Tuesday, January 25, 2022 - 9:00 AM

Winter Activity Centre Open

Image of people walking on snowshoes in the snow at Pippy Park

During the winter, the Pippy Park campground is transformed into an area suitable for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. Trails are lit for evening use and there is no cost to use the trails.

The Winter Activity Centre in the North Bank Lodge at Pippy Park is opening for the season at noon on Tuesday, Jan. 25.

Snowshoes and classic cross-country skis are available for rent at the Winter Activity Centre. Payment is accepted by cash, debit and credit. Identification is required to rent skis and snowshoes.

Hourly rates:
$5, single
$10, family of three
$15, family of four or more
Adaptive equipment is available to individuals who require their use. Equipment must be pre-booked by calling (709) 576-6972 or emailing inclusion@stjohns.ca.

Skiing and snowshoeing are weather dependent, and conditions can change daily. Call the Winter Activity Centre Info Line at (709) 737-3651 for updates.

Hours of operation:
Tuesday - noon to 9 p.m.
Wednesday- noon to 9 p.m.
Thursday - noon to 9 p.m.
Friday - noon to 10 p.m.
Saturday - 9:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Sunday - 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
As per Public Heath Guidelines anyone aged 19 and over will be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination and identification upon entry in any City of St. John’s Recreation Facility. The public are reminded that masks are required when visiting City facilities and social distancing measures are still in place.

Please note that the NLVaxPass is NOT required to ski or snowshoe at the park.