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Living in Placentia

Recreation

Placentia is a healthy, active community with a very long and storied heritage of sports, recreation, and active living. It is one of the essential ties that binds the community, providing the vital fabric that connects family and friends. The town prioritizes the creation of opportunities for exercise and active lifestyles, reinforcing a sense of community and belonging, and continues its investment through its Recreation Commission.  

And when it comes to recreation in Placentia, there is something for everyone, whether you play competitive sports or just want a leisurely game of ball with your friends and family. Explore our many properties including:

  • Unity PARC Arena
  • Community Allied Youth
  • Skate Park/Green Gym
  • Regatta Grounds
  • Wayne John Searle Memorial Recreation Complex
  • Willard Hatfield Memorial Ball Field
  • William Hogan Ball Field
  • Jeff Jones Memorial Soccer Pitch
  • Coalyard Playground
  • Ferndale Veterans’ Park Playground
  • Mount Pleasant Playground
  • Freshwater Playground
  • William Hynes Memorial Playground
  • Mount Pleasant Playground
  • Heritage Walking Trails and Boardwalk

We are also in the process of pursuing the construction of a community swimming pool in partnership with the Placentia Lions Club.

Placentia CYN (Community Youth Network) provides a variety of services, events and programs targeting youth in grades 7-12. The initiative concentrates on career development, leadership, community capacity building, recreation and supportive services. Placentia also offers summer recreation programs for younger children, aged 4 – 14.

Arts and crafts workshops and other activities are offered throughout the year at the Placentia Bay Cultural Arts Centre.

We would love to hear from you if you have ideas or would like more information on our programs. Drop by our office or connect with Scott Batten, our Recreation Director at:

sbatten@placentia.ca

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Age Friendly 1st Annual Talent Competition

May 4, 2018
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News

Apr 6, 2018
Municipal Minute March 2018
March Municipal Minute
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Mar 2, 2018
Municipal Minute February 2018
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Feb 7, 2018
Municipal Minute January 2018
January 2018
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Jan 29, 2018
2018 Budget Speech
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Jan 29, 2018
2018 Tax Structure
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Town of Placentia
P.O. Box 99
Placentia, NL A0B 2Y0

townofplacentia@placentia.ca