Seasonal Activities

It’s How We Live Our Life

Clarenville’s residents and visitors enjoy plenty active lifestyle options.  A host of recreational opportunities are available, both in the town and in the surrounding region.  Whether you choose a leisurely round of golf, a rigorous set of tennis or an individual workout at one of our fitness centres, Clarenville has it year round!

Other recreational opportunities include swimming, fishing, hiking, boating, camping, ice skating, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, snowboarding, as well as cross-country and downhill skiing.  Clarenville residents also enjoy a variety of sport and recreation clubs including soccer, tennis, softball, basketball, minor hockey, figure skating and curling.

Active living and community involvement help to improve your quality of life and contribute to healthy families and a vibrant community. Clarenville provides quality recreational facilities and programs to the residents of our community through a spirit of partnership and commitment to the highest level of service.

One of our main goals is recreational fun for all ages; our facilities, programs and services are designed to do just that. Leisure activities provide the opportunity to lead a balanced life, so we invite you to use our facilities, get your family involved in our programs and enjoy life to the max!

In the Winter

Naturally blessed, Clarenville is the capital of snow and adventure on the Newfoundland and Labrador’s east coast.   Winter is a special time of the year for residents of Clarenville. Once the snow falls, we get outside and play.

Discover Clarenville’s Real Winter Potential!

Our spectacular terrain and spacious trails are perfect for snow season adventure whether you’re skiing, boarding or snowmobiling.  Go out for an hour or make a week-long trek on the land with expert guides.  We enjoy one of the most fantastic trail systems for snowmobiling in the province.  For the winter vacationer, we are located on the Trans-Canada Snowmobile Trail along with hundreds of kilometers of groomed and marked riding trails. For more information on snowmobiling trails visit www.nlsf.org

Located just 1km West of Clarenville is White Hills Ski Resort. Nestled across 55 acres of ski and board terrain in the majestic hills of the Discovery Region, White Hills Resort has the proud distinction of being called “Eastern Newfoundland’s Winter Playground”. Here you’ll find a number of choice trails waiting for you to explore on skis, snowboard or snowshoes.  White Hills offers a variety of downhill trails and glades that reach to over 750 vertical feet.  For more information on White Hills Ski Resort, visit www.whitehillsresort.com

Around the wilderness of White Hill Ski Resort are over 40 Kilometers of the best groomed cross-country ski trails in Eastern Newfoundland known as the Nordic Ski Trails. All cross country trails and loops are marked, interconnected and groomed where and whenever possible. The Nordic Ski Trails features “Harry’s Loop” (3.5 km) around Dark Hole Pond (has lights for night skiing), as well as 5 and 7.5 kilometer loops for an extended journey.

Non-members must purchase a Nordic Ski day pass, while members of the Clarenville Nordic Ski Club can ski on all of the groomed trails free of charge. For more information, detailed mapping and trail descriptions visit www.clarenvillenordicskiclub.com

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In the Summer

From the first hint of spring through the lazy days of summer, Clarenville is an outdoor playground. You can explore the coast, mountains, woods, rivers and lakes by kayak, hike or bike. Follow your spirit of adventure in Clarenville!

Clarenville is right in the heart of a culturally rich and vibrant region. Our central location is perfect for excursions to historic communities such as Bonavista and Trinity. Each year Clarenville hosts a variety of concerts, festivals, craft fairs and talent shows, including Arts Under The Stars. Immerse yourself in our region’s unique festivals and fairs.

Clarenville is also just minutes from Terra Nova National Park. With its rugged and picturesque coastline, lakes and inner sounds, Terra Nova is a rewarding natural destination. See http://www.pc.gc.ca/pn-np/nl/terranova/index.aspx for more information on Terra Nova National Park.

Or enjoy a round of golf. Clarenville is nestled between three of the most spectacular golf courses in our region. Twin Rivers Golf Course 20km west in Port Blandford, Brookside Golf Course 17km east in Hatchet Cove and The View Golf Course 50km North West on the Bonavista Peninsula.

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Annual Events

The Town of Clarenville hosts a number of Annual events throughout the year, including our Clarenville Days Celebrations, Canada Day at the Park & our Wintertainment Winter Carnival just to name a few. Please check out our Annual Celebrations Page for more information on our events happening all year long.

For more information, email brandon@clarenville.net or contact the town office at 466-7937.

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