Hornby Island is a community that likes to do-it-yourself. From building our own Health Clinic, Recycling Centre, and ‘Room-to-Grow’ at the School, to providing our own arts and entertainment, we do it all! Here is a sampling of our many community organizations:
Opened in 1978, The Hornby Island Recycling Depot is now celebrating 30 years of recycling. We recycle and reuse more than 70% of our waste stream. Visit the Free Store!
HIRRA membership is open to all residents and property owners of the island. Meetings take place the 2nd Wednesday of every month at Hornby Island Community Hall.
New Horizons promotes social, educational, creative and physical activities for members, who are in the 50+ age group. It operates the New Horizons Center on Hornby.
Joe King Ballpark and Clubhouse are located on Central Road, opposite the Fire Hall. Annual membership fee is $10 for individuals, $25 for families.
H.I. Recreation promotes a wide variety of recreation programs, including varying levels of yoga, tai chi, badminton, modern dance and even regular hacky sack circles! Watch for posters of monthly special events.
H.I. Arts Council is dedicated to supporting and promoting local Hornby Island artists and providing a showcase for their work. HIAC hosts artshows and workshops. A calendar of coming events is available on the HIAC website.
1885 Sollans Road.
Appointments: Monday-Friday: 9:30am-12:00pm, 1:30pm-4pm
Emergency only: 911
Dr. Walford adapted a school bus to a create a beautiful mobile dental clinic, and for the last 22 years Dr. Walford has served both Hornby and Denman Islands on a regular basis.
Support services for seniors and disabled people living on Denman and Hornby Islands, as well as Family Services and Adult Family Counselling. 250-335-2885
Elder Housing provides affordable, safe and pleasant collective housing in a ‘village’ setting for island elders, located on a 5 acre property on Central Road close to the Co-op Store. 250-335-1378
1765 Sollans Rd
Hours: Tue 10-12 & 1-5,
Fri 10-12 & 1-5,
Sat 10-12 & 1-5
2100 Sollans Road. In addition to Grades K-8, the Community School sponsors and coordinates educational support, recreational programs, community services and development, and job skills training.
HIES envisions a healthy, vibrant, inclusive community, where a love of learning is supported throughout people’s lives.
The Islands Trust’s mandate is to preserve and protect this unique part of the world and to sustain our tradition of community involvement. Hornby Island has two elected Local Trustees to represent island concerns and interests.
The Islands Trust Fund is a conservation land trust helping Hornby Island property owners protect habitat for endangered ecosystems.
Hornby Island Fire Rescue provides fire fighting and First Responder service. Call 911 for Emergency Help. Fire Hall: 3850 Central Road Phone 250.335.2611 Fire Patrol Pager (Summer) – 250.703.9022
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