Welcome to the Burnside Gorge Community Association
A Unique & Innovative Community Centre
Jump start your gift giving season at the Magic of Christmas Gift Fair. Enjoy creative crafts, talented artisans, seasonal sounds and an on-site café. Enjoy the festively decorated centre as you shop the halls with boughs of holly.
November 15, 2014
Burnside Gorge Community Centre - 471 Cecelia Road
$2/person; $1/youth ages 12 and under
Need Financial Advice?
Free Financial Clinic
BGCA will be hosting a weekly Financial Clinic on Wednesdays, from 2-3pm. Appointments are booked in 15 minutes increments. Financial advice provided by Frank Moore, BSEE, MBA with Investors Group Financial Services. All financial issues welcome, from simple budgeting to estate planning. Call 250-388-5251 to reserve a space!
Financial Navigator Pilot Program for Esquimalt Residents
The Financial Navigator Program is an opportunity to meet one-on-one for 90 minutes with a trained financial resource person, to get support regarding personal financial worries. The Financial Navigator will help clients to use simple tools and access resources in the community to work through problems. Return visits may be arranged based on client needs. For more information visit fern.communitycouncil.ca
Healthy Living Series for Families
Meet the Docs! Dr. Jennifer and Dr. Jeff are coming to Burnside Gorge!
Wednesday November 5, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Dr. Jennifer Gratton, Naturopathic Physician, will be visiting the Burnside Gorge Playgroup to share her knowledge about children’s health issues. Enjoy the morning playgroup with your children, then learn more about how you can keep your children healthy and handle everyday health issues.
Thursday Nov 6, 6pm – 7pm Dr. Jennifer Gratton (NP) and Dr. Jeff Gratton, Chiropractor, are coming to the Burnside Gorge Family Dinner to share their knowledge about family health. Jennifer and Jeff will guide you to a better understanding of common health issues. Topics include managing allergies, how to treat teething, colic, colds & digestive disturbances, how to stretch & strengthen to stay fit, and how families can eat nutritionally on a budget. There will be time for Q&A to your common health questions.
Talks are free and open to all families - No registration required. For more info please call us at 250-388-5251
October 21: All Candidates Meeting and Mayoral Forum
Thank you for attending the All Candidates Meet & Greet! The mayoral forum can be viewed here: http://youtu.be/XI71k-E9ZR4
Yoga Classes at BGCA - Don't miss out!
This activity is proven to lower blood pressure, slow heart rate, improve concentration, increase flexibility and strength, decrease stress levels, lower cholesterol and increase immune system function. So what's stopping you from signing up? We have you covered at Burnside Gorge with a variety of yoga classes at different times to suit your needs. Check out our hatha flow yoga, yin yoga, early am yoga and gentle yoga for 50+. Want to do your yoga practice at home? Sign up for an informative workshop on Sat Sept 20th on "Bringing your Practice Home". Call 250-388-5251 to register for yoga classes - registered program and drop-in options.
Youth Centre Drop In
Wednesday 5-8pm Ages 12-14 yrs
Thursday 5-8pm Family Dinner & Drop-In, see age ranges/times below
Friday 5-8pm Ages 15-18 yrs
Family Dinner and Drop-In night for ages 7 – 18yrs
- Family Centre Drop-In 6-7pm For children 0-6 yrs (if accompanied by parent)
- Youth Centre Drop-In 6-7pm For children 7-11 yrs (if accompanied by parent)
- Youth Centre Drop-In 5-8pm Youth 12-18 yrs may attend unaccompanied
For information on youth programs, contact Justine Will, Youth Recreation Programmer: 250-388-5251, ext 254.
Please check out the new facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/CliffsideatBurnsideGorge?ref=hl and like us!
Help Us Stay Afloat on the Harbour
- live or work in the Burnside Gorge community?
- have a desire to support the Burnside Gorge community?
- want to be involved in making Burnside Gorge a safer and more attractive community?
- have a passion for the Victoria harbour's commercial vitality?
- want to actively participate in supporting activities and commerce in the Victoria harbour?
If you answered yes to the above questions, the Board of Directors for the Burnside Gorge Community Association would like you to apply to join us and represent the community in a local harbour association!
Youth Self Sufficiency Program featured on Shaw TV Victoria
The Youth Self Sufficiency program supports youth in Ministry care, on Youth Agreements or without supports as they transition into adulthood. Visit our Media Page or click here to learn more about the YSS program.