Bear Mountain

Langford Mayor Stew Young, accompanied by tournament coordinator and city staffer Terri Foggitt, plays the role of auctioneer following the 25th annual Mayor’s Charity Golf Classic at Bear Mountain Resort on Wednesday. (Don Descoteau/News Staff)

Golf tournament raises a record $145,000 for Langford charities

Bear Mountain Resort hosts 25th annual Mayor’s Charity Golf Classic

 

U14 champ Owen Nguyen, right, and finalist Eric Wang at the Bear Mountain 5 Star junior championship on Aug. 20. (Jake Romphf/News Staff)

B.C.’s best rally on the red-clay at junior tennis tournament in Langford

The Bear Mountain-hosted tournament for U12, U14 players runs from Aug. 18 to 22

 

Recognizing that many Capital Region golfers may be looking for a new challenge this fall and winter, Bear Mountain Golf Club has created a unique package that will let them stay active and physically distanced outdoors while enjoying a premier golf experience.

Can’t go south? Tee it up West

Bear Mountain fall and winter package gives locals a premier golf experience

  • Sep 28, 2020
Recognizing that many Capital Region golfers may be looking for a new challenge this fall and winter, Bear Mountain Golf Club has created a unique package that will let them stay active and physically distanced outdoors while enjoying a premier golf experience.
City of Langford’s Mayor’s Golf Tournament raised over $50,000 for local charities across Greater Victoria. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

VIDEO: Langford downsizes 24th annual Mayor’s Golf Tournament amid pandemic

Event raises $50,000 for Greater Victoria charities

City of Langford’s Mayor’s Golf Tournament raised over $50,000 for local charities across Greater Victoria. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
Local cyclists Ethan Pauly, left, and Jackson Bocksnick plan to ride the newer section of Bear Mountain Parkway on July 25 and climb the accumulated elevation of Mount Everest, in a fundraiser for KidSport Greater Victoria. You can find them on the stretch between Flint Avenue and the summit starting at 7:30 a.m. that day. (Contributed by Jackson Bocksnick - Jim Finlayson photo)

Greater Victoria cyclists to ‘Everest’ Bear Mountain Parkway to help KidSport

Jackson Bocksnick and Ethan Pauly plan to pedal big hill 62 times to match Everest’s elevation

  • Jul 20, 2020
Local cyclists Ethan Pauly, left, and Jackson Bocksnick plan to ride the newer section of Bear Mountain Parkway on July 25 and climb the accumulated elevation of Mount Everest, in a fundraiser for KidSport Greater Victoria. You can find them on the stretch between Flint Avenue and the summit starting at 7:30 a.m. that day. (Contributed by Jackson Bocksnick - Jim Finlayson photo)
Amatista Spa at The Westin Bear Mountain Resort and Spa officially opens its doors for the first time on June 16 with high safety standards due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Courtesy of Jennifer Burgin)
Amatista Spa at The Westin Bear Mountain Resort and Spa officially opens its doors for the first time on June 16 with high safety standards due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Courtesy of Jennifer Burgin)
Bear Mountain is open to the public again as of May 1 with strict protocols in place as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. (Courtesy of Rob Larocque)

West Shore golf courses open to the public with strict protocols

Bear Mountain donates percentage of green fees in May to Langford COVID-19 response

Bear Mountain is open to the public again as of May 1 with strict protocols in place as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. (Courtesy of Rob Larocque)
Daniel Cammiade, executive director of the Southern Vancouver Island Nature Trail Society, stands a couple of hundred metres from the entrance to a new trail at Bear Mountain off of Nicklaus Drive. (Rick Stiebel/News Staff)

New trail opens at Bear Mountain, expanding regional network

Trail officially opened July 12

  • Jul 15, 2019
Daniel Cammiade, executive director of the Southern Vancouver Island Nature Trail Society, stands a couple of hundred metres from the entrance to a new trail at Bear Mountain off of Nicklaus Drive. (Rick Stiebel/News Staff)
Leandre Bouchard, a 26-year-old Canadian National Mountain Bike Team member from Quebec says he’s hoping to get his first Canada Cup win at Bear Mountain this weekend. Bouchard is a three-time U23 national champion who made his elite world championship debut in 2015. He posted a 13th place finish at the Rio 2016 test event in October, qualifying to compete in the Olympics in 2016. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)

