Recreation and Community Services

The Recreation Department’s major responsibilities include:

  • Providing recreational programming and leisure services.
  • Planning & implementing the annual Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s Regatta Festival Week and Winter Carnival Week.
  • Planning, organizing and implementing community events throughout the year.
  • Parks and playgrounds rental, development and maintenance.
  • Rainbow Gully Park – a family-oriented recreational park located on Rainbow Gully Road behind the Recreation Centre. This area contains a turf soccer field, softball field, children’s playground, skateboard park, basketball court, trails, and more.
  • Voisey’s Brook Park – a recreational park located on Indian Meal Line. This area contains a small and large soccer field, a small breed and a large breed dog park, a softball field, a children’s playground, a skateboard park, walking trails, a basketball court, and more.

The Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s Recreation Centre, located behind the Town Hall, is a multipurpose building consisting of a large open room and a licensed canteen. A variety of different functions are hosted at the Rec Centre, including bingo, darts, and summer programs, and is also available for rental for weddings, showers, parties, etc.

For a list of town events and programs throughout the year, visit the page below:

Recreation and Special Events

For a list of Parks and Facilities, visit the page below: 

Parks & Facilities

Contact Our Staff

Stacey Hanlon

Recreation Coordinator

709-895-8000 x226

Kyle McGuirk

Recreation Coordinator

709-895-8000 x233

Nicole Clark

Director of Recreation & Community Services

709-895-8000 x236

Mike Stone

Recreation Coordinator

709-895-8000 x265

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