Partner Organizations

Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN)

Gabriola Island recreation services are currently provided to Gabriola residents through an agreement with the Regional District of Nanaimo. The Society administers a budget and oversees the development and implementation of programs and services provided by the Program Director.

Taxpayers of Gabriola Island all financially support the Recreation function through the Regional District of Nanaimo.

For further information pertaining to the Regional District’s involvement with the Gabriola Recreation Society contact Hannah King, Superintendent of Recreation Program Services, at 1-888-828-2069 or 250-248-3252 or email: You may also view the RDN website here:

For Everything That’s Community Health (FETCH)

FETCH is an online searchable health and social services website developed in partnership with the Rural and Remote Division of Family Practice on Gabriola and People for a Healthy Community. It provides community specific information that enables Gabriola citizens, visitors, doctors and health care providers access information and services to support health and well being. Looking for a doctor, dentist, allied health and healing arts professionals, home support, mental health resources, seniors services and many more go to Once approved by the administrator, health professionals and service providers can add and update their service to FETCH’s self editing website. For further information contact Brenda Fowler at

Grants in Aid

Local, non-profit groups are invited to submit grant applications for projects providing a recreational or cultural service to the community. Application forms are available at the GRS office, or you can read more at our Grants in Aid page here.