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SPRING 2014

Cowichan Lake Recreation April 1 - June 30

PROGRAMS & EVENTS


Lake Cowichan Computers

Play BOOK • In-House • In-Store • Service • Sales • Support and free advice

Lowest • Computer supplies Labour • Printer supplies Prices in Town including ink • DivX NBox Media Players

93 South Shore Road Call Dave 250.932.2667

SERVING YOU FOR 35 YEARS Check us out first! Quality Footwear. Always a Sale Rack! WATCH FOR OUR SALES

FOOTWEAR CENTRE 42 South Shore Road

250-749-3721

Our Island. Your Pharmacy.

Two locations in Lake Cowichan to serve you. Island Pharmacy - Southshore 138 South Shore Road

250 749 3141 Island Pharmacy Island Pharmacy - Village 62 Cowichan Lake Road

250 749 0149

We Deliver!

We Compound!

www.islandpharmacy.ca

March 2014 Events • Mar 20, 2014 Health & Wellness Day • Mar 20, 2014 Int. Thurs. Buffet: "Taste of China"

April 2014 Events • April 17, 2014 Health & Wellness Day • April 17, 2014 Int. Thurs. Buffet: "Taste of Egypt"

May 2014 Events • May 22, 2014 Health & Wellness Day • May 22, 2014 Int. Buffet: "Taste of Newfoundland"

Ask about our Spring Getaway Specials! Please call for Reservations: (250) 749-4252 1-888-749-4252 www.honeymoonbayretreat.com 1-888-749-4252 www.honeymoonbayretreat.com


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COWICHAN LAKE RECREATION Rink Rates

Special Events pages 18 & 19-->Easter Crafts, Egg Hunt & Family Skate

Friday Skating Kids: $2.50, Teens: $3.25 Adults: $4, Family: $10.00

11:00 a.m.– 12:50 p.m.

Daytime Skate 18 & under: $1.50 Adults: $2.75

Skate Rental Skate Sharpening $2.75/pair $5.50/pair Drop-In Hockey, $5.50...Goalies Play FREE

MON

TUE

Daytime Skate

Daytime Skate

ICE March 24–May 19 DRY FLOOR May 26–July 14

WED

ICE March 25–May 13 DRY FLOOR May 27–July 15

Daytime Skate ICE March 26–May 14 DRY FLOOR May 28–July 16

THUR

FRI

Daytime Skate

Daytime Skate

ICE March 27–May 8 DRY FLOOR May 29–July 17

Drop-In Hockey

2:10– 3:20 p.m.

11–15 Years April 18 & May 2

FREE Public Skate

3:30– 4:50 p.m.

Regular SCHEDULE

ICE April 7–May 19 DRY FLOOR May 26–July 14

The Arena Dry Floor will be closed June 4–10 6:30– 7:50 p.m.

Ball Hockey and Broom Ball require helmets for participants under 15 years of age Ball Hockey

6:00– 9:00 p.m.

DRY FLOOR May 27 June 17–July 15

9:00– 10:20 p.m.

Drop-In Hockey 16+ years

S P R I N G B R E A K

ICE March 29–May 9 DRY FLOOR May 30–July 18

Broom Ball

DRY FLOOR May 28 June 18–July 16

Public Skate

ICE April 4–May 9 DRY FLOOR May 30, June 13–July 18

Ball Hockey

DRY FLOOR May 29 June 17–July 17

Drop-In Hockey 16+ years

April 1–May 13

April 3–May 15

11:00 a.m.– 12:50 p.m.

MON

TUE

WED

THUR

FRI

Daytime Skate March 10, 17

Daytime Skate March 11, 18

Daytime Skate March 12, 19

Daytime Skate March 13, 20

Daytime Skate March 14, 21

1:00– 2:00 p.m.

Drop-In Hockey 6–10 years March 10, 17

Drop-In Hockey 6–10 years March 12, 19

Drop-In Hockey 6–10 yrs March 14, 21

2:10– 3:20 p.m.

Drop-In Hockey 11–15 yrs March 10, 17

Drop-In Hockey 11–15 yrs March 12, 19

Drop-In Hockey 11–15 yrs March 14, 21

3:30– 4:50 p.m.

FREE Public Skate March 10, 17 (rentals not included)

Spring Break SCHEDULE

6:30– 7:50 p.m. 9:00– 10:20 p.m.

Public Skate March 14, 21 Drop-In Hockey 16+ years March 11, 18

Program Registration & Ice / Hall Rentals 250-749-6742 or 250 -745-3712 Program Registration & Ice / Hall Rentals 250-749-6742 or 250-745-3712

Drop-In Hockey 16+ years March 13, 20 Bowling Alley 250-745-3431 Bowling Alley 250-745-3431

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COWICHAN LAKE RECREATION

43rd Hockey Program 2

Traditional Hockey

weeks 6–10 years

Aug 11–16, 2014

11–14 years Aug 18–23, 2014

• • • • • • • •

Skill Development Powerskating Conditioning & Games Open to boys & girls Hockey Jersey 2.5 hours Ice Time/Day 1 hour off ice training Hot Lunch every day

TRADITIONAL $295 Head Instructor STEVE LINGREN GOALIE Please include a $50 deposit to accompany registration. Balance of fees are due by July 31st. All cancellations will $130 be subject to a $30 administration fee. Powerskating

Ages 6+

Aug 11–15, 2014

POWERSKATING $160 1.25 hours on ice training

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Program Registration & Ice / Hall Rentals 250-749-6742 or 250-745-3712

Bowling Alley 250-745-3431

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Program Registration & Ice / Hall Rentals 250-749-6742 or 250-745-3712

Bowling Alley 250-745-3431


COWICHAN LAKE RECREATION Yo ub ou L a nes

Friday Family Night

All ages Date: April 11–June 27 Time: 6:30–9:30 p.m. Cost: Adults, $3.75/game Children, $2.50/game Shoes extra Location: Youbou Lanes

Saturday Adult Bowling Adults 19+ years Date: April 5–June 28 Time: 7:30 p.m.–close Cost: Adults, $3.75/game Shoes extra Location: Youbou Lanes

OUR FACILITIES BOWLING

Friday Loonie Night

All ages Date: April 4, May 2, June 6 Time: 6:30–9:30 p.m. Cost: $1.00/game $1.00/shoes Location: Youbou Lanes

Saturday Toonie Night Adults 19+ years Date: March 15, April 19, May 17, June 21 Time: 7:30 p.m.–close Cost: $2.00/game $1.00/shoes Location: Youbou Lanes

SPRING BREAK ACTIVITIES

Morning Crafts Afternoon Bowling March 10–21 For schedule details see Page15

250-745-3712

Regular Rates Adults $3.75 Child $2.50 Shoe rentals $1 Locker rentals - $10 year

School’s Out Teen Night Ages 12–18 years #2584 Come out for a night of activities made just for you! Enjoy an afternoon of bowling, capture the flag, dodge ball, floor hockey and more. Then wrap up the night with pizza dinner and awards. Friday, May 2 3:00–8:30 p.m. $15/person Youbou Lanes & Youbou Hall Register by April 30 to avoid disappointment.

