Category Archives: Saltair News

Saltair Community Centre Closed Until Further Notice


We just received notification from the CVRD Board that all recreational facilities are being closed in the CVRD as of the end of today, March 16, which includes the Saltair Community Centre. These closures will be “until further notice” and may be for a month or two. We really do not know at this point what will happen with the Corona Virus situation.

Stay tuned for further updates as we move through these difficult times.

Thank you everyone for your support and patronage.

Posted for Saltair Community Society Board of Directors.

March 16th, 2020

Saltair Community Centre COVID 19 Update

Hi Everyone.
As you all know, there is a very contagious virus going around.

The Society Directors are concerned about the health of not only our long term tenants, but also their clients and fellow members.
The Directors will be following the guidelines of Island Health/ CVRD at the Saltair Community Centre.

We will be keeping the Centre open for the time being until Island Health and/ or the CVRD ask that we close, or the Directors feel it is not healthy to keep the Centre open.
Should that happen, we will give you all enough notice to contact your members/clients.

We have stepped up our cleaning of the Centre to include washing of all door knobs, light switches, and toilet levers. As always, floors are being washed with disinfectant. We will incorporate adding bleach to the cleaning water.

We ask for your help and cooperation, by washing your hands with soap and water frequently,
stay home if feeling unwell,
cough/sneeze into your elbow,
keep hands away from your eyes and nose.
avoid crowds.
We will be placing signs in the Centre reminding everyone to wash their hands.

Should any of you feel that your classes/workshops should be cancelled now, please feel free to do so. Let me know, and your rental fee will be held in trust until such time you return.
We will also post on our website and Facebook your decision.
Stay safe,
Nadi Bottomley, President of Saltair Community Society
Ph. 250-245-2335
email ainlet [at] shaw [dot] ca

2nd Annual Saltair Seedy Sunday March 8th

Join us for the 2nd Annual Saltair Seedy Sunday!

March 8th, 2020 at 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Saltair Community Centre
3850 South Oyster School Road

Vendors please contact 250-606-1515 for a table

There will be: Plants, Seeds, Planters, Mulch, Compost, Bees, Honey, Jam, and so much more!

Live Music!!! Wear your dancin’ shoes!

If you have plants that you would like to exchange or sell, please let us know. You are welcome!

Please bring a reusable cup if you would like tea or coffee

Please bring a donation for the Neighborhood House Food Bank

Hosted by the Saltair Community Society


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Important Public Meeting CVRD Harmonized Plan

The CVRD is harmonizing and modernizing its Official Community Plan, and we want to hear from you!

The CVRD began this process by “harmonizing” our existing electoral area OCPs into one Regional OCP and is now moving towards modernizing that OCP to address regional trends.

The result of this process will be a Regional OCP that will set the foundation for the Cowichan Valley to be an attractive place to live work, and play for years to come.

The current drafts of the  he Harmonized Official Community Plan (HOCP) 3.0. and Schedule C – Development Permit Areas 2.0. Note: OCP definitions will be included in the Zoning Bylaw modernization.

February 8, 2020 (1- 4 p.m.)

North Oyster Community Center – Room 201, 13467 Cedar Road, Ladysmith

It is important to attend to learn how this will affect Saltair.

Saltair’s Canada 150th Quilt on Exhibit

If you missed the chance to see Saltair’s Canada 150th Celebration Quilt, you will get another chance!

The quilt will be part of the new exhibit at the Ladysmith Museum featuring the works by Saltair Quilter’s Group.

The massive quilt features landmarks such as: Stocking Creek Falls, Big Rock at Boulder point beach, Davis Lagoon Bridge, The old Plantation, Saltair Pub and other wonderful pieces.

Opens on February 17th, 2020 BC Family Day.❤️ Ladysmith Museum on First Ave, downtown Ladysmith.

Confronting Our Climate Emergency Public Seminar Series

Confronting the  Climate Emergency-  Public Seminar Series to be held on:

Saturdays,  beginning:

February 15th, 2:00 to 4:00 pm

February 22nd, 2:00 to 4:00 pm

March 7th,           2:00 to 4:00 pm

March 14th,        2:00 to 4:00 pm  POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE



You are invited to attend  four climate emergency  seminars  that will deal with the science underpinning climate change and its global impacts.

The ethics and moral implications of climate change; and possible actions that will reduce the effects of climate change.

The most important session presents the perspective of youth in the crisis. The series will culminate with a panel of scientists and politicians presenting their views and actions as related to the crisis.

After their presentations  there will be ample time for questions and discussion.”

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