Winter and Spring Programs

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Our Winter and Spring Program and Activity Guide is available. We are offering gymnastics, science fun, Zumba, Pickleball, and more. See registration dates below. For any questions, send an email to the Program Coordinator. Make the most out of this winter in the Township of Russell!

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Registration Dates - Summer
ProgramRegistration Dates
Summer Camps
  • Residents: Starting April 10, 2024 at 9:00a.m.
  • Non-Residents: Starting April 15, 2024 at 9:00a.m.
Swim Lessons
  • Residents: Starting May 1, 2024 at 9:00a.m.
  • Non-Residents: Starting May 6, 2024 at 9:00a.m.
In Person Registration
  • June 5, 2024 from 5:00p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Details to come on how to book an appointment


Registering Online

Register online using our Book King system!

Register Online

Online registrations will no longer be available after the first session of the program.

Online Account

You already have an account if you or a member of your family registered for a program, bought a dome membership, rented a hall or are using or used daycare services at St-Jean/La Croisée. Please send an email to the Parks and Recreation Department to access your account.

If you are a new user, you must create a family account by selecting Create Family Account option.

If you have difficulty finding the program, click on the Filters tab on your left to refine your search. Click the Apply button when you are done.


All online registrations must be paid in total using a valid credit card (MasterCard or Visa).

Any credits on your account will automatically be applied to the total balance due.

All online transaction will be subject to an administrative fee. This fee is non-refundable.

Summer Camps

The Township offers daily Summer Camps from 6:30a.m. to 6:00p.m. Camp Moustiques and Kaboum will run from June 24 to August 23. Camp Sunshine, Lightning and Xtreme will run from July 2 to August 30.


Price is per child.


  • Weekly: $160 early bird or $185 after June 11.
  • Daily: $35 early bird or $45 after June 11.


  • Weekly: $170 early bird or $195 after June 11.
  • Daily: $45 early bird or $55 after June 11.

Camp Moustiques

Ages 4 to 8. French camp.

This camp offers exciting themes and activities each week. Activities includes games, arts and crafts, recreational swimming, outdoor activities, water activities and more!

Location: Embrun High School.

Camp Kaboum

Ages 9 to 12. French camp.

This camp is perfect for your pre-teen! Sports, games, swimming, outdoor activities, water games and much more!

Location: Embrun High School.

Camp Sunshine

Ages 4 to 6. English camp.

Each week brings a new theme. Enjoy games, arts and crats, recreational swimming, outdoor activities, water activities and much more!

Location: Frank Kinnaird Hall, Russell Arena.

Camp Lightning

Ages 7 to 9. English camp.

Calling all kids! We take camp to a whole new level. Take part in sports, games, swimming, outdoor activities, water games and much more!

Location: Russell Sports and Youth Centre - 988 Concession Street, Russell.

Camp Xtreme

Ages 10 to 12. English camp.

Calling all pre-teens! We take camp to a whole new level. Take part in sports, games, swimming, outdoor activities, water games and much more!

Location: Russell Sports and Youth Centre - 988 Concession Street, Russell.

Important Information

  1. At the time of print, the 2023-2024 school calendars were not available for all school boards. Should any changes need to be made, the online registration system will reflect the right information.
  2. Refund Policy: Withdrawal for a week or a day of camp will be refunded if the Township is notify two weeks in advance. A $10 administrative fee will apply for each $100 transaction.
  3. No outings have been scheduled other than going to the pool. Instead, we are planning to have a special guests at camp every week. This will keep the registration fee accessible to all.
  4. No registration will be taken at camp the same day. You must register online on the Thursday before the desired camp week.
  5. Online registration for specific days will close on June 11 and not reopen. If you wish to register after the date, please email us at a minimum of 5 days before the desired date. Ratios need to be respected.
  6. Only children who have reached the age of 4 can participate to camp.
  7. Any children in diapers will be refused access to camp.

Babysitting Course

Register for a Babysitting Course Online

Dance Programs – JB Danceworkz

In partnership with the Township of Russell, JB Danceworkz offer recreational and competitive dance programs. Look at the school website for more details.


  • A refund will be issued for any program cancelled by the Township.
  • The administrative fee for online payment is not refundable even if the course is cancelled.
  • If you withdraw from a program, your application must be sent to us 2 days after the first class.
  • A pro-rated refund will be issued only for medical reasons with a doctor's note.
  • An administrative fee of $10 will be applicable for all transactions over $100.
  • No refund will be given for a class cancelled due to the weather or a situation beyond our control.


Please print receipts for your records and income tax purposes.