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Community Services Department

Direct-Delivery Programs

Summer Entertainment Series

Hours of Operation

Ball Hockey

Movie Series

Location and Map


Family Event Series

Contact Us

Online Registration

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Events Will be announced closer to events and dependant on PNB Covid-19 Guidelines Visit www.sussex.ca/ Events for updated event postings


Special Events Canada Day Festivities will be announced at a later date New Brunswick Day Festivities will be announced at a later date


Community Programs

Facilities, Parks & Trails

Community Partners

Sports & Active Living

Map/ Locations



Community Organizations

Theatre & Dance Outdoor Pursuits Special Needs


General Interest


Seniors Church Programs


Helping Organizations




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COMMUNITY Hours of Operation

(March 29th - August 27th) Monday-Friday 7:30am-4:00pm Please note the following closures for statutory holidays: April 2nd (Good Friday), April 5th (Easter Monday), May 17th (Victoria Day), July 1st (Canada Day), August 2nd (New Brunswick Day).

Location and Map

8 Leonard Drive (2nd Floor - 8th Hussars Sports Centre)

Contact Us

Community Services Director Jason Thorne 432-4520 jason.thorne@sussex.ca Community Services Officer Roberta Craft 432-4574 roberta.craft@sussex.ca Main Line 432-4573 www.sussex.ca

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Mayor Marc Thorne “We are happy to get back to our new normal. Spring is in the air and with that we want to be outside. Remember to always exercise caution and follow all Covid-19 safety standards. All updated information can be found on our website at www.sussex.ca.”

Members of Council Tim Wilson Deputy Mayor Bridget Ryan Councillor Deborah Armitage Councillor Jane Boyle Councilllor Graham Milner Councillor Eric Nelson Councillor

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Town of Sussex Ball Hockey This program is competitive at all levels however beginners are welcome to join. Community Services—432-4573 Ages: 4 -13 Covid-19 Opertaional Plan in Place When: April-May Where: Sports Centre Cost: $60-$90 (depending on age) + $25 jersey deposit. $60 - for 5 and Under (2016-2017) $70 - 7 and Under (2014-2015) $80 - 10 and Under (2011-2013) $90 - 13 and Under (2008-2010) Register at: www.sussexatplay.ca Goalies register at 50% discount. Goalies can not register online. No registrations will be accepted after March 31st Cheerleading Learn basic Cheerleading skills which will include some dance and gymnastics. Due to time restriction parents are asked to drop off kids for each class. Community Services—432-4573 Covid-19 Operation Plan in Place Ages 5-12 When: Mon & Thurs April 19-June 3, 6:30 pm Where: Community Room Cost: $75


Online Registration We are pleased to offer online registration for Town of Sussex programs at www.sussexatplay.ca. Simply create a family account, select the program you wish to register for, and pay using VISA or Mastercard. Online registraion is easy, you will receive your confirmation and receipt via email once your transaction is complete.

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Up until April 9

up until April 15

May 15

May 25-26

Youth Citenzenship nominations close. Visit www.sussex.ca to nominate a deserving youth today. Volunteer Award nominations close. Visit www.sussex.ca to nominate a deserving volunteer today. Community Clean Up All participants must preregister by visiting www.sussex.ca Residential Spring Clean Up This is an oppertunity to clean your yards and houses for residents of the Town of Sussex

Check&Play Program

Sussex Regional Library in partnership with the Town of Sussex is now offering select sporting equipment that you can simply check out with your Library card. Visit the Sussex Regional Library today




Every Friday starting May 7th ending Oct 29th from 11 am to 4 pm 602 Main Street Sussex@Play - Spring-Summer 2021 V.1 / sussexatplay.ca



Father Bigfoot has become famous and wants to use his fame to change the world. He agrees to help an environmental organization protect a nature reserve. Rated PG

In a magical realm where technological advances have taken over, Ian and Barley, two elven brothers, set out on an epic adventure to resurrect their late father for a day. Rated PG

When SpongeBob SquarePants’ beloved pet snail Gary goes missing, a path of clues leads SpongeBob and his best friend Patrick to the powerful King Poseidon, who has Gary held captive in the Lost City of Atlantic City. Rated PG

June 30th

July 14th

July 28th

Limited seating. Please feel free to bring your own lawn chair. 7


A rivalry reemerges when Jerry moves into New York City’s finest hotel on the eve of the wedding of the century, forcing the desperate event planner to hire Tom to get rid of him. Rated PG

Peter can’t seem to shake his reputation for mischief among the other. Once he adventures out of the garden Peter finds himself in a world where mischief is appreciated. Rated PG

August 11th

August 25th

Scooby Doo and the gang are sent back in time to the age of Camelot to solve a mystery after Shaggy attempts to trace his family roots in England. Rated PG.