Register today! 250-745-3712

Mother’s Day Bowling Celebrate with your special mother on Mother’s Day. Moms bowl for free! Sunday, May 11 3:00–5:30 p.m. Regular rates apply Youbou Lanes

Father’s Day Bowling Come out and celebrate Father’s Day at Youbou Lanes. Dads bowl for free! Sunday, June 15 3:00–5:30 p.m. Regular rates apply Youbou Lanes

Birthday parties could not be easier than at Youbou Lanes. Bring your cake and goodie bags. We will decorate, cook, and clean-up. Call today to book your party and for pricing details!

“call today to book your party”

See our Birthday Party Options on page 17

Program Registration & Ice / Hall Rentals 250-749-6742 or 250-745-3712

Program Registration & Ice / Hall Rentals 250-749-6742 or 250-745-3712

Bowling Alley 250-745-3431

Bowling Alley 250-745-3431

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OUR FACILITIES HEALTH & WELLNESS Standard First Aid, CPR “C”

Ages 16+ years #2509 This two day course is suited for the general public and workplace that meets the first aid requirements for the Canada Labour Code Standard First Aid and Community Care Facilities. This course does not meet the WorkSafeBC OFA Level 1 requirements. Day of Week: Saturday–Sunday Date: May 10–11 Time: 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Cost: $140 Location: Mesachie Lake Hall

First Aid: CPR-ABC with AED Ages 14+ years*

#2512

*Under 14 must be accompanied by an adult

This one day CPR-ABC-AED combination course is suitable for those who have a duty to respond to medical emergencies in a prehospital care environment such as first aid attendants, ski patrollers, police, lifeguards and community health workers. Day of Week: Saturday Date: May 31 Time: 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. Cost: $65 Location: CLSA Curling Lounge

Emergency for Industry OFA Level 1

Ages 16+ years #2511 This one day certification course meets the WorkSafeBC OFA Level 1 and Canada Labour Code Basic First Aid requirements. Upon successful completion, candidates will be issued a national St. John Ambulance Emergency First Aid for Industry certificate. Day of Week: Friday Date: May 30 Time: 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Cost: $90 Location: CLSA Curling Lounge

Employment skills! Personal development!

Emergency First Aid for Community Care Ages 14+ years*

#2510

*Under 14 must be accompanied by an adult

This one day course is designed for people who work in licensed child and adult care facilities and suitable for those who provide care for infants, children or adults. This course meets the requirements for the Canada Labour Code Basic First Aid, but does not meet the WorkSafeBC Occupational Level 1 First Aid requirements. Day of Week: Saturday Date: May 3 Time: 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. Cost: $95 Location: Youbou Hall

Self Massage Remedies

Ages 16+ years #2498 Learn the benefits of self massage to relax muscles and relieve stress from the body. Our instructor is a certified massage practitioner who practices massage therapy from her home. Register early to avoid cancellation of this class and enter to win a gift certificate! Instructor: Rita Dustow Day of Week: Tuesday Date: May 6 Time: 7:00–8:00 p.m. Cost: $10 Location: CLSA Multi Purpose Room

Holistic Health & Nutrition For Pets and People

Ages 16+ years #2497 This course offers alternative ways of healing, nutrition, and living for pets and their owners in times of stress and illness. You will learn to use holistic approaches to increasing energy, dieting and illnesses. Learn to live pain free! Instructor: Sheila Jones Day of Week: Thursdays Date: April 10–May 15 Time: 7:00–8:00 p.m. Cost: $60 Location: CLSA Curling Lounge

Food Safe Level 1

Ages 13+ years #2521 This BC Certificate program trains individuals to become responsible food handlers in the food industry by using safe food handling methods and preparation techniques while promoting worker health and safety. Upon successful completion, students will receive a certificate and registration into the Provincial Food Safe database. Price includes the exam and submission of certification. Instructors: Jennifer & Glen Smith Day of Week: Saturday Date: May 24 Time: 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Cost: $95 Location: CLSA Curling Lounge

Babysitter’s Training Course

Ages 11+ years #2551 Babysitting is excellent training for part-time and summer jobs as a daycare worker, camp councillor, sports coach and playground leader. This class will cover topics such as rights and responsibilities of child development and play, caring for children and nutrition, behaviour and misbehaviour of children, handling emergencies, child safety and basic first aid. This course includes a certificate upon completion. Must be 11 years of age at the time of registration. No class May 19. Instructor: Nicole Hands Day of Week: Mondays & Wednesdays Date: May 12–June 2 Time: 6:30–8:30 p.m. Cost: $50 Location: CLSA Meeting Room

“promoting worker health and safety”

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Program Registration & Ice / Hall Rentals 250-749-6742 or 250-745-3712

Bowling Alley 250-745-3431

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Program Registration & Ice / Hall Rentals 250-749-6742 or 250-745-3712

Bowling Alley 250-745-3431


COWICHAN LAKE RECREATION

OUREDUCATION FACILITIES

Dog Obedience (Beginner)

Look at what’s new! Computer Basics

Ages 16+ years #2536 Do you get lost, frustrated and then quit when researching on the Internet? Come out to this introductory class to learn a few tips to make your search more enjoyable. Your instructor will provide a basic overview of navigating through computer programs such as Outlook, Microsoft word and of course the Internet. Personal Notepads and iPads are not required, but encouraged. Bring your curiosity and questions and learn something new during this one of a kind class. Open to all ages! Instructor: Jeremy Baslee Day of Week: Tuesday Date: April 29 Time: 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Cost: $12 Location: CLSA Meeting Room

Ages 15+ years #2505 These classes are perfect for giving dog owners the confidence to keep their pet safe by learning how to control them in sticky situations. Learn how to teach a dog to heal, come when called, obey commands such as sit, stand, lie down and more. Teach your dog to focus on its owner and not on distractions. Take the human-K9 bond to a new level! Instructor: Lynn Brooks Day of Week: Tuesdays Date: April 8–May 27 Time: 6:30–7:30 p.m. Cost: $45 Location: Lower Centennial Hall* *Curling Rink, May 6

Dog Obedience (Intermediate)

Ages 15+ years #2506 Instructor: Lynn Brooks Day of Week: Tuesdays Date: April 8–May 27 Time: 7:30–8:30 p.m. Cost: $45 Location: Lower Centennial Hall*

Pet Wellness & First Aid

Ages 16+ years #2507 Come out and learn the fundamentals of keeping your pets healthy and safe around your home. You will have happier pets and be able to save on vet bills. In the Wellness segment, we will talk about preventative medicine, pet-proofing your house, seasonal risks and safety tips. You will learn how to perform a thorough exam and when you need to seek veterinary support. Emergency situations, first aid, home remedies will also be discussed. This one workshop could save you $$ and maybe your pet’s life! Instructor: Dr. Brenda Bernhardt Day of Week: Saturday Date: April 26 Time: 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. Cost: $50 Location: CLSA Meeting Room

