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The Sooke School District, located 25 minutes from downtown Victoria, includes the communities of Colwood, Sooke and Langford.

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We offer the perfect combination of a proximity to the shopping, restaurants, and cultural offerings of an urban centre, balanced by the scenic, natural, coastal landscapes that come to mind when one imagines the Canadian West Coast. The area is home to the best weather in Canada; our mild climate allows for year-round outdoor pursuits.

Communities

Communities

Sooke | Colwood | Langford

Out and about

Sooke

Sooke’s popularity as a scenic tourist destination has existed for generations.

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Colwood

Royal Bay Secondary services the community of Colwood.

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Langford

Belmont Secondary is located in the urban community of Langford.

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Attractions

Attractions
Adrena LINE Ziplines

Adrena LINE Ziplines

Adrena LINE Zipline Adventure Tours is your adventure destination on Southern Vancouver Island. We will soar above your expectations while providing an exhilarating treetop adventure and offering educational insight into the wildlife, history, and natural beauty of Sooke.

Adrena LINE Ziplines
Adrena LINE Ziplines
Bear Mountain

Bear Mountain

Bear Mountain Resort is the only urban resort in Canada and offers residents and guests alike, resort living at its finest. Victoria, BC is a sophisticated and charming city with world class recreational opportunities and a year round temperate climate. Visit Bear Mountain Resort, in its idyllic natural setting, just minutes from downtown Victoria, BC for your next relaxing getaway complete with golf, tennis, and cycling.

Bear Mountain
Bear Mountain
East Sooke Park

East Sooke Park

West Coast wilderness awaits you at East Sooke Regional Park. Experience it as you hike along the windswept rocky coast, over dry hilltops, through dark rainforest to sheltered coves. - See more at: https://www.crd.bc.ca/parks-recreation-culture/parks-trails/find-park-trail/east-sooke#sthash.zsmEDTFZ.dpuf

East Sooke Park
East Sooke Park
Goldstream Provincial Park

Goldstream Provincial Park

Massive trees, majestic waterfalls, a meandering river that meets the sea, flowers, birds and fascinating fish are but a few of the attractions that draw people to Goldstream Provincial Park, a mere 16 km from downtown Victoria on southern Vancouver Island.

Goldstream Provincial Park
Goldstream Provincial Park
Olympic View Golf Club

Olympic View Golf Club

Olympic View Golf Club, aptly named for its beautiful views of Washington State's Olympic Mountains, is located just 20 minutes outside of Victoria's downtown core, on the southern tip of Vancouver Island. Rated 'Top 10 Best Public Golf Facility' in British Columbia by ScoreGolf Magazine, and previously ranked within the Top 50 Golf Courses in Canada by the Golf Course Ranking and ScoreGolf Magazines, Olympic View is home to Canada's mildest winters, allowing visitors and locals alike to enjoy Award-Winning golf all year round.

Olympic View Golf Club
Olympic View Golf Club
Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence

Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence

PISE is recognized as a passionate and innovative leader contributing to health and physical activity excellence in Canada.PISE programs are developed for all skill levels and interests. We believe physical activity contributes to overall well-being and design our programs to support you in whatever your personal goals may be.

Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence
Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence
Royal Colwood Golf Club

Royal Colwood Golf Club

Royal Colwood Golf Club is a private golf club located in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Designed by Arthur Vernon Macan in 1913, Royal Colwood is a traditional style parklands championship course set amongst 450 year old douglas firs and majestic garry oaks. One of a select few in the world,
Royal Colwood received its Royal designation from King George V in 1931.
The membership of Royal Colwood comes from all walks of life, united by their common love for the grand old game of golf.

Royal Colwood Golf Club
Royal Colwood Golf Club
Royal Roads University

Royal Roads University

Located in one of Canada’s most beautiful National Historic Sites, Royal Roads University has a long history of excellence. In 2015, we celebrated 75 years of leadership and learning - 55 years as a military college and 20 years as a public applied research university.

Royal Roads University
Royal Roads University
Sooke Region Museum and Visitor Center

Sooke Region Museum and Visitor Center

Since 1981 the Sooke Region Museum has hosted the region’s official Visitor Centre, part of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture & Arts Visitor Centre network. We serve visitors from around the world with inquiries in person, by mail, email and phone.

Sooke Region Museum and Visitor Center
Sooke Region Museum and Visitor Center
Juan de Fuca Recreation Centre

Juan de Fuca Recreation Centre

Whether you enjoy a stroll in the park, a swim in the pool, playing soccer with friends, or a round of golf, West Shore Parks & Recreation has programs and facilities for everyone.

Juan de Fuca Recreation Centre
Juan de Fuca Recreation Centre
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Getting Here

There any many options; by air, land, or sea.

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Air

Students can travel to Vancouver Island by plane, arriving at Victoria’s International Airport.

Land

From Victoria, the West Shore communities are a twenty-minute drive away.

Sea

Victoria is also easily accessible by ferry from Vancouver, BC, or Seattle, Washington.