Family Activities

Arts Afire Pottery Class

Take advantage of this unique opportunity to learn the art of pottery as Kim Hancock, a well known local potter, invites us into her studio for a lesson. Kim will share her skills and techniques while you put your creativity to the test. Transportation is included. Register early, as space is limited.

Mondays | 9:30 am to 12:30 pm • Resort Guests Only: $35.00 per person • Meet at the Recreation Office

Campfire Stories

Meet at the beach to roast marshmallows and meet up with fellow Resort Guests. Listen to tall tales as told by our professional storyteller around the campfire. Parents are expected to attend with children. Storytelling begins promptly at 8:00pm. Storyteller: Jay Doige

Wednesdays | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm • Resort Guests: Complimentary | Non Resort Guests: $10.00 per family
Meet at the beach at the Campfire Pit; weather permitting

Family Art Jam on the Beach with MONK

Loaded with fun for the whole family from your youngest learner and up!… Family exploration is the focus in creating a miniature masterpiece you can take home. Discover the world around you in this one hour exploratory painting session where stunning Rathtrevor Beach is your studio. This hands on program will introduce you to painting with acrylics. All supplies are included. HAVE FUN, PLAY, MAKE ART AND NEW FRIENDS.

Fridays | 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm (with the exception of July 12, 19 & Aug 2) • Students: Age 5 and up
Resort Guests Only: Individual or family fee of $20.00 plus $5.00 per canvas • Meet on the beach

Family Game Night

Come one… Come all! Join in the fun and laughs… and prizes… of ‘GAMES’ night. It’s a great way to interact with other Resort Guests. The slated games for the evening will be posted at the Recreation Office. Please feel free to drop by and offer up suggestions.

Sundays | 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm • Resort Guests Only: Complimentary • Meet in the Filberg Room

Get Your Art On… with MONK

Create an amazing treasure, and a memory you can hang on your wall. Engage in art through a hands-on acrylic art project. This painting session provides an opportunity for students to experiment, take risks and participate in a fun, low pressure environment. Teens and adults will have the space to explore their own style while learning about some art fundamentals, Meet other artists and be inspired! All supplies are included and can be taken home with you so that you can continue the creative process on your own.

Fridays | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm (with the exception of July 12, 19 & Aug 2) • Students: Age 12 and up
Resort Guests Only: $40.00 per person • Meet on the beach

Life Underwater

Come explore the inter-tidal zone Tigh-Na-Mara calls home. You will learn all about the indigenous sea life and introduced species from a Registered Biologist. Rubber boots or beach shoes, hats, and sunscreen are recommended. Parents are expected to attend with children.

Saturdays | 10:00 am to 12:00 pm • Resort Guests: $25.00 per family of 4 or $7.00 per individual
Non Resort Guests: $30.00 per family of 4 or $8.50 per individual • Meet at the Recreation Office

Mother/Daughter Mini Manicure, Milkshakes and Martini’s

Treat your little princess to a Spa experience designed exclusively for Mother and Daughter! Enjoy some girl talk over a martini for mom and a milkshake for daughter in our Relaxation Lounge. Side-by-side Mini-Manicures are next, which includes nail shaping, hand and arm massage and a perfect nail application. Your princess will also receive a spa gift to take home with her for a truly memorable experience! Advanced booking is required. Please allow 45 minutes for your spa experience. For guests 12 years and under. Must be accompanied by an adult enjoying the program with the child. Does not include use of the mineral pool.

Mondays & Wednesdays | 7:00 pm & 7:30 pm • Fridays | 7:00 pm, 7:30 pm & 8:00 pm
Resort Guests: $40.00 per person | Non Resort Guests: $45.00 per person • Meet at the Grotto Spa Reception Desk

Outdoor Movie Night

Throughout August we will host Outdoor Movie Night at the Seaside Gazebo. Blankets will be provided to sit on. Remember to visit our Pines Gift Shop to stock up on snacks. Movies will be advertised each week on the Recreation Boards at the Pool House and Recreation Shed.

Sundays in August | 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm • Resort Guests: Complimentary | Non Resort Guests: $20.00 per family
Meet at the Seaside Gazebo

Sandcastle Competition

Come compete in the most memorable family event of the summer! A competition to challenge your sand castle sculpting ingenuity, creativity and teamwork skills with an amazing reward for the winning team… a $500 gift certificate to use towards your next stay with us.

Tuesdays | 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm • Weather Permitting

Learn More About Our Famous Sandcastle Competition Here

Skim Boarding

The Tigh-Na-Mara beach front is one of the best locations on the Island for flatland skim boarding. If you are interested in taking a lesson or renting a skim board during your stay, please contact the Recreation Office. We do require 24 hours notice to make all arrangements. Lesson timing is tide dependent.