Outdoor Recreation

The City of St. John's Recreation Division offers outdoor recreation programs for every season. Programs operate at various parks around the city including Rotary Park, Bowring Park and Pippy Park. Many of our programs are both seasonal and weather dependent. For more information on program registration, please contact the Outdoor Fieldworker at 576-8522 or outdoor@stjohns.ca

Individual and Family Programs
Looking to try a new exciting outdoor activity! Register for one of our individual or family programs. Program topics include archery, wilderness survival, navigation, canoeing, kayaking and stand up paddleboarding. Summer day camp programs for various ages are also available.
School and Community Programs
We offer both daytime and evening programs for school or youth groups. These activities are offered from September to May. Some options include archery, orienteering, shelter building, geocaching, skiing or snowshoeing. 
Corporate Programs
Is your business looking for a fun teambuilding day? We offer a variety of on land, snow or water activities available for groups from 10 to 60 people. We can plan a day full of surprises or work with your company to create a custom program that will meet your needs.
Ski and Snowshoe Rentals
During the winter months visit our two Winter Activity Centres, located at Bowring and Pippy Park. For more information check out the link or call the Snowline at 737-3651.