West Shore Parks and Recreation

West Shore Parks and Recreation facilities face a challenging future in terms of funding, due to reduced operations throughout the pandemic. (Black Press Media file photo)

West Shore Parks and Recreation faces challenging future

West Shore Parks and Recreation Society submits 2021 budget request to owner municipalities

 

Jimmy Miller (left) and members of the WestShore Skatepark Coalition were at the Juan de Fuca Recreation Centre’s parking lot Sunday for a bottle drive to raise funds to build a skatepark on the West Shore. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

PHOTOS: West Shore skatepark dream inches closer to reality one bottle at a time

WestShore Skatepark Coalition keeps pushing forward

 

The Juan de Fuca pool opens up again Jan. 20, after being closed since last March due to ongoing public health restrictions due to the pandemic. (West Shore Parks and Recreation)

Juan de Fuca pool to reopen in Colwood after 10-month shutdown for COVID

West Shore Parks and Recreation using federal/provincial restart funding to reopen facility

 

Power has been restored to Juan de Fuca Rec Centre in Colwood, after nearly eight hours in the dark. (Black Press Media file)
Power has been restored to Juan de Fuca Rec Centre in Colwood, after nearly eight hours in the dark. (Black Press Media file)
West Shore Parks and Rec is asking the public to complete a survey to determine what youth programs they will re-introduce in January 2021. (Black Press Media file)
West Shore Parks and Rec is asking the public to complete a survey to determine what youth programs they will re-introduce in January 2021. (Black Press Media file)
West Shore Parks and Rec will keep the Juan de Fuca pool closed and reevalute in September, and the arena is scheduled to reopen in spring 2021, following heating cable system repairs. Also, the Q Centre will be installed for rentals on July 13. (Black Press Media file)

No swimming or skating at Juan de Fuca rec centre for now

The Q Centre to reopen starting on July 13

West Shore Parks and Rec will keep the Juan de Fuca pool closed and reevalute in September, and the arena is scheduled to reopen in spring 2021, following heating cable system repairs. Also, the Q Centre will be installed for rentals on July 13. (Black Press Media file)
West Shore Parks and Rec will be re-opening their weight room on June 2. Their soft opening will continue until June 4, then followed by expanded hours starting on June 8. (Black Press Media file)

West Shore Parks and Recreation to reopen weight room

Visitors must reserve one and a half hour workout blocks starting June 2

West Shore Parks and Rec will be re-opening their weight room on June 2. Their soft opening will continue until June 4, then followed by expanded hours starting on June 8. (Black Press Media file)
West Shore Parks and Recreation has opened outdoor facilities and amenities but social distancing protocols are still being enforced. (Black Press Media file photo)

West Shore Parks & Recreation opens outdoor facilities

Social distancing measures still in place at facilities

West Shore Parks and Recreation has opened outdoor facilities and amenities but social distancing protocols are still being enforced. (Black Press Media file photo)
Summer camp registration at West Shore Parks & Recreation is still going ahead on May 7 despite the COVID-19 pandemic. (Black Press Media file photo)
Summer camp registration at West Shore Parks & Recreation is still going ahead on May 7 despite the COVID-19 pandemic. (Black Press Media file photo)
West Shore Parks and Recreation Centre in Colwood will close their doors effective by end of day Tuesday, in response to COVID-19 fears. (Black Press Media file photo)
West Shore Parks and Recreation Centre in Colwood will close their doors effective by end of day Tuesday, in response to COVID-19 fears. (Black Press Media file photo)
With the top coat down, lines are going in on the new dry floor at West Shore Parks and Recreation. (Courtesy West Shore Sports and Recreation)

West Shore Parks & Recreation to unveil new indoor sports complex by end of January

Grand opening of sport court and turf field planned for Jan. 31 at 10 a.m.

With the top coat down, lines are going in on the new dry floor at West Shore Parks and Recreation. (Courtesy West Shore Sports and Recreation)
(Gazette file photo)

Budget for 2018 finally approved for West Shore Parks and Recreation

Organizational review by municipal CAOs moving along

  • Oct 3, 2018
(Gazette file photo)
After-school activities to help your child grow

After-school activities to help your child grow

West Shore Parks and Recreation offers a number of programs for children of all ages

After-school activities to help your child grow
Kydo Klownz will warm up the crowd before a special outdoor screening of The Last Jedi at West Shore Parks and Recreation in Colwood. (Photo courtesy of West Shore Parks and Recreation)

Join the resistance for an outdoor movie screening in Colwood

Movies on the Hill returns to West Shore Parks and Recreation

Kydo Klownz will warm up the crowd before a special outdoor screening of The Last Jedi at West Shore Parks and Recreation in Colwood. (Photo courtesy of West Shore Parks and Recreation)
Kari Moslehi lines up a shot while daughter Aaliyah and son Zain look on during a croquet game at West Shore Parks and Recreation’s Neighbourhood Nights event. (Gazette file photo)

Neighbourhood Nights returns this summer

Lots of activities, games, crafts and movies for all to enjoy

Kari Moslehi lines up a shot while daughter Aaliyah and son Zain look on during a croquet game at West Shore Parks and Recreation’s Neighbourhood Nights event. (Gazette file photo)
The Sheepdogs perform at Rock the Shores on Saturday. (James MacKenzie/Black Press)

WATCH: Thousands rock in Colwood over the weekend

Rock the Shores returns after one-year hiatus

  • Jul 16, 2018
The Sheepdogs perform at Rock the Shores on Saturday. (James MacKenzie/Black Press)
A variety of musical flavours throughout weekend at Rock the Shores

A variety of musical flavours throughout weekend at Rock the Shores

Headliners Brian Wilson, Sheepdogs and X Ambassadors part of diverse lineup festival

A variety of musical flavours throughout weekend at Rock the Shores
(Gazette file photo)

West Shore Parks and Recreation Society under new management

Owners appoint CAOs as interim board while creating plan for society’s future

(Gazette file photo)
EJ Weston is the founder of Westshore Youth Pride, an alliance aiming to start a drop-in service for those in the LGBTQ community and a new website and app that connects youth to much-needed services. (Contributed photo)

New LGBTQ group connects youth to services

EJ Weston to launch app, drop-in service in coming months

EJ Weston is the founder of Westshore Youth Pride, an alliance aiming to start a drop-in service for those in the LGBTQ community and a new website and app that connects youth to much-needed services. (Contributed photo)
Emily Haines Metric lead singer and keyboardist Emily Haines performs at Rock the Shores in Colwood. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

Rock the Rink gives youth once-in-a-lifetime opportunity

Winning band will get to play a set at Rock the Shores

  • Apr 24, 2018
Emily Haines Metric lead singer and keyboardist Emily Haines performs at Rock the Shores in Colwood. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)