Where to begin? When you move to the Comox Valley for a career with the CVRD, you’ve also moved for a way of life. Leave the hustle and bustle behind and enter an unspoiled region that beckons you to embrace all that it has to offer
You can expect the odd weather day over the winter months, but for the most part, this is a 365-day-a-year outdoor recreation climate. Some of the year-round activities you can enjoy are golfing, boating, kayaking, paddle boarding, beachcombing, scuba diving, hiking, curling, horseback riding, and mountain biking.
Mount Washington Alpine Resort is one of the best known island mountains with stunning opportunities for world class downhill skiing, Nordic skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing, and snow shoeing. A short 30 minute drive and the mountain awaits you.
The nearby Village of Cumberland is the unofficial epicentre of Vancouver Island mountain biking culture and its legendary, loamy trail network provides some of the best racing conditions in the province. Runners and mountain bikers flock to Cumberland each year for a variety of races and events.
You and your family can also enjoy the hundreds of regional and provincial trails and parks – most of which are maintained by the Comox Valley Regional District. Trails are accessible and available year round.
The Comox Valley Regional District also operates two aquatic and sport centres. The centres offer drop-in classes, registered programs, and often host theme parties for kids of all ages. Programs are geared towards families, health and wellness, and even competitive sports like hockey, curling and swimming.
Whether you enjoy an ocean stroll, mountain hike, discovering sensitive ecosystems, meandering through numerous old growth forests, or competitive sports there is something for everyone. Come explore and play in the Comox Valley!