recreation

A screenshot from the July 5, 2021, Parksville city council meeting showing Christie Lucas, an environmental scientist with WSP Canada, right, and Parksville city council. (Submitted photo)

Parksville city council pauses development on planned aquatic and recreation centre

‘Potential valuable ecological communities’ identified at the site

 

The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)

City of Parksville to seek further public input on proposed aquatic and recreation centre

Public engagement team to spearhead renewed consultation efforts

 

A section of proposed Harbourfront Walkway between White Eagle Terrace and Battersea Road. (City of Nanaimo image)

Nanaimo’s proposed walkway extension estimated at $25-30 million

City asking for feedback on concepts to connect Departure Bay Beach and ferry terminal

 

The Cross on the Commons race is one of events organized by the Arrowsmith Cycling Club. (PQB News file photo)

More people than ever mountain biking in Parksville Qualicum Beach area

Arrowsmith Cycling Club VP promotes healthy, fun activity

The Cross on the Commons race is one of events organized by the Arrowsmith Cycling Club. (PQB News file photo)
The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre, located at 100 Jensen Ave in Parksville. (PQB News file photo)
The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre, located at 100 Jensen Ave in Parksville. (PQB News file photo)
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)
The Ballenas Secondary School track in Parksville. — (PQB News file photo)
The Ballenas Secondary School track in Parksville. — (PQB News file photo)
The Ravensong Aquatic Centre. (PQB News file photo)

RDN director wants Nanoose Bay residents to contribute for Ravensong pool services

Wallace calls it unfair electoral area not paying its share

The Ravensong Aquatic Centre. (PQB News file photo)
A map released by the City of Parksville showing option one of a proposed Parksville aquatic and recreation centre. (Submitted)

City of Parksville addresses concerns regarding proposed aquatic and recreation centre

In-person community consultation will continue when safe to do so

A map released by the City of Parksville showing option one of a proposed Parksville aquatic and recreation centre. (Submitted)
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Parksville city council announces aquatic and recreation centre project

Despard Avenue shown as test site for facility

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Eaglecrest Golf Club will transition to a nine-hole course from its current 18. (Eaglecrest Facebook photo)
Eaglecrest Golf Club will transition to a nine-hole course from its current 18. (Eaglecrest Facebook photo)
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Parksville Golden Oldies Sports Association’s popular walking soccer league was one of several sports programs and activities that were cancelled following provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry’s latest announcement to ban indoor adult team sports. (PQB News file photo)

COVID-19: Parksville Qualicum Beach sports groups frustrated by ban

Provincial health directive discourages indoor sports

Parksville Golden Oldies Sports Association’s popular walking soccer league was one of several sports programs and activities that were cancelled following provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry’s latest announcement to ban indoor adult team sports. (PQB News file photo)
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Tofino aims to combat winter doldrums with temporary ice rink

District prepares to install temporary ice rink in RV parking lot in December

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Rob Jonas, president of the Parksville Golden Oldies Sports Association, visits the PQB News/VI Free Daily studios. (Peter McCully photo)

PQBeat: A chat with Parksville Golden Oldies Sports Association president Rob Jonas

Podcast: Discussion includes COVID-19 issues, programs offered and more

Rob Jonas, president of the Parksville Golden Oldies Sports Association, visits the PQB News/VI Free Daily studios. (Peter McCully photo)
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Town of Qualicum Beach aims to install an artificial turf surface at Community Park. (PQB News file photo)

Qualicum Beach seek funds for $4.5M community field project

Turf surface would allow for new sporting activities

Town of Qualicum Beach aims to install an artificial turf surface at Community Park. (PQB News file photo)
Randy and Kim Longmuir are resigning as recreation co-ordinators for the Arrowsmith Community Recreation Association. (PQB file photo)
Randy and Kim Longmuir are resigning as recreation co-ordinators for the Arrowsmith Community Recreation Association. (PQB file photo)
The Ravensong Pool will be ready to open in late September. (PQB file photo)

Regional District of Nanaimo set to offer fall recreation programs

Registration for variety of acitivities to start Aug. 31

The Ravensong Pool will be ready to open in late September. (PQB file photo)