Posted on Friday, October 21, 2022 02:59 PM
The City of St. John’s along with Avalon Mountain Bike Association (AMBA) and Canary Cycles are proud to announce that the first pump track in St. John’s at Quidi Vidi Park is open. The paved track is a fun way to develop biking and riding skills for all ages and abilities.
A pump track is a continuous loop of berms and “rollers” (paved mounds) where riders use an up and down pumping motion to propel themselves forward instead of pedaling or pushing. It is most suitable for bicycles and skateboards....
Posted on Thursday, October 20, 2022 12:00 PM
There is space in some of our fall recreation programs. Join us for a Halloween craft night for kids, learn the basics of fire building or make your own pair of snowshoes. There’s also space in some of our painting classes and our DIY Fall décor craft course. Register today!Halloween Craft night
Come join us for a Halloween craft night. Make a Halloween pin or earrings, plus other Halloween surprises.
Southlands Community Centre: Thursday, Oct. 27 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. For ages 5 to 11. Register here.Fire...
Posted on Wednesday, October 19, 2022 09:39 AM
Motorists are advised that the following temporary road closures will be in effect for the Cape to Cabot Race, Sunday, Oct. 23, 2022:
Blackhead Road (Southside Road to Cape Spear)
Closed Both Directions
7:45 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Blackhead Road (Southside Road to Linegar Avenue - lower entrance
Northbound Lane (Downhill) Closed
Closed Both Directions
8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Southside Road (Blackhead Road to 245 Southside Road)
Single Lane Traffic
Running Lanes on both sides marked with cones
Posted on Tuesday, October 18, 2022 02:45 PM
The City of St. John’s along with Avalon Mountain Bike Association (AMBA) and Canary Cycles are proud to announce the opening of the first pump track in St. John’s at Quidi Vidi Park. The paved track is a fun way to develop biking and riding skills for all ages and abilities.
“I am thrilled to see the opening of the new pump track at Quidi Vidi Park,” said Councillor Ian Froude. “The new facility will be a unique recreational amenity for the community. It is an opportunity for people to grab their...
Posted on Monday, October 17, 2022 02:45 PM
On Tuesday, Nov. 1, you’re invited to display your Jack O’ Lantern (pumpkin) at Bannerman Park and participate in the Pumpkin Walk - a magnificent Halloween themed event that includes music and performances. A light source will be provided for your pumpkin.
Event time: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Sensory friendly hour: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Back-up Date (in case of inclement weather): Nov. 2
Accessible parking spaces will be available in the main parking lot off Bannerman Road during the event....
Posted on Monday, October 17, 2022 02:00 PM
This fall there are multiple drop-in programs being offered at the Kenmount Terrace Community Centre, 85 Messenger Drive. The programs are being offered weekly until early December 2022. There are programs for all ages and abilities.Playgroup (Ages 5 and Younger)
Playgroup is for children who are ages 5 or younger, and their guardian(s). Playgroup provides an opportunity for your young children to be active and socialize, in a safe and welcoming environment.
Posted on Monday, October 17, 2022 10:32 AM
From Thursday, Oct. 20 to Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022, the eastbound exit ramp from Pitts Memorial Drive to Southlands Boulevard will be closed. Also, southbound traffic on Southlands Boulevard will not be able to exit onto Pitts Memorial Drive eastbound. Northbound traffic can still exit onto Pitts Memorial Drive eastbound during this ramp closure.
Motorists can use the Ruth Avenue exit or the Route 3 Commonwealth Interchange via Heavy Tree Road exit as an alternative.