Park Guide: Stocking Creek Park

Ever been behind a waterfall? If not, you’ll be able to check that off your bucket list when you visit Stocking Creek Park in Chemainus! This lush park is a great place to spend 30-60 minutes walking and taking pictures.

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Top 10 List: The Best Playgrounds for fun summer days!

It’s Top 10 Tuesday once again and this week we’ve got our list of the best playgrounds on Vancouver Island!  With summer here now (finally!), we’re happy to share the top spots on the island to take your kids and let them PLAY! 

  1. Lion’s Venture Land Playground & Waterpark, Parksville, BC
  2. Transfer Beach, Ladysmith, BC
  3. Cadboro-Gyro Park, Victoria, BC
  4. Barsby Park, Nanaimo, BC
  5. Maffeo-Sutton Park, Nanaimo, BC
  6. Centennial Park, Duncan, BC
  7. Oliver Woods Park, Nanaimo, BC
  8. Glen Lake, Langford, BC
  9. Marina Park, Comox, BC
  10. Willow Point Park, Campbell River, BC

What could better than a day at the beach… with a playground… and a splash park?! We have some amazing places for kids to play on Vancouver Island. We say just pack a lunch, bring some blankets, and get ready to spend a day chillin’ at the playground.  To learn more about why this is our Top 10 List, read on below!

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Try This: Run in a Race on a Weekend Getaway!

Celebrating Mother’s Day today with my Mom and my family, I couldn’t help but think about everything Moms do for their families.  I’m quite certain everyone describes their Mom as a super hero and we’re all right about that!  Moms really do hold so many different job titles, like Counsellor, Chauffeur, Banker, Hair Stylist, Referee, Chef, Mentor, Event Coordinator, Teacher, and Nurse (and I don’t believe for a second that is all of them!).

While I’m not a mom myself, I’m surrounded by some of the most amazing Moms ever.  My family, my friends, and my coworkers all have the best, funniest, craziest, and ridiculous stories about their kids.  I love hearing all of them!  I also love being there for all the Moms in my life when they need to get away 😉

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