Watershed Wonders

Watershed Wonders

Join us for an exploration of everything watershed! Special activities, special presentations and special guests including CRD Regional Park, Cowichan Estuary Nature Centre and Stream to Sea (DFO). Free with admission.

Be a Tourist in Your own Hometown

Be a Tourist in Your own Hometown

Be A Tourist In Your Own Hometown 2018:  February 23-25 & March 2-4

The Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea is once again participating in BE A TOURIST IN YOUR OWN HOME TOWN to highlight some of the best attractions, activity operators and specialty retailers right here where we live! This year the event will take place over TWO weekends (six days in total): February 23, 24, 25 and March 2, 3, 4.

Buy your (VIP) tickets at the Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea - Sidney's exclusive Be A Tourist seller!

This year, VIP ticket holders enjoy a 25% discount on admission to the Centre for each of those six days AND over 50 other discounted or free entries to local attractions!

Our Centre will be the only VIP ticket seller in Sidney (at our front desk or give us a call at 250.665.7511), with partial proceeds from each ticket going to support our many fun and educational programs.

Summer Camp Registration Opens for Members!

Summer Camp Registration Opens for Members!

Early bird registration for current Members. Non-members may register starting March 14.

*Members also receive a 10% discount on camp cost.

FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER - CLICK HERE

Be a Tourist in Your own Hometown

Be a Tourist in Your own Hometown

Be A Tourist In Your Own Hometown 2018:  February 23-25 & March 2-4

The Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea is once again participating in BE A TOURIST IN YOUR OWN HOME TOWN to highlight some of the best attractions, activity operators and specialty retailers right here where we live! This year the event will take place over TWO weekends (six days in total): February 23, 24, 25 and March 2, 3, 4.

Buy your (VIP) tickets at the Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea - Sidney's exclusive Be A Tourist seller!

This year, VIP ticket holders enjoy a 25% discount on admission to the Centre for each of those six days AND over 50 other discounted or free entries to local attractions!

Our Centre will be the only VIP ticket seller in Sidney (at our front desk or give us a call at 250.665.7511), with partial proceeds from each ticket going to support our many fun and educational programs.

Sea Shirt Sunday

Sea Shirt Sunday

Create your own fish fashion! Be sure to bring along:

  1. A pillow case, cloth bag or t-shirt (or purchase a t-shirt from the Centre)
  2. $2 for fabric paint
  3. Your creativity

Details:

  • Sea-Shirt Sundays runs the first Sunday of every month
  • Suitable for all ages
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • No registration required
  • Standard admission rates apply
  • Annual Passes accepted
  • $2 fee for fabric paint
Tot Tuesday—See the Seabirds!

Tot Tuesday—See the Seabirds!

Bring your preschooler to the Centre for a morning of fun! Parents and preschoolers are invited to join our Educators on Tuesday mornings at 10:30am for special ocean-themed stories, crafts and activities. This week's theme is See the Sea Birds!

Summer Camp Registration Opens!

Summer Camp Registration Opens!

Everyone can now register for our popular summer camps!

Barnacle Buddies (4-6 years old)

Salish Sea School (7-11 years old)

Ocean Advocates (12-13 years old)

Senior Sessions

Senior Sessions

Adult learners and seniors are invited to this monthly talk and tea. 

  • Refreshments served
  • No registration required
  • Regular admission applies; annual passes and memberships accepted
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Special rates available for groups of 12 or more booked in advance; call for more information

 

 

Senior Sessions — Tales From Behind the Scenes

Senior Sessions — Tales From Behind the Scenes

Join our Aquarist, Jenny, to learn about what happens behind the scenes to keep our animals healthy. She'll discuss growing jellies, hatching fish babies, the fish food menu, and more! Bring your questions.

Adult learners and seniors are invited to this monthly talk and tea. 

  • Refreshments served
  • No registration required
  • Regular admission applies; annual passes and memberships accepted
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Special rates available for groups of 12 or more booked in advance; call for more information
SPRING BREAK!

SPRING BREAK!

School's out but the learning doesn't need to stop!
Join us for SPRING BREAK under the Salish Sea. We'll have daily presentations, activities, games, and more.