Dog Nutrition Seminar

Ages 16+ years #2508 Complete, balanced, wholesome nutrition is essential for your dog’s *Curling Rink, May 6 health and well-being. Learn to make healthy meals for your dog Please walk your dog using “real food” ingredients at home. prior to class Instructor: Dr. Brenda Bernhardt Day of Week: Saturday Custom Made Body Date: May 10 Time: 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. Products Ages 10+ years #2533 Cost: $50 Learn how to make customized Location: CLSA Meeting Room body products. Create your own Bridge Class Dr. Brenda Bernhardt Ages 16+ years #2550 sugar scrubs for hands and feet, graduated in This introductory class provides the fizzy balls for warm baths and lip 1994 with Great balms for those special occasions. fundamentals necessary to play Distinction from the Western College of bridge. You will learn the basic Learn about additives and Veterinary Medicine concepts of the game as well fragrances used to soften your in Saskatoon. She owns Cowichan as the language and strategies skin. Only natural ingredients will Veterinary House involved to play and defend a be used to create your Mother’s Call Services and Day gift and more. hand. Learn to play and have fun! cares for the Instructor: Elaine Scheffer 4-leggeds of the Instructor: Sue Brown Cowichan Valley. Day of Week: Thursday Day of Week: Wednesdays She lives locally and Date: May 1 Date: April 2–June 25 is passionate about animal advocacy, Time: 7:00–9:00 p.m. Time: 7:00–9:00 p.m. holistic medicine Cost: $42 Cost: Free and food security. Location: Centennial Hall Kitchen Location: CLSA Curling Lounge* *Playschool Extension Room, May 7 Program Registration & Ice / Hall Rentals 250-749-6742 or 250-745-3712

Bowling Alley 250-745-3431

Program Registration & Ice / Hall Rentals 250-749-6742 or 250-745-3712

Bowling Alley 250-745-3431

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OUR FACILITIES CHILD DEVELOPMENT

PLAYSCHOOL Instructor Tracey

Johnson

s e g A s r y 4 & s r y 3

This community, cooperative playschool program follows the Pre-School Recreation standards of the BCRPA (British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association). It is designed to provide safe, educational and varied play activities, which are important and stimulating to the development of children. Play time, physical activity, project time, snack time and story time. Learn your ABC’s, 123’s and valuable social skills all while becoming kindergarten ready! 2014 Session 3 March 24–June 13 Monday #1070 Tuesday #1071 Wednesday #1072 Thursday #1073 Friday #1074

$87 1 day/week $142 2 days/week $185 3 days/week $228 4 days/week $282 5 days/week Drop-in Fee $9/per class

• Children must be toilet-trained • Each child requires: one set of labelled clothing; inside shoes and water bottle that stay at school; and a healthy snack • We are closed for all statutory holidays • We are open for all SD79 Pro-D days Parents of children registered in Session 3 have until July 12, 2014 to register and pay for Session 1 (September to November) to hold their child’s spot. After that, we are accepting new registrations. Pro-rated fees cannot be applied to late registrations.

The Playschool program runs from September to June with 3 separate sessions each consisting of 12 Monday To Friday 9:00–11:30 a.m. weeks. In the CLSA Playschool Room Parents can register their child no earlier than one month prior to the child’s third birth date. Mini-Gym

Ages 0–4 years #2546 Mini-gym is an hour long program for young children accompanied by parents/ caregivers. It is designed to provide a safe environment for kids to burn off energy, learn physical literacy skills, fundamental movements and link them together into play. Parents/caregivers must remain onsite. Please bring indoor shoes and a water bottle. No class April 21 or May 19. Day of Week: Mondays Date: April 7–June 9 Time: 1:30–2:30 p.m. Cost: $24 drop-in: $3/per class Location: CLSA Multi Purpose Room

Join us in the afternoon for Mini Gym!

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Program Registration & Ice / Hall Rentals 250-749-6742 or 250-745-3712

Bowling Alley 250-745-3431

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Program Registration & Ice / Hall Rentals 250-749-6742 or 250-745-3712

Bowling Alley 250-745-3431


COWICHAN LAKE RECREATION After School Crafts

Ages 5–11 years #2501 Join us for an afternoon of crafts where you will experience ceramic painting, beading, jewelry making and MORE! All materials will be supplied. If you love to make crafts, this is the place to be. No class April 21. Instructor: Vicki Ordano Day of Week: Mondays Date: April 7–May 12 Time: 3:30–5:00 p.m. Cost: $25 Location: Lower Centennial Hall

After School Club

Ages 5–12 years #2547 Crafts, Games, Gym, Snacks! Enjoy a fun time after school with friends. Drop-in available, but save by signing up for the whole program. Instructor: Vicki Ordano Day of Week: Thursdays Date: April 3–June 5 Time: 4:00–5:30 p.m. Cost: $30 or $4.25 drop-in Location: Youbou Hall

GIFT CATES C E RT I F I L E AVAILAB

OUR FACILITIES AFTER SCHOOL

Kids In the Kitchen

Ages 5–10 years #2549 Kids will learn how to prepare healthy meals and snacks using fresh ingredients in a hands-on environment. Your kids will be taught: kitchen safety, basic nutrition and FoodSafe principles. Engaging children early on with the wonders of the kitchen can impart valuable life skills. If your child has any allergies, please mention this when you register. Instructor: Vicki Ordano Day of Week: Tuesdays Date: April 8–29 Time: 4:00–5:30 p.m. Cost: $35 Location: Centennial Hall Kitchen

Parachute Club

Ages 5–10 years #2548 The Parachute Club is a fun, healthy activity designed to teach kids about teamwork and cooperation while playing with a recreational parachute. By “parachuting”, kids will increase their strength, agility, coordination and endurance in a playful environment. Please bring indoor shoes and a water bottle. Day of Week: Thursdays Date: April 10–May 15 Time: 4:00–4:30 p.m. Cost: $18 Location: CLSA Multi Purpose Room

Gazette ADGENTLE CARING TEAM FISH & CHIPS

LAKE DENTAL HEALTH CENTRE

• General & Cosmetic Dentistry • Digital X-rays • Laser Gum Surgery • Wisdom Teeth Extraction

Real Burgers & Great Pizza Veggie Burgers, Poutine, Fresh Cut Fries, Curry Fries, Salads, Halibut Burgers, Chicken Burgers, Hot Dogs, Fried Chicken, Soft Serve Ice Cream, Retro Pop Bottles, Yam Fries and Wraps Scallops, Chipolte Hot Dogs & Cheeseburgers

Full Breakfast Special $ 9 9

5

SAT 10 AM - NOON

Try one of our 8 Poutines Pizza all day FREE Delivery on orders over $20.00

250-749-7411

NEW PATIENTS ALWAYS WELCOME

LAKE DENTAL HEALTH CENTRE 46 South Shore Rd. (Beside the Post Office in Lake Cowichan) 250-749-3233 email: ldhc@shaw.ca www.lakedentalhealth.com

Program Registration & Ice / Hall Rentals 250-749-6742 or 250-745-3712

Bowling Alley 250-745-3431

Program Registration & Ice / Hall Rentals 250-749-6742 or 250-745-3712

Bowling Alley 250-745-3431

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Otter Co-op Livestock Feed

Pet food and supplies

Fish

Grooming

Monthly VET CLINIC

Call for dates & to book your appointment

Okanagan Wood Pellets Available by the ton or bag

BC green, renewable, environmentally friendly energy source

Cowichan Pet Emporium (1996)

170A COWICHAN LAKE RD | Lake Cowichan |

250-749-4454

DUNCAN REALTY Wendy Klyne is pleased to have relocated back to Royal LePage Duncan Realty. Continuing to offer the same excellent service and attention to detail, Wendy will be covering the whole of the Cowichan Region. As a Senior Real Estate Specialist and Accredited Buyer’s Representative, Wendy brings her “A” game to the table every time. Give her a call if you would like a market evaluation on your home or you are interested in buying.

