Bowker Hall in Oak Bay
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About Bowker Hall
Bowker Hall in Oak Bay, is within busing distance to all the downtown sights and attractions. Reasonable rates, fully equipped kitchen, overnight accommodations - up to 24. Free parking, across the parking lot from the police and fire department.
Fully Equipped Kitchen - all dishes and cutlery, cooking utensils, grocery storage, refrigerator, stove, microwave, small appliances – toaster, kettle, coffee maker. See brochure for list of items not supplied.
Sleeping is accommodated in the large hall, with an additional small meeting room upstairs - maximum 24. Bring your own sleeping bags and foamies or insulites.
Bathroom Facilities: Include 2 toilets and wash basins. Sorry, no showers.
Parking: Large parking lot on site
Fairway Market on Oak Bay Avenue - within four blocks
Bowker Hall is located next to a park with a playground and lots of green space for outdoor games. The park is well used by local soccer and baseball leagues. To the west is the Bowker Creek corridor park with a walking path which leads past Oak Bay High School to the Oak Bay Recreation Centre (10 minute walk). The Rec Centre offers a pool, showers, ice skating rink, indoor tennis courts, snack bar and coffee shop. You will find an up-to-date schedule for the Recreation Centre in the kitchen.
Willows Beach is within walking distance.
Transportation from the BC Ferries at Swartz Bay:
Call BC Ferries Connector operated by Wilson's Group: (604) 428-9474 in Vancouver or (778) 265-9474 in Victoria or BC Transit (250) 382-6161 for information on public buses from Swartz Bay to downtown Victoria, then to Oak Bay via BC Transit (city bus).
Rentals to Girl Guide/Girl Scout groups only. Crests are available at a cost of $3.00 a piece, by cash or cheque.