Destination St. John’s

Destination St. John’s is a private sector company operating under the direction of a Board of Directors on behalf of its partners. It is first and foremost a sales and marketing organization; selling member’s products, services and experiences to the world. It currently targets major meetings, conventions and incentive travel (MC&IT); sport and cultural events, leisure travel and group tours.

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Jeannette Yetman
Manager, Event Tourism
(709) 739-8924
jyetman@destinationstjohns.com


Sport NL

Sport Newfoundland and Labrador is a volunteer organization that represents 53 provincial sport organizations committed to the promotion and advancement of amateur sport and physical activity throughout the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Troy Croft
Executive Director
(709) 576-4932
troy@sportnl.ca


City of St. John’s

Department of Community Services

The City of St. John’s goal is to encourage and help facilitate residents to lead healthy and active lifestyles by offering leisure programs and services that are inclusive and accessible. We have opportunities for residents of all ages and abilities to get involved and participate in a wide variety of activities, indoors and outdoors, scheduled or at your leisure. To support healthy living for its residents, the City also maintains 43 parks, 3,065 hectares of open space, 124 playgrounds, 44 sports fields, and 33 basketball and tennis facilities. The City also manages 125 kilometres of walking trails and 53,000 mature trees.

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Tanya Haywood
Deputy City Manager
Department of Community Services
576-8020
thaywood@stjohns.ca


Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

Department of Seniors, Wellness and Social Development

The Recreation and Sport Division mandate is to provide financial and consultative services to various Provincial Sport Organizations, municipalities, recreation associations and commissions in their efforts to develop, promote and implement recreation, sport and physical activity programs in support of a healthier and more active lifestyle for the residents of the Province. The Division continues to support and implement the principles and objectives of the Provincial Government’s Recreation and Sport Strategy.

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Michelle Healey
Director, Recreation and Sport Division
729-5241
michellehealey@gov.nl.ca


Memorial University

As Newfoundland and Labrador’s only university, Memorial has a special obligation to the people of this province. .

MUN is a multi-campus, multi-disciplinary, public, teaching/research university committed to excellence in everything they do. Memorial strives to have national and global impact, while fulfilling our social mandate to provide access to university education for the people of the province and to contribute to the social, cultural, scientific and economic development of Newfoundland and Labrador and beyond.

Memorial has more than 18,500 students spread across four campuses and nearly 85,000 alumni active throughout the world. From local endeavors to research projects of national concern, Memorial’s impact is felt far and wide.

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Dr. Heather Carnahan
Dean and professor
School of Human Kinetics and Recreation
Memorial University of Newfoundland
864-8129
hkrdirec@mun.ca

City of Mount Pearl

The City of Mount Pearl Community Services Department is charged with delivering programs and services that strengthen families and create a nurturing environment. The City’s Strategic Plan 2011-2016 is focused on providing an innovative, creative and sustainable suite of municipal services and programs and, with some of the finest recreational facilities in the province, Mount Pearl is developing infrastructure that will support sporting events and activities in the community.

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Jason Collins
Director, Community Services
City of Mount Pearl
748-1027
jcollins@mountpearl.ca

Town of Paradise

With a population of approximately 21,000, the Town of Paradise is proud to be one Atlantic Canada’s fastest-growing municipality with the youngest average-aged population in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Located just minutes from the Capital City of St. John’s, Paradise offers the best of both urban and community living, providing you with easy access to work, shopping, recreational and cultural attractions, hospitals, and educational institutions.

In the Town of Paradise, you’re in the middle of everything, with room to breathe and an abundance of green space to enjoy with your family. Our name truly says it all!

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Conrad Freake
Director, Recreation & Leisure Services
Town of Paradise
782-3139
cfreake@townofparadise.ca

Town of Conception Bay South

Conception Bay South is nestled on the south side of Conception Bay, and strategically located just minutes from St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador’s capital city.

The growing Town is home to 25,000 residents who enjoy the quality of life of our Town and some of the best weather in the province. The Town has a thriving business community and our location and residential growth make Conception Bay South a great place to live and do business. Conception Bay is a popular choice for divers and sailors, from Foxtrap Marina to the Town’s Royal Newfoundland Yacht Club. The Town has two modern and well-equipped high schools, two junior high schools, and four primary/elementary schools.

Incorporated in 1973, Conception Bay South consists of nine communities (Topsail, Chamberlains, Manuels, Long Pond, Foxtrap, Kelligrews, Upper Gullies, Lawrence Pond and Seal Cove) all of which follow the coastline of Conception Bay.

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Dave Tibbo
Director, Recreation & Leisure Services
Town of Conception Bay South
834-6500 x608
dtibbo@conceptionbaysouth.ca