Jun 30

Canada Day celebrations – 2.00 p.m. Sunday 1st July 2018

Join us at the waterfront at 2.00 p.m. (recreation hall if it rains) to celebrate Canada day

Click the link below for more details

Canada Day Poster

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Jun 23

Aquarium Opening 28th June 2018

The Champney’s West Aquarium will open on 28th June for the 2018 season

Admission rates

Adults $8

Youth $4

Children 5 and under free

Family $20 (Max 2 adults and their children)

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Jun 01

Champney’s West Days 2018

It’s the first day of June and time to plan your weekends in Champney’s West

Make sure you mark your calendars for August 10 – 12 2018 for Champney’s West Days.

More details to follow but you can be sure that there will be cardboard boats and those spectacular island girls

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May 13

We are hiring – staff and students



We are hiring staff and students for the summer – if you would like to join our team please see information below

Job Openings

Champneys West Heritage Group Inc.

Champneys West Aquarium and Heritage House

Gift Shop Manager

Aquarium Interpreters

Assistant Manager and Coordinator

Maintenance Workers


JCP Program pending Approval

All applicants must be E.I Eligible

Or have received E.I within the last 3 yrs.


We are also accepting Applications for 4 summer students

Apply by regular mail, fax or email

                           Champneys West Heritage Group Inc.

Box 12, Site 9

Champneys West, NL


Fax 464-2631

Email – cwcdo@bellaliant.com


For Information on the above postings

Phone 464-2173



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Aug 01

Champney’s West Days 4th-6th August 2017

It’s that time of year again – please come and join us for a not to be missed weekend of laughter

Details below


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Jul 13

Show and Tell at the Aquarium

Come to the Aquarium on Saturday, July 15th, 2017 at 1 pm. Admission to the Aquarium will include a special Show & Tell session by Fiona Cuthbert, Laboratory Instructor Biology Department and Dr. Bob Hooper, retired Professor of Biology, Memorial University. Fiona and Bob are past Manager and Director of the Bonne Bay Marine Station, Norris Point. We hope to see you there!


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Jun 26

Champney’s West Aquarium is Open for Business – Summer 2017

We’re excited to announce that Champney’s West Aquarium is officially opened for the Season! 

The Aquarium  will be open 7 days a week from 10:00 am – 4:30 pm!
Admission: Adults $7, Youth (6 to 18 years of age) $4, Children 5 and under Free.
If you have any questions please call the Aquarium (709) 464-2510 or the Heritage House (709) 464-2173

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Jun 08

Aquarium and Heritage House Update


Heritage House – June opening hours – Wednesday – Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Aquarium – Delayed opening.  The ice has stopped the installation of our sea water intake, we hope that the ice will leave soon.  Check back regularly for opening date announcement


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May 26

Divers needed ASAP

Champney’s West Heritage Group Inc. needs the support of diver(s) to assist in collecting specimens for the marine Aquarium in Champney’s West

For information telephone (709)464-2173 or email cwcdo@bellaliant.com

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May 25

Job Creation Partnership Opportunities – Deadline 1st June 2017 – Pending Funding Approval

Champney’s West Heritage Group Inc. is currently accepting applications for a Job Creation Partnership Project – PENDING FUNDING APPROVAL.


Job Opportunity:  6 Interpreters

Interpreters will be responsible for interpretation of the marine Aquarium and Heritage House and may be called upon to support hiking groups.  Other duties include:  assisting with site preparation; organization and delivery of events and programs; reception/front desk duties and cash handling; care of living sea animals, aquaria cleaning and maintaining clean work areas.   The sites are open 7 days a week from June to October – specific dates to be determined.


Applicants Must be EI Eligible

Applications/Resumes: telephone 709-464-2173 to arrange drop off; email cwcdo@bellaliant.com; or fax 709-464-2631

Application Deadline:  4 pm Thursday June 1, 2017

Start and End Dates:  to be announced upon approval of funding


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