Activities, Clubs & Parks
We offer a broad range of sports, recreational and cultural activities, all year-round. Our activities are open to all residents and visitors with something for all ages. The Saturna Recreation Center is also a place where the community comes together to celebrate, display arts and crafts, share ideas and hold meetings, large and small.
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Saturna Island Parks & Recreation Commission supports all forms of recreation on Saturna; maintains Thomson Park, East Point Park and the Winter Cove ball field; and 16 improved beach access points and trails. Activities sponsored by the Commission include: Thomson Park Clean-Up and BBQ, Taylor Point Row-Paddle-Hike, Salmon BBQ, Parks Day at East Point and organized hikes. Nine hole disc golf course located at Thompson Park, please bring your own discs.
Gulf Islands National Park Reserve safeguards a number of islands, islets and reefs in the Southern Gulf Islands. A large portion of Saturna Island is protected by the park reserve and here you will find a gateway to adventurous hiking, boating, kayaking, backcountry camping, wildlife viewing including first class land based whale-watching at East Point, breathtaking viewpoints including Mt. Warburton Pike (the highest peak in the park reserve) and spectacular shorelines to explore. Camping on Saturna: Located at the eastern end of Narvaez Bay Rd, Narvaez Bay Campground is a small and tranquil 7-site backcountry campground with picturesque views of the bay and nearby hiking trails. Ideal for cycle camper or kayakers. Parking available off Narvaez Bay Road. Follow a short (1.7km) trail to the self registration - first come, first serve campsites. Facilities are limited and pets must be on leash at all times. You must pack in and pack out and there are no fires allowed at any time.
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The Fog Alarm (aka Foghorn) Building at East Point was saved from the wrecking ball and converted into a place-based museum by the Saturna Heritage Committee. The FAB contains exhibits about East Point and Saturna Island, the European exploration of the area in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, the lighthouse, the whales and much more.
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SIMRES SeaTalks Come and learn more about our awesome ocean environment from scientists, researchers and other experts who study the Salish Sea. Our SeaTalks cover many current topics, from plankton to orcas and are often held outdoors in summer or indoors at the Community Hall just up from the ferry terminal. Make your way to East Point where you can sometimes see orcas passing as close as 20 feet from shore. The SeaTalks schedule can be found on our website at saturnamarineresearch.ca. For further information e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can ask to be put on our mailing list for the latest news about our activities and events.
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