Local organizations offer a wide variety of organized sports for children, including soccer, baseball, hockey, curling and bowling. The Town of Shelburne and the Municipality of the District of Shelburne both provide extensive recreation programs for school-aged children during the summer months including both sports and arts activities.
- Little People's Place is a nonprofit licensed day care centre that operates in the centre of town. Little People's offers day care, toddler programs and after school programs.
- The King Street Family Resource Centre in Shelburne provides parent education and support groups, a nutrition program, child care services and play groups for pre-school aged children.
- The MacKay Memorial Library provides a range of activities for children and families including reading clubs, preschool and baby groups and holiday activities for school-aged children.
- Our House Youth Wellness Centre provides programs for youth in the community.