Sept 1st

Rain Venue for all events - 8th Hussars Sports Centre Sussex@Play - Spring-Summer 2021 V.1 / sussexatplay.ca


COMMUNITY PROGRAMS Sports & Active Living Sussex Co-ed Slo-Pitch League The Sussex Co-ed Slo-Pitch League is for men and women 16+. Roger Belding cell 434-3664 Ages: 16+ When: Mon-Sun Where: Sussex Ball Fields Cost: $730.00 Per Team Sussex & District Minor Baseball Learn all aspects of baseball. President: Aaron Johnson 567-0084 Email: aaron_johnson08@hotmail.com Ages: 4-18 When May-Sept days and time TBD Where: determined by schedule Cost: $50-$165 Sussex Girls Softball A great opportunity to learn a new sport or further your development in softball over the summer. Contact for more information or check out our facebook page “Sussex Girls Softball” Contact Name: AnneMarie Taylor Emal: sussexsoftball@gmail.com Ages: 4 to 19 When: June to September Where: to be determined Cost: $85 to $155 Two Rivers Karate Club This is a great way to get some exercise while leaning some new skills. Terry Soucy - 609-3247 Ages: 4+ When Feb-June; Tues, Thurs & Fri Where: Apohaqui Elementary School Cost: $125-$175


Kings County Soccer Association Soccer for beginners and all levels of players. Norah Deveau - 432-9535 or www.facebook.com/kingscountysoccer Ages: 4-18 When: Days and times vary Where: Sussex Middle School Field Cost: $80-$150 Sussex Football Association All skill levels are welcomed and gear is provided with registration cost. Ron Dunfield 433 6279, rdunfield1@yahoo.ca Visit www.fundyminorfootball.com Ages: 5-14 When Aug-Nov days and time TBD Where: determined by schedule Cost: $95-$220 Sussex Taekwondo All skill levels welcomed, uniform is included in registration cost. Burton Murray - 756-2960 or email: burtmurray54@gmail.com Ages: 5+ When Sept-Jun Mon & Wed 5:30pm & 6:15pm Where: Trinity Anglican Church Cost: $130 registration + $40 per month Sussex Tennis Association Come and explore the exciting game of Tennis! After School Program starts May 25th till June 19th. Summer Camps will Start June 22nd, register at The Nutrien Civic Centre for camps. Ted Robertson - 433-6077 or sussex.tennis@gmail.com Visit: www.sussextennis.ca Ages: 6-18 When: May-Oct days and time TBD Where: Hans Lammens Tennis Centre Cost: $25-$240

Theatre & Dance/ Arts Kidstuff Theatre Provides lively entertainment to young children and teaches the art of theatre in a fun environment. Find on Facebook or 802-7869 Ages: all ages When: (time varies) Where: Sussex Regional High School Cost: Varies AX AX presents work by artist near and far. We host literary events, intimate concerts, film nights, and art and craft classes. www.axartscentre.ca or 433-8351 Choice Cuts Open Mic Literary readings Ages: All ages When: 1st Thursday of each month, 7pm Where: 12 Maple Ave Cost: Free AX Writing Group Ages: All ages When: 3rd Thursday of each month, 6pm Where: 12 Maple Ave Cost: Free

Outdoor Pursuits Scouts Canada Scouts have fun youth- led adventures discovering new things and experiences they wouldn’t discover elsewhere. Scouts is the start of something great. 1-888-855-3336 or helpcentre@ scouts.ca or www.scouts.ca Ages: 5-17 When: Sept –June Times vary Where: Please contact Cost: Fees vary

Girl Guides of Canada Providing leadership programs for girls. Contact; 1-800-565-8111 or support@girlguides.zendesk.com www.girlguides.ca Ages: 5-18 When: Sept-June times vary Where: please contact Cost: Fees Vary Special Needs The Multi-Sensory Room Here resources are matched with the special needs of individuals of the community, young and adult alike. Sussex Middle School - 432-2022 Ages: All When: Please Contact Cost: Free

General Interest

Kings County Family Resource Centre Programming Where families and people can go who either have or care for children from birth to six years of age. KCFRC - 433-2349 Ages: 0-6 When: Mon-Sat time varies Where: 617 Main Street Cost: Free Food Safe Certification Course This is Nationally Accredited Certification Ken Foster – 433-3823 Ages: 16+ When: As needed Where: TBD Cost: TBD

