Living in St. John's

screenshot from Make a Splash commercial for Paul Reynolds Community Centre
The Paul Reynolds Community Centre at 35 Carrick Drive is open. Make a splash with family and friends in the Paula Kelly Aquatic Centre!
detours around Military Road closure
A section of Military Road is closed for six weeks for upgrades to the concrete curb, gutter and sidewalk, a section of sewer, and to the road structure itself.
Downtown St. John's with Signal Hill and Cabot Tower with text Canada Day St. John's Celebrates Canada 150
Come join us on Saturday, July 1 to celebrate Canada 150 with free events throughout the city.
flutist Rozalind MacPhail playing her flute in front of a colourful shed
The free Music @ concert series is suitable for all ages, and the Sunday, May 28 offering features Julia Bryant opening for headlining act Rozalind MacPhail.
Mayor O'Keefe with MHA Dale Kirby, MP Nick Whalen, and MHA Graham Letto announcing infrastructure funding for Portugal Cove Road water main replacement
Important water system upgrades to the Portugal Cove Road water transmission main replacement will benefit thousands of St. John’s residents.

Living in St. John's

Scenic Hiking Trail

The City of St. John's is a vibrant place to live, work and play. The City is pleased to offer a wide variety of services to our residents. In this section of the website you will find everything from animal adoption to information on the water you drink to our wide variety of recreational opportunities.  When you think of a municipality some of the most common services that may come to mind include garbage collection, water and sewer services, or roads. But the City of St. John's offers much more than the basic municipal services, have a look and find out why St. John's is such a great place to live and raise a family.

The City of St. John's invites the general public to celebrate World Refugee Day with a special photo exhibit showcasing the resettlement experiences of young adult refugees living in St. John’s.
The general public is invited to learn more about the City’s new 10 year Affordable Housing Strategy, currently being developed. We invite everyone to join the discussion.
Residents and visitors are invited to attend a weekend of events to remember the Great Fire of 1892 on July 8 and 9 at Bannerman Park, The Rooms and other locations throughout the downtown.

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This project is expected to last until the end of September.  Traffic in each direction will remain open, however, there will be times when traffic will be reduced to one lane and motorists can...
Beginning 9 a.m. on Wednesday, June 7 there will be work carried out on the Pitts Memorial Drive Overpass. Bay Bulls Road/Columbus Drive will see traffic delays and lane reductions in the area  for...
Beginning 9 a.m. on Monday, June 5 there will be no through traffic on a section of Military Road, from the Bonaventure Avenue and Garrison Hill intersection to the Monkstown Road and Rawlin's Cross...

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A Discretionary Use application has been submitted by The Redeemed Christian Church of God, Mount Zion, requesting permissions to occupy 81 Elizabeth Avenue as a Church.   The Church will occupy an...
The Ocean Endeavour with 198 passengers and 90 crew is scheduled to arrive in the Port City of St. John’s at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday June 22 and depart at 12 noon.   Please note that ship arrivals and...
The City of St. John's welcomes expressions of interest from persons wishing to fill three vacancies  on the City's Local Board of Appeal. The Local Board of Appeal is a body to which appeals can be...

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Watch as we fire the noon day gun to offically launch St. John's Days
Bring your lunch, your co-worker, or your family and friends to the atrium of Atlantic Place and enjoy some of the finest musical talent the city has to offer! Opening act by a youth performer...
In partnership with Park's Canada come roast s'mores and have a sing- along with the Girl Guides of Canada. Bring along your camping chair and dress warmly. This event is weather...

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