Local Hikes: Beach Estates Park

Sep
13
When: Friday, Sep 13, 2019, 1:30PM - 4:00PM
Where:

Beach Estates Park

Add to CalendarLocal Hikes: Beach Estates Park09/13/2019 01:30 PM09/13/2019 04:00 PMMM/DD/YYYYAmerica/VancouverCultural Connections - Local Hikes Join Cultural Connections as we head outdoors and explore some of the most scenic and awe-inspiring, local hiking trails throughout the Fall semester. We have selected 4 hikes that are based out of Nanaimo and 1 finale hike that takes you to Englishman River Falls, located 45 Minutes north of VIU. This program runs from September - November on select Fridays from 1:30PM - 4PM. The cost to join is only $2.00, with the exception of our Englishman River Falls Adventure - costing $10.00 due to the extended duration of the hike (overall time). Please sign up in advance. Beach Estates ParkThis is a hidden gem of a park tucked away in the Brechin Hill neighbourhood. The park trail consists of a number of stairs and follows the meanderings of Northfield Creek. The trail connects from Departure Bay Road down to the beach near the Departure Bay Ferry Terminal. It's a great shady, tranquil walking trail.What to wear:Proper clothing for the weather and for walkingRunning shoes or hiking bootsNo sandalsWhat to bring:Snacks Water bottle Umbrella or rain coat (in case it rains)A backpack to carry all your itemsMeeting Location: VIU Building 255 Main Lobby Trip Includes:Transportation to and from the hike and a guided hike on one of Nanaimo's TrailsPolicies, Health & SafetyWe have an ongoing commitment to ensure the safety and quality of our trips, with trained and responsible student leaders, staff and community partners. Before you sign-up, please check out our policies & procedures for more information about how to prepare for a trip, as well as our cancellation policy.How to Sign UpOur activities are available to all current VIU Students. Sign up with us in person in Building 255.You will need to have your:Student card,Proof of medical insurance (BC Care Card or Guard.me Insurance Policy)Payment (cash is currently the only method of payment for activities)Hours & Locations for Signing Up with us:Faculty of International Education Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 4:00pm in Building 255, 2nd Floor Reception.Lunchtime Activity Sign Up Booth Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12pm – 1pm in Building 255 - 1st Floor International Commons.Waiver FormPlease read our general waiver form for VIU group activities in the attchement section below. All participants are required to read and sign the waiver before the start of the trip. We will provide a paper copy for you to read through again and sign the morning of the trip.ContactKelsey Moon, Activity Program Coordinatorphone: 250-753-3245, Ext. 2737 e-mail: Kelsey.Moon@viu.caBeach Estates Parkfalse

VIU - Cultural Connections - Local Hikes - Beach Estates

Cultural Connections - Local Hikes 

Join Cultural Connections as we head outdoors and explore some of the most scenic and awe-inspiring, local hiking trails throughout the Fall semesterWe have selected 4 hikes that are based out of Nanaimo and 1 finale hike that takes you to Englishman River Falls, located 45 Minutes north of VIU. This program runs from September - November on select Fridays from 1:30PM - 4PM. The cost to join is only $2.00, with the exception of our Englishman River Falls Adventure - costing $10.00 due to the extended duration of the hike (overall time). Please sign up in advance. 

Beach Estates Park

This is a hidden gem of a park tucked away in the Brechin Hill neighbourhood. The park trail consists of a number of stairs and follows the meanderings of Northfield Creek. The trail connects from Departure Bay Road down to the beach near the Departure Bay Ferry Terminal. It's a great shady, tranquil walking trail.

What to wear:

  • Proper clothing for the weather and for walking
  • Running shoes or hiking boots
  • No sandals

What to bring:

  • Snacks 
  • Water bottle 
  • Umbrella or rain coat (in case it rains)
  • A backpack to carry all your items

Meeting Location: 

VIU Building 255 Main Lobby 

Trip Includes:

Transportation to and from the hike and a guided hike on one of Nanaimo's Trails

Policies, Health & Safety

We have an ongoing commitment to ensure the safety and quality of our trips, with trained and responsible student leaders, staff and community partners. Before you sign-up, please check out our policies & procedures for more information about how to prepare for a trip, as well as our cancellation policy.

How to Sign Up

Our activities are available to all current VIU Students. Sign up with us in person in Building 255.

You will need to have your:

  1. Student card,
  2. Proof of medical insurance (BC Care Card or Guard.me Insurance Policy)
  3. Payment (cash is currently the only method of payment for activities)

Hours & Locations for Signing Up with us:

Faculty of International Education Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 4:00pm in Building 255, 2nd Floor Reception.

Lunchtime Activity Sign Up Booth Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12pm – 1pm in Building 255 - 1st Floor International Commons.

Waiver Form

Please read our general waiver form for VIU group activities in the attchement section below. All participants are required to read and sign the waiver before the start of the trip. We will provide a paper copy for you to read through again and sign the morning of the trip.

Contact

Kelsey Moon, Activity Program Coordinator

phone: 250-753-3245, Ext. 2737 

e-mail: Kelsey.Moon@viu.ca

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