Recreation

Canadian Tire Ep. 3 – Online shopping

Here’s how to shop online AND local!

Have you shopped at Comox Valley’s Canadian Tire store online before? Join…

  • Jan 10, 2022

 

Canadian Tire Ep. 3 – Online shopping

Here’s how to shop online AND local!

Have you shopped at Comox Valley’s Canadian Tire store online before? Join…

  • Dec 13, 2021

 

Cumberland’s council discussed ways to expand recreation opportunities during a recent meeting. Image, screenshot

Cumberland looks at expanded recreation opportunities

Measures include regional pilot project, changing family income thresholds for programs

 

2021 participant at the 2019 Gnarly Craft Fair. Photo supplied

Courtenay youth craft fair again goes virtual

The LINC Youth Centre is going virtual again this year for their…

  • Nov 21, 2021
2021 participant at the 2019 Gnarly Craft Fair. Photo supplied
Canadian Tire Ep. 3 – Online shopping

Here’s how to shop online AND local!

Have you shopped at Comox Valley’s Canadian Tire store online before? Join…

  • Nov 15, 2021
Canadian Tire Ep. 3 – Online shopping
This fall the Town of Comox is assessing the outdoor recreational needs of youth, via a community-wide survey, as well as a survey targeted specifically for youth. Laura Weston/Town of Comox

Town of Comox reaching out to youth for assessment of outdoor recreational needs

The Comox Community Centre needs to hear from Comox families and youth…

This fall the Town of Comox is assessing the outdoor recreational needs of youth, via a community-wide survey, as well as a survey targeted specifically for youth. Laura Weston/Town of Comox
Most adults will need proof of vaccine for CVRD facilities like the Aquatic Centre and the Sports Centre. File photo

Vaccine ID needed for Comox Valley Regional District rec facilities

The new provincial health order applies to all adults at least 22 years of age

Most adults will need proof of vaccine for CVRD facilities like the Aquatic Centre and the Sports Centre. File photo
Helmets will now be required for skates at the Comox Valley Sports Centre. File photo supplied

Comox Valley Regional District now requires helmets for skating

Skating can be dangerous, but skaters face risk of potential head injuries

Helmets will now be required for skates at the Comox Valley Sports Centre. File photo supplied
Area A director Daniel Arbour and Fanny Bay community members celebrate the event. Photo supplied

There’s a new place to play in Fanny Bay

Comox Valley Regional District, community open new playground in community

Area A director Daniel Arbour and Fanny Bay community members celebrate the event. Photo supplied
Story Walks take participants through a story in a natural setting. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Story Walks expand through Comox Valley rural areas

The events were CVLLC’s most popular family program last year

Story Walks take participants through a story in a natural setting. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Fishing licences came available for sale Thursday, April 1, and the federal government has introduced a new tool to help anglers – those who are required – to record their catches. (Black Press Media files)

New digital recording tool available for fishing licence sales in B.C.

Anglers can now use an ‘easy’ online system to take note of fish they have caught, as per DFO rules

Fishing licences came available for sale Thursday, April 1, and the federal government has introduced a new tool to help anglers – those who are required – to record their catches. (Black Press Media files)
Delivering special care packages to the elderly is a project idea that would qualify for a Small Neighbourhood Grant. (Clayoquot Biosphere Trust photo)

Neighbourhood Small Grants are open for application

Get your creative, community-driven project funded for up to $500

Delivering special care packages to the elderly is a project idea that would qualify for a Small Neighbourhood Grant. (Clayoquot Biosphere Trust photo)
A portion of the trail will be closed for a few days. Image, Village of Cumberland

Trail in Cumberland closed for bridge work

Replacement of bridge expected to last a few days

  • Sep 6, 2020
A portion of the trail will be closed for a few days. Image, Village of Cumberland
Courtenay is surveying residents about potential recreation fees and charges. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Courtenay launching recreation fees and charges survey

City is looking for feedback from user until end of August

Courtenay is surveying residents about potential recreation fees and charges. Photo by Mike Chouinard
This screenshot taken from a video shot by surf instructor Shannon Brown shows a watercraft operator in the surf zone off Chesterman Beach. Since being shared on social media, the video has sparked concerns over water safety. (Image from video by Shannon Brown)
This screenshot taken from a video shot by surf instructor Shannon Brown shows a watercraft operator in the surf zone off Chesterman Beach. Since being shared on social media, the video has sparked concerns over water safety. (Image from video by Shannon Brown)
What’s for dinner? Local resort tees-off new app for meals on-the-go

What’s for dinner? Local resort tees-off new app for meals on-the-go

Crown Isle goes mobile with app for food orders, golf competitions and more!

  • Jun 22, 2020
What’s for dinner? Local resort tees-off new app for meals on-the-go
Wade Gamble, general manager of Jakes at the Lake in Lake Cowichan, prepares his tube for a ride on the Cowichan River now that the Town of Lake Cowichan has lifted the tubing ban this summer. Gamble said his restaurant, as well as many other local businesses, will benefit from the lifting of the ban. (Robert Barron/Citizen)

Summer tubing ban on Cowichan River lifted

The Tube Shack opening on June 27

Wade Gamble, general manager of Jakes at the Lake in Lake Cowichan, prepares his tube for a ride on the Cowichan River now that the Town of Lake Cowichan has lifted the tubing ban this summer. Gamble said his restaurant, as well as many other local businesses, will benefit from the lifting of the ban. (Robert Barron/Citizen)
The Tube Shack owner Aaron Frisby. (Malcolm Chalmers photo)

Town of Lake Cowichan bans tubing on Cowichan River this summer

“We have to do it, unless something changes”

The Tube Shack owner Aaron Frisby. (Malcolm Chalmers photo)
First prize for the Easter Promenade. Photo, Courtenay Recreation

Courtenay Recreation announces Easter Promenade winners

Families decorated homes to celebrate holiday in light of distancing guidelines

First prize for the Easter Promenade. Photo, Courtenay Recreation
Expand your golf experiences in the Comox Valley!

Expand your golf experiences in the Comox Valley!

New personnel making big improvements at Glacier Greens Golf Club in Comox

  • Feb 24, 2020
Expand your golf experiences in the Comox Valley!