REAL Program (Recreation Experiences and Leisure)


REAL Program (Recreation Experiences and Leisure)

To donate to the REAL Program and give a child the gift of play:

  • if you have a RECconnect account click here
  • call 576-8684
  • drop by the Mews or Paul Reynolds Community Centres
  • email 

REAL Purpose
The REAL Program provides recreation and leisure opportunities to children and youth in financial need. It matches children and youth, up to the age of 18, with one organized recreational activity of their choice.

REAL Vision
That all children and youth in the City of St. John’s are able to participate in recreation and leisure activities which help boost their self-esteem, promote healthy active living and support personal growth through increased knowledge and skill development.

Sam's REAL Success Story
City of St. John's program has helped dreams come true for many children since 2002. Click here to read Sam's REAL success story.