St. John's Priovides Update on Services

In consultation with the provincial Department of Health the City will ensure that all changes to services, programs and facilities support the health and wellness of the general public and staff.

Effective immediately the city is re-opening:


Basketball Courts

Hard Surface Courts

Bowring Park Duck Pond

The City will re-open all playgrounds on Saturday, June 27. The following playgrounds will be sanitized regularly:

Bowring Park

Victoria Park

Bannerman Park

Paul Reynolds Community Centre

Southlands Community Centre

Kenmount Terrace Community Centre

Goulds Recreation Complex

All other playgrounds will be cleaned as frequently as possible, however users are advised to bring and use hand sanitizer and practice proper hand hygiene following the use of city play facilities and equipment.

On Monday, July 6, City Council will resume in-person meetings in Council Chambers. To maintain physical distancing Council Chambers will remain closed to the public and media. All Council meetings are broadcast live on the city’s website.

As announced on June 18, municipal outdoor sports fields in St. John’s are reopening on a case-by-case basis as ‘return to play’ documents for various sports organization are approved.

Outdoor pools, splash pads and recreation facilities remain closed at this time, with further an update on opening dates to be provided early next week.




Call: (709) 638-2656

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