Located on the east coast of Newfoundland and Labrador, Paradise is a beautiful town with a population of around 23,000 people. Founded in 1992, Paradise is one of the youngest towns in the province, but has quickly become a popular place to live due to its proximity to St. John’s, its stunning scenery, and its many community events and activities.
Paradise is located on the northeast Avalon Peninsula, just outside of St. John’s. The town is bordered by Mount Pearl to the west, Conception Bay South to the south, and the Atlantic Ocean to the east.
One of the main attractions in Paradise is Octagon Pond, a beautiful park and trail system that is perfect for hiking, biking, and picnicking. Other popular attractions include Neil’s Pond, Rotary Paradise Youth and Community Park, and the Paradise Double Ice Complex.
Paradise has many playgrounds and recreation facilities for both kids and adults. Some of the most popular include Paradise Park, Karwood Playground, and Elizabeth Park.
There are several schools in Paradise, including Paradise Elementary, Elizabeth Park Elementary, and Holy Family Elementary.
To find out what public school you are zoned for, you can enter in your address and your grade level into the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District linked here: WHICH SCHOOL DO I ATTEND?
Paradise has a variety of restaurants and cafes, serving everything from traditional Newfoundland dishes to international cuisine. Some popular spots include the Coffee Matters, Cojones Tacos & Tequila and Pur & Simple.
Paradise has a vibrant community with many local groups and events. Some popular events include the Snow and Ice in Paradise Winter Carnival, which features outdoor activities, ice skating, and fireworks, and the Paradise Food Bank Drive, which raises money and food donations for those in need. There are also several sports leagues and community groups, including the Paradise Soccer Club and the Paradise Youth and Community Centre.