Oct 06

Aquarium open until 14th October



Aquarium Schedule

Champney’s West Aquarium continues to be open daily this week.

It will be closed on Monday, October 10

Open again from Tuesday, October 11 to Friday, October 14th, when it then closes for the season.

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Sep 18

Aquarium open to the public

Aquarium is open daily until at least mid-October. Phone 709 464 2510



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Sep 18

Champney’s West Aquarium – sneak peek – a huge success

Thank you to everyone who attended our soft opening last week, it was a huge success.  The photos below show how much everyone enjoyed visiting this amazing facility

Thank you to Gary Patten for sharing his photographs

For more information please check out this article in The Packet   http://www.thepacket.ca/News/Local/2016-09-15/article-4641428/Locals-get-first-look-at-new-aquarium-in-Champneys-West/1

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Sep 07

Creative Lunacy !

The folks from Ottawa have been visiting our lovely province and were lucky enough to drop by Champney’s West

This is what they had to say



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Sep 07

Fox Island Trail – map

It may be some time before Hike Discovery is able to publish the official map, but for any of you wanting to explore this beautiful trail the map is shown below


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Aug 25

And of course Martha and Bertha were not to be outdone by the new girls on the block


Others got involved in the fun

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Credit photo – the Packet – See http://www.thepacket.ca/Slideshow/13563/2016-Champneys-West-Cardboard-Boat-Race/1 for more photos

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Aug 25

The Island Girls

For those of you who missed Champney’s West days here is a little of what happened


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Aug 24

Tea and Sea and See

We are hosting a Tea and Sea and See at our  fabulous aquarium on September 10th  Please drop by and join us for some Tea and See what we have collected from the Sea


CW Aquarium Sept 10 2016 - one pager

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Aug 11

Champney’s West Days – 12th – 14th August

Yes it is that time of year again.  Champney’s West will be full of artistic talent (Friday’s old fashioned variety concert), glamour (the gorgeous island girls) and Olympic quality sailing (cardboard box boat racing)  Come and join us for a weekend of fun and laughter.


Friday August 12th

  • Old Fashioned Variety Concert:

○Starting at 7:00pm

○For tickets, call Selby Freeman at (709)464-3203

Saturday August 13th

  • 50/50 Bingo:

○Starting at 2:00pm at the Recreation Hall

Sunday August 14th

  • Lunch is being served at noon:

○Fish and Brews

○Soup and Sandwiches

○Baked Beans


○Tea and Coffee


  • 1:00pm:

○Games of Chance by the Wharf

○Live Entertainment

○Island Girls Walk the Plank Auction to follow


  • 2:30pm:

○Bobber Race


  • 3:00pm:

○Cardboard Boat Races

○Ticket Draw to Follow


  • 9:30pm:


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Aug 04

Walking Sticks and Wood Spirits – yours with a donation

Everett Piercey has generously donated carved walking sticks and carved wood spirits in support of our fundraising. While quantities last, a minimum donation of $100 will receive a carved walking stick; a minimum donation of $50 will receive a carved wood spirit.  You can make a donation using the Donate button on our website at:  www.champneyisland.net , submitting a cheque payable to “Champney’s West Heritage Group Inc.” or making a cash donation at the Heritage House in Champney’s West.  Donations will be used to support:  Champney’s West Heritage House;Champney’s West Aquarium and the Fox Island Trail.


Spirit stick spirit vase

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