City of St. Johns, Recreation Division

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Crosbie Building
1 Crosbie Place
St. John’s, NL
A1C 5M2

Reception: (709) 576-8020     Tel: (709) 576-8499 or (709) 576-8631
Fax: (709) 576-8469               Email:


The Recreation Division provides programs and services in an attempt to improve the quality of life of the citizens of St. John’s. The City of St. John’s offers its citizens a diverse selection of recreation programs. The City takes pride in its efforts to encourage community development, social activities and active living opportunities for all its citizens.

Target Population:

All ages

Highlight of Programs / Services Offered:

  • Family and Leisure Services Division: Based from the Wedgewood Park Recreation Centre (off Gleneyre Street, St. John’s) and the Crosbie Building, this division is responsible for Children’s and Family Programs, After-School and Day Camp Programs, Special Services, and Special Events.
  • The Recreation Division works year to year in partnership with various neighborhood organizations in the delivery of summer recreation programs and activities. Children aged 5-12 are given the opportunity to participate in these programs during the summer months. The programs generally operate 6 to 8 weeks and offer a wide range of activities such as arts and crafts, outdoor activities, sports, music, drama, swimming and special events.
  • Some of the programs offered for youth aged 12-18 include: Soccer, Swimming, Outdoor Skills, Youth Leadership program, Girls Active Lifestyles (GALS), Youth Week, Youth Talent Show, Ball Hockey, Youth Expeditions, Junior Lifeguard program, etc.