Thursday, January 03, 2019 - 5:45 PM

Winter Activity Centre

ski snowshoe rental shop in Pippy Park North Bank Lodge

During the winter the City of St. John's operate two rental shops of outdoor equipment suitable for all ages:

  • opening Friday, Jan. 4 at the North Bank Lodge in Pippy Park
  • opening Saturday, Jan. 12 at the Pool House in Bowring Park

Days of operation are weather dependent and based on snow cover. Call the Info Line at 737-3651 to check updated facility operations.

Accessible ski options include a sit ski available at North Bank Lodge. In addition, a snowcoach and hippocampe all terrain wheelchair with ski attachments may be reserved by emailing

Equipment rental costs:
Individual, $5
Family of three, $10
Family of four or more, $15 

Pippy Park in the North Bank Lodge
Equipment available: classic cross country skis & boots, snowshoes, poles, sit ski
Payment by: credit, debit or cash (identification required)
Day Hours
Tuesday 6 to 9 p.m.
Thursday 6 to 9 p.m.
Friday 6 to 10 p.m.
Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Sunday 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.


Bowring Park in the Pool House                                                       
Equipment available: snowshoes, poles
Payment by: credit or debit (identification required)
Day Hours
Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Sunday 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.