Parksville Golden Oldies Sports Association


Recreational-level play on Monday evenings at Ballenas School on Pym Street from 7:30 until Nine. The season starts in mid-October and runs through April. Cost is $4 per session.  
Contact: Ivan Mann 250 248-0255 
Every Friday morning from May until September at the Picnic Shelter in the Community Park. As many as three pitches are available from Nine until Eleven. There's coffee and cookies at the Pgosa Information Table.
Contact: Michael Murphy 250 248 1292
5-Pin Bowling:
On the Second and Fourth Thursday afternoon from late September until May at the Parksville bowling lanes. Cost is $14 for three games, shoe rental is $2. Bowlers are required to be at the alley in time to be ready for the 1:30 pm start time. 
Contact: Bea Stark 250-248-8488
Usually on the Third Sunday morning of each month from September to May at a variety of restaurants in Parksville and Qualicum Beach.
Contact: contact Carolyn Welch 250-248-3983 or email   Or sign up at the Pgosa table at Oceanside Arena.
Card Games:
Usually on the Second Tuesday afternoon at One o'clock from September until May. There's a variety of table games - Poker, Cribbage, Dominoes, Board games, etc. Coffee, goodies and a draw prize. Cost is $4.
Contact: Mona Ferguson 250-752-7129
Two ten-week sessions - from mid-October to mid-December and mid-January to mid-March at the Parksville Curling Club. Each Thursday from 11 am to 1 pm. New teams are drawn for each session. Cost is $8.
Contact: PGOSA members who curled last year will be contacted by telephone during early September to confirm your participation this fall.  Other interested members are more than welcome to participate – new or experienced curlers.  Curling runs Thursday mornings at the Parksville Curling Club from 11:00 am to 1:15 pm.  Please contact Jim Powell – 250-248-8341  or email at  

Five sessions per week year-round. 

A faster group starts from Oceanside Arena on Sundayss and Wednesdays. Contact: Hilda Emery (250) 468 5779

The Group 2 (Slowmotion Bikes) rides from the Parksville Community Centre Sunday and ThursdayContact: Gilles Gratton (250) 586-5055

The Group 3 (Biking Turtles) rides from the Parksville Community Centre Thursday ONLY is for those new to cycling or those wanting a slower pace. Contact: Gilles Gratton (250) 586-5055

A mixed tournament is organized each year at Arrowsmith Golf and Country Club, usually in June or September. It is preceeded by a putting contest and followed by dinner.
A variety of hikes are scheduled on Tuesdays with the Highliners and Thursdays with the Trail Hikers. There are also a number of Wednesday treks. Nearly a hundred people participate in hikes that total about 1600 kms throughout the year.
Contact: Pam Tindle 250 752-8349 for Tuesdays and Cynthia Robertson 250 468-9324 for Thursdays.
This activity involves the largest number of Pgosa members. It is administered by the Parksville Panters who have teams in various age groups and host two major tournaments each year. Visit their website ...
Contact: Neil McInnes 250 954 2021
For the Ladies during the Fall and Winter months. They are usually scheduled on the third Tuesday of each month at various restaurants in Parksville and Qualicum Beach.
Contact: Doris Huntley 250 248-8889

Indoor mixed doubles play Tuesday evenings, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, at Ballenas
Secondary School on Pym Road.  Fall 2015 season runs October 13 to December
15, 2015.  There is a $4.00 Drop-in fee.

*Contact:*  Garry Kaita  468-9105 or

RV Trips:
Two trips are scheduled each year - one in June and the second in September - both on Vancouver Island. Locations with cottages or similar accommodation are usually chosen.
From September through April at Oceanside Community Arena at Wembley Mall.
Like hockey, this spring-summer activity involves many players. Mixed House League games are played Monday and Wednesday mornings at the Parksville Community Park. Drop-in Ball or practice sessions are held on Friday mornings. The league is administered by the Parksville Seniors Athletic Group(PSAG).
Contact: Chuck Sardo 250-947-9955. For Rep Ball, Paul Perkins 250 752-3782 and for Mixed-rep contact Hugh Bohm 250-248-9568
Slo-Mo Paddlers:
      Slo-Mo Paddlers was formed in 2013 to promote interest in all forms of human-powered boating, to foster friendships among participants, and to
      provide opportunities to maintain an active, healthy lifestyle.  Individual members volunteer to organize group activities through two secretaries
      who coordinate communications.  Planned excursions may be one or more days long and may involve cruising, exploring, camping, fishing, or
      skill development, depending on the interests of participants.
       Contact:; Joan Knight (250-248-1292);
        Cormack Gates (250-752-1129)
Matches are played year-round at the Qualicum Beach Tennis Courts on Veterans' Way, 9 untill Noon, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Fee is $10 for club expenses, plus PGOSA membership.
Contact: Edward Gregory at 250-752-7837
Recreational play is on Monday and Wednesday evenings at Coombs Hall on Ford Street.
Contact: Ron Neufeld 250-951-0199 or Bruno Lanter 250-951-2372
Three walks a week are scheduled throughout the year on Monday and Wednesday and Friday mornings starting at Nine am (8:30 spring and summer). A different route is planned for each walk during any given month starting at a location in Parksville or Qualicum Beach. Most are about 5 km in length and take about an hour.
Contact: Kim and Jill Brown 250-954-3213
Walking at a Slower Pace:
Walks, Monday, Wednesday and Friday, start at 9.30 am sharp. Routes require less exertion because they are over generally flatter terrain. Walks are located from Parksville to Qaulicum Beach with a once-a-month route at Qualicum Bay.
Contact: Ana 250-248-9845

We are proud to organize activities for more than a thousand retirees to the Parksville area who want to maintain an active, healthy and social lifestyle.

Membership is open to those 55 years of age and older. An associate membership is available for younger spouses.

The annual fee is $10

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