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


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


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