Canadian National Mountain Bike Team gears up for Canada Cup at Bear Mountain

National MTB Series Canada Cup part of 2019 Bear Mountain Bike Festival

Leandre Bouchard, a 26-year-old Canadian National Mountain Bike Team member from Quebec says he’s hoping to get his first Canada Cup win at Bear Mountain this weekend. Bouchard is a three-time U23 national champion who made his elite world championship debut in 2015. He posted a 13th place finish at the Rio 2016 test event in October, qualifying to compete in the Olympics in 2016. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
Six-year-old Ryder Coolidge tests out the clay tennis courts at the Westin Bear Mountain Resort and Spa under the new bubble. Bear Mountain has Western Canada’s largest indoor/outdoor red clay facility. (Lindsey Horsting/News staff)

New tennis bubble at Bear Mountain draws a crowd

The open house Saturday allowed people in the community to test the courts

Six-year-old Ryder Coolidge tests out the clay tennis courts at the Westin Bear Mountain Resort and Spa under the new bubble. Bear Mountain has Western Canada’s largest indoor/outdoor red clay facility. (Lindsey Horsting/News staff)
The Golf for Kids Charity Classic participants and volunteers pose with the cheque for children’s charities. (Photo courtesy of Kevin Light)

$1 million raised for charities at Langford fundraiser

Jeneece Place, Help Fill Dream Foundation among benefactors

The Golf for Kids Charity Classic participants and volunteers pose with the cheque for children’s charities. (Photo courtesy of Kevin Light)
GIVING BACK                                 A golfer sinks a putt during the Mayor’s Annual Charity Golf Tournament at the Westin Bear Mountain Golf Resort and Spa on Thursday. For the full story see pg. A8. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)
GIVING BACK                                 A golfer sinks a putt during the Mayor’s Annual Charity Golf Tournament at the Westin Bear Mountain Golf Resort and Spa on Thursday. For the full story see pg. A8. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)
Mark Wadsworth, Westin Bear Mountain Resort executive chef, educates guests and residents of the importance honey bees play in food production. (Photo courtesy Jordanna Reid)

Executive chef hosts National Honey Bee Day in Langford

The Westin Bear Mountain Golf Resort and spa lost all of their honey bees last year

Mark Wadsworth, Westin Bear Mountain Resort executive chef, educates guests and residents of the importance honey bees play in food production. (Photo courtesy Jordanna Reid)
Zach Scott returns a shot in a U14 singles match at Bear Mountain. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)

Local resident represents the Island at U14 tennis provincials

Zach Scott, 13, is ranked in the top 10 in the province

Zach Scott returns a shot in a U14 singles match at Bear Mountain. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)
Ivor Emberton played in a U12 tournament at Bear Mountain with some of his teammates from Cedar Hill Recreation Centre. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)

Three tennis players represent the Island at U12 tournament

It was Bear Mountain’s first tennis tournament of the season

Ivor Emberton played in a U12 tournament at Bear Mountain with some of his teammates from Cedar Hill Recreation Centre. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)
UPDATED: Bear Mountain Parkway extension is now open

UPDATED: Bear Mountain Parkway extension is now open

City hosts reception to celebrate 25 years of constructing Langford

UPDATED: Bear Mountain Parkway extension is now open
A map showing the soon to be completed Bear Mountain Parkway. (Map courtesy of the City of Langford)

Bear Mountain Parkway to open Tuesday evening

Public will be able to access new roadway after 7 p.m.

A map showing the soon to be completed Bear Mountain Parkway. (Map courtesy of the City of Langford)
Team Canada Mountain Bikers will kick off the Bear Mountain Bike Festival this coming weekend with the 2018 Powerade Canada Cup. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)

WATCH: Bear Mountain Bike Fest kicks off this weekend

Canadian Olympic riders ready for 2018 Powerade Canada Cup

Team Canada Mountain Bikers will kick off the Bear Mountain Bike Festival this coming weekend with the 2018 Powerade Canada Cup. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)
Canadian National team and Norco Factory Racing rider, Haley Smith, rides at the Stellenbosch World Cup in South Africa March 10. (Photo courtesy of Jonathan Duncan)

Team Canada mountain biker started training at Bear Mountain by chance

This weekend is the third annual Bear Mountain Bike Fest

Canadian National team and Norco Factory Racing rider, Haley Smith, rides at the Stellenbosch World Cup in South Africa March 10. (Photo courtesy of Jonathan Duncan)