Programs & Activities

Programs & Activities

The Town of Conception Bay South is a family-oriented municipality that strives to provide a wide range of exceptional community programs and activities for residents of all ages. 

Become a vendor for the Town of Conception Bay South’s first Health and Wellness Fair, taking place on November 16, from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm at Admirals Academy. Showcase your organization or business to local residents. Deadline to register is October 21. To apply to be a vendor at this year’s fair, please fill out the section below.

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Please note, booths are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. All booths will measure 10 feet x 10 feet, and will come with one (1) 8 foot table, and two (2) chairs. Any additional equipment must be provided by the exhibitor (ex: tablecloths, power bars, etc.).  Any booths with electricity are 120v only.  Booths with electrical access are $75 (HST incl) and those without are $50 (HST incl). Please note, there is no fee for Not for Profit/Charities, Community groups.  If you feel your group falls under this category, please feel free to contact us.









This is a free program that allows older adults to explore the trails of Conception Bay South. Walks take place on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. Join a group leader at the designated meeting location for a guided walk around our beautiful town. This is free of charge and everyone is welcome. Walks go ahead rain or shine, so please dress appropriately. For more information, please call 834-6500 ext. 601.

The walking track at the Conception Bay South Arena is offered to the public free of charge. The track is open to the public during regular operation hours, unless there is a paid ticketed and/or private rental event occurring. The walking track will be closed during these events.

Walking track distance: 5 laps equals approximately 1 km.

Guidelines:

  • It is recommended, but not mandatory, that users change from street wear to proper footwear when using track.
  • Please be considerate of everyone using the building. We ask that faster traffic (runners and joggers utilize the lane closest to the outside wall and slower traffic utilize the lane closest to the railings.
  • Do not walk with more than two people side by side, as this impedes the safe and smooth movement of other uses.
  • Strollers are permitted, however users pushing strollers must remain single file for the safety of the child and themselves.
  • Pets are not permitted on the track, expect for service dogs.
  • Spitting or spouting of water is not permitted.
  • Roller skates, scooters, skateboards or spiked shoes are not permitted.

Please check with the Manager of Stadium Operations and Events for specialized requests. Call (709) 834-6500 ext. 606 or 926.

Cancellation Policy: The Conception Bay South Arena Management reserve the right to change the track schedule when deemed necessary. Please call (709) 834-4444 for updates.

The Recreation Complex has two regulation size squash courts. Equipment is available to rent or you may bring your own. In addition to the  junior and senior squash programs, the Recreation Complex also hosts and organizes the first Canadian Inclusive Squash Program. Please call the Recreation Complex at 834-6500 ext. 602 for more information or to inquire about a reservation.

We are looking for youth from Conception Bay South, between the ages of 13 – 21, who want to be a leader and who want to be engaged and involved in our community.  Support and help with various community activities. Voice your important opinions and ideas. Represent all youth.

Please consider joining the Youth Advisory Council. All applications must be submitted by September 23, 2019.











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Grab your best costume and join the Town for our annual Halloween Skating Party at the Conception Bay South Arena. This event is happening on Sunday, October 27, 2019 from 1:00 – 1:50 pm at the Conception Bay South Arena. Prizes will be awarded for costumes and treat bags will be given out to those in attendance. All ice users must wear a CSA approved ice helmet when on the ice.

Join us for Community Bonfire Night at Sgt. Ned Nugent’s Park. There will be a number of fire pits on site. Hot chocolate, hot dogs and marshmallows will be available for all in attendance! In the case of inclement weather, the event will be canceled. For more information or event updates, please visit our website, social media or call 834-6500 ext. 601.

It’s back for a second year! Let the Town of Conception Bay South help make your Christmas Shopping a little easier. Our senior residents are invited to take part in a Seniors Shopping Trip to the Avalon and Village Malls on Thursday, November 28, 2019. Let us do the driving! The following will be the day’s travel itinerary.

9:00 am: Bus departs Town Hall
9:15 am: Bus departs the Robert French Memorial Stadium for malls
9:45 am–12:00 pm: Shopping session
12:00 pm: Leave malls and proceed to lunch location, Pizza Delight
2:00 pm: Approximate return time to Conception Bay South

Registration will open on Wednesday, November 6 to Conception Bay South residents only at the Town Hall at 10:00 a.m. No phone registration will be accepted. Registration will be ongoing until November 22 or until spaces have filled. For more information, please contact the Department of Recreation and Leisure Services at 834-6500 ext. 601.

Registration for Summer Day Camp will open for Conception Bay South residents on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 6:30 pm through the Town’s online registration system.  It will open for non-residents on Wednesday, May 29 at 6:30 pm. Below is a step-by-step instructional guide to navigating the Online Registration System for the Summer Day Camp Program.  This includes screen shots of each page while going through the registration web pages.

2019 ONLINE REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS

Register here

CAMP KALEIDOSCOPE

This camp is for children who have completed grades K, 1 and 2, as of June 24, 2019.  For details on all camp procedures and policies, please refer to the Camp Kaleidoscope Parent Handbook 2019.

CAMP ADVENTURE

This camp is for children who have completed grades 3, 4, 5, and 6, as of June 24, 2019.  For details on all camp procedures and policies, please refer to the Camp Adventure Parent Handbook 2019.

DETAILS

Camps will run for 8 weeks, from July 2-August 23, 2019. Please take note that Week 1 is a short week due to the Canada Day holiday.

*Please note that all activities and field trips are tentative and subject to change.

Cost is $125 per child per week and $100 for any additional children in the same household

  • Please note that Week 1 will be at a reduced rate of $100 per child and $80 for any additional children in the same household to reflect the 4 day week.

Camp activities will run from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. daily.

  • If needed, parents can use early drop-off and late pick-up times at no additional cost.  No sign up is required; you may use this as you please.  Earliest drop-off is 7:45 a.m. and latest pick up is 5:15 p.m.

For further details, please contact the Recreation and Leisure Services Department at 834-6500 ext. 601.

The CBS Community Garden was established in 2019. It is located on the grounds near the Conception Bay South Arena on Graham Mifflin Drive. The garden gives residents the opportunity to learn about growing food and food sustainability. It is also a place where the community can come together to enjoy the benefits of gardening and take part in special events that will be held in the garden each year.

This year’s crops include: tomatoes, peppers, celery, kale, lettuce, chard, onion, kohl rabi, broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, squash, and pumpkin, radish, turnip, mustard, cress, beet, lettuce, pea, and carrot.

The Community Garden Committee has deemed Sundays 2-4 p.m. and Wednesdays 6-8 p.m. as gardening days throughout the summer. The public is invited to drop by!

To stay updated on future plans for community gardening, or to become involved, search CBS Community Garden on Facebook or Instagram, and sign up for e-mail updates.

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