Wendy Klyne 481 TransCanada Highway, Duncan

Cell: 250.715.8710

Toll Free: 1.855.715.8710 Direct: 250.746.3085 Fax: 250.746.1721 www.wendyklyne.com

Patricia Thomson Notary Public

REASONABLE RATES FOR:

• CONVEYANCING

Purchases, Mortgages & Sales of Property

• WILLS • POWER OF ATTORNEY

• In-store Bakery • Quality Meats • Full Service Deli • Fresh Produce • Bulk Foods • Garden Centre

LOTTERY TICKET CENTRE OFFICE ADDRESS: 92 COWICHAN LAKE ROAD P.O. BOX 94 TELEPHONE: 2507493912 LAKE COWICHAN, BC FACSIMILE: 2507493056 V0R 2G0 EMAIL: phthomson@shaw.ca Page 10

Lake Cowichan Country Grocer 83 Cowichan Lake Rd. 250-749-6335

Program Registration & Ice / Hall Rentals 250-749-6742 or 250-745-3712

Bowling Alley 250-745-3431


COWICHAN LAKE RECREATION Ballet & Jazz (Tiny Tots)

Ages 2–3 years #2539 Introduce your child to music and movement in a fun dance capacity. Parents are encouraged to participate. Instructor: Bonnie Nicholas Day of Week: Tuesdays Date: April 22–June 17 Time: 3:30–4:00 p.m. Cost: $45 Location: CLSA Multi Purpose Room

Ballet & Jazz (Kids)

Ages 4–7 years #2541 An great introduction to dance fundamentals in a an imaginative way. Please wear comfortable clothing and dance shoes. Instructor: Bonnie Nicholas Day of Week: Tuesdays Date: April 22–June 17 Time: 4:00–4:45 p.m. Cost: $60 Location: CLSA Multi Purpose Room

Ballet & Jazz (Youth)

OUR FACILITIES DANCE

Ballet T a J p a H z z

Ages 3–7 years #2500 This introductory class is designed to teach children how to make basic rhythmical sounds with their feet. Rhythm, coordination, basic tap terminology and choreography will be taught. No previous dance lessons required. Instructor: Hillary Kidd Day of Week: Wednesdays Date: April 9–June 18 Time: 3:30–4:15 p.m. Cost: $60 Location: CLSA Multi Purpose Room

Hop

Zumba classes will offer a drop-in rate of $13 once minimum numbers are reached.

Kids Hip Hop

Ages 6–9 years #2544 Ages 8–11 years #2542 Hip Hop is a funky, groovy dance An introduction to dance class with high energy that will get fundamentals in a fun and you moving to the latest hits. Join imaginative way. Please wear us for this fun and popular dance comfortable clothing and dance class all while learning some new dance moves. No previous dance shoes. lessons required. Instructor: Bonnie Nicholas Instructor: Hillary Kidd Day of Week: Tuesdays Day of Week: Wednesdays Date: April 22–June 17 Date: April 9–June 18 Time: 5:00–6:00 p.m. Time: 4:30–5:15 p.m. Cost: $75 Location: CLSA Multi Purpose Room Cost: $60 Location: CLSA Multi Purpose Room

Tap Dance

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Youth Hip Hop

Ages 10–15 years #2545 Hip Hop is a funky, groovy dance class with high energy that will get you moving to the latest hits. Join us for this fun and popular dance class all while learning some new dance moves. No previous dance lessons required. Instructor: Hillary Kidd Day of Week: Wednesdays Date: April 9–June 18 Time: 5:30–6:15 p.m. Cost: $60 Location: CLSA Multi Purpose Room

Zumba

Ages 13+ years #2499 The Zumba program is an “exhilarating, effective, easyto-follow, Latin-inspired, calorieburning dance fitness-party”. The program blends popular international music, created by Grammy Award-winning producers and contagious steps to form a “fitness-party” that is downright addictive. When participants see a Zumba class in action they can’t wait to give it a try. Zumba classes feature exotic rhythms set to high-energy Latin and international beats. Before participants know it, they’re getting fit and their energy levels are soaring! Instructor: Roslyn Pringle Day of Week: Wednesdays Date: May 7–June 18 Time: 6:30–7:30 p.m. Cost: $70 Location: CLSA Multi Purpose Room

Program Registration & Ice / Hall Rentals 250-749-6742 or 250-745-3712

Bowling Alley 250-745-3431

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Program Registration & Ice / Hall Rentals 250-749-6742 or 250-745-3712

Bowling Alley 250-745-3431

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OUR FACILITIES RECREATION Pickleball

Adults This exciting low impact game is a combination of ping-pong, tennis and badminton. It is played on a badminton sized court using a designated racquet and an oversized ball. Everyone is welcome. No experience necessary. Fun guaranteed. Four locations to choose from. Honeymoon Bay Hall Tue: April 1–June 24 Thu: April 3–June 26 Fri: April 4–June 27 *none April 18

Time:

9:30–11:30 a.m.

Youbou Hall Mon: April 7–June 30

*none Apr 21, May 19

Thu: Time:

#2576 #2577 #2578

April 3–June 26 9:30–11:30 a.m.

#2579 #2580

#2581

Wed:

April 2–June 25

#2582

Thu:

April 3–June 26

#2583

Time:

6:30–8:30 p.m.