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COMMUNITY PROGRAMS Sussex Vale Quilters This group is for anyone interested in quilting. No experience necessary. Gillian James at 433-3340 Ages: all ages When: Mon at 7:00pm or Tues at 1:00pm Where: St. John’s Church Hall Cost: $25

General Interest St. John Ambulance Enables Canadians to improve their health, safety & quality of life by providing training & community service. Pet CPR classes are now available. St. John Ambulance - 433-4840 Ages: 11+ When: Dates and Times vary Where: 12 Perry Street Cost: depending on course Nature Sussex Meet on 4th Monday of the month (Jan-May; Sept-Nov) with field trips at various times. Details found at www.naturesussex.ca Phone - 433-4439 Ages: All When: Meet on 4th Monday of the month Where: 4 Needle St, Sussex Corner Cost:FREE


Seniors Sussex and Area Seniors’ Centre The Centre offers programs, events and activities for the 50+. Senior Centre - 433-8480 or sasc@nb.aibn.com www.sussexareaseniorscentre.com Ages: 50+ When: Jan-Dec Where: 50 Perry Street Cost: $20 membership Church Programs St. Pauls United Church programs We offer childcare during worship each Sunday and provide various programs such as church School, Youth group and Mens Groups. Church - 432-1114 or stpaulsunitedsussex@rogers.com www.stpaulsunitedsussex.ca Sunday Worship Ages: all When: Sun 10am Where: 4 Morrison Ave Cost: Free Calvary Church We are reaching families, changing lives. We have Sunday Servieces and Family nights Tuesdays. 433-4759 or calvarypentecostal@gmail.com www.calvarypc.ca Sunday Worship Ages: All When: Sun 10:30 & 6:00 pm, Tuesday 6:00 pm Where: 384 St. George St Cost: Free

Trinity Anglican Church We seek to be an active holy place of worship and hospitality with many programs and events offered. Phone: 433-3444 E-mail: Trinityanglicanchurch@nb.aibn.com Web:www.trinityanglicanchurchsussex.org Sunday Service Ages: All When: Sun 11:00 am Where: 853 Main Street, Sussex Cost: Free The Salvation Army Sussex Community Church We are a Christian church and international charitable organization. We offer many programs and services to the Sussex area including a food bank, Thrift Store and emergency services. Contact: 433-3302 Worship Service Ages: all When Sunday 10:30 am Where: 79 Main Street Cost: Free

Encounter Church We offer many programs and events including Joy Ministries, monthly weekend events, Weekday Lunchons, Coffee & Friends, Encounter Youth, Celebrate Recovery and Womens Groups. Contact: 433-3500 admin@ecnb.ca & www.ec.ca Sunday Service Ages: All When: Sunday 10:30 am Where: 280 Saint George Street Cost: Free

Coffee & Friends Ages: All When: Tuesdays 10 am Where: 280 Saint George Street Cost: Free

Faith Bible Baptist Fellowship We offer an array of programs for the community. 433-4685 or fbbf@nb.sympatico.ca www.faithbible.ca Sunday School/ Discipleship Ages: all When: Sunday’s at 9:45am Where: 33 Pine Street Cost: Free Bible Study and Prayer time Ages: all When: Wednesday at 7pm Where: 33 Pine Street Cost: Free Free Hot Lunch, “Faith’s Kitchen” Ages: all When: Tuesday’s from 11:30am to 1pm Where: 33 Pine Street Cost: Free Sussex Baptist Church We offer lots of programs for all, join us today! Contact: 433-2100 or subc@nb.aibn.com www.sussexbaptist.com Worship Service Ages: all When: Sun 10:30 am Where: 24 Church Avenue Cost: Free

Coffee and Fellowship Ages: all When: Sun 10:15 am Where: 24 Church Avenue Cost: Free Church Groups continued on page 26

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Sunday, Monday - Closed

Library Hours Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday - 10am-5pm

Wednesday - 12pm-8pm

Sussex Regional Library - 46 Magnolia Avenue - 432-4585 - sussexpl@gnb.ca - gnb.ca/publiclibraries Sussex@Play - Spring-Summer 2021 V.1 / sussexatplay.ca



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To register for alerts please visit www.sussex.ca

The Town Of Sussex is breastfeeding friendly, all town buildings welcome moms and babies to breastfeed. 17

Churches Abundant Life United Pentecostal Atlantic Community Church Calvary Pentecostal Christadelphians Ecclesia Encounter Church Evangel Assembly Faith Bible Baptist Fellowship Kingswood University Salvation Army Church St. Francis Xavier St. Paul’s United St. Marks Anglican Sussex Baptist Trinity Anglican Penobsquis Baptist Church

