VISITING GABRIOLA

VISITING GABRIOLA

Welcome to
Gabriola Island

Isle of the Arts: Our regular ferry and float plane services provide easy access to Gabriola from Nanaimo and Vancouver. With one of the best climates in Canada, plus beaches, parks, ocean views and sunsets, Gabriola is one of BC's top destinations to visit and live.

Unwind, do some beachcombing, play on the water, visit the local galleries and shops, hike, bike, enjoy the Gabriola culture and create memories with friends and family.

 

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Gabriola Visitor Centre

#6 - 480 North Road,
Gabriola BC V0R 1X0
Phone: 250-247-9332
Toll-free: 1-888-284-9332
OFF-SEASON HOURS - Labour Day to Victoria Day
Thur & Fri 10am - 12pm
Sat 10am - 2pm

SPRING SEASON HOURS - Victoria Day to June 30
Fri, Sat & Sun 10am - 2pm

SUMMER SEASON HOURS - Canada Day to Labour Day
Daily 10am - 6pm

Click below for the
2018 Gabriola Map

Gabriola Island Distances:

  • Length of the island = 14.5 km (9 mi)
  • Width of the island = 4.5 km (2.8 mi)

Road Distances from the Gabriola Ferry Dock

  • To Visitor Centre & Village core = 1 km (.6 mi)
  • To Orlebar Point = 5.3 km (3.3 mi)
  • To Silva Bay via North Rd = 12.7 km (7.9 mi)
  • To Silva Bay via South Rd = 15.4 km (9.6 mi)
  • Full circle via North/South Rds = 28.1 km (17.5 mi)

Check out our
2018
Gabriola
Visitor Guide

LOOK What's coming up on Gabriola Island ...

Click HERE for our monthly Community Calendar

Jun
11
Tue
2019
ART Show: Inspired by Japan @ The Centre Gallery (Professional Centre)
Jun 11 @ 9:00 AM – Aug 3 @ 4:00 PM
ART Show: Inspired by Japan @ The Centre Gallery (Professional Centre) | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada

FREE Admission | Everyone Welcome | Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 9am – 4pm |

A mixed media show by Gabriola Fabric Artists. Opening Reception is on June 23rd, 2-4pm.
Jun
26
Wed
2019
WORKSHOP: Stay on the Road @ Albert Reed Memorial Fire Hall (Fire Hall #1)
Jun 26 @ 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
WORKSHOP: Stay on the Road @ Albert Reed Memorial Fire Hall (Fire Hall #1) | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada

FREE Workshop | Drivers of any age are welcome! Please pre-register with Suzette Delmage by email (seniors@phcgabriola.org) or phone (250-247-7311) |

The Council of Senior Citizens’ Organizations of British Columbia is conducting a one-day workshop for people who are interested in learning more about driver assessment, particularly when they are nearing the age of 80. However, drivers of any age are welcome to attend and the presentation will be useful for anybody.

There is no charge for the workshop and COSCO will provide lunch and snacks free of charge.

For more information and/or to register please contact Suzette Delmage (seniors@phcgabriola.org or 250-247-7311) or Annette O’Connor (caoconno@telus.net or 604-882-8203).

RECREATION: Peer Led Exercise Group @ HOPE Centre
Jun 26 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
RECREATION: Peer Led Exercise Group @ HOPE Centre | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada

Cost: $2 Drop-in Fee | New participants should pre-register with Suzette Delmage 250-325-1675 or s.delmage@shaw.ca |

This circuit-style exercise program supports those people who are managing chronic health conditions including bone and joint conditions, diabetes, heart and respirator conditions, cancer, obesity, and mental health issues.

Participants work at their own level and pace, core and stretching can be done from a chair, and exercises have increasing levels of difficulty that will challenge you to increase strength, balance, flexibility and joint mobility.

Bonus benefits: have fun and meet new people!

Winter/Spring Schedule for 2019.

Monday and Wednesday 11am – 12pm @ Hope Centre.
Tuesday and Thursday 11am – 12pm @ Gabriola Recreation Society Office.
Friday 10:45am – 11:45am @ Community Hall.

If you have questions or would like more information, please contact Suzette Delmage.

