West Shore Parks and Recreation

The long-anticipated West Shore skate park is officially a go and set to open in spring 2023. (West Shore Parks and Recreation/Facebook)

Ground broken on West Shore skate park

Completion is scheduled for spring 2023

 

The pool at West Shore Parks and Recreation will host Juan De Fuca Royals Swim Club’s swimathon fundraising event. (West Shore Parks and Recreation file photo)

Swimathon raising money for JDF swim club

Club president says they’re looking to expand and club gives another avenue with lessons fully booked

 

Kyle Besler, president of the Greater Victoria BMX Association. National-level races are returning to the track at West Shore Parks and Recreation on July 1, with the event running until July 3. (Black Press Media file photo)

National BMX event returns this long weekend to Colwood track

Three days of racing start on July 1 and are free to watch

 

The Juan de Fuca pool will be full of kids learning to swim this summer, but others may be left without a spot in swimming lessons. (Courtesy West Shore Parks and Recreation)

Pools treading water as demand for swimming lessons surges on West Shore

Offerings have nearly doubled since the winter, but parents still struggling to get kids in lessons

The Juan de Fuca pool will be full of kids learning to swim this summer, but others may be left without a spot in swimming lessons. (Courtesy West Shore Parks and Recreation)
Breaking Wind teammates Cynthia Smith, Graham Hales, and Gerald Leahy spin on stationary bikes outside West Shore Parks and Recreation Saturday May 28, 2022 as part of a fundraiser in support of Victoria Hospice. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

Colwood man pedals eight hours for Victoria Hospice

Graham Hales pedaled with teammates against Courtney woman in fundraising competition

Breaking Wind teammates Cynthia Smith, Graham Hales, and Gerald Leahy spin on stationary bikes outside West Shore Parks and Recreation Saturday May 28, 2022 as part of a fundraiser in support of Victoria Hospice. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
The long-anticipated West Shore skate park is officially a go and set to open in March 2023, the West Shore Parks and Recreation Society announced May 13. (Courtesy of West Shore Parks and Recreation)

New skate park officially coming to the West Shore in early 2023

After more than six years of advocacy and fundraising, the project is coming to fruition

The long-anticipated West Shore skate park is officially a go and set to open in March 2023, the West Shore Parks and Recreation Society announced May 13. (Courtesy of West Shore Parks and Recreation)
West Shore Parks and Recreation is putting out a call for Highlands artists to create artwork for its new Juan de Fuca Childcare Centre. (Courtesy West Shore Parks and Recreation)

Highlands-based artists sought to help decorate new childcare centre

West Shore Parks and Recreation looks to decorate facility with five art pieces

West Shore Parks and Recreation is putting out a call for Highlands artists to create artwork for its new Juan de Fuca Childcare Centre. (Courtesy West Shore Parks and Recreation)
Judo B.C.’s Youth Provincial Championship is being held at West Shore Parks and Recreation March 18 to 20 to showcase young talent before nationals in May. (Megan Atkins-Baker/News Staff)

Judo Championships held in Colwood showcase young athletes hoping to go national

Tournament mandatory for U16, U18 and U21 athletes aiming to partake in nationals in Montreal

Judo B.C.’s Youth Provincial Championship is being held at West Shore Parks and Recreation March 18 to 20 to showcase young talent before nationals in May. (Megan Atkins-Baker/News Staff)
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
Brian Wilson headlines the Sunday show July 15 at Rock the Shores in Colwood, winding up the three-festival and a day of music that Nick Blasko of Atomique Productions characterizes as a ‘modern folk festival.” Photo brianwilson.com

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

Brian Wilson headlines the Sunday show July 15 at Rock the Shores in Colwood, winding up the three-festival and a day of music that Nick Blasko of Atomique Productions characterizes as a ‘modern folk festival.” Photo brianwilson.com
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

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Emily Haines Metric lead singer and keyboardist Emily Haines performs at Rock the Shores in Colwood. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)
Guitarist Dave Navarro of headliner Jane’s Addiction takes a solo on stage Sunday (July 19) at Rock the Shores in Colwood back in 2015. (Gazette file photo)
Guitarist Dave Navarro of headliner Jane’s Addiction takes a solo on stage Sunday (July 19) at Rock the Shores in Colwood back in 2015. (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