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)
ROCK THE SHORES 2018: A variety of musical flavours throughout weekend in Colwood

ROCK THE SHORES 2018: A variety of musical flavours throughout weekend in Colwood

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

ROCK THE SHORES 2018: A variety of musical flavours throughout weekend in Colwood
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)
Rock the Shores transforms the lower fields of the West Shore Parks and Recreation site into a three-day intimate rock concert. (Gazette file photo)
Rock the Shores transforms the lower fields of the West Shore Parks and Recreation site into a three-day intimate rock concert. (Gazette file photo)
Rock the Shores scheduled to return in 2018

Rock the Shores scheduled to return in 2018

Tickets on sale now for three summer festivals

Rock the Shores scheduled to return in 2018
Kids from the Victoria Youth Field Lacrosse hit the field for the association’s Back to the Field Canada 150 celebration recently. Association president Larissa Coates hopes to get more turf fields installed around the West Shore. (Contributed photo)

Local athletic association calling for more turf fields

Demand for field time a premium in the West Shore

Kids from the Victoria Youth Field Lacrosse hit the field for the association’s Back to the Field Canada 150 celebration recently. Association president Larissa Coates hopes to get more turf fields installed around the West Shore. (Contributed photo)