Outdoor Recreation

Fresh air, exercise, community-building, a little traveling & reconnecting with nature ... 

New Roots for ages Youth 14-17: starts October 3

NO COST for families thanks to funding from the Island Health Wellness Grant

Are you a youth struggling with anxiety? You are not alone! Find peer support and mentors who will help you explore new strategies in a fun, no pressure, safe and supportive outdoor setting. We will explore yoga, hiking, art, mindfulness and effective tools for cultivating a peaceful state of mind. Program also includes 3 caregiver sessions with a focus on supporting youth and personal wellness.

Sessions run every Wednesday from October 3 through to November 21, from 3:30-5:30 at Government House. Youth are invited to start any Wednesday in October.

Family celebration on Sunday, December 2.

Learn more: NewRoots_Poster_Victoria_updated.pdf [PDF - 10.6 MB]

 Email sean@humannaturecounselling.ca or call or text 250-896-9639 to register.

Road Trips and Rambles

The City of Victoria wishes to provide quality outdoor pursuit opportunities for everyone. We offer a sampling of programs for youth, adults, women only and parent and tot. The programs are geared for all levels of experience, from beginners to advanced, realizing that people come in all shapes, sizes and abilities.

Enjoy time with friends, new friends and community as we explore together! From theatre to wildlife, history to vineyards, we have many opportunities to learn, travel, and enjoy Vancouver Island together and experience new places and sights. Check out all the upcoming opportunities: 

Road Trips and Rambles Fall Winter 2018/19



If you have a photograph you would like to share for use on our website or in the Active Living Guide, let us know and you could win a "Get Outdoors" t-shirt.



 You can purchase your own Outdoor Pursuits T-shirt for only $15!