Recreation

The City of Campbell River will be looking to create a new fee structure policy this fall in an attempt to make the recreation programs in the city less subsidized by taxpayer dollars and more responsive to public demand. Photo courtesy City of Campbell River

City of Campbell River to find new fee structure for recreation programs

City is looking to make recreation department less taxpayer subsidized

 

Fishing licences came available for sale Thursday, April 1, and the federal government has introduced a new tool to help anglers – those who are required – to record their catches. (Black Press Media files)

New digital recording tool available for fishing licence sales in B.C.

Anglers can now use an ‘easy’ online system to take note of fish they have caught, as per DFO rules

 

Delivering special care packages to the elderly is a project idea that would qualify for a Small Neighbourhood Grant. (Clayoquot Biosphere Trust photo)

Neighbourhood Small Grants are open for application

Get your creative, community-driven project funded for up to $500

 

Michael Jones (left) returns a volley as teammate Sue Schwartz watches during a pickleball match at the Centennial Park tennis courts. Pickleball is a 50-plus program and the city is seeking feedback on whether the age range of recreation programs should be expanded. File photo by Alistair Taylor – Campbell River Mirror

City seeking feedback on expanding adult recreation opportunities

The City of Campbell River’s adult recreation team is reaching out to…

  • Nov 10, 2020
Michael Jones (left) returns a volley as teammate Sue Schwartz watches during a pickleball match at the Centennial Park tennis courts. Pickleball is a 50-plus program and the city is seeking feedback on whether the age range of recreation programs should be expanded. File photo by Alistair Taylor – Campbell River Mirror
The Strathcona Regional District has applied again for funding for RE-CREATE project. File photo

Second round of grant funding ‘last chance hotel’ for Strathcona Gardens reno — Commissioner

Commission thinks streamlined application, lower funding ask gives better shot at success

The Strathcona Regional District has applied again for funding for RE-CREATE project. File photo

Strathcona Gardens main pool to re-open to some guests Sept. 21

Leisure pool, hot tub, steam rooms and waterslide remain closed

  • Sep 19, 2020

City of Campbell River slowly expands recreation opportunities

Increased cleaning requirements brings increased cost

Splash Park reopens just in time to beat the summer heat

The water park and other parks amenities, except outdoor pool, is now open

Fitness Pods to open in Strathcona Gardens next week

Swimming to come in fall 2020

  • Jun 18, 2020

Campbell River’s Strathcona Gardens plans to restart some services soon

Looking at gradual reopening and will implement health and safety measures for staff and public

Funding for Strathcona Gardens reno denied

‘If we don’t get funding… our pool will be closing’ — chair

Summer tubing ban on Cowichan River lifted

The Tube Shack opening on June 27

Town of Lake Cowichan bans tubing on Cowichan River this summer

“We have to do it, unless something changes”

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