*none Apr 21, May 19, Jun 6 & 16

*none Jun 12 & 19

Adults #2502 Carpet bowling offers the social experience of the lawn without a rain jacket or sunvisor. Whether you are an experienced pro or a little green behind the ears, you are sure to enjoy yourself! Day of Week: Mondays & Wednesdays Date: February 12–April 16 Time: Mon, 10:00 a.m.–noon Wed, 7:00–9:00 p.m. Cost: $20, 2 days/week $10, 1 day/week Location: Honeymoon Bay Hall

Co-Ed Volleyball

Mesachie Lake Hall Mon: April 7–June 30

*none Jun 11 & 18

Carpet Bowling

COWICHAN LAKE RECREATION

Cowichan Lake Sports Arena Wed: March 19–July 30 #2639 Time: 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Karate

Ages 5–12 years #2527 In just three weeks, you will learn basic karate moves, self defense techniques and improve your coordination by one of Canada’s Best Karate instructors. Karate is an excellent discipline to channel your energy into something positive. Register early to avoid disappointment. Instructor: Jordan Giebel Day of Week: Fridays Date: May 23–June 6 Time: 4:00–4:45 p.m. Cost: $20 Location: CLSA Multi Purpose Room

Ages 16+ years #2553 This co-ed program welcomes people to come out for a fun game of volleyball once a week. Practice your skills, stay active, meet new people and most of all, have fun! Day of Week: Thursdays Date: April 3–June 19 Time: 6:45–8:45 p.m. Cost: $36 or $3 per drop-in Location: LCS Gym

Youth Gym Night

Ages 9–13 years #2552 Join us each week for an evening of exercise and fun as we learn to play a variety of sports. Whether Cost: $25, 3 days/week you want to learn a new sport, $20, 2 days/week refine your skills in your favourite $15, 1 day/week sport or simply have fun, this is the $3 per drop-in place to be. Please bring a water bottle. Indoor Soccer Ages 6–10 years #2522 Instructor: Blair Denman & Amy Learn the fundamentals of ball Alves handling, passing, shooting Day of Week: Tuesdays and other soccer skills. Drills will Date: April 1–June 10 be reinforced with game play. Time: 6:30–8:00 p.m. Soccer shin pads are mandatory. Cost: $2 per drop-in Location: Palsson Instructor: Rob McFarlane Elementary Gym Day of Week: Wednesdays Date: April 9–June 4 Time: 7:00–8:00 p.m. Cost: $63 Location: LCS Gym

Youbou Hall Drop-In Gym

Come out and play your favourite sport on your own time. Call ahead to check availability. Youbou Hall, 250-745-3712. Day of Week: Monday–Friday Date: April 1–June 27 Time: Varied Cost: $2 per drop-in Location: Youbou Hall

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COWICHAN LAKE RECREATION

Happy Hips & Back Yoga

Ages 16+ years #2513 Happiness comes from our hips that are invited to open so that we can experience improved posture, a healthier back and increased energy. This class will focus on hip flexibility and strengthening of lower back and hips. It is a light and fun class that is perfect for those who are new to yoga and those who need to work on core strength and flexibility. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat. No class May 8. Instructor: Jennifer Graham Day of Week: Thursdays Date: April 3–June 12 Time: 7:00–8:15 p.m. Cost: $100 Location: CLSA Multi Purpose Room

For all Yoga and Zumba classes, a drop-in rate of $13 is available once minimum numbers are reached Recreation Assistance Program

Cowichan Lake Recreation is committed to providing accessible and affordable recreation programs. Families living in the Cowichan Lake area are eligible to apply for the Recreation Assistance Program if your combined family income is at or below the Statistics Canada Low Income Threshold. For more information, please contact 250-749-6742.

OURRECREATION FACILITIES

Yoga Vinyasa Flow

Ages 15+ years #2514 Vinyasa Flow Yoga combines structured sequencing of postures with the movement of breath to create a flowing yoga practice. It promotes muscle tone and flexibility of the joints, increases cardiovascular and respiratory strength while clearing the body of toxins, leaving you feeling calm and centered! All levels welcome. No class April 21 or May 19. Instructor: Colleen Wizbicki Day of Week: Mondays Date: April 7–June 23 Time: 12:00–1:15 p.m. Cost: $100 Location: CLSA Multi Purpose Room

Yoga Vinyasa Power Flow

Ages 15+ years #2516 A dynamic and energizing class to build strength and endurance, increase flexibility in joints and connective tissues and improve balance and inner stillness. Guided by our breath we will focus on body alignment, integrity of postures and unlocking our potential for personal power. Instructor: Colleen Wizbicki Day of Week: Thursdays Date: April 10–June 26 Time: 12:00–1:15 p.m. Cost: $120 Location: CLSA Multi Purpose Room

Zumba

Ages 13+ #2499 The Zumba program is an “exhilarating, effective, easyto-follow, Latin inspired, calorie burning dance fitness party”. The program blends popular music and contagious steps to form a “fitness-party” that is downright addictive. When participants see a Zumba class in action they can’t wait to give it a try. Zumba classes feature exotic rhythms set to highenergy Latin and international beats. Before participants know it, they’re getting fit and their energy levels are soaring! Instructor: Roslyn Pringle Day of Week: Wednesdays Date: May 7–June 18 Time: 6:30–7:30 p.m. Cost: $70 Location: CLSA Multi Purpose Room

Hiking Club

Adults #1133 Cowichan Lake Retreads Club invites all fitness levels to join them on easy walks and strenuous hikes while enjoying the beauty around us. The yearly membership fee is $15 valid from July 1, 2013 until June 30, 2014. The drop-in fee is $2 per hike. Pick up a schedule from the Cowichan Lake Sports Arena or the tourist information centre. Instructor: Various Leaders Day of Week: Wednesdays Date: Year round Yoga Basics Ages 15+ years #2517 Time: 9:30 am Yoga Basics will introduce you to Cost: $15/year or $2/drop-in a practice that will bring strength, Location: Meet at Saywell Park, flexibility and balance to body, 125 South Shore Road mind and spirit. Through basic postures and alignment both beginners and experienced practitioners will refine and master the fundamentals of yoga. Instructor: Colleen Wizbicki Day of Week: Saturdays Date: April 12–June 28 Time: 9:30–10:45 a.m. Cost: $120 Location: CLSA Multi Purpose Room* *CLSA Curling Lounge, June 21 Photograph taken by Willa Suntjens

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Brenda Reed, Early Literacy Liaison Teacher, School District #79 250-748-3936

Elaine McGinn 250-732-8256

Pat Duringer 250-715-8743

Sandy Stinson 250-710-0040

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250-749-6000 www.remaxlakecowichan.com

Tiptons Gas Bar 2007 • Gas • Marine Fuel • Confections • Bait • Ice

Our auto service shop can help you with oil and lube, alignments, front ends, brakes, shocks, tune-ups and mufflers in addition to our multi brand line of passenger and light truck tires. Hours • 8:00 - 5:00, Monday to Friday Lake Cowichan Page 16

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Cowichan Lake Recreation Birthday Party Options‌‌.. Bowling Curling Halls

Roller Skating Ice Skating Arena Dry Floor

We can provide a party coordinator or you can rent a space or the ice by the hour and do your own thing! Some party options include: hot dog, drink, fries or chips. We can decorate, set-up and clean-up for your event. List of hall rentals include: Youbou Hall Youbou Lanes Mesachie Lake Hall Lake Cowichan Sports Arena New Multi Purpose Room Cowichan Rocks Curling Lounge Honeymoon Bay Hall Centennial Hall

HALL PARTIES Party Option 1

Rent a space by the hour and do your own thing. You set up and clean up. Third party liability insurance and a damage deposit will be required. Supervision is responsibility of parent. Cost: $16.80/hour

Party Option 2

Rent a space for 2 hours with a party coordinator to organize games. Game time will be about an hour leaving 1 hour for cake and presents. We will provide decorations...you bring the food, cake, and goodie bags. We set up and clean up. Cost: $115.50, 10 people (+$5.25 / additional person)

