Jul 21, 2017

Thank you to everyone who came and enjoyed Eats & Beats 2017. The people make the party!

The families who staked their spot on the beach early in the day had the right idea, since Eats & Beats drew an estimated 5,000 people to the Colwood waterfront on Saturday, July 15th.

Beach umbrellas were going up and blankets were going down as food trucks rolled into place. West...

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Jul 19, 2017

Have you spotted the mystical new creature perching on the beach in Colwood?

He emerged from the driftwood at the recent Eats & Beats at the Beach event. People were able to watch Vancouver Island artist Alex Witcombe skillfully bring the spectacular sculpture to life throughout the event. Alex was able imbue the ten foot giant with a...

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Jul 7, 2017

On Saturday, July 15, a small portion of Ocean Boulevard will be closed to make space for the one day Eats & Beats at the Beach event. 

Vehicles can still access and park along the waterfront and lagoon, however, cars cannot...

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Jul 5, 2017

The City of Colwood is the #1 place to raise kids in BC, and is among the top 25 cities in Canada, according to detailed analysis of over 400 cities by MoneySense Magazine.

How does MoneySense determine what makes one city better than another? It is prosperous, but affordable. Safe, yet easy to get around. And it should have the type of weather that draws you outdoors.

As a...

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Jun 29, 2017

Cool off at the Colwood Creek Park Spray n Play area from 8 am until 8 pm every day

The new Spray n Play area makes Colwood Creek Park an even better place for family fun in the sun. Just step on the button in the centre of the park for sprays of water from three jets in the base and a shower from the overhead leaf. The park is fully wheelchair accessible, and the spray button can be...

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Jun 26, 2017

Don't miss the best beach party of the year!

Eats & Beats returns to the Colwood waterfront on Saturday July 15, 2017 from 1pm to 9pm. It's a free...

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Jun 26, 2017

Data from reader boards will inform traffic calming actions

During the spring of 2017, the City received a number of concerns from residents of Milburn Drive and the surrounding neighbourhood ...

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Jun 22, 2017

Now that summer has arrived, the Colwood Fire Department would like to remind residents that beach fires are not permitted in Colwood, for several reasons:

  • Smoke from beach fires impacts air quality for the surrounding neighbourhood and can be quite toxic. Some treated driftwood releases dangerous chemicals.
  • Many adults, children and pets have been seriously burned by...
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Jun 20, 2017

Enjoy the Colwood waterfront in a whole new way!

There are a growing number of opportunities to get out on the water in a kayak or stand up paddle board in Colwood. And we've got amazing sights to see! Go for a quiet paddle on the lagoon for birdwatching and views of...

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Jun 19, 2017

Work is underway to extend sewer service a short distance along Veterans Memorial Parkway at Sooke Road.

While a minimum of single lane traffic will be maintained at all times, sporadic delays should be expected. 

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