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. 

Youth Swim
Youth Program
Drop In
Medical Forms



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.


 Youth Swim

Location                               Description                                                  Ticket Purchase                                                                                               
Paul Reynolds Community Centre


Ages 12 to 18 years.
Leisure space is available in both pools including lazy river, basketball nets, diving boards and limited spray features. Ticket purchase is required.
Ticket purchase/registration is required for all swims. Registration is available one week at a time and begins noon on Saturdays for the following week. A RECconnect account is required for ticket purchase/registration.

Set up an account and purchase swim tickets at Each swim ticket cost $3. Once swim tickets are purchased the sale is final, refunds or credits will not be provided.


Youth Programs

Program                       Description                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Registration  
Beginner Yoga & Mindfullness Simple yoga and breath, mediation for focus and calm, and teachings that nurture awareness and kindness in their relationship with themselves and each other. Must bring your own mat. Winter 2021
X-Cellent Leader A fun and interactive course with a focus on team dynamincs, inclusion, self-esteem, motivation and leadership building. Winter 2021

Also check out of Family Programs



Workshops are for youth ages 12 to 16 years.

Program                                           Description                                                                                                                                                                                                   Registration  
Tie Dye Get creative and make your own unique pillowcase and face mask. All supplies provided. Winter 2021


Drop In

Location      Course                           Ages           Day           Time                                       Cost   
Southlands Drop In 10 to 14 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 10 to 14 Th 6:30 to 8pm Free
Shea Hgts Drop In- Sport 10 to 14 Tu 6:30 to 8pm Free
Kilbride Drop in 10 to 14 M W Th 6 to 7:30pm Free
Kenmount Drop In 10 to 14 M Th 6 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 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