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129 Brigade St, Buckmasters Circle, PO Box 26028, St. John’s, NL, A1E 0A5

Tel: (709) 579-0718             Fax: (709) 737-0342            Email:

Twitter: @Bmc_centre       Facebook: Buckmasters Circle Community Centre


Mandate: To develop respect, knowledge, and skills through community participation, advocacy, outreach, partnerships, program development and community services

Target Population: All community residents of Buckmasters Circle and the outlying area

Highlight of Programs / Services Offered:


  • Preschool Aged Children
    • Play and Learn Program: Children learn their basic colors, numbers, and
  • School Aged Children
    • Summer Program: Activities include swimming at Bowring Park, field days, Theme Days. BBQs, and field trips.
    • Homework Haven: Youth Grades 7-12 can receive help with subjects such as math, English, science, spelling, and special projects for school.
    • Youth Achieve: Literacy coaching to youth in Grades 6- 9 for 1 hour twice a week.


  • 40+ Bingo: This Bingo has grocery item prizes and a ‘You Pick Bingo Card’. Held every Wednesday afternoon at the Community Centre’s main program room.
  • Lunch and Learns: Monthly information sessions on a variety of topics which range from finance budgeting to health and safety to lifestyle tips.
  • Connections for Caregivers-sessions for adults to learn about resources to help support them in their role as caregivers


  • Family Supper: Community Cook-up is held once a month; volunteers come together to prepare and serve a free meal to the community.
  • Family Fun Day-Held every summer to end off summer.


  • Health Services
    • Nurse Practitioner: Every Monday morning and all day Wednesday, there is a Nurse Practitioner available to make referrals and diagnose and manage infections, prescribe antibiotics, birth control etc. and also PAP Tests.
    • Public Health Nurse: A public health nurse is on staff at the Community Centre, Monday- Friday 8:30am-4:30pm.
    • Healthy Baby Club: Every Wednesday morning 9-11, resource mothers provide information on nutrition, mother care, baby care, and much more for expecting moms of the community.
  • Employment Services
    • Resumes, cover letters, job search, interview techniques, youth employment readiness program.
  • Other Services
    • Coasts for kids, public internet access, photocopying and faxing, referral/support, annual back to school drive.

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