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Celebrate Amherst by attending upcoming 'A Fest

It’s time to start thinking about heading back to school and getting into a routine. Happy back-to-school to all of our teachers and students! We hope everyone has a great school year.

But don’t get too sad summer is over yet – we still have ‘A Fest coming up, which is full of fun activities for the whole family!

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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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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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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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