Leisure Guide

The Leisure Guide is a semi-annual recreation and resource guide typically published in March and August, listing programming offered by the City of St. Catharines.

Stay tuned for updates regarding COVID-19, the Leisure Guide and City programming. 

Spring Session 1

Important: most Spring Leisure Guide programming will not be offered during the 'Emergency Break' following recent Provincial announcements.
There are programs that will still be offered including some aquatics leadership programs (lifeguard certification), our Seniors' Centre Without Walls telephone-based programs and all virtual programs


 Spring session one Leisure Guide

As we continue to evolve and adapt to current challenges of COVID-19, the digital Leisure Guide will reflect our part in helping slow the spread of COVID-19 with residents' health as a priority

Program Registration Dates - Spring Session 1

St. Catharines residents:

Online: Tuesday, March 23 at 6 p.m.

Open to everyone: 

Thursday, March 25 at 6 p.m.

How to: Program Registration - Online  

  • Individuals looking to register online must have a Login ID and Pin Code prior to registration.
  • You cannot obtain a Pin Code and ID during the online registration process - you must have them in advance.
  • It can take up to 48 hours to receive a Login ID and Pin Code, so we recommend requesting them at least two days before the start of program registration.
  • Login IDs and Pin Codes can be requested at stcatharines.ca/ePlay

How to register if you already have your login ID and PIN number

  1. Go to stcatharines.ca/ePlay
  2. Click the link titled "Log in or request a Client Barcode (Login ID)/PIN Number reset"
  3. Enter your ID and PIN 
  4. Enter the 5-digit code(s) for the program(s) you're interested in
  5. Pay using Visa or MasterCard.
  6. You will receive email confirmation upon completion (keep this for income tax purposes)

If you DON'T have a login ID and PIN number or if you've forgotten them

  1. Go to stcatharines.ca/ePlay
    • To request a new ID and Pin, click the link titled "Obtain your Client Barcode (Login ID) and PIN Number"
    • If you've forgotten your ID or Pin, click the link titled "Log in or request a Client Barcode (Login ID)/PIN Number reset" 
  2. You will receive your ID and PIN via email within 48 hours.

Program Registration - In person

City Hall is open by appointment only. Learn how to book an appointment here.

In-person registration is available at the following locations:

  • City Hall - 50 Church St., Second Floor, Citizens First Counter

Program Ideas and Feedback

Check out EngageSTC.ca to take our Recreation Program survey or share your ideas on what programs you would like the City to offer!

Winter 2020 Digital Leisure Guide

Check out what programming was offered by clicking the link below: 

Fall 2020 Digital Leisure Guide

Check out what programming was offered in fall 2020 by clicking one of the links below: 

Spring and Summer 2020 Leisure Guide

Digital copies are available as an online eBook or a PDF here: 

Copies were distributed in Niagara This Week on Thursday, March 5.

Copies were also available at

  • City Hall 
  • St. Catharines Kiwanis Aquatics Centre
  • Seymour-Hannah Sports and Entertainment Centre
  • St. Catharines older adult centres and community centres
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