433-8008 433-8323 433-4759 433-6738 433-3500 433-1476 433-4685 432-4400 433-3302 433-1902 432-1114 433-4412 433-2100 433-3444 433-4952

Community Organizations

590 CJCW 432-2529 8th Hussars Canadian Army 432-6575 8th Hussars Museum 433-5226 Anglophone South 1-855-535-7669 Bridging New Waters 4H 433-5466 Crosswinds Occupational Centre Inc. 432-7500 Farm Fresh 4H Club 432-5106 Food Safe Certification (Ken Foster) 433-3823 Gentle Giants and Friends 432-9824 Girl Guides of Canada 1-800-565-8111 Heritage Valley Home Educators 485-2930 Kings County 4H Beef Club 608-0264 Kings County Foster Families Association 432-2004 Kings County Family Resource Centre 433-2349 Kiwanis Club 839-2696 Lions Club 433-4666 Multicultural Association of Sussex 808-0154 N.B. Agricultural Museum 433-6799 Nutrien Civic Centre 432-6100 PACK 432-2610 Poley Mountain Ski Resort 433-7653 Princess Louise Park Show Centre 433-4700 Royal Canadian Army Cadets 432-6575

Royal Canadian Legion #20 432-6699 Scouts Canada 1-888-855-336 Snider Mountain Ranch 432-6362 Sussex 4H Calf Club 434-4642 Sussex and Area Activity Centre 433-1828 Sussex Bowling Alley 433-6654 Sussex Chamber of Commerce 433-1845 Sussex Community Foundation 433-6244 Sussex Farmers Market 839-2296 Sussex Golf and Curling Club 433-4951 Sussex Rotary Club info@sussexrotary.org Toastmasters 433-5120 Welcome Wagon 1-844-299-2466 Helping Organizations Addiction Services 674-4300 Al-Anon 433-4443 Alcoholic Anonymous 650-3114 Alzheimer Support Group 1-800-664-8411 Canadian Mental Health 432-2101 Canadian Red Cross 433-5886 CHIMO Help line 1-800-667-5005 Community Support Worker 433-4453 Dial-A-Ride 433-4453 Domestic Violence Outreach 433-6879 Heart and Stroke Foundation 432-3100 Kids Help Line 1-800-668-6868 NB Extra Mural Program 432-3280 Post-Secondary Education 432-2062 RCMP 433-7700 Saint John Ambulance 433-4840 Salvation Army Family Services 433-5461 Service Canada 1-800-206-7218 Service New Brunswick Sussex 432-2006 Sharing Club 433-6047 Social Assistantce 1-866-441-4340 Sussex Cancer Support 433-5028 Sussex Crisis Pregnancy Centre 432-4006 Sussex Employment Office 432-2110 Sussex Fire Department 432-4542 Sussex Resource Centre (Housing) 433-9304 Sussex Vail Transition House 432-6999 Work Room 432-7593

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The Town of Sussex has advertising opportunities

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Guide: full page, ½ page and ¼ page ads Ice Logos LED sign at the arena Event Sponsors Ice Sponsorship Skate Helpers

Contact the Community Services Department for more details at 432-4573 or recreation@sussex.ca

To apply parents can visit www.jumpstart.canadiantire.ca or call your local rep at 432-4573


Where arts and culture

come to life AX is a community arts and culture centre in the heart of Sussex, with a gallery, classroom, ceramics studio, patio and licensed restaurant.

Open year-round, AX presents work by artists near and far. We host literary events, intimate music concerts, artist talks, and art and fine craft classes for kids and adults.

12 Maple Avenue, Sussex, NB www.axartscentre.ca ~ (506) 433-8351

The 8th Hussars Museum

66 Broad St, Sussex, NB (506) 433-5225 Email: hussarssussex@nb.aibn.com www.8chassociation.com

Located in downtown Sussex in the Historic Train Station, the 8th Hussars Museum is dedicated to presenting the more than 200 years of military history of Sussex and surrounding area. The museum highlights the 170-year history of the 8th Canadian Hussars (Princess Louise’s) regiment, the New Brunswick Rangers and that of Camp Sussex, one of Canada’s first permanent military training centres. Other displays tell the story of local soldiers and their experiences during peace and war, both tragic and inspiring. Visit the 8th Hussars Museum in the historic Sussex train station. See the military history of Sussex and surrounding area. Open 7 days a week, May until Sept.

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For more information, please contact 433-1085 or email: cibsussexnb@gmail.com

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2021 Spring/Summer Sussex@Play Leisure Guide  

Your one stop shop for programs and events happening in the Sussex area.

2021 Spring/Summer Sussex@Play Leisure Guide  

Your one stop shop for programs and events happening in the Sussex area.