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The City of St. John’s is hosting its annual ChillFest from February 11th to 14th, 2022. Get your friends and family out of the house and celebrate winter!

Check out this year’s list of activities:

Friday, February 11th

ChillFest Free Ski & Snow Shoe Rental


When:
Friday, February 11th, 12:00pm – 10:00pm
Where: North Bank Lodge, Pippy Park
What: Get your friends and family together and head outside for an afternoon of ski & snowshoe rentals at the Winter Activity Centre!
A woman takes a break on a rock while snowshoeing.

Photo: @taloeffler

ChillFest Free General Skating


When:
Friday, February 11th, 2:00pm – 2:50pm
Where: Mary Browns Centre

 

ChillFest Free Everyone Welcome Swim


When:
Friday, February 11th, 6:00pm – 6:50pm
Where: H.G.R. Mews Centre
Note: Pre-registration on RECconnect
is required for swimming and space is limited

Saturday, February 12th

ChillFest Hero’s Theme @ The Loop 


When:
Saturday, February 12th, 12:00pm – 4:00pm
Where: The Loop in Bannerman Park
What: Dress up as your favourite “Hero” and join the fun!
Note: This event is weather permitting.

 

child giving thumbs up in a swimming pool, having fun

ChillFest Free Lane & Leisure Swim


When:
Saturday, February 12th, 5:30pm – 6:20pm
Where: H.G.R. Mews Centre
Note: Pre-registration on RECConnect is required for swimming.

Sunday, February 13th

ChillFest Freez’n Fun Run


When:
Sunday, February 13th, 9:00am – 11:00am
Where: Bowring Park, West Gate
What: Bundle up and join us for a Freez’n Fun Run on the paved roads in beautiful Bowring Park. All runners will receive a medal and an official time.
Note: This event is weather permitting. Registration is free but must be completed in advance through Eventbrite.

 

ChillFest Snow-Ga 


When:
Sunday, February 13th, 12:15pm – 12:45pm
Where: Bowring Park
What: Join us for snow-ga, the practice of combining yoga poses and breathing techniques in an outdoor winter setting. Bring your winter gear and come enjoy an all-levels, all-ages outdoor yoga class.
Note: This event is weather permitting. Pre-registration is available on Eventbrite.

A group of people doing yoga in the snow

ChillFest Free Everyone Welcome Swim 


When:
Sunday, February 13th, 3:00pm – 3:50pm
When: H.G.R. Mews Centre
Note: Pre-registration on RECConnect is required for swimming.

Monday, February 14th

 

A couple skating on an outdoor rink in the sun.
Photo: Maddie Mills Photo

ChillFest Free General Skating


When:
Monday, February 14th, 2pm – 2:50pm
Where: Mary Browns Centre

 

ChillFest Sweetheart Night @ The Loop


When:
Monday, February 14, 6 – 9 p.m.
Where: The Loop in Bannerman Park
What: Treat your sweetheart to a romantic evening under the lights with a live DJ spinning your favourite sappy love song!
Note: This event is weather permitting.

Aerial View of Bannerman Park, Skaters on "The Loop" and Downtown Beyond

Ongoing Events

ChillFest Scavenger Hunt


When:
February 11th – 14th
Where: Bowring Park, Bannerman Park & Victoria Park
What: Come on out for a winter scavenger hunt. Find 5 words hidden throughout each of the parks to reveal the mystery phrase!

Bowring park lit up at dusk


ChillFest Virtual Kitchen Party with Fergus O’Byrne 


Stay tuned for more details!

For more information about ChillFest and its events, click here

Note from the City of St. John’s: All participants must respect Covid-19 public health guidelines and facility requirements while enjoying ChillFest activities. These guidelines and facility requirements may vary between the different activities. Before participating, please check the facility website for the public health guidelines and facility requirements that you will need to follow.

NLVaxPass: As per Public Heath Guidelines anyone aged 19 and over will be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination and identification upon entry in any City of St.

 

Published: February 4, 2022