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Things to See and Do on Campus

Take a plunge! The Grenfell Campus’ pool is an indoor, year-round facility. It is a 25 meter pool with 6 lanes featuring a 1 meter diving board and 6 diving blocks. Our pool offers a wide range of swimming lessons and aquatic programs. Please ask for the summer schedule at the front desk. Passes can be purchased for $3 per person.

View the arts! Grenfell Campus Art Gallery is always showcasing interesting exhibitions. Please ask the front desk for the current exhibitions when visiting. Admission is free. Group tours can be arranged on request.

Gaze at the stars! Grenfell Campus is home to Atlantic Canada's largest telescope, a 0.60 m (24") reflector! While its primary functions are teaching and research, there are frequent viewing opportunities for the general public. Please inquire about the schedule for public tours at the front desk. Admission is free.

Things to See and Do in Corner Brook and Its Vicinity

Western Newfoundland is a great place to explore so make sure to come early and stay late to take advantage of all that our region has to offer! Our knowledgeable and experience conference services staff will be happy to help you plan your perfect vacation itinerary or assist with your pre and post conference activities.


Captain Cook's Monument
Corner Brook

Blomidon Golf and Country Club
Corner Brook

Corner Brook Stream Trail System

Western Brook Gorge Boat Tour
Gros Morne National Park

Gros Morne National Park
UNESCO World Heritage Site

L'Anse aux Meadows
UNESCO World Heritage Site

Crystal Waters Boat Tours

Marble Zip Tours

Gros Morne Summer Music Festival

Cycle Solutions


For bike, kayak and canoe rentals and guided tours, please contact us at or give us a call at 1-866-494-3548. Please click here to see tour descriptions and rates.

Looking for a personal fishing trip in a traditional Newfoundland dory? Interested in catching cod and having lunch at a seaside cabin?

Please contact Darren Park with Four Seasons Tours at 709-688-2125 or visit their website.

Tourism Links

City of Corner Brook

Western Destination Marketing Organization

Tourism Newfoundland and Labrador

The Weather Network (Corner Brook)

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Grenfell Campus
Memorial University

20 University Drive
Corner Brook, NL
A2H 5G4

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Grenfell Campus
Memorial University

PO Box 2000
Corner Brook, NL
A2H 6P9

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