The Gorge Tillicum Community Association is a voluntary organization recognized by Saanich as the representative voice of our community on local issues.

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Victoria, BC V9A 7K1


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Community Events



Soup Day: Thursday, March 26: Soup Day at Saanich Neighbourhood Place (Pearkes Rec. Centre.) Come on down between 11:30 am and 1:00 pm for a bowl of delicious soup and a fresh homemade bun. More info. at

Gorge Tillicum Community Association AGM: Postponed due to Covid19.

2020 Wake Up the Gorge: April 4 – 5, Victoria Canoe & Kayak Club, 355 Gorge Road. Wake Up the Gorge is the VCKC’s annual weekend of racing for OC6 Outrigger canoes and Small Boats. It kicks off the racing season for many of the Victoria and area paddling clubs who use the Gorge for racing. More info. at

Free Easter Skates: Saturday, April 11, 12:25 – 1:35 pm and Sunday, April 12, 1:35 – 2:45 pm at Pearkes Rec. Centre. Attach bunny ears to your helmet and get in FREE. Have a chance to win an Easter treat. More information at

Earth Day 2020 - Saanich: Sunday, April 19, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm. Explore Saanich by bike, celebrate Earth Day, and learn about the different ways we can care about the Earth and decrease human impact on our climate. The free event, outside Saanich Municipal Hall, will showcase the expansion of the Saanich cycling network and investment in active transportation, raise awareness of our natural assets and highlight green initiatives outlined in the 2020 Climate Action Plan. Guests who cycle to the festival can register to win a variety of prizes including a $500 gift certificate to a local cycling shop. More info. at

Hampton Concert Orchestra 2020 Spring Concerts: Sunday, April 19 at 2:30 pmand Monday, April 20 at 7:30 pm, at Les Passmore Seniors’ Centre, 286 Hampton Road. Admission by donation. More info. at


Emergency Preparedness Presentation: Wednesday, April 22, 7:00 – 8:30 pm at Pearkes Rec. Centre. Free. Register early to reserve a spot. FREE. More info. at (250) 475-5400 or

Annual Earth Day Gorge Park Clean-Up: Saturday, April 25, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, Gorge Park East, across from the Fairway Market on Gorge Road. Free coffee and refreshments. 

Victoria Pet Expo: May 2 – 3, Pearkes Rec Centre. The fun-filled family event will feature pet related vendors along with interesting and unique entertainment. More info. at

11th Annual KidsRun Victoria: Sunday, May 3, at Tillicum Centre, lower parking lot in front of Montana’s Cookhouse. Help raise money to help kids to win their race against childhood cancer. More info. at email

Kids Mega Sale: Saturday, May 9, 9.30 am – 12.30 pm at Pearkes Rec Centre. Kids Mega Sale is a large sale of second-hand items that occurs three times a year. It is run by Vancouver Island Multiple Births Association. Arrive early for the best selection! Cash only and small bills preferred. More info. at or contact

Switchblade Paddle Sport Relay Races: Saturday, May 9. If you are a fan of this fun competition and have participated in past years, organize your 6-paddler team now. Switchblade racing consists of 6 different paddling sports and is an exciting combination of race legs that will challenge any 6-paddler team to bring their best efforts both as individuals and working together. More info. at

Victoria’s Ultimate Hobby & Toy Fair: May 23 – 24, at Pearkes Rec. Centre. More info. at

Selkirk Waterfront Festival: Sunday, May 24, 11:00 – 5:00 pm in Selkirk Green Park. This fun-filled multi-cultural family event offers something for everyone. For more info. please call Travis at 250-388-5251, or email

Fairway Gorge Super Sprints Dragon Boat Races 200m 2020: Sunday, May 24, at Fairway Gorge Paddling Club (FGPC), 2940 Jutland Road. Fairway Gorge Super Sprints is the first FGPC Festival of the season and is always a great way to begin a year of Dragon Boat Racing. Come and race or watch these quick and crazy 200 m sprints! More info. at or contact

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