Living in St. John's

National Youth Week recognizes youth and their active participation in the community whether it is through theatre, recreation, sport, art, volunteering, leadership or community engagement.
We're celebrating that we've achieved the highest level of quality and safety in children's sport and recreation programs with FREE community events!
Multiculturalism Week provides us the opportunity to engage in sharing, learning, and creating a more dynamic community, one that we can be part of and proud of.
adaptive equipment in winter scene
Adaptive equipment is available to borrow for free, to individuals who require their use. Contact the City's Inclusion staff at inclusion@stjohns.ca or call 576-6972.
Windsor Lake and watershed in winter
For the safety and quality of your drinking water do not undertake recreational activities such as skiing, snowshoeing or snowmobiling on our drinking water source areas.

Living in St. John's

Scenic Hiking Trail

The City of St. John's is a vibrant place to live, work and play. The City is pleased to offer a wide variety of services to our residents. In this section of the website you will find everything from animal adoption to information on the water you drink to our wide variety of recreational opportunities.  When you think of a municipality some of the most common services that may come to mind include garbage collection, water and sewer services, or roads. But the City of St. John's offers much more than the basic municipal services, have a look and find out why St. John's is such a great place to live and raise a family.

Due to the Victoria Day holiday on Monday, May 20 all City offices and facilities will be closed. Garbage and recycling will not be collected on Monday.
The Paul Reynolds Community Centre swimming pool will remain closed this weekend and into next week. The City will provide another update by Wednesday, May 22.
The Tourism Awards recognize individuals, groups and businesses for their outstanding contributions to the tourism industry in providing a unique and quality experience.
To complete the water transmission main project including final paving on Portugal Cove Road, the road may be reduced at times to one shared lane between Renouf Place and Glenridge Crescent....
To complete the Linegar Avenue Upgrading Project, the road may be reduced at times to one shared lane.  Motirists in the area may experience delays.  Flagpersons will be on site to direct traffic....
Parking is limited on Harbour Drive during cruise ship visits to accommodate tour bus operators and other passenger transportation. Alternate parking options include parking garages at 351 Water...

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A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted requesting approval for an Outdoor Eating and Lounge Area at 720 Water Street.    The area will be approximately 22 m2 and be located at the front...
A Discretionary Use application has been submitted by Eastlink requesting permission to construct an extension to an existing telecommunication tower located at 140 Ridge Road.   In accordance with...
Pursuant to the provisions of the City of St. John’s Municipal Taxation Act, with particular reference to...

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Do you have questions about our natural environment? Do you want to get hands-on with some real specimens? Visit our Nature NL volunteers to feel pelts, bones and feathers and ask your questions...
Hey St. John's community I am so excited to be bringing this family event to and in partnership with - St. Marks Church: SUNDAY, May 19 @ 1:30 - 3 p.m. ALL people are welcome, the site is...
Tango on the Edge is an Argentine Tango dance group, who meets on Sunday’s and Thursday’s at the Arts & Culture Centre, for Práctica ("A social gathering where dancers...

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