Youth Programs

Youth Programs

The City of St. John's is committed to offering interesting, challenging and inspiring programs to this generation. Engaging youth to participate in quality recreational programs will shape the youth of today into leaders of tomorrow. The Recreation Division is pleased to offer youth in St. John's, ages 12 to 18 years, a variety of programs and service options for general interest, leisure and physical activity. 

Sports
Arts and Skills
Expeditions
Workshops
Leadership and Training
Bus Tours
Drop In
Medical Forms

  
 

Sports

This is an opportunity for youth to take part in a recreational or instructionally led sport. Registration is required.

Program Ages Description Registration
Ball Hockey 12 to 16 This is an opportunity for youth to take part in a recreational sport night. Registration is required. Teams will be assigned on a nightly basis.  

 

 
Expeditions
 

Program Ages Description Registration
Outdoor MOVE IT 12 to 15 A fun filled week of adventure, action games and sports. Summer
Wilderness Survival 12 to 15 Our Wilderness Survival week will be full of fun and exiting new challenges for youth to become skilled outdoor people. This week is designed with outdoor education in mind and will allow participants to develop the skills necessary to venture into the wilderness with confidence. Summer
Fun on the Water 12 to 15 This week will be spent in and around the pond playing various water games. You will learn how to canoe, kayak and stand up paddle board. For ages 12 to 14. Summer
Outdoor Pursuits 12 to 15 This program is designed to provide youth with a true outdoor experience.  Develop skills and have fun in various outdoor pursuits including wilderness survival, outdoor cooking, fire building, boating and much more! For ages 12 to 14. Summer
Camping Frontier 12 to 15 This week is designed for youth to build outdoor skills and prepare for an end of the week true outdoor overnight camping experience. For ages 12 to 15. Summer
Backcountry Ventures 12 to 15 Build skills of boat handling, outdoor cooking and back country camping. End the week with an overnight adventure of exploration and paddling. This course is Duke of Edinburge eligible. For ages 12 to 15. Summer
Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award, Adventure Journey Week 14 to 15 This week is designed to provide youth completing their Bronze Award with the skills necessary to complete the Adventurous Journey portion of their award. It will include Preliminary Training, the Bronze Practice Journey, and Bronze Qualifying Journey. Summer

Workshops

All workshops are for youth ages 12 to 16 years.
 

Program                                           Description                                                                                                                                                  Registration           
Beginner Yoga Designed for youth of all fitness levels to learn a solid foundation of yoga practice. Must bring a yoga mat Fall 2020
Spooktacular Craft Halloween themed craft night. All materials provided. Fall 2020
Introduction to Landscape Drawing A focus on landscape art for those who enjoy all aspects of drawing and painting. All materials provided. Fall 2020
Christmas Craft Night Holiday themed craft night. All materials provided. Fall 2020

Drop In
 
Youth Drop In available starting the week of October 5, 2020

Location      Course                           Ages           Day           Time                                       Cost   
Southlands Drop In 10 to 14 M W 6:15 to 8:15pm Free
Shea Hgts Drop In 10 to 14 W 6:30 to 8pm Free
Shea Hgts Drop In - GIRLS ONLY 10 to 14 Th 6:30 to 8pm Free
Bosco Drop In 10 to 14 Tu 6:30 to 8pm Free
Kilbride Drop in 10 to 14 M W 6 to 7:30pm Free
Kilbride Drop In 12 to 16 Th 6 to 7:30pm Free
Kenmount Drop In 10 to 14 M 6 to 7:30pm Free
Kenmount Drop In- GIRLS ONLY 10 to 14 Th 9 to 7:30pm Free

 

Medical Forms

If your child has any medical conditions please complete the appropriate form below. All forms must be submitted before the start of the program.
 
Allergy Package
Medical Condition Medical Plan
Medication Consent
Seizure Package

 

For more information please go to REConnect or email recreation@stjohns.ca or call 709-576-8631 or 709-576-8499.
If your child requires support or assistance to participate in the program, please call 709-576-4450 or email inclusion@stjohns.ca.