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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

 

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

 

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Oceanside Services Committee wants to review recreation grant program allocation

Concerns raised about criteria not being adhered to

 

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)
A trek to the top of the Lantzville lookout trail rewards hikers with views of Nanoose Bay, the Salish Sea and the Coast Mountains. (Photo courtesy Ryan Douglas Blood/@planetryan)

Process begins to try to get lookout trail over Nanoose Bay authorized

Regional District of Nanaimo staff will report back to parks and trails committee

A trek to the top of the Lantzville lookout trail rewards hikers with views of Nanoose Bay, the Salish Sea and the Coast Mountains. (Photo courtesy Ryan Douglas Blood/@planetryan)
The newly constructed pickleball court at The Pacific Shores Resort and Spa in Nanoose Bay. (Submitted photo)

Nanoose Bay resort adds 10 pickleball courts

GM ‘amazed by the interest’ in growing sport

The newly constructed pickleball court at The Pacific Shores Resort and Spa in Nanoose Bay. (Submitted photo)
Berwick’s house rules: Be safe, be kind, and rock out!

Berwick’s house rules: Be safe, be kind, and rock out!

Local retirement community gets creative during COVID-19

  • Jul 13, 2020
Berwick’s house rules: Be safe, be kind, and rock out!
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)
Pickleball is one of the fastest-growing sports in the PQB region. (File photo)

Meadowood resident wants to bring pickleball to local community

RDN asked to paint court lines on park’s basketball court

Pickleball is one of the fastest-growing sports in the PQB region. (File photo)
Sports courts are now available for organized groups to use. (File photo)

Regional District of Nanaimo to allow in-person recreation programs

Sports courts now available for organized groups

Sports courts are now available for organized groups to use. (File photo)
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)
A rise of misconduct at the Nelson and District Community Complex has put a stress on staff and patrons. Photo: Tyler Harper

10 people banned in two weeks from B.C. rec centre for drugs, squatting

Suspensions were for setting up sleeping bags in washrooms, theft, verbal abuse of staff, and more

A rise of misconduct at the Nelson and District Community Complex has put a stress on staff and patrons. Photo: Tyler Harper
The Kwalikum Secondary international students Cristina Cervillam, left, and Lucia Puche, who are from Spain are enjoying playing for the Kondors senior girls basketball team. (Michael Briones phto)

Spanish basketball players enjoy hoop life at Kwalikum Secondary

International students use sports to overcome stress, boredom while far from home

The Kwalikum Secondary international students Cristina Cervillam, left, and Lucia Puche, who are from Spain are enjoying playing for the Kondors senior girls basketball team. (Michael Briones phto)