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A Pictorial View of the Comox Valley
City of Courtenay - Recreation & Sports
Parks in the City of Courtenay
for Sports and Events
There are many parks within the City of Courtenay but Lewis Park and Simms Park are the main downtown parks where events such as the July 1st. celebration's and the Comox Valley Highland Games are held. Lewis Park is the main park for games such as baseball and soccer.
Lewis Park was named after William and Margaret Lewis successful farmers in the area.
Lewis Park & Sports Field
Lewis Park is a 17.39 acre municipally-owned park located immediately to the east of the Courtenay River bridge, across from Simms Millennium Park on the Old Island Highway. The park is naturally bounded by the Courtenay, Puntledge and Tsolum Rivers and features several mature trees, open play fields, trails, tennis courts, skateboard park and four notable buildings. http://www.historicplaces.ca/en/rep-reg/place-lieu.aspx?id=14469
Picture of Lewis Park taken from 5th St. Bridge
Lewis Park with Tennis courts in background
Comox Valley Tennis Club , box 3402, Courtenay, BC, V9N 5N5
There are 2 locations listed, The Anderton Park in Comox near the Comox Shopping Mall and Comox Golf Course also provides a children's playground and a clubhouse with kitchen. It is located on Balmoral Ave & Stewart St. The second location is at Lewis Park in Courtenay along side the Puntledge River, at 489 Old Island highway, near the Lewis Center.
Ball Game at Lewis Park
The Lewis Centre has a nursery school, gymnasium, squash courts, weightroom, meeting & craft rooms
489 Old Island Hwy., Courtenay, BC., 250-338-5371
Sign beside Waterpark
Outdoor Swimming Pool beside Lewis Centre
Home of the Blue Devils Swim Club
Children's Play Area and Water Park at Lewis Centre
The Link Youth Centre
300 Old Island Highway
Indoor skate park/games room/meeting room
Youth Centre catering to a multitude of games for youth 9 to 18 years of age
Parks, Marina, Air Field
Courtenay's network of parks and trails just got a little bigger. The newly opened Rotary Trail connects 5th Street and Cumberland Road, along the E & N Rail Corridor.
The City partnered with the Island Corridor Foundation and the Courtenay Rotary Club to complete the project, also known as a "rail with trail". Courtenay Rotary raised thousands of dollars and contributed volunteer labour to make the trail a reality.
View of the Estuary from the Air Park Walkway
The tide is out in this picture taken from the walkway
The park equipment includes a rotating net, arch swing, wheelchair accessible merry-go-round, see-saw, diggers and spinners. Due to its location just south of the Courtenay Airpark, the Rotary Skypark has an airplane theme, with an airplane climber, and a gazebo that kids can pretend is their very own air-traffic control tower.
Rotary Skypark for children
The south end of the air strip for small planes along the Estuary
Courtenay Slough Marina
Located between Comox Road and Simms Park in Courtenay
Comox Valley Sports Centre
Located at 3001 Vanier Drive, Courtenay BC, the sports centre houses an indoor pool, sauna, weight-room/wellness centre, two ice arenas, sports track & field and meeting rooms.
Mailing address: 3001 Vanier Drive, Courtenay, BC V9N 5Y2
Sign on Sports Centre Wall
Vanier Sports Center, 3001Vanier Drive, Courtenay, BC
Mulligans Public Golf Course
4985 Cotton Road, Courtenay, BC.
In addition to our beautiful 9 hole golf course Mulligans Golf Course has a driving range equipped with the Power Tee system
Comox Valley Disc Golf Club
Of the 33 Disc Clubs listed in British Columbia Professional Disc Golf Associations Directory the Comox Valley and Campbell River are home to five.
Disc Golf Course in and around the Comox Valley,
Black Creek Community Centre, 2001 Black Creek Road, Disc Golf Course
Comox Village Park Course, accross from the Comox Recreation Centre 1870 Noel Ave., Comox, (250 339-2255
Mt.Washington has a 9 hole disc Golf Course.
Sandpines Course is located near the Lazo Marsh at the end of Sand Pines Drive.
Check out the above website for directions to the above courses.
Comox Valley Exhibition Grounds
The Comox Valley Exhibition Grounds is home to many of the Valley's events and Festivals.
The following are just a couple.
Comox Valley Curling Club, 4835 Headquarters Rd., Courtenay, BC
250 334-4712; E-mail: email@example.com
Bridge over a gully in Puntledge Park
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