PLEASE NOTE: Due to the global pandemic, please see COVID-19 INFO: REC FACILITIES  for updates regarding recreation facilities & programs in the Town of Carbonear.

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With regard to the schedule and the lane swim, water aerobics and Water In Motion. These activities must be booked in advanced and registered.

Our registration for each week will open at 12:00PM on Saturday’s for the week ahead (Monday to Friday). Registration can be completed by calling the Carbonear Swimming Pool at 596-7535 or by emailing [email protected].

Calling/emailing for registration can be completed each day(excluding Saturday) at 11:30AM-8:00PM during operating hours. Any emails or messages left outside of those hours may not be able to be accommodated as requested


Carbonear offers facilities for wide range of activities for citizens of all ages.

The Carbonear Recreation Complex consists of a year round indoor swimming pool, 2 tennis courts, 2 outdoor rinks, 2 softball Fields, Basketball Court, Soccer Field, Athletics Amenities, Skateboard Park,  a playground and an outdoor entertainment venue: Paddy’s Garden.

In the Town of Carbonear there are 6 playgrounds, 2 basketball courts, parks and a boardwalk strategically placed throughout the community.


Swimming Pool and Swimming Lessons


Carbonear Swimming Pool
Telephone: (709) 596-7535
Email: [email protected]

Carbonear Minor Softball Program

Children’s Play Areas

In addition to the areas described, the town has five children’s play areas:

  • Recreation Complex
  • Willoughby Playground
  • Claude Garland Memorial Playground and Dog Park (O’Driscoll’s Lane)
  • Crocker’s Cove Playground (Water Street, East End)
  • Soper Avenue Playground
  • Quinn’s Place (Remembrance Loop)

Below are photos of the Recreation Complex Playground and the Crocker’s Cove Playground.