Play In

St. Catharines is a recreational jewel set on the shore of Lake Ontario, just below the stunning Niagara Escarpment. For families or individuals alike, there is no shortage of opportunities for residents to enjoy an active lifestyle. We are the City where everbody can play! 

Check out some great activities and ways you can #StayActiveSTC below. 

Virtual Experiences - including resources for educators, parents and teachers         

Register for Seniors' Centre Without Walls programming. Different programs are offered weekly. Find the schedule and more information by clicking here

Our Spring Session 1 Leisure Guide is now available! Listing all our safely modified programming, be sure to register for your favourite early - registration opens on March 23 for residents. Learn more here.

 Spring Session 1 Leisure GuideMuseum Activities Seniors' Centre Without Walls Farmers Market  

Stay Active STC

Keep your mind and body active with these #StayHomeNiagara friendly activities. Remember to always follow Public Health advisories and recommendations including physical distancing and proper cleaning methods. For more City information on COVID-19, visit our webpage

Stay Active STC

Alphabet Activity Checklist Challenge

Alphabet Activity Checklist Challenge

Download the Alphabet checklist challenge here. 

Beat the Boredom Blues Bingo

Beat the Boredom Blues Bingo

Download the Bingo cards below for the whole family. 

 Other ways to Play In and stay active:

Share Program Ideas and Feedback on

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


Program Registration

Online Registration

  • 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

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

  1. Go to
  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
    • 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.

In-Person Registration

Please make appropriate appointments and follow COVID-19 safety protocols. 


In-person registration is available at the following locations during regular business hours:

  • City Hall - 50 Church St., Second Floor, Citizens First Counter
  • Seymour-Hannah Sports and Entertainment Centre - 240 St. Paul St. W
  • St. Catharines Kiwanis Aquatics Centre - 425 Carlton St.

Public Skating and Hockey Schedule

 The City of St. Catharines operates three arenas with seven ice pads conveniently located throughout the city. They provide citizens and visitors with the opportunity to get involved in a wide variety of healthy activities for all ages and skill levels.

Check out our Public Skating page to view dates, times and locations. 




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