On this page: Ferries, Fire Hazard, Local Events, Frequently Used Links, Information & Updates

This website is here as a resource for the community on Thetis Island, and their visitors.  It is maintained by volunteers, and all revenue from the site, after expenses, goes to support various community organizations and services.  Please contact us if you have any suggestions or comments.

BC Ferries:

Thetis/ Penelakut/ Chemainus
Temporary Schedule, October 11 to December 9, for Thetis/ Penelakut/ Chemainus
all routes

"Busy Ferry" schedule - including Dangerous Cargo days and days with expected heavy traffic

Vessel location via:
BC Ferries vessel locator, or
AIS Marine Traffic

Webcam of Thetis line-up (updates every three minutes)

BC Ferries general information:
   - Click here for a