Kit for baby

Home Baby in a world of unique softness. Prepare this happy event with the ACFSJ and its volunteers.

From now on, adorable baby kits are waiting for you at the ACFSJ office.

Information : - 709-726-4900

Receive a cover #Stay protected

 As part of the project 'At the door of the community' the ACFSJ distributes bags of protective materials.

The wearing of masks in indoor public places is now mandatory throughout the province. We want to make sure that community members are informed of the latest updates, and have the necessary protective gear.

Information : - 709-726-4900

Reduce your household waste… and contribute to your community!

You are invited to participate in the Community Compost Program at the Centre des Grands-Vents.

 It is easy to get started, by participating you’ll reduce your household waste by one-third, and you will be helping the environment and gardens all at the same time!

Information : - 709-726-4900

Access to the Centre des Grands-Vents

  • The doors of the main entrance of the Centre des Grands-Vents will be closed during class hours from 8:00 a.m. to 2:50 p.m.
  • The entrance to the community organizations will have to go through the west entrance of the building.   
  • Persons with reduced mobility, as well as the school clientele will continue to use the main entrance door using the intercom system.

Information: - (709) 757-2816


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Information: - 709-726-4900


Pop-up P'tits poussins au parc: From 7 July to 25 August at 9.30 a.m. in Pippy Park

Sometimes we'll be on holiday, but when we're here we'll be happy to welcome friends to the park! Sign up to receive an email every Monday to find out if there will be a Wednesday morning P'tits poussins meeting

Informations: 709-726-4900

Spring Walk for Seniors :Program for seniors!

We will begin each walk with gentle stretching, guided by Bianca Paiement, strength and conditioning coach. Throughout our walk, we will explore exercises to improve flexibility and expand our range of motion.

Price: Free

Informations: 709-726-4900.

Bilingual Summer Camp with YMCA at Centre Des Grands-vents

From June 28 to September 3 at the Centre des Grands-vents
Bilingual summer camp: registration is open
Description: Located at the Centre Communautaire des Grand-Vents, this camp focuses on outdoor play and physical activity, outdoor adventures, art activities and field trips to nearby parks and playgrounds.

Informations: 709-726-4900.

Saturday Club: Information soon available 

Fun and educational activity programme for children aged 5-14 years. Children are invited to participate in language activities, crafts, music, sports, drama and more!→registration closed for spring session, possibility to join our waiting list for fall session.

Informations: - 709-726-4900

French courses: 

The ACFSJ regularly offers French courses at all levels for adults. The small class size facilitates learning, and the atmosphere facilitates exchanges between teachers and students.

Register online or at the ACFSJ offices. →registration closed for the spring semester, possibility to join our waiting list for the fall semester.

 Informations: - 709-726-4900

Recreational Classes : Information soon available 

Intuitive Yoga: Whether you want to dance or get fit, come and enjoy the classes offered this spring in a bright building and stimulating environment. Program: Yoga -

Register online or at the ACFSJ office-→registration closed for the spring session, opportunity to join our waiting list for the fall session.

Informations: - 709-726-4900

Story time : Information soon available 

Information available soon We welcome children and parents on Thursday or Wednesday mornings. A storyteller, interpreter, tells children beautiful stories that will take them on a journey, the workshop is devoted to reading an exciting tale and activities.

Informations: - 709-726-4900

Youth Activities: Information soon available 

Information coming soon The ACFSJ regularly offers activities for young people: Hula Hoop Creativity (Kindergarten - Grade 1 - Grade 2 and 3), Cooking Workshop (Kindergarten, Grade 1), Chess Club and many other activities!

Check our website or contact us to find out about upcoming activities.

Informations: - 709-726-4900

Natation récréative : Information soon available 

 Information bientôt disponible Les membres de l’ACFSJ sont les bienvenus à notre activité de natation une fois par mois au YMCA.  

Informations: - 709-726-4900

Ligue d'improvisation francophone: Information soon available 

Information available soonThe ACFSJ and the Réseau culturel de TNL invite you to experience collective improvisation. Improvisation is an art that allows you to express yourself through your body and humour! Come and share your Tuesday evenings at the Théâtre des Grands-Vents in good company.

Informations: - 709-726-4900

Soccer in French :

Passionate about soccer? Want to play a team sport? Come and join us to practice soccer in a relaxed atmosphere.

Informations: - 709-726-4900

Rehearsal of the choir La Rose des vents : 

Every Monday from 7pm - Choristers meet for regular rehearsals on Mondays.

Registration for the year or for a half session.

Come and discover the joys of singing in French. For more information about the choir, send an email to

Informations: - 709-726-4900

Club des Débrouillards : 

The 50+ Club of the ACFSJ. Club activities include: Indoor Walking at Works, Monthly Lunch, and Knitting and more! For full details of activities, visit 

You have an appointment:

Conversation Sessions - ConnectSeniors

  • Tuesday 14 September at 10.30am: What are your talents, have they evolved or changed over time?
  • Tuesday 21 September at 10.30am: Tell us about your best (or worst) memory. How old were you at the time?

    Resourceful Lunch:
  • The next lunch will be held on Thursday, September 2 at 11:30 am at the Centre des Grands-Vents.
    Participation of 5 $.


  • Friday, September 10: Coffee/meeting/tea at 2pm at the Centre des Grands-


Informations: - 709-726-4900






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L’Association communautaire francophone de Saint-Jean (ACFSJ)

Mission :

The Association communautaire francophone de Saint-Jean is a non-profit organization whose mission is to inspire and support the development and action of the francophone community of Saint-Jean. The ACFSJ is responsible for the management of the community portion of the Centre scolaire et communautaire des Grands-Vents.

Hours of operation of the Association:

Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Library opening hours*:

Internet access, printer, scanner Books, CDs and DVDs for all ages and tastes

For more information, please contact us at (709) 726-0308, 1-877-407-1055 or online at


Library hours may vary,

Visit our site for more details.


Room rentals:

The ACFSJ offers room rentals

Conference rooms
Cafeteria, kitchen

French courses :
The ACFSJ regularly offers French courses at all levels. You can consult the schedule on our website.

Saturday Club :
We also offer educational and entertaining activities in French for children aged 5 to 14 years old.

The annual programming of the ACFSJ is made possible thanks to the financial support of the Department of Canadian Heritage (Development of Official Language Communities Program). The Saturday Club is offered thanks to the financial support of the Department of Canadian Heritage and the Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Education (Official Languages in Education programs).