Corner Brook is definitely a mecca for winter activities. We welcome locals and visitors alike to embrace the season and all it has to offer for winter enthusiasts. What to do in Corner Brook in winter, you might ask! You might contemplate the fact that Corner Brook typically sees about 16 feet of snow most winters. So, of course, skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, zip lining and snowmobiling are some of the obvious things to do in Corner Brook.
During the winter season, don’t curl up and hide if your interests are not in the above activities. The varied opportunities available for recreation and culture mean we know what to do in Corner Brook to entertain ourselves or others. The many amenities available play an important role in developing an inviting and vibrant city. After a day on the slopes, riding in the backcountry on snowmobile, or exerting lots of energy on a pair of snowshoes, you might think about what to do in Corner Brook at other times.
In western Newfoundland, Corner Brook is a hot spot for the arts and other cultural activities in winter. From February 20th to March 1st, 2015 Corner Brook will host the 44th annual Corner Brook Winter Carnival. Come experience some of the best traditional Newfoundland music and food such as pancakes, homemade beans, toutons, and bologna. Celebrate our First Nations people on February 22nd when the Corner Brook Aboriginal Women’s Association have their Apiknagit Friendship Mini Pow Wow & Winter Feast. On February 27th, come to Marble Mountain for a day of fun to celebrate the 52nd Anniversary of the Old Sam Day tradition – a tradition for young and old skiers and snowboarders.
Corner Brook is a vibrant Arts community and the Corner Brook Arts and Culture Centre offers programming covering Newfoundland artists, Canadian and International artists. The Grenfell Art Gallery and Fine Arts Theatre offer arts programming throughout the year. For an evening of fun, join the Scottish Heritage Society that offers Scottish country dancing every week. Take part in JIBFEST 2015 this coming weekend at Marble Mountain! Beginning on March 13th, the Literary Festival, The March Hare, begins and highlights the work of local musicians and poets as well as some of the best writers from Canada and the world.
For fun and great exercise, the Corner Brook Curling Club offers Recreational Curling, Social curling and League Curling. Come skating during family and general skating at the Civic Centre. Take a trip to Corner Brook Centre Bowl for an evening of bowling during Family bowling or Moonlight bowling on Fridays. For women and men who might want to relieve stress and tone muscles, participate in several of the Yoga classes found in the city. When you are at Marble Mountain, you might take part in the Happy Warrior Yoga For Snow Sports. Several fitness facilities including The Forever Young Fitness Centre and the YMCA offer the community a wide variety of programs for all your fitness needs. Enjoy a hockey game with the hometown Corner Brook Royals at the Civic Centre.
For fun, festivals, relaxation and a time to make new friends, come to Corner Brook this winter!