Storm Fort Rodd Hill during giant water battle

Colwood historical site the base for family fun in the sun

Grab your water gun and join in the fun at the West Shore’s largest squirt gun battle. Head on over to Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites on Sunday (Aug. 23), for family-friendly fun.

Parks Canada’s annual Fab Forts event invites the public to try and storm the fort before joining a giant game of capture the flag. Target practice is also on a long list of activities that includes face painting and live music throughout the day.

Participants are reminded that staying dry is not an option and that pets are not permitted. The activities are on from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Admission is $3.90 for adults, $1.90 for youth and $9.80 for a family.

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