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.

Employment Opportunities:


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


February 8th – 17th, 2019: Winter Carnival

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!

February 18, 2019: Babysitting Course

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.

Registration can be completed through eServices by clicking here.

Contact Mike Stone, Programs Coordinator, for further details at 895-5671.

January – April, 2019: Winter Fitness Classes

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.

February 20th – March 20th, 2019: Youth Painting Class

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.

Winter 2019: Library Events

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.

Saturday, March 2nd, 2019: Youth Stay Safe Course

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


Special Events


Expos and Fairs






Local Competitions


Seniors Events




Fitness Classes







Contact Our Staff

Kailey Cahill-Meeker


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Elyse Coombs (On Maternity Leave)


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Dawn Sharpe

Director of Recreation and Community Services

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Nicole Clark

Special Events / Programs Coordinator

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Nick Miller

Sports Coordinator

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Mike Stone

Special Events / Programs Coordinator

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