Community of Parksville

Featured Stories

  1. PacificSport BC's XploreSportz program

    More than 3,000 children participated in several different sports through XploreSportz.

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  2. Parksville measures up in accessibility

    Parksville received $20,000 from Measuring Up to improve local accessibilty and inclusion for people with disabilities.

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  3. Sport BC's Power of Sport Tour

    Sport BC expanded its tour to visit 17 communities across BC in 2004-2007.

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  4. Oceanside celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2008

    The Oceanside Spirit of BC Committee hosted free events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2008.

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  5. Spirit of BC spotted at Oceanside Street Market

    The Oceanside Spirit of BC Committee attracted volunteers and promoted committee activities at a local street market.

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  6. Oceanside celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2007

    Parksville and Qualicum Beach hosted free events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2007.

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  7. Measuring Up Parksville

    The Measuring Up Parksville Committee is dedicated to improving community access for persons with disabilities.

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Related Highlights

  1. One school registered with Action Schools! BC to improve physical activity and healthy eating in students.

  2. The Oceanside Spirit of BC Committee hosted events to celebrate the annual Spirit of BC Week.

  3. More than 1,000 young hockey players participated in Spirit of 2010 Hockey Tournaments.

  4. 45 students in the school district attended Explorations summer camps.

  5. Parksville received $20,000 from Measuring Up to improve accessibility and inclusion for people with disabilities.

  6. Students at two Parksville schools participated in SportFit to get active and discover new sports.

  7. The Parksville literacy task group received $70,000 from Literacy Now Communities to improve literacy in the community and surrounding area.

  8. 135 tourism businesses in Parksville received accessibility ratings from the Accessible Tourism program.

  9. Over 2,900 youth in 17 communities across BC discovered new sports  with PacificSport BC's XploreSportz program, funded by the BC Sport Participation Program in 2004-2007.

  10. Over 20 youth in 17 communities across BC particpated in Sport BC's Expansion of the Power of Sport Tour, funded by the BC Sport Participation Program in 2004-2007.

  11. Over 9,600 youth in 26 communities across BC participated in Tennis BC's Expansion of the Tennis BC Schools Program, funded by the BC Sport Participation Program in 2004-2007.

  12. Over 3,000 children in grades 2-7 in 41 communities participated in Basketball BC's Steve Nash Youth Development Program in 2007-2010 thanks to $25,000 from the BC Sport Participation Program.

  13. More than 2,700 students in 12 schools in the Qualicum School District participated in Action Schools! BC to improve physical activity and healthy eating.