Things To Do in Newfoundland and Labrador

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An expanse of 550-million-year-old rock surrounds the geological exhibits at The Johnson GEO CENTRE, a 33,600-square-foot facility that resides mostly in stone’s favourite hangout: underground. There, the Steele Earth & Space Theatre screens high-definition science-minded films in 2-D and 3-D, and the Geo Theatre projects the four-billion-year history of the earth onto a rock wall featuring a cave, running stream, and glowing lava. Exhibitions include scientific oddities such as a cutaway of the earth and 565-million-year-old fossils preserved in layers of volcanic ash. The museum also highlights the educational opportunities found in more recent events: real-life artifacts and interactive kiosks tell the Titanic's tragic story, and the ExxonMobil Oil and Gas Gallery explores energy with scale models of an oil tanker and offshore supply vessel.

At the KidsPlace, youngsters aged 1–7 can put on science-inspired plays on the puppet-theatre stage or study trilobites and eight-track tapes in the fossil corner. The gift shop also outfits kids with educational books and games, and adults can stock up on agate wind chimes and sterling-silver jewellery. In between bites of GEO sandwiches in the GEO café, members can peruse schedules of numerous monthly events or plan enrollment in summer camps aimed at junior scientists.

175 Signal Hill Rd
St. John's,
NL
CA

Certified personal trainers help students of all abilities break through their perceived fitness limitations during Body Transformations classes that include a range of standard, circuit, and high-intensity drills. Small groups of 12–20 subject their bodies to the slenderizing force of push-ups, burpees, and supra-aerobic Tabata workouts designed to make hearts beat Morse code eviction notices to fat cells. Instructors tailor their program to suit each individual’s fitness level and goals, using knowledge gleaned from various certifications in yoga and Zumba. Those who wish to take their fitness to the next level or practice a new signature can sign up for the full Body Transformations program, which includes nutritional plans, log books, 24/7 support, and weight and measurement tracking.

382 Conception Bay Highway
Holyrood,
NL
CA

As a provincial crown corporation, the Newfoundland Labrador Liquor Corporation oversees the handling and distribution of alcoholic beverages throughout Newfoundland and Labrador. Spanning 24 retail stores and more than 100 agency locations, the NLC provides these cities and outlying communities with beverages that help make parties rowdier, holidays more festive, and soccer games actually interesting. Unlike many other provincial liquor services, the NLC blends and bottles its own spirits, and is responsible for dispersing more than 125,000 cases of liquor. Additionally, the shops carry a multitude of wines as well as beer brewed locally and around the world.

10 Elizabeth Ave
St. John's,
NL
CA

Instructors Sarah and Karla lead Latin-inspired dance-fitness sessions designed to burn fat and tone muscles. In addition to the 60-minute sessions geared for ages 13 and up, they also feature Zumbatomic classes designed to get kids ages 4-12 to move while having fun.

46 Ruth Avenue
Mount Pearl,
NL
CA

We have been serving craft wine and beer makers since 1993. We offer products from the top suppliers including wine kits from the industry's two leading manufacturers - RJ Spagnols and Winexpert. Famous for our expertise and super friendly staff. Let us help you craft your own wine and beer.

286 Torbay Rd
St. John's,
NL
CA

GETFITNL's steel-bending instructors sculpt doughy flesh clay into hardened body fortresses with enthralling and varied outdoor chiselling routines. Boot-camp sessions tone and tighten via an ever-changing workout circuit, which grants students the freedom to work at their own pace or during Zumba classes. Classes can whittle away excess calories without the monotony of lifting weights or building houses out of dumbbells. Each routine is easy to follow, and canfitpro-certified instructors expertly lead students like Sherpas escorting weatherworn travellers through the intricacies of the legal system.

During GETFITNL's Zumba workouts, students employ merengue, salsa, and calypso dance steps to burn fat and boost their heart rate. Each class fuses Latin rhythms and music with aerobic movements of a constantly varied intensity, resulting in an invigorating, refreshing workout.

80 Ellesmere Avenue
Paradise,
NL
CA