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  • Member Since: May 19, 2010

Featured Preschool Camp Posters


Preschool Camps

Big Fun for Little Ones Ages 3-5 Monday-Friday 9:30am-12:00pm Aug 27th-Aug 31st $89/Week Location: Portluck Park Picnic Shelter Enjoy story time, sharing, creative arts, games, […]

6 hours ago
Featured Kid's Table Poster 2018


Kid’s Table Camp

Ages 10-14 Monday-Friday 9:30am-3:30pm Aug 20th-Aug 24th $180/Week Location: Salt Spring Middle School Home Ec Room Discover local farms, where our food comes from, cooking […]

6 hours ago
Bronze Medallion and Cross poster

$50 for locals

Advanced Aquatic Courses: Bronze Medallion ...

Bronze Medallion 13yrs+ This is the first step to become a lifeguard. Bronze Medallion teaches an understanding of the lifesaving principles embodied in the four […]

August 9, 2018
squash player


Squash Camp

Learn to play squash this summer, a fun and easy-to-learn racquet sport that is played all over the world and now on Salt Spring! Squash […]

August 8, 2018
Bike park

Bike Park Grand Opening August 6th 11am ...

Celebrate with us the opening of Salt Spring Lion Commemorative Bike Park. Explore the course, park orientation and safe riding tips by the Bike Club, […]

August 2, 2018

NOTICE: Centennial Park Users

NOTICE: Centennial Park Users We are testing ground conditions in preparation for storm water drainage improvements and the washroom replacement project scheduled to begin later […]

August 1, 2018

CRD Provides Permanent Site for Bring Your Branches and Fall Leaf Exchange

    Farm & Garden    September 25, 2012

 Media Release – September 25, 2012 The Capital Regional District (CRD) and PARC Parks and Recreation has partnered with Transition Salt Spring and the Salt Spring Island Agricultural Alliance to provide a permanent home for the popular Bring Your Branches service and the new Fall Leaf Exchange program. “This partnership is another demonstration of how the […]

Trail Maps on the PARC Website

    Health & Wellness    August 16, 2012

All PARC trails with aerial maps, trail length, and trail rating are at http://www.crd.bc.ca/ssiparc. Check out our maps and then take a hike. Remember hiking exercises your body, your mind and nourishes your imagination!

Community News

  • Alert: Fulford Harbour Boat Fire

    by on August 10, 2018

    It probably started around 12:15 and was out with the boat totally destroyed by about 12:45. Coast Guard and lots of other vessels on hand. Didn’t see the initial fire so don’t know if there was an explosion or not. Of course, have no idea if the occupants got to safety but likely they did […]

  • Salt Spring Chamber – Green Touris...

    by on August 9, 2018

    The Salt Spring Chamber of Commerce has again been recognized and re-accredited by Green Tourism Canada. We become Canada’s first Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Centre to become accredited members of Green Tourism Canada in 2016. Our “silver” re-accreditation was made official on August 3rd, 2018. We are proud to be working within this program […]

  • Sow Spinach and Greens; Pests and Proble...

    by on August 9, 2018

    Yesterday should have been “Spinach Day” in my garden, but it is far too hot to attempt to sow anything right now. I have had good results sowing spinach as late as the middle of August so will wait to until it cools down in a couple of days to plant seeds. The forecast for […]

  • Temporary Wastewater Bypass for Ganges W...

    by on August 9, 2018

    The Capital Regional District (CRD) is currently upgrading the wastewater treatment plant in Ganges Village on Salt Spring Island and in order to complete the work a wastewater bypass is required between August 16 and August 28, 2018. During this time, wastewater will receive preliminary treatment only (solids screening) and then bypass the normal treatment process […]

  • Indefatigable Old Boys Awards Ceremony

    by on August 8, 2018

    The Old Boys celebrated their 2017/2018 season with the Annual Awards Ceremony at the Tweedle residence on August 4th. This years Awards Ceremony had been held back due to the absence of stalwart Head Statistician, Columnist, and Sausage Roll connoisseur Fraser Hope while on his sojourns back to bonnie Scotland. Quite what Hope was up […]

  • Salt Spring Makes the Cover of the Vanco...

    by on August 8, 2018

    Salt Spring makes the cover of the Vancouver Sun – but not for a good reason The severity of Salt Spring’s housing crisis is well known by the many hundreds who are directly affected, and by a few hundred more like me who know people who are. But as of yesterday, tens of thousands across […]

  • Fire News: Close Call, On Alert, Lessons...

    by on August 8, 2018

    (Humanity) is not imprisoned by habit. Great changes in (us) can be wrought by crisis – once that crisis can be recognized and understood. Norman Cousins Glimpsing backwards to discover patterns of adaption For those of us who have gone through hardships in the past, this week we woke up once again to the need […]

  • Video and Photos: New Bike Park Opens to...

    by on August 6, 2018

    After years of consultation, planning, design and community engagement The Salt Spring Lions Commemorative Bike Park opened today with a big turn out from the community. Dozens of families, bikes in tow, joined the project sponsors, managers and supporters in the opening of the island’s first bike park. The family bike park is a dirt […]

  • Fire News: Chief’s Response Report – 201...

    by on August 3, 2018

    Salt Spring Island Fire Rescue responded to 60 Incidents in June 2018. These were: Twenty (20) medical emergencies, One (1) structure fire, Five (5) motor vehicle incidents (MVIs), Eight (8) calls for assistance, Two (2) BC Hydro incidents – one fire and one tree on lines, Thirteen (13) open burns, One (1) animal rescue, Two […]

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