Recreation and Special Events
Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s has much to offer its residents and visitors. With annual festivals such as our Winter Carnival and Regatta Festival, there is also have a variety of events every month, including an Environment Fair, Community Awards, and celebrations of the holidays. Please check back as we are always coming up with new ways to celebrate living in this great town in this fantastic province!
Many of our programs require online registration and payment through eServices. If you are a resident and you have not yet used eServices to pay for a program in PCSP, you will be prompted to enter a “sign up key” the first time you use eServices. Please contact Joe Donkers, Accounting Technician, at 895-5666 or [email protected] to receive your sign up key. If you are living in a rental property in PCSP and you are not the registered owner of the home, you will need to sign up as a guest account and you will not require a sign up key.
We are currently seeking applications for Camp Counselors for Easter Camp 2019. To view or download the Easter Camp Employment Application please click the following link:
We are also currently seeking applications for a range of summer positions, including a Summer Programs Coordinator and multiple Day Camp Counselors. To view or download the Summer Employment application please click the following link:
Upcoming This Season
This annual event provides opportunities to people of all ages to get involved and enjoy social activities and recreation activities during the winter season at several different venues around the Town. Further details and full scheduled will be released in January 2019!
Youth ages 9-15 are encouraged to take part in our upcoming Babysitting Course, which will be facilitated by the Canadian Red Cross and First Aid Vitals. Full details on poster below. The next course takes place on Monday, February 18th, 2019.
Contact Mike Stone, Programs Coordinator, for further details at 895-5671.
Try out one of our many exciting fitness classes in Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s! There’s something for people of all ages and abilities in our Town. Classes range from Zumba, to Yoga, to Kickboxing, to Seniors Sit n Fit, and lots more. Full class details and schedules can be found on the Winter 2019 Fitness page.
Try something different this winter and join us for a weekly painting class with artist Kelsey Una. During this 5 week program, participants will learn about various techniques and painting tools, such as acrylic paint, brushes, shapes and shading, and more! Registration opens on January 22nd, 2019, at 10:00am.
Come by the PCSP Library this season for a range of exciting events for the whole family. There’s always something fun happening at the Library! This season, we have an upcoming Newfoundland Trivia Night, a Hearts and Valentine’s Kids’ Party, a Bookworm Party, a Board Game Night, tutoring for students of all ages, and more! Check out the Library Page for all the details.
Are you between the ages of 9-16? If so, check out our upcoming Stay Safe Course!
On Saturday, March 2nd from 9am to 3:30pm at the Town Hall. Learn the skills to stay safe when you’re on your own at home or in the community.
For more information or to register, please call Mike at 895-5671.
Events Throughout the Year
- Best of PCSP Community Awards (April)
- Canada Day (July)
- Community Breakfast with Santa (December)
- Community Clean Up (Year Round)
- Community Easter Party (Spring)
- Christmas Parade (December)
- Community Tree Lighting (December)
- Fall Family Festival (October)
- Guy Fawkes Night (November)
- Regatta Festival (July)
- Winter Carnival (February)
Expos and Fairs
- Bill Churchill Memorial Softball Tournament (September)
- Dory Dash 5km Road Race (July)
- Jersey Day in Canada (November)
- Killick Coast Games (August)
- Gingerbread Contest (December)
- Merry and Bright Contest (December)
- Property Beautification Awards (Summer)
- National Seniors Day (October)
- Regatta (Summer)
- St. Patrick’s Day Senior’s Social (Spring)
- Winter Carnival (Winter)
- Easter Camp (Spring)
- Camp Little Gaffers (Summer)
- Camp Whaddya’ At! (Summer)
- Youth Adventure Camp (Summer)
- Winter 2019 Fitness Schedule and Registration