CWAV Society provides a range of programs designed to assist women in their response to physical, emotional or sexualized abuse and/ or violence from a current or past partner, family member or acquaintance. We also work to increase awareness, educate, and prevent abuse or violence, and work to promote community safety through many strategies.
Lake Cowichan First Nation (Ts’uubaa-asatx) men and women are skilled canoeists who are excited to share their traditional knowledge and history with visitors. After a millennia of living on the shores of Cowichan Lake (Kaatza), there are plentiful stories on the experiences and resources from their traditional territory.
Our waterfront location allows paddlers instant access to the waters of Cowichan Lake. A short paddle along the shore of the lake exposes you to the natural, rich marine life. When arriving back from one of our tours, relax and enjoy the view of the beautiful lake and mountain views while at the Ts’uubaa-asatx Cafe next door.
Our history is yours since 1983. We collect, conserve, catalogue, research, display and interpret the history of the Cowichan Lake area. Our gift shop sells local history books and Canadian books, historical maps, pins, postcards, magnets, toys and much more.
Free admission but donations are gratefully accepted.
The Kaatza Lakeside Players focus is to broaden the opportunities for residents of the Cowichan Lake District to enjoy and participate in learning theatre arts.
Physical activity is essential to a healthy lifestyle. Being active prevents the risk of diseases, prevents weight gain, and also lowers your blood pressure. The mental aspect of Yoga can relieve the stress of an individual and should be one of the many activities in your lifestyle to stay active during the week.
Serenity Yoga provides a variety of techniques that helps one gain mental and physical control of their life. Ross has been experiencing this change of life by practising yoga for over 20 years, and leading classes for over 10.
Serenity Yoga at the Lake offers a combination of Iyengar and Yin Yoga. The Hatha movements and Pranayama techniques are designed for those starting a fitness routine or the mature student with an established fitness practise.
Canada’s only Year Round Motorsport Facility
More than just a place to drive fast, the Vancouver Island Motorsport Circuit is a motorsports playground where driving enthusiasts, friends and businesses come together to enjoy a place where they can socialize and dine among other motorsport enthusiasts. Situated in beautiful Cowichan Valley, BC, we are resolute in bringing professional training, track-side support, defensive driving and drivers’ education to increase everyone’s confidence and personal safety on and off the track. With 19 corners and 11.5% in elevation changes, this Circuit is one you must drive to fully comprehend just how technical a track can be.
Wideglide Entertainment hosts the Annual Sunfest Festival during the BC Day Long Weekend at Laketown Ranch – Western Canada’s largest premier outdoor music festival and campgrounds
At Gord’s Fly Box & Goodies, we have an old school style of shop with big old chairs, fireplace, coffee pot, fishing movies playing, a place for fishers to relax, warm up, dry up and swap stories over a hot coffee. Waders & dogs are always welcome.