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!

What’s On This Season

Spring Fitness and Programs

Our Spring 2024 Fitness and Programs Schedule is here! The Spring Programming 2024 Overview document, which includes all you need to know about class offerings, including rules, what to bring for each class, what to expect and further information, can be viewed here by clicking this link.

Winter Fitness and Programs

Our Winter 2024 Fitness and Programs Schedule is currently ongoing. All updates to the classes including, cancellations, new dates, or information will be posted on our website and registered participants will be contacted.

2024 Summer: Library Programs and Events

Join us in the PCSP Library Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays to see what’s new on our shelves, read on our comfy couches, and check out a book with new adventures to be told. Our Summer hours are in effect from June 25th, 2024 to August 29th, 2024.


Many of our programs and events require online registration and payment through eServices.

If you are a resident and you have not yet used eServices in PCSP, you will be prompted to enter a “sign up key” the first time you use eServices. 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.


To create a new account if you have not used eServices before, a Sign-Up Key can be found on your Tax Bill, or by contacting the office at 709 – 895-8000.

    • If you are a property owner in Portugal Cove – St. Philip’s:
      • Please use your Municipal Tax account for registration.  Your account number can be found in the upper right side of your tax bill and your e-services sign up key can be found at the bottom of your bill.  If you do not know your account number, please call 709-895-8000. You should not be using a guest account.
  • The account should have a main account holder(parent/guardian) and individual subaccounts for anyone that will need to be registered for programs or events.
  • Once registration is opened, an event for each site will be displayed. Some events and program will feature drop down boxes to select various weeks or numbers of items.
  • If you wish to add participant(s) to the cart you’ll select the week, by their name will be an “add to cart” button.
  • When applicable to add additional weeks, change the drop-down menu in the event to the weeks desired and continue to add to cart.
  • When you’re ready to check out, click on the cart, make sure to read the terms and conditions of the Town (link in blue), and then check out with the following payment options.
  • Ensure your accounts are set up or up to date before registration takes place (recommended to have complete a week before).

Events Throughout the Year

Special Events

Expos and Fairs



Local Competitions

Seniors Events


Fitness Classes


Community Garden


Commemorative Program

Parks & Facilities

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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