Welcome to the Burnside Gorge Community Association
A Unique & Innovative Community Centre
Save the Date - Selkirk Waterfront Festival 2015
Saturday, May 23rd, 10am-3pm
Mark the date on your calendar! Don’t miss this free, fun-filled family event that offers something for everyone! The Selkirk Waterfront Festival is an annual event hosted by the Burnside Gorge Community Association. Highlights include the Giant Swing Ride, fun inflatables, facepainting, balloon animals and duck pond in the Family Fun Zone; the international food court with some of Victoria’s foodie favourites (Puerto Vallarta Amigos, the Hungry Rooster, and the Greek Community Society to name a few) and unique items for sale in the Artisan Craft Market.
See full event details HERE.
Easter Holiday Closures
The Burnside Gorge Community Centre facilities will be closed Friday, April 3 to Monday, April 6. Regular hours and programs will resume on Tuesday, April 7.
Clothing donations: our Resource Room is currently quite full so we are not able to accept any donations at this time - thank you for thinking of us!
Join the Family Self Sufficiency Program
Do you worry about your finances? Do you have concerns about debt? Are you on the Rental Assistance Program or do you live in subsidized housing? The Family Self Sufficiency Program is currently recruiting. Call today to speak with an FSS Advisor, 250-388-5251. Learn more about the Family Self Sufficiency Program here.
Burnside Heritage Walking Tour
The Victoria Heritage Foundation has just released a Burnside Heritage Walking Tour. Self-guided tour maps are available at the Burnside Gorge Community Centre. If you'd rather enjoy the neighbourhood from the comfort of your desk, there is also a virtual Burnside Heritage Tour as well.
Join the BGCA team as an Out of School Care Leader. Details can be found on our Employment Opportunities page.
Need Legal Advice?
The Burnside Gorge Community Centre hosts a free, weekly Legal Clinic on Tuesdays, from 2-3pm. Appointments are booked in 15 minute increments. All legal questions welcome. Call 250-388-5251 to book your appointment.
Own Your Block
Is there graffiti on the telephone poles in your neighbourhood? Revitalize them with your own paint-out kit! Click here for details.
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.