Outdoor Activities | Wilderness Activities near Victoria BC

Beyond camping and hiking, there are a number of outdoor wilderness activities that people who are living in Victoria participate in.  Some may class these as outdoor sports, but frequently these are somewhat less organized, occasionally dangerous,…

Camping and hiking near Victoria BC

Camping and hiking are outdoor activities that are very popular with people who are living in Victoria.  And we are spoiled for choices right on our doorstep!  Not only that, but the local climate allows us to participate in our favourite…

On the Water; Part 2 | Outdoor Activities in Victoria BC

Part 2:  Fresh Water Recreation If you prefer fresh water; lakes, rivers and creeks abound in the Greater Victoria area, many of which offer (warmer than the chuck) swimming, fishing, or canoe and kayak adventures.  Within a short drive…

On the Water | Outdoor Activities in Victoria BC

Part 1:  Salt Water Recreation Obviously, surrounded by ocean as we are here in Victoria, there are loads of opportunities for outdoor activities that are “on the water”.  And due to our temperate climate people living in Victoria are…

Victoria Highlanders

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The Victoria Highlanders Football Club has had a couple of exciting years showcasing their brand of sports entertainment!  This new organization was founded in early 2008 when the United Soccer League (USL) awarded the City of Victoria the…

Victoria Rebels

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The Victoria Rebels are a Canadian Junior Football team that has been providing fans in Victoria with sports entertainment since 1985.  Previously known as the Sharks, Payless and the Hornets, this club has operated continuously since the late…

Victoria Shamrocks

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The Victoria Shamrocks have been providing Victoria with exciting sports entertainment since 1950.  This long running box lacrosse team plays in the Western Lacrosse Association and has claimed 8 Mann Cup championships over their 60 year run. Many…

Victoria Grizzlies

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The Victoria Grizzlies are a Tier II Junior “A” hockey team playing in the Coastal Conference of the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL).  The young men who play in this league provide a high level of sports entertainment at a modest…

Victoria Salmon Kings

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If you’re looking for some fast-paced sports entertainment in Victoria, check out a Victoria Salmon Kings hockey game.  This professional team plays out of Save on Foods Memorial Centre in the ECHL. The inaugural season for the Salmon…

Living in Victoria

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I know you’ve heard umpteen times how lovely the weather is in Victoria, how mild the winters (snowfall being scarce enough that Victoria’s motorists are notorious for poor snow driving skills!), how comfortable the summers (warm but seldom…