After what seemed like a never-ending winter we were the recipients of some amazing weather this April. My eldest daughter has pledged to swim once a month for the year of 2018. She was lucky enough to get her April swim on a day where the temperature reached above 20C. The water was still extremely… Read more »
Gabriola Community Hall Mural and Dance Showcase
We were down at the Community Hall last night rolling out flooring for the dance performance that our girls are performing in this weekend (more on that in the next post) when we saw the beautiful new mural created by Gabriola homegrown artist Hayden Harvey. Make sure you take the time to look at it… Read more »
We have been spending a fair amount of time in Nanaimo these days as our eldest daughter has gymnastics training. Due to that we have spent some time exploring. The latest was a beautiful hike up to Ammonite falls that my 9 year old and I did last weekend. It took us just under 1… Read more »
Gabriola Fitness Centre
The Gabriola Fitness Centre has moved to a new location. Centrally located in the the new Madrona West complex, on the corner of North and South Rd., is the new larger facility complete with an extra studio space perfect for additional classes such as dance, pilates, core conditioning and spin classes throughout the week. For… Read more »
Polar Bear Swim 2015!!!
Yesterday was Gabriola’s annual polar swim at Twin Beaches Provincial Park. My eldest daughter was determined this year that she would join a few friends and make the plunge. The outside temperature was a “balmy” 2 degrees and apparently the water was absolutely frigid. She even took a second quick dip and came out cold… Read more »