Welcome to the Sunshine Coast Newcomers Club & Alumni

serving the area from Langdale to Pender Harbour, British Columbia

USEFUL WEBSITES

Useful Website for the Sunshine Coast Updated September 2017


LIFE STYLE

www.hellobc.com

Great for maps and information about accommodations, activities, restaurants, etc.

www.suncoastarts.com

Very comprehensive information from the Coast Cultural Alliance about all manner of performances, workshops, music, galleries and things artistic.

www.sunshine-coast-trails.com

Hiking and biking information with maps of the more popular trails.

http://www.scrd.ca/dakota-ridge

Dakota Ridge Winter Recreational Area for when you want to play in the snow.

http://deeprooted.ca/cca/calendar.aspx

A complete listing of entertainment on the Coast.


For those interested in hiking, you can contact STRIDERS – walking on the Sunshine Coast – Monday mornings. Hikes take up to two hours and are usually followed by coffee or lunch. Some of the paths are muddy and uneven, and some are steep for short stretches but none are very strenuous. Locations for hikes include Smuggler Cove, Cliff Gilker Park, Soames Hill, Hidden Groves, and Gospel Rock. If you are interested in joining Striders contact [email protected]. Car-pooling may be arranged.


GENERAL COMMUNITY INFORMATION

www.district.sechelt.bc.ca

www.penderharbour.ca

www.gibsons.ca

Sunshine Coast Regional District  http://www.scrd.ca/


VISITOR CENTRES

www.secheltvisitorcentre.com

www.gibsonsvisitorinfo.com

http://www.penderharbour.ca/


VOLUNTEERING

Volunteering is a good way to get to know your community. The Sunshine Coast Volunteer Centre maintains a list of available volunteer positions that have been submitted by local organizations. Have a look and see if any might be suitable for you.

www.scvolunteer.com

Telephone: 604-885-1036

Email: mailto: [email protected]


WELCOME WAGON  

Welcome Wagon has lots of useful information and some handy gifts from local merchants (green fees, car wash, facial etc.).

4 representatives in the following areas.

Roberts Creek:     Charon  (604) 885-3030 
Davis Bay:            Laurie    (604) 741-1577 
Gibsons:              Stephi     (604) 992-6261 
Sechelt:               Sharon    (778) 458-2150


Welcome Wagon – it's a wonderful way to say "welcome". If you have neighbors who are new to the Sunshine Coast or are new parents, simply contact your local Welcome Wagon and a Representative will take them greetings and gifts from local community businesses and civic leaders free of charge. So, if you have neighbors who are new to the Coast, or if you are one yourself, or if you are a new parent, give us a call or visit our website at www.welcomewagon.ca or www.havingababy.ca.


TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION

www.busonline.ca  Sunshine Coast Transit

www.bcferries.com

http://sunshinecoastconnector.ca/index.php?route=common/home Daily coach services from Powell River and the Sunshine Coast to downtown Vancouver and Vancouver International Airport.