides assistance to children and youth who, due to lack of funds, are unable to participate in sport, art, recreational or cultural activities.

Jumpstart is a program available across Canada for individuals and communities.


Stay tuned to the Hartland Recreation Facebook page for up-to-date announcements and information.