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO BOOK A PARTY CALL 250-745-3712 or 250-749-6742

OUR FACILITIES BIRTHDAY PARTIES BOWLING PARTIES

Party Option 7

Party Option 3

2 lanes for 1 hour of bowling and 1 hour of cake time. We supply bowling shoes, hot dog, juice, and chips for each child. Extra food sold at regular concession prices.We set up, clean up, and decorate. You bring the cake and goodie bags. Insurance is not required. Bowling Alley Coordinator will be on site & have care and control of the facility. Pinsetters will be provided. Cost: $115.50, 10 people (+$12.60/ additional person)

Party Option 4

4 lanes for 1 hour of bowling and 1 hour of cake time. We supply bowling shoes, hot dog, juice, and chips for each child. We set up, clean up, and decorate. You bring the cake and goodies bags. Extra food sold at regular concession prices. Insurance is not required. Bowling Alley Coordinator will be on site & have care and control of the facility. Pinsetters will be provided. Cost: $147, 11-20 people (+$12.60 / additional person)

ICE & ROLLER SKATING PARTIES

Ice skating available August - May Roller skating available June & July

Helmets required for Shinny Hockey Skate rentals are extra for Party Options 5, 6, 7, 8 Party Option 5

Rent the ice by the hour and do your own thing. Insurance required. Supervision is responsibility of parent. Clean-up is renter responsibility. Curling Lounge or Warm Room available to you for 1 hour at no cost, if not being used by other party. Cost: Youth $74/hr or Adult $141/hr

Rent the ice by the hour and we will provide a party coordinator to organize onice games and supervise. You bring food, cake, and goodie bags. We will set up, decorate, and clean up, includes 1 hour in warm room or curling lounge. Insurance is not required. Cost: Youth $136.50/hr or Adult $207.90/hr

Party Option 8

2.5 hrs includes 1.5 hrs of floor hockey, indoor soccer, or roller skating and appropriate sports equipment. We supply a party coordinator to setup, decorate, and clean up. A hot dog, juice, and fries for each person will be served in the warm room/curling lounge. Insurance required. Supervision is responsibility of parent. Cost: $21.00 per person Minimum 5 people

Party Option 9

3.5 hours includes public skate, skate rental, hot dog, juice, and fries for each person. Use of curling lounge/meeting room will be provided. You set up, decorate and clean up. Insurance required. Supervision is responsibility of parent. Cost: $15.75 per person Minimum 5 people

CURLING PARTIES

Available Only September - March

Party Option 10

1hr of Curling at Cowichan Rocks! Rent the ice, an instructor will be hired to facilitate, and you have the use of the curling lounge for 1 hour . You set up, clean up and provide your own food. Use of curling equipment is included. Insurance required. Supervision is responsibility of parent. Cost: $68.25, Up to 10 people $99.75, 11-20 people

Party Option 6

Rent the ice by the hour. We will provide a supervisor so insurance is not required. Clean-up is renters responsibility. Curling Lounge or Warm Room available to you for 1 hour at no cost, if not being used by other party. Cost: Youth $108.15/hr or Adult $179.55/hr

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OUR FACILITIES C SPECIAL EVENTS OUR FACILITIES C SPECIAL EVENTS Lake Days Dance

LAKE RECREATION OWICHAN LAKE RECREATION OWICHAN

Cowichan Lake SportsDance Arena Lake Days 4 Cowichan Lake Sports Arena 1 0 2 7, 018:430) e n Ju ers 7o,p2en 8:30) , y da y, J(duono o$15/person r pen u t s a r a m S tu–rd o a (doLicensed, 1 No Minors $15/person a m m S p a 9 m–Laser 1 LightLicensed, Show! No Minors p 9 3 HUGE LaserVideo Light Show! Screens Screens M3inHUGE d BlowVideo ing Spe cial FX! MCountry, ind Blow ing Spe cial oldies, rock, top 40! FX!

10,000 oldies, songs rock, to choose from OverCountry, top 40! and an interactive video jockey. Over 10,000 songs to choose from Need a DD?and We got one! Transportation the dance: an interactive video to jockey.

Community Bus willgot beone! picking up in Youbou around 8:15pm Need a DD? We Transportation to the dance: and Honeymoon Baybe 9:00pm. are approximate and Community Bus will picking(times up in Youbou around 8:15pm could vary depending on number of passengers) Pick up and Honeymoon Bay 9:00pm. (times are approximate and spots willvary be newly installed bus shelters in each community. could depending on number of passengers) Pick up Transportation from dance: at 11pm andcommunity. will be on spots will be newly installedBegins bus shelters in each anTransportation as needed basis signage at Arena) from(watch dance:for Begins at 11pm and will be on an as needed basis (watch for signage at Arena)

Teen Dance Friday, April 4 6:30–8:30 p.m. Teen Dance Friday, April 4 $5/person 6:30–8:30 p.m. Ages 11–18 $5/person Youbou Hall Ages Teens 11–18 and pre-teens, bring your friends, request your Youbou Hallfavourite songs and dance

Teens and away! pre-teens, bring your friends, the night request your favourite songs and dance the night away! #2585 End of School Party

Friday, June 27 #2585 End of School 4:30–8:30 p.m.Party Friday, June 27 Please register by $15/person 4:30–8:30 p.m. Ages 11–18 23 by PleaseJune register $15/person Youbou Hall Ages June 23 Come11–18 out for a fun night to celebrate the Youbou Hall end of another school year. Sports, games, Come for a night toat celebrate the crafts,out music & fun swimming Arbutus Park. end of another school year. Sports, games, Dinner included! crafts, music & swimming at Arbutus Park. Dinner included!

Canada Day Free Event Tuesday,Day JulyFree 1 Event Canada 5:00–9:00July p.m. Tuesday, 1 All ages p.m. 5:00–9:00 Mesachie Lake Hall & Skydome All ages Music and dancing, Arts Crafts, Face Mesachie Lake Hall & and Skydome painting, Birthday cake. Music andGames, dancing,Food, Arts and Crafts, Face painting, Games, Food, Birthday cake. Community Spring Bazaar #2645 Community Spring Bazaar Saturday–Sunday, May 3–4 #2645

Tickets available at the Cowichan Lake Sports TicketsIsland available at the Cowichan Lake Sports Arena, Savings Centre Box Office (Duncan) May 3–4 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. Arena, Island Savings Centre Box Officecall: (Duncan) Saturday–Sunday, and Youbou Hall. For more information 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. $15/table and Youbou Hall.250-749-6742 For more information call: $15/table CLSA Curling Rink Dry Floor 250-749-6742 CLSA Curling Dry Floor and home Showcase yourRink crafts, treasures Showcase your crafts, and home based business at thistreasures year’s Community based this year’s Community Springbusiness Bazaar. at Pre-book your table by no Spring Bazaar. your table no later than AprilPre-book 28 for only $15 perby table. later than April 28 for only $15 per table.

Mother’s Day Brunch Mother’s Day11 Brunch Sunday, May Sunday, May 11p.m. 9:00 a.m.–12:00 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. $17/Adults; $17/Adults;$7.50/Kids $7.50/Kidsunder under 88 CLSA Curling Lounge CLSA Curling Lounge

The buffet The buffetmenu menuwill willinclude: include: Vanilla Yogurt and Please Vanilla Yogurt andFruit FruitParfait Parfait Please register register Banana by 7 Bananaand andMixed MixedBerry BerryMuffins Muffins by May May 7 Waffles #2644 Waffleswith withFresh FreshStrawberries Strawberries #2644 Tomato, Tomato,Leek Leekand andBacon BaconFrittata Frittata Crab and Swiss Cheese Crab and Swiss CheeseQuiche Quiche Baby Green Baby GreenSalad Salad Chicken Chickenstuffed stuffedwith withCreme CremeBrie, Brie,Apple Apple and and Cranberry Mushroom MushroomRice RicePilaf Pilaf Assorted AssortedMini MiniCheesecakes Cheesecakes Coffee/Teaand andJuice Juice Coffee/Tea

Easter Family FamilyEvent Event Easter Monday,April April21 21 Monday, 1:00–4:50p.m. p.m. 1:00–4:50

1:00–2:30p.m. p.m. •• 1:00–2:30 Crafts in the CurlingLounge Lounge Crafts in the Curling • 2:30–3:30 p.m. • 2:30–3:30 p.m. EasterEgg EggHunt HuntatatCentennial Centennial Easter Park Park 3:30–4:50p.m. p.m. •• 3:30–4:50 PublicSkate Skateat atCLSA CLSA Public

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COWICHAN LAKE RECREATION

OURSNEAK FACILITIES PEAK upcoming in the

SUMMER PLAYBOOK

fun in the sun! Evening With Recording Artist

Jennifer Jade Kerr Friday, May 2 7:30–10:00 p.m. $5/person or $10 for a family of 4 at the door CLSA Curling Lounge

beginning July to the end of August

Swimming At Arbutus Lifeguards on deck starting June 30–August 29

Recording Folk Artist Jennifer Jade Kerr will entertain you with her soulful music and engaging personality. Jennifer’s latest album “Permission to be Broken” was nominated for the 2013 Western Canadian Music Awards. Enjoy a family night out with your friends while listening to great music.

FREE Easter Egg Hunt at Centennial Park!

Summer Day Camps

FREE Public Skate! Rentals extra.

Monday–Friday 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Saturday–Sunday 12:00–5:00 p.m. Children under age 8 must always be accompanied by an adult.

Swimming Lessons

At Arbutus Park in Youbou

Annual Youbou Regatta Saturday, August 9

Howdy Cowboys and Cowgirls! Have you ever wanted to decorate your own cowboy hat with denim bands, beads and feathers? Well here’s your chance. Register by April 17.

Decorate a Cowboy hat! $10 #2589

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OUR FACILITIES • • • • • • • • •

HONEYMOON BAY HALL

MESACHIE LAKE HALL

CENTENNIAL HALL

10022 Park Dr. Honeymoon Bay 250-749-3841

9315 South Shore Rd. Mesachie Lake 250-749-6223

309 South Shore Rd. Lake Cowichan 250-749-3322

Gymnasium with Stage Dining Room Commercial Kitchen Portable Sound System 4000 Sq. Ft. Capacity Park Setting Adjacent Ball Field Close to Beaches for Swimming Ideal for Sport Team Retreats, Reunions and Family Events

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YOUBOU HALL

Commercial Kitchen 3800 Sq. Ft. Gym Portable Sound System Stage Upper Hall Capacity 100 Gymnasium Capacity 300 Catering and Bar Services Playschool Room Excellent venue for Sporting Events, Private Functions and Public Gatherings

COWICHAN ROCKS CURING RINK/ LOUNGE 311 South Shore Rd. Lake Cowichan 250-749-6742 • 4 Sheets of Curling Ice/Cement Slab • 3 Tier Viewing • Licensed Facility • Seats 125 People + Sundeck • Catering & Bar Services • Renovated Curling Lounge, with big screen HD TV • Awesome Views of the Lake • Host of the VI Regional Juvenile Championships, Senior Women’s Provincial Championships, Juvenile Provincial Championships & Island Master Playdowns Page 20 Page 20

Dining room Commercial Kitchen Gymnasium Stage 4000 Sq. Ft. Footprint Park Setting Adjacent Ball Field Close to Beaches for Swimming Ideal for Sport Team Retreats, Reunions and Family Events

YOUBOU LANES BOWLING ALLEY

8550 Hemlock St. Youbou 250-745-3712

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COWICHAN LAKE RECREATION

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Upper Hall Capacity 250 Full Stage Professional Grade Sound System Lower Hall Capacity 150 Commercial Kitchen Excellent Venue for Theatre Productions, Dances, Weddings, Public Forums, Meetings and Other Public Events

COWICHAN LAKE SPORTS ARENA

8550 Hemlock St. Youbou 250-745-3431 • • • • • • • • •

Historic 1951 Facility Concession 5 or 10 Pin Bowling Cosmic Bowling Sanctioned for 10 Pin Lanes Hand Set & Dressed Beautifully Maintained 4 Lanes Licensed Facility Great Place for Small Meetings, Family/Staff Parties & More!

CATERING/ FOOD & BEVERAGE 311 South Shore Rd. Lake Cowichan 250-749-6742 ext. 224 Book your event with CLR Catering and enjoy a worry free dining experience. We are committed to providing the finest quality food, service, and event possible. Catering menus are custom created for you with your special event in mind. We offer breakfast, lunch, dinner and appetizers. Let our professional catering staff help you achieve your ultimate food and beverage goal.

311 South Shore Rd. Lake Cowichan 250-749-6742 • • • • • • • • •

NHL Sized Ice Surface, with warm viewing area, 75 seats 8 Dressing Rooms Seating for 800 Meeting Room Multi Purpose Room Playschool Room Playschool Extension Room Concession & Catering Services Hosted BC Provincial Ice Hockey Championships, Short Track Speed Skating for BC Winter Games, Hockey Officiating Schools, Regional Figure Skating Championships and High Performance Hockey Evaluation Camps

Come and visit us at Cowichan Lake Recreation

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Lake Cowichan Home Centre Ltd. Everything for the Do-it-Yourself

• Lumber • Paint • Hardware • Mouldings

Lake Cowichan Home Centre Beside the Gazette 250-749-6618

ForAll AllYour YourComputer Computer Needs Needs For For All Your Computer Needs

Our full-service shop can repair your PC quickly and affordably Our full-service shop$ can repair your PC qualifi quickly We have edand andaffordably certified technicians every day of week Our full-service shop canthe repair We have qualifi ed and certifi ed your PC quickly and affordably technicians every day of the week Always free telephone support Our full-service shop can repair We have qualified and certified your PC quickly and affordably Always free every telephone support We can install newday hardware, technicians of the week Our full-service shop can repair upgrades, printers, digital cameras We have qualifi ed and certifi ed your PCinstall quickly andhardware, affordably We can new and software Always free every telephone support technicians day of the week upgrades, printers, digital cameras We have qualifi ed and certifi ed and software Virus and spyware done We can install newremoval hardware, Always free telephone support technicians every day of the week right the first time. digital cameras upgrades, printers, Virus and spyware removal done andcan software We install new hardware, Always free telephone support right the first time. upgrades, printers, digital cameras Virussoftware and spyware removal done and We can install new hardware, right the first time. 250-746-9715 Seaside Computers upgrades, printers, digital cameras 21 QueensVirus Road, Duncan and spyware removal done and software (Next doorright to Shaw Downtown Duncan) Seaside Computers theCable firstintime. 250-746-9715

For All Your Computer Virus removal 75Needs For All Yourfree Computer Needs Always estimates For All We Your repairComputer notebooksNeeds Fastest turn-around

21 Queens Road, Duncan Virus and spyware removal done (Next door to Shaw Cable in Downtown Duncan)

Fast,Friendly Service ICBC + Private Insurance • Auto Glass Replacement • Rock Chip Repairs • Flat Glass • Auto/Marine Upholstry

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The Mayor and Council would like to encourage residents to get active, learn new things and have fun in the process. See what there is to do!

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CLR OURSERVICES FACILITIES

COWICHAN LAKE RECREATION

Registration Policies and Guidelines

Organizations

Uh-oh, we had to cancel:

Bridge ………………………. 250-749-4895 Chamber of Commerce Community Internet & E-mail Access ………….. 250-749-3244 Community Services …….. 250-749-6822 Cowichan Lake Lady Sorry, the course is full: of the Lake Society……….. 250-749-3329 If a program is full, please ask staff to put your name on our waitlist. Staff review these lists continually and we will do our best to accommodate those waitlisted. Cowichan Lake Customer Satisfaction: District Seniors Assoc …….. 250-749-6121 We care about your experience in our programs. Please contact our Programmer Cowichan Lake directly to discuss any questions, comments or concerns that you have with our recreation programs. District Skating Club ……... 250-749-4766 Visitor’s Centre …………… 250-749-3244 Extended Illness / Injury: In cases of extended illness or injury, a prorated refund or credit may be granted Cowichan Valley upon provision of a medical note. Minor Lacrosse Assoc …… 250-743-0047 Missed Classes: Fibromyalgia Classes missed due to sickness, vacation, or other reasons will not be refunded or credited. Self Help Group …………... 250-749-6080 Girl Guides & Brownies ….. 250-749-3392 Oops, changed your plans? A credit in the form of a gift card or a refund will be issued if we receive withdrawal notification 1 week prior to the course start date. If less than 1 week’s notice is given, Healthy Beginnings ……… 250-709-3050 no refund or credit will be issued. In the case of week-long camps we require notiHoneymoon Bay fication 2 weeks in advance of program start date. There may be other exceptions Community Society ……… 250-749-4700 to these guidelines. In some cases, these exceptions will be noted in the individual course description. Hospital Auxiliary …………. 250-749-6647 Health Unit ………………… 250-749-6878 Refund Fee: All program refund requests are subject to a $5 administration fee, unless otherwise Kaatza Art Group ………... 250- 749-3298 noted in the individual course description. Kaatza Lakeside Non-Sufficient Funds: Players Society ……………. 250-749-6754 An administration fee of $5 will be charged on all N.S.F. payments. All program and admission fees include all applicable taxes. Kinsmen Club L.C ………… 250-749-7786 Lake Bloomers .……………. 250-749-0154 How to register and book facilities Lake Cowichan & Cowichan Lake Recreation offers three easy methods for program registration: in Dist. Minor Hockey ……….. 250-745-3810 person; by telephone or by email. Space is filled on a first come/first serve basis. Lake Days ………………….. 250-710-0742 Payment is required at the time of registration so please “Pay before you Play”. Library ………………………. 250-749-3431 Please note: All programs are subject to price, time and location changes. Cowichan Lake Lions ……. 250-749-3345 Every effort will be made to notify you of any changes.All programs and admission fees include applicable taxes. Non-Sufficient Funds: An administration fee of $5 will Lake Cowichan District be charged on all NSF payments. Minor Baseball Assoc .…… 250-745-3810 Program Inquiries C.L Area Quilters …………. 250-749-1601 In Person For more information about Royal Canadian Stop by the Cowichan Lake Sports Arena our existing programs, or to or the Youbou Hall during office hours Legion Branch #210 ……... 250-749-6041 inquire about starting a new and our friendly staff will be happy to Beta Sigma Phi ……………. 250-932-5822 program: process your request. Payment by cash, Animal Rescue Society ..... 250-749-4040 email: clrprogrammer@cvrd. debit card, VISA, and MasterCard and bc.ca cheques are accepted. (Note: cheques More Important Numbers will not be accepted for certification programs if there is not sufficient time for Get our E-Newsletter! Area F Director ....................250-749-0134 the cheque to clear the bank). Get information faster,and Area I Director .................... 250-749-3120 have it delivered directly to Telephone your computer. Save time Phone 250-749-6742 during operating Town of Lake Cowichan ... 250-749-6681 searching for information for hours or by email clradmin@cvrd.bc.ca CVRD Recycling ................ 250-746-2540 the kids on programs and and use your VISA or MasterCard. Regrettably, if a minimum number of registrants are not met, we may have to cancel or combine classes due to insufficient registration. These decisions are made prior to the course start date. Please register early to avoid disappointment. A 100% refund is granted when we cancel a program. When a class has been cancelled due to instructor illness or weather conditions, a class will be added on at the end of the session. If this is not possible, a credit will be placed on your account in the amount of the class missed.

Statutory Holiday Policy

Programs are not scheduled for Stat Holidays. Every effort will be made to schedule around such occurrences.

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Transit Information

Transit tickets and passes are for sale at the Arena Office and Transit tickets are for sale at the Youbou office. Transit Ice Rentals Rider’s Guides are available at these To inquire or book ice time contact the locations. Please contact 250-746-9899 for transit information, or visit the BC Cowichan Lake Sports Arena office. Transit website at www.bctransit.com CVRD Dog Licenses $35 Facility Rentals Sold at the Cowichan Lake To inquire or book a facility Sports Arena for Electoral Areas (F) and contact administration staff at (I). Youbou Hall (I) only. the arena office or email Earlybird to the end of January is $25. Page 22 Page 22

Transit .................................. 250-746-9899 CVRD .................................. 250-746-2500 ESS ........................................250-746-2560

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While it is always easy to see a house fully engulfed in flames, we and other emergency services around the lake respond to many situations that are not so obvious and easy to find.

HELP US NOW, SO WE CAN FIND YOU LATER. Lake Cowichan Fire Department

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Joining your Chamber of Commerce links you with fellow businesses and provides numerous beneϐits associated with the District and Provincial Chambers of Commerce.

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As the Voice of Business locally and provincially we can air your views and concerns with a strong group message. Pick up your application today! ~~~~ 125C South Shore Road 250-749-3244 info@cowichanlake.ca www.cowichanlake.ca

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March 12, 2014