Jun
27
Thu
2019
MEETING: Gabriola Island LTC Meeting @ Gabriola Arts and Heritage Centre
Jun 27 @ 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
MEETING: Gabriola Island LTC Meeting @ Gabriola Arts and Heritage Centre | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada

Everyone Welcome!

Business meeting agendas are published to our website 5 business days prior to the start of the next scheduled meeting. Agenda packages may be up to 10 MB in size. High Speed Internet will be required. Agendas are subject to approval at the meeting and the local trust committee may agree to add late items at the meeting; these late items might not be included in this package.

Please go online to Gabriola Island LTC Meeting Calendar, Agendas and Minutes for more information.

 

 

Senior’s Monthly Luncheon @ Rollo Seniors Centre
Jun 27 @ 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Senior's Monthly Luncheon @ Rollo Seniors Centre | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada

FREE Event | Drop-in |

Join us for good food, fun, and entertainment.

This month’s featured speaker is Constable Mark Hilland of the Gabriola RCMP Detachment. He will be talking about how to protect yourself and others from elder abuse.

All Seniors Welcome!

Thanks to the Gabriola Vegeteers, Nester’s Market, and Red Roaster Coffee for their generous donations!

RECREATION: Peer Led Exercise Group @ Gabriola Recreation Office
Jun 27 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
RECREATION: Peer Led Exercise Group @ Gabriola Recreation Office | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada

Cost: $2 Drop-in Fee | New participants should pre-register with Suzette Delmage 250-325-1675 or s.delmage@shaw.ca |

This circuit-style exercise program supports those people who are managing chronic health conditions including bone and joint conditions, diabetes, heart and respirator conditions, cancer, obesity, and mental health issues.

Participants work at their own level and pace, core and stretching can be done from a chair, and exercises have increasing levels of difficulty that will challenge you to increase strength, balance, flexibility and joint mobility.

Bonus benefits: have fun and meet new people!

Winter/Spring Schedule for 2019.

Monday and Wednesday 11am – 12pm @ Hope Centre.
Tuesday and Thursday 11am – 12pm @ Gabriola Recreation Society Office.
Friday 10:45am – 11:45am @ Community Hall.

If you have questions or would like more information, please contact Suzette Delmage.

WORKSHOP: Fibre Arts Circle @ Gabriola Library
Jun 27 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
WORKSHOP: Fibre Arts Circle @ Gabriola Library | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada

FREE Drop-in |

Join other fibre artists and enthusiasts for tea and an afternoon of knitting, crocheting, stitching, felting and more.

Beginners and newcomers welcome. Bring your projects!

RECREATION: Gabriola Dragon Boat Club @ Silva Bay Marina
Jun 27 @ 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
RECREATION: Gabriola Dragon Boat Club @ Silva Bay Marina | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada

COST: $150 (2 X per week); $75 (1 X per week); Half-season and Drop-in Rates Available |

Come out and enjoy connections, healthy living and fitness!

NOT FOR WOMEN ONLY any age, sex and fitness level. As long as you can hold a paddle and get in the boat by whatever method that works.

For more information go to gabrioladragonboatclub.com.

 

MUSIC: Open Mic and Jam @ Surf Pub
Jun 27 @ 9:00 PM – 11:59 PM
MUSIC: Open Mic and Jam @ Surf Pub | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada

No Cover | Everyone Welcome!

Acoustic, electric and everything in between. All genres of music welcome. Dancing’s welcome too!

Every Thursday night. Hosted by John Gresham

Jun
28
Fri
2019
ART SESSION: Gabriola Palette People @ Rollo Seniors Centre
Jun 28 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
ART SESSION: Gabriola Palette People @ Rollo Seniors Centre | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada

Drop-in: $2 for Members | $5 for Visitors |

Please go to palettepeople.blogspot.ca for more information about Membership & Art Sessions.

Art sessions are held on Tuesdays and Fridays from 9 to 12 pm. Members may paint on Tuesday and Friday afternoons until 4 pm provided the Gabriola Senior Citizens’ Association does not require use of the Rollo Centre. Members may use oil paints either day provided that the oil paints are water-soluble or odorless solvents are used.

 

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