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What's On Digest April 2019 Issue

April 01, 2019

What's On Digest features the 5th Annual Island Fever Skydive Festival at Skydive Vancouver Island!

14 Vancouver Island Summer Activities

May 13, 2018

Now that the school year is coming to a close, you may be looking for things to do in Nanaimo and beyond—especially if this is your first summer on Vancouver Island. Here’s a list of activities to keep you occupied on your days off.

Theo Fullfills Life Dream of Skydiving!

April 17, 2018

In October of 2017 we had the pleasure to take Theo from the Netherlands for a skydive. He brought some friends and a film crew along to record his adventures on #VancouverIsland It's a touching story of Theo's journey with ALS and the friends who stand strong beside him! 

Meet the Owner of Skydive Vancouver Island

May 01, 2018

Vancouver Island Skydive is a local company taking the Island to new heights! Meet Gord Gauvin, the owner/operator who has done over 3000 skydives and loves to share his passion with others. He is a Tandem Instructor, Skydiving Coach and Jump Master. ~ Vancouver Island Real Estate Network

Vancouver Island 2.0 With Tyler Cave Productions

October 05, 2017

Explore the wonders of Vancouver Island including Skydiving over Qualicum Beach with Skydive Vancouver Island and so much more! Get out and create your own adventure!

Cancer Fundraiser Takes to the Sky

September 08, 2017

A fundraiser to support the Canadian Cancer Society at Skydive Vancouver Island is a family affair

Nomad Air Skyvan and SAR Techs train at the Qualicum Beach Airport

September 07, 2017

Search and Rescue parachute training at the Qualicum Beach Airport on Aug 28-Sept 8, 2017

Search and Rescue Training at the Qualicum Beach Airport

September 07, 2017

442 Squadron Search and Rescue Technicians based in Comox train from Aug 28-Sept 8, 2017 at the Qualicum Beach Airport

SARTech training takes team over Qualicum

September 07, 2017

Search and Rescue 442 Squadron trains at the Qualicum Beach Airport Aug 28-Sept 8, 2017

93 year old Lucie tries Skydiving for the first time

August 15, 2017

Lucie at 93 and Judy at 68 go skydiving at Skydive Vancouver Island in August 2017

June 20, 2016

Meet Patrick Allen. He's 94-years-young and from Gabriola Island, B.C. Instead of giving him a new gadget or tie for Father's Day, his children took a flying leap and gifted him a skydiving lesson.

CBC News Posted: Jun 20, 2016 5:48 PM PT

May 27, 2016

Most of us have a big dream to go skydiving one day. Well, I wrote this to help you first timers out! 

 Emily Draicchio · May 27, 2016

July 26, 2015

Frank Webb, an 86 year-old resident of Saanich, B.C., celebrated his birthday in style — by jumping out of an airplane and freefalling towards Earth at 200 km/h.

By On the Island, CBC News Posted: Jul 26, 2015 6:04 PM PT

June 11, 2015

Ever wonder where the expression jumping for joy comes from?

The folks at Skydive Vancouver Island can show you.

Operating out of the Qualicum Beach Airport, the drop zone offers heart-pounding thrills and breathtaking scenery.

by  Brenda Gough - Parksville Qualicum Beach News | posted Jun 11, 2015 at 10:00 AM

July 05, 2015

Twenty-two members of the Angels Abreast dragon-boat team traded their paddles for parachutes in the Jump for a Cure fundraiser last month. 

Pedro Arrais / Times Colonist | JULY 5, 2015 06:00 AM

July 29, 2015

After a ring or two, Frank Webb picks up the phone. It's 3 p.m. on a Monday.

"Hello? I'm just about to have a glass of wine for my afternoon drink and siesta. Who's this?"

And that about sums him up — relaxed, content, and doing what he wants, when he wants.

Huffpost British Columbia | Posted: 07/29/2015 4:32 pm EDT 

February 18, 2016

Lefty's Fresh Foods was honoured last night as the Business of the Year during the Qualicum Beach Chamber of Commerce Community Awards.

by  Staff Writer - Parksville Qualicum Beach News | posted Feb 18, 2016 at 9:00 AM

June 02, 2016

The second annual Jump for a Cause with Vancouver Island Skydive starts this weekend.

A portion of funds raised from the tandem skydives will go toward the Angels Abreast Dragon Boat team. The team has 31 members; 25 of the members are breast cancer survivors while the other six are breast cancer supporters.

by  Staff Writer - Parksville Qualicum Beach News | posted Jun 2, 2016 at 9:00 AM

April 02, 2015

After three years, the Qualicum Beach Airshow is back July 11 with more aerobatic performers and unique displays than ever.

by Auren Ruvinsky - Parksville Qualicum Beach News | posted Apr 2, 2015 at 9:00 AM

June 20, 2016

Ninety-four-year-old Patrick Allen is somewhat of a veteran when it comes to skydiving.

The Gabriola Island resident took his second leap from 15,000 feet on Sunday above Qualicum Beach, a Father’s Day present from his children.

by John Harding - Parksville Qualicum Beach News | posted Jun 20, 2016 at 9:00 AM

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