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Parks, Recreation, & Leisure

The Town is proud to have a number of parks and green spaces for residents to relax and unwind. Our stellar Recreation Commission also hosts events that keep our residents inspired and energized. Join us in the true Pouch Cove work-life balance.

Parks, Playgrounds, & Sports Fields

Biscayan Cove & Cape St. Francis LighthouseLook-out, Trail AccessWhite Horse Path & Biscayan Cove Path
Water Witch MemorialInterpretive Area, Trail AccessMain & Baldhead
Memorial FieldBaseball Field794 Main Rd
Northeast Brook ParkPicnic AreaMain & Farm
Kiddies ParkPlaygroundMain & Gruchy’s Hill
Shoe Cove BeachBeachEnd of Shoe Cove Rd, follow the trail
Shoe Cove Pond ParkPicnic AreaMain & Blackhead
Stiles Recreation ComplexBaseball Field, Playground Satellite Rd

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Shoe Cove Pond Park. Photo by Josh Estrella.

Recreation Commission

The Town of Pouch Cove is very pleased to provide a variety of recreational and leisure opportunities to all residents. Our Recreation Commission is operated by a full-time Regional Recreation Coordinator. During the summer season, our Recreation Commission is supported by a fantastic team of summer students to deliver its programs.

Responsibilities

The Recreation Department is responsible for:

  • Providing recreational programming and leisure services
  • Planning & implementing community and special events
  • Parks and playground rental, development and maintenance

Seasonal Programs

Throughout the year, the Recreation Department offers a variety of programs for the enjoyment of residents. These programs include:

  • Fitness Classes
  • Computer Classes
  • Indoor Walking Program
  • Seniors Outings
  • Kid’s Summer Camp

Special Events

  • Snowfest Celebrations
  • Canada Day Celebrations
  • Killick Coast Regional Games
  • Christmas Activities

Recreation Committee

Tracey NoseworthyChairperson
Kara ConnorsVice Chairperson
Pauline PenneyTreasurer
Megan NicholsSecretary
Danny ConnorsCouncil Liaison
Pam Wall
Whitney Edwards

Pouch Cove Public Library

For over 70 years, the library has served the town’s residents; as a library of the people it was built through the labour and fundraising efforts of every citizen of Pouch Cove. The library’s vast collection is supported by the Provincial Library Board and funding from the Pouch Cove Lions Club. In addition to books and digital media, the library also offers free wired and wireless internet, story time, free scanning services, and affordable basic office services (print, photocopy, fax).

Operating Hours

COVID-19: The library is available for curbside pick-up Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:00 – 2:00, and Wednesdays from 5:00 – 8:00. Please call (709) 335-2652.

Updated: 2020-07-24
Monday06:00 pm 08:00 pm
Tuesday01:30 pm04:30 pm
Wednesday06:00 pm08:00 pm
Thursday01:30 pm04:30 pm
Friday10:00 am12:00 pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed

Faith Groups

Pouch Cove is served by three churches: All Saints Anglican, Memorial United, and St. Agnes Roman Catholic.

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