Shane Hyde, co-owner of Oceanside Outdoor Sports and Volleyball BC, has donated seven beach volleyball nets, along with his wife Danielle, to the City of Parksville. -File photo

Seven beach volleyball nets donated to City of Parksville

Nets installed at community park

Seven beach volleyball nets donated by Shane and Danielle Hyde, owners of Oceanside Outdoor Sports and Volleyball BC, have been installed in the Parksville Community Park. These nets will be in place for the summer so residents and visitors will be able to play beach volleyball at any time.

Seasonal installation of the beach volleyball nets was a Parksville council initiative. Council was keen to provide more recreational opportunities for youth in the community. Nets were installed just in time for summer school holidays.

RELATED: Pro beach volleyball a big smash

“On behalf of council, our sincere thanks to Oceanside Outdoor Sports for their donation of the nets and for helping the city to provide the opportunity to have this sport available in the park during the summer,” said mayor Ed Mayne in a press release.

Oceanside Outdoor Sport hosts youth and adult beach volleyball leagues begin in May and run through the end of summer. Along with the regular Tuesday and Wednesday leagues, the Parksville Community Park is home to clinics, camps and tournaments. Vancouver Island’s biggest and longest running beach volleyball tournament is scheduled for August 31 and September 1 with 120 teams and over 290 athletes competing in multiple divisions.

— NEWS staff, submitted

Just Posted

Nanoose Bay residents miffed as roadwork on Northwest Bay Road causing long delays

‘I sat in traffic for a half-hour and moved approximately 50 feet’

Oceanside RCMP officer makes Alexa’s Team

Munro able to stop and process 15 impaired motorists during the past year

Potty Mouth artist creating Funky Fungus

Parksville-Qualicum’s Carmen Lutz has people chuckling with her hand-made, rustic mugs

Qualicum Beach charity hosts fundraiser for Guatemalan students

Aldea Maya has been working in the Central American country since 2012

Parksville Lawn Bowling Club on a roll for artificial turf

Project to cost over $500,000 but will save club money

Disney Plus to launch in Canada in November

Analysts say latest streaming service may escalate cord cutting

Okanagan bus driver assaulted for asking patron not to smoke

59-year-old in hospital with non-life threatening injuries

Wildfire burning outside of Port Alberni

Coastal Fire Centre on scene

B.C. sets rules for ride hailing, same minimum fee as taxis

Larger operating areas seen as threat by cab companies

Two hiking families team up to extinguish fire in B.C. backcountry

Children and their parents worked for three hours to ensure safety of the popular hiking region

Police seek tips in 2015 death of Island teen Brown

Four years has passed since the body of Penelakut Island woman was discovered

Vancouver man arrested after pregnant woman’s SUV stolen, then crashed

Police are recommending charges against a 22-year-old Vancouver man

Elections Canada to assess ‘partisan’ climate change rhetoric case by case

People’s Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier has said climate change is not an emergency nor caused by human

Most Read