OUR COMMUNITY:

PORT McNEILL, B.C.

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Port McNeill is a beautiful community overlooking the ocean and surrounded by forest. Fresh air, rich soil, and a temperate environment are hallmarks of the region, which combined with numerous health, wellness and fitness amenities help make Port McNeill a town that is Healthy by Nature.
 

HEALTHY BY NATURE

PORT McNEILL

MOUNTAIN BIKING & ROAD CYCLING

From mountain biking to trail cycling and road biking, for adults and kids, there are a range of options in Port McNeill for those who enjoy the support and group dynamic afforded by a cycling groups.

The Shed Outdoor Store in Port McNeill is the area's foremost retailer of bikes and anything to do with outdoor recreation. 

Mountain Biking for Adults

The Dirt Church Group rides Wednesday Nights, departing the Shed Outdoor Store. Check the FB page for details.

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Mountain Biking for Kids

The Shed Outdoor Store is also the home base for Monday Night rides. Check the FB page for details!

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North Island Road Cycling Group

This dynamic and growing group meets throughout the spring, summer and fall to ride to some great North Island destinations. Have a look at their FB page for more details.

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Facilitator - Ron Molinga

 
 

HIKING & TRAILS

Trails are abundant on the North Island. From leisurely to intense, there is no shortage of beautiful forested trails and vistas to take in. The town itself features numerous easy-for-all ages trails, including the new Rotary Trail, perfect for fitness and fresh air.

Vancouver Island North Tourism has done a great job of detailing regional trails. Check out this link to their page!

NORTH ISLAND TRAIL USERS

Vancouver Island North Trail Users Group

This trail group has info on the vast network, safety bulletins, work parties and groups hikes. Have a look at their FB Page for details.

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Port McNeill Trail Map from The Shed Outdoor Store

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COMMUNITY POOL

Port McNeill's community pool provides recreation and employment opportunity from May through September. 

The outdoor pool is warmed to allow for lengths, swimming lessons, and Aquafit classes. It's a beautiful place to do lengths in fresh air and has been a popular facility for years. 

AVID SWIMMER?

Extend the swim season! Our neighbouring community of Port Hardy is a 25-30 minute drive, and features has an indoor pool. Port Hardy is constructing a large multiplex planned for completion in 2020.

 
 

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CHILTON REGIONAL ARENA

The Chilton Regional Area and the community of Port McNeill has spawned more than its fair share of Hockey superstars!  The community's ice hockey programs are second to none in the province, and provide ample opportunity for both fun, recreational sport and advanced rep league hockey. 

Youth and adult programs run through the area, with male and female ice hockey teams providing great family entertainment in both league and tournement matches. 

There are also family and public skates, figure skating, and learn to skate programs.

 
 

Port McNeill's figure skating program is part of the community programming available at the Chilton Regional Area. 

You can reach the

PMFSC

pmicalife@telus.net

PORT McNEILL FIGURE SKATING CLUB

ALSO AT THE ARENA...

PORT McNEILL, B.C.

 

Kids indoor activity centre, family MakerSpace & toy library in Port McNeill, Kids in Motion aims to establish healthy community by creating spaces that promote the health, well being, and development of children and families.

Select hours, and programs, please check online. 

IINDOOR PLAY CENTRE & MAKERSPACE

Kids in Motion

311 Hemlock Street

250-230-1429

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SUPPORT & HEALTHY LIVING FOR ALL

SENIORS & COMMUNITY LIVING  

Happy Gang

Every Thursday, 1:00 - 2:00pm at the Aframe Church

North Island Community Choir

Sunday Nights in the Aframe Church

4:30 for kids

6:30 for adults

Community Garden

Deborah Murray

250-230-1377

The Potlickers

Free Potluck Meal with Entertainment! 

Open to any age or ability, bring a meal or a talent. 

At the Aframe Church

780-932-6590

'Better at Home' Program

Facilitator: Tammy Minihan

250-949-8333

 

GYMS & FITNESS

From fitness facilities to Boot Camps, these businesses offer services that support your health goals.

CFI Fitness Centre - Gym

250-230-0163

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Woo Fit

Joel Woo, Personal Trainer

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Special Olympics BC -

Mount Waddington

Melinda Dennison - Local Coordinator
Tel 250-949-0119
Email: melinda@porthardy.ca

 

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TRI-PORT

DRAGONBOAT SOCIETY

Dragon Boating is the number one growing Watersport in North America, and the Tri-Port Dragon Boat society is probably the North Island's fast growing club! (We have not fact checked this.)

The team spirit and camaraderie found in Dragon boats is second to none. Contact the society for more information on teams and how to join.

Learn more about Tri-Port Dragon Boating online, or call for info.

 

Cora, Volunteer

Tri-Port Dragon Boating

250-230-4227

  

 
 

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MARINAS - BOATING & RECREATION

Our public and private marinas are known coast-wide for their clean and safe facilities, accessibility to amenities, and commitment to customer service. Their central location to all downtown amenities make them a convenient and beautiful stop on any trip.

North Island Marina & Fuel Dock

Laundry, moorage, fuel, shuttle and full service marina servicing every boat from small vessels to mega yachts.

1488 Beach Drive, Port McNeill

Moorage & Fuel

250-956-4044

Toll Free, North America

1-855-767-8622

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Port McNeill Municipal Marina & Infocentre

1594 Beach Drive, Port McNeill

250-956-3881

Call or visit the Marina for additional Visitor Information.

BROUGHTON SPORTS CLUB

The Broughton Sports Club hosts four ranges supporting respectfull use of long guns, hand guns, shotguns and archery. It has a longstanding history in the Port McNeill area. Contact them for information about how to register for your PAL or CORE training!

TOP ISLAND ECONAUTS DIVE CLUB

The Top Island Econauts Dive Club is a non-profit society aimed a facilitating safe and ecologically sound recreational diving on northern Vancouver Island.  This is achieved through shared facilities and expertise.

 
 

Located at the Aframe Church, Cedar Street and Haddington Crescent. 

Deborah Murray, Volunteer

250-230-1377

PORT McNEILL

COMMUNITY GARDEN

ALPINE PARK  & SKI HILL

MOUNT CAIN

Mount Cain Alpine Park is home to the Mount Cain Ski Area in northern Vancouver Island one hour South East of Port McNeill on Highway 19N.

Mount Cain offers a unique experience to skiers, snowboarders and backcountry explorers.You'll find untouched powder (open on weekends, select Mondays and holidays) small line-ups and the welcoming atmosphere of a family-oriented mountain.
Mt. Cain is located near Schoen Lake regional park and is run by the Mt. Cain Alpine Park Society. It is Vancouver Island's only community owned and operated ski-hill.

 

Mount Cain Alpine Park - Volunteer Society

info@mountcain.com

www.mountcain.com

Toll Free

1-888-668-6622

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BROUGHTON CURLING CLUB

The Broughton Curling Club is part of the rich tradition of curling in Canadian winters. Contact them about joining a team for the upcoming season, or starting your own.

2203 Campbell Way

Port McNeill, BC

250-956-4842

 

PORT McNEILL MEDICAL CLINIC, HOSPITAL & DENTAL CLINIC

MEDICAL CARE

The Port McNeill Medical Clinic has been offering health services to residents for decades. It has a compliment of permanently based doctors, and a complimentary relationship with the Port McNeill hospital. 

 

Port McNeill Medical Clinic

2162 McNeill Road 

Port McNeill, BC V0N 2R0 

250-956-3377

Port McNeill Hospital  - Open 24 hours.

2750 Kingcome Place

Port McNeill, BC V0N 2R0

250-956-4461

*Call 911 in the event of  emergency 

Harbourside PharmaChoice

1584 Broughton Blvd

Port McNeill, BC V0N 2R0

250-956-3126

​Dental Health

​Port McNeill Dental Clinic

Dr. Brian Bostrom

1700 Campbell Way
Port McNeill, BC V0N 2R0
Phone: 250-956-4244

Mental Health and Family Services  

North Island Crisis & Counselling Centre Society 

Youth, Women and Children Family Crisis Support

http://nicccs.org

'Better at Home' Program

Facilitator: Tammy Minihan

250-949-8333

Mount Waddington Health Network

Coordinator: Chris Parker

250-230-5037

www.mountwaddingtonhealthnetwork.com

The Health Services in the Regional District of Mount Waddington are managed by the Vancouver Island Health Authority. Visit http://www.viha.ca/locations/waddington/index.html

 

 

MORE ON VANCOUVER ISLAND HEALTH AUTHORITY SERVICES

"There are health care facilities for Northern Vancouver Island that include Port Hardy, Port Alice, Port McNeill, Alert Bay, Kingcome, Zeballos and communities on the adjacent area of the mainland.

Website: www.viha.ca

For questions about accessing health services in Mount Waddington 

Calls & texts answered Monday to Friday 8:30 am – 4:30pm 
Call: 1-855-902-6048
Text: 250-230-6048


For afterhours, weekends and statutory holidays, you can leave a message and a person will call or text you back by the end of the next business day.  

The phone is answered by a real person who will provide information as requested about non-acute health and wellness services offered by Island Health and our Community Partners."

- Retrieved from www.VIHA.ca

ALTERNATIVE

HEALTH CARE

There are numerous alternative healthcare practitioners in Port McNeill and the surrounding area. 

Explore these links & provided contact information, or see our business listings to explore more options.

Dynamic Massage Therapy 

Nicole Fox

1705 Campbell Way, 

Port McNeill, BC V0N 2R0 

250-956-2277

Insights Hypnotherapy

Fran Jenkins

Box 501

Port McNeill, BC V0N 2R0 

250-230-0271

Chiropractic Care

Dr. Colin Wilson

Wednesday Appointments

Once a month

250-898-8683

Peak Performance Therapy

Ashley Parker

1705 Campbell Way

Port McNeill, BC V0N 2R0

250-956-4461

 

ANIMAL WELLNESS

Port McNeill Veterinary Clinic
311 Hemlock
Port McNeill, BC V0N 2R0
250 956 3555

North Island Veterinary Clinic
5050 Pioneer Way
Port Hardy, BC V0N 2P0
250 949 6732

 

Robin's Pet Supplies
311 Hemlock
Port McNeill, BC V0N 2R0
250 956 2327

SITE MAP

Port McNeill & District Chamber of Commerce

P.O. Box 129
Port McNeill, British Columbia
V0N2R0

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photo contributions: A. Smith, G. Wickstrom, O. Jorgensen, Business Members