Community Attractions


North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre 

North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre- Open daily  9:00am-5:00pm, March-mid-December. Gate and gift shop closes at 4:30pm. This is truly a "Wildlife Experience for the Whole Family" Tickets: Adults $8.00 Children 3-12 $5.00 Children under 3 free (Does not include taxes) 1240 Leffler Road, Errington, V0R 1V0 250-248-8534 or www.niwra.org


The Hamilton Hobby Farm (Petting Farm)

Pigs, chickens, chicks, ducks, ducklings, fainting goats, dwarf goats, bunnies, donkeys, ponies and horses. Something for everyone to enjoy. Family Seasons passes or daycare passes can also be purchased in the gift shop.
Farm fresh eggs available all year round and fresh meat chickens too. U-pick strawberries and raspberries!
2679 Alberni Hwy, across from Butterfly World. RV parking available. www.hamiltonhobbyfarm.org.

Words on Wheels (WOW) Bus

Check out www.oblt.ca to see when the WOW bus will be visiting Errington in the fall. The bus welcomes preschool children and their caregivers to share in play, songs and stories together.


Errington War Memorial Hall

While best known for musical performances, the hall is also home to many ongoing programs, World Youth Music Camp, Aerobics, Spanish Lessons, Yoga and Every Voice Choir. 1390 Errington Road www.erringtonhall.bc.ca


Bradley Centre (Home of the Mid-Island Pensioners and Hobbyists Association)

In addition to the monthly pancake breakfasts, lunches and market, numerous programs are happening in the Bradley Centre, 975 Shearme Road. Programs include Spinners, Seniors Marimba, Square Dancing, Zumba and many more. 250-248-2336 [email protected] 


Coombs Fairgrounds

There is always something going on at the fairgrounds. Events and programs fill the Activity Building, the Arrowsmith Hall and The Soundgarden every day. Be sure to check out Seniors’ Badminton, Youth Programs, Floor Curling, Choirs, and many more programs and events. Located at 1014 Ford Road, behind the Coombs General Store. www.coombsfair.com www.thesoundgarden.org 


CHRCO (Coombs Hilliers Recreation Community Organization)

In addition to the monthly Coombs Country Opera and dances at the Coombs Rodeo Grounds watch for many other upcoming music festivals, programs and events in the PQ News, and arrowsmithcalendar. You will find the Coombs Community Hall and Coombs Rodeo Grounds at 2601 Alberni Highway. www.chrco.org