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BBQ Edition 2018

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The Woodville Comunity Centre will once again be offering the Red Cross Swimming Lessons. There will be 2 sessions and will all be held at the VanHattems pool. Lesson times are net set until the week before they begin, however we try to schedule the younger kids for the early times.


Session Dates are:

Session 1 - July 9, 2018 to July 20, 2018

Pool located at:

271 Burgess Mountain Road

Parking is located across the street.


Session 2 - July 23, 2018 to August 3, 2018

Cost is $40 for a 2 week Session


Day Camp will be held from August 6th to August 10th from 9:00am to 12noon witha cost of $25.


To register for Swimming Lessons or Day Camp please use our ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM.




The Woodville Comunity Centre will once again be offering Tennis Lessons for July and August.


To register for Tennis Lessons please use our ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM or just drop in between 8am and 12 noon on weekdays. Cost is pay what you can.



The Woodville Community Centre would like to thank all those who supported another succesful barbeque. A huge Thank You goes out to all the Community members who take their time on a busy weekend to volunteer which makes this event such a Community effort. See you all next year.


Report on the Woodville Chicken BBQ on May 27, 2018

Posted by Ian Swinamer on Monday, May 28, 2018





On Saturday, May 5th the Woodville Community Centre to celebrated the completion of the new upstairs meeting room and the 450 square foot addition to our fitness room.


Our fine Community Centre is now 75 years old and was originally built as a school in 1942-43 to replace a smaller school that had just burnt on the same location. School classes were held in this building until 1970, and in 1972 it was purchased (given) to Woodville by the County of Kings, and used as our Community Centre since then.


Various structural improvements and facilities have been incorporated into the original building since it became a Community Centre 45 years ago. Some of the more recent changes are; main lobby & elevator (2000), new playground equipment (2007), fitness centre (2009-2010), generator, kitchen/washroom improvements, emergency comfort station (2012), new upstairs windows/blinds & heat pumps (2015), plus this latest building expansion that was completed in March.


George Foote who passed away a few weeks ago, had been president of the Woodville Community Centre for 30 plus years. He was the initiator, motivator, or one of the volunteer workers on many of these Community Centre improvements and the various social, recreational, fitness or fundraising events that the Woodville Community Centre hosts. In recognition of George’s long-term community leadership and his various contributions the Woodville Community Centre will dedicate this new upper level meeting room in his honour on May 5th and call this gathering area “George’s Room”. George’s community spirit and leadership will long be remembered!




Woodville Fitness Room

The Fitness Room at the Woodville Community Centre has a limited number of memberships. At present our membership is full and we are NOT taking names for a waiting list.




Lieutenant Governor's Community Spirit Award


The Lieutenant Governor’s Community Spirit Award was presented to Woodville, by the Honourable Mayann E. Francis, Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia on July 24, 2011 at the annual Woodville Garden Party. The Lieutenant Governor’s Community Spirit Award was created in 2007 to recognize and celebrate communities throughout Nova Scotia that demonstrate a high level of pride and citizen participation and the community’s unique strengths.


Each Lieutenant Governor's Community Spirit Award is unique.


The skilled artisans at Nova Scotia Crystal seek to capture the essence of each winning community. For Woodville, it is the spirit of leadership that began so many years ago and it acts as a role model for others within the community.


You will see a large cut through the crystal that represents the continuing leadership. Smaller ones are for the younger generations coming forward to carry on the leadership values they have been taught.


Around the base there are another 40 cuts in honour of the 40th anniversary of the Woodville Chicken Bar-b-que!


Garden Party Photos - Woodville Submission - Nova News Article