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.

Please Note:  As the City works to slow the spread of COVID-19, there may be restrictions on the availability of programming. Visit our COVID-19 page for the latest updates.

Spring 2021

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  

Visit our NEW program registration portal - ActiveSTC.

Learn how to create an account and more here.

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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