our programs & services

The Carleton Community Centre is an inclusive recreation and wellness facility located in West Saint John.  We aim to provide accessible programs and services that enhance the quality of life for residents in our neighbourhoods.

after-school program

Daily supervised recreational programming for children ages 6-16.

Monday - Friday

2:45pm - 4:45pm

art classes

Join our Art Mamma for adult classes offered weekly throughout fall and winter programming.


1pm- 3pm

ball hockey

Always a popular part of our evening youth programming throughout fall and winter programming. Free equipment available.


6pm- 9pm

basketball (men's)

A men's recreational basketball game takes place every Friday at noon during the fall and winter. Call David O'Toole at  674-1639 for details.


12pm - 1pm

breakfast program

Who doesn't love a big Saturday breakfast? Join your friends and neighbours for the most important meal of the day!



carleton all-star cheerleading

Carleton All-Star Cheerleading is an athletic program for all ages, which operates in a custom-built gym on the second level of the centre. Find out more at www.carletonallstars.com


carleton community garden

Our community garden is led by volunteers. It features 33 plots (6 raised), with 6 herb boxes, a greenhouse, 9 trees, and blueberry, raspberry and rhubarb patches. Produce from the garden is often donated to the West Side Food Bank. Please call 674-4307 for more information. 

spring - fall

community police
CST. Don Metcalfe provides community police services. His office is located on the main level of the Centre. The Community Response Unit takes a proactive approach to crime prevention and is focused on building partnerships.

Monday - Friday


Youth dances take place every Friday evening during the fall and winter. They serve as a fundraiser for the Carleton. $2 (ages 6-9yrs) 7pm- 9pm | $3(ages 10+yrs) 7pm- 10pm


7pm- 10pm

evening recreation (youth)

Supervised recreational programming for children and youth, including sports, arts, crafts, cooking, games, and more!

Monday - Thursday

6pm - 9pm

GED program

The Carleton Adult Learning Program offers academic upgrading and GED preparation. Our small class sizes helps adults improve thier math, writing, and computer skills, as well as prepare for the GED. The program is offered at no cost, and learners work at their own pace.  Contact Paula Ross at 333-5480 for more details. 

Monday - Friday

line dancing

Our line dancing program is a great way to have some fun and exercise at the same time. Membership fees apply.  For more information, contact Theresa at 635-8435. 


10am- 11am 


The Carleton Community Centre is home to the Port City Pickleball Club.  With a current club membership of 60, the sport continues to grow in popularity, particularly among the senior population. Membership fees apply.  For more information, contact Mike at 672-9566.

Monday- Friday

playground program

The summer playground program is a free 8-week drop-in program for children ages 5-12. The program includes daily sports, recreation, arts, crafts, outings and games, and is designed to promote recreation and healthy neighbourhoods.


9am-12pm | 1pm-4pm

volleyball (women's)

Women's volleyball has been a fixture at the Carleton Community Centre for over 40 years, with 12 active teams. Membership fees apply. For more information, contact Paula Kemp at 696-8610 for more details. 


3pm- 9pm

zoomers on the go (50+)

Zoomers on the Go is a falls prevention/health promotion program for the 50+ population in Saint John. Exercise classes are led by senior volunteer leaders and provide valuable information to improve health and mobility. For more information, contact Jill at 674-4307 for more details. 

Tuesdays | 10am - 11am

Thursdays | 10am - 11am

Fridays | 11am-12pm