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Victoria Golf Club

by Jodi Baker June 4, 2014

The Victoria Golf Club is one of the city’s historical gems and the site of a famous ghost story.  It’s also very scenic, located oceanside and within the upscale municipality of Oak Bay.  Established in 1893, it’s the oldest golf course in Canada remaining in its original location and the second oldest in North America! […]

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Victoria’s First Halloween Mud Run

by McLean Real Estate Group October 23, 2013

After your Halloween sugar rush subsides you can experience the rush all over again, but in a much healthier way!  On November 2nd the inaugural Mudd, Sweat and Tears Halloween 5k race takes place at Westshore Motocross Park. It’s the perfect outdoor activity for people living in Victoria who want to work of some of […]

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Under construction in Victoria BC – The Esquimalt and Nanaimo (E&N) Rail Trail – Humpback Connector

by hwilde September 18, 2012

Presently under construction, the E&N Rail Trail – Humpback Connector will provide cyclists and other users with an excellent commuter path connecting the municipalities of Victoria, Esquimalt, View Royal and Langford.  This ambitious plan is yet another example of environmentally sound planning. The existing E&N rail corridor offers a meandering route through diverse settings and […]

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Elk/Beaver Lake Regional Park in Victoria BC

by Jodi Baker September 11, 2012

Located just outside the city of Victoria beside the Pat Bay Highway you’ll find the popular Elk/Beaver Lake Regional Park.  Consisting of two conjoined lakes surrounded by parklands offering extensive trail systems and diverse recreational opportunities this park is visited daily year round by hundreds, if not thousands of Victorians. Beaver Lake is the smaller […]

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Summer Sports Camps for Children in Victoria BC

by hwilde May 16, 2012

Many parents in Victoria are looking for fun activities to keep the children fit and occupied over the summer school break.  There are so many options for summer sports camps for children in Victoria BC that you will surely be able to find something to suit your child, whether they are exploring a variety of […]

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Cycling in Victoria BC

by hwilde April 3, 2012

Victoria BC was made for cycling!  Diverse topography and a mild climate that allows for year round cycling means that Victoria is popular with those who like to get around on two wheels. In fact, Victoria is considered the cycling capital of Canada, and hosts Canada’s biggest cycling celebration, the Victoria International Cycling Festival.  For […]

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Track and Field in Victoria BC

by Jodi Baker March 29, 2012

Track and Field in Victoria BC is getting under way!  The season runs from mid April through July. During April, May and June the Vancouver Athletics Association (VIAA) clubs host seven track meets at different locations on Vancouver Island. Athletes, 9 years and older, compete against their peers in a wide range of events. Athletes […]

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Summer Swimming Programs in Victoria BC

by McLean Real Estate Group March 26, 2012

If you’re looking for a summer activity to keep you children busy and fit this upcoming summer, you should investigate summer swimming programs in Victoria BC.  The British Columbia Summer Swimming Association (BCSSA) operates a comprehensive learn to swim and competitive swimming program that runs from May through August each year, culminating in provincial championships […]

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Greater Victoria Minor Football Gears Up!

by hwilde March 21, 2012

Along with other sports more traditionally associated with spring, the Greater Victoria Minor Football Association is gearing up for the season.  The GVMFA has been providing children between the ages of 7 and 14 the opportunity to learn and play football for the past 18 years. The spring football season runs from March through May, […]

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Victoria BC has the Mildest Climate in Canada

by McLean Real Estate Group March 11, 2012

As we turn the corner from winter into spring, people who are living in Victoria breathe a sigh of contentment.  Daffodils nod their cheery heads in gardens from North Saanich to Sooke, and birdsong fills the air.  We nod and agree with each other, “Not much of a winter, eh?”  And that’s the way we […]

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