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Parksville’s Famous Beach Festival is Coming Soon!

This year’s Beach Festival kicks off in one month on July 12th with the sand sculpting competition from July 13-15th. Sculptors will be taking to the sand to come up with their most impressive [...]

Celebrate Canada Day with Ocean Trails

July 1st is always a fun day of activity, and here in Parksville we take the celebrations seriously. Despite being a smaller town on Vancouver Island, our Canada Day festivities are some of the [...]

Out with the Old, in with the New!

We are very excited to announce some big improvements heading to us here at Ocean Trails. Our beloved pool and hot tub will be replaced with an all new aquatic centre ready for next spring! Not [...]

The Countdown is on: Our Pool Opens Next Month!

There’s nothing quite like an outdoor pool on a hot summer’s day. Surrounded by lounge chairs and tables with umbrellas, our pool is the perfect place to take a dip and soak up the sun. Our pool [...]

Learn to Forage Shellfish for a True West Coast Experience

Have you always been curious about foraging shellfish? Our location right on the Pacific Ocean provides us easy access to seafood people inland only dream of. And while catching a fish and [...]

#ThrowBackThursday: The Rod & Gun Bar & Grill

Vancouver Island is rich with history, and some of it sits right here in Parksville. The Rod & Gun was established in 1898 as a hotel when our town had a population of just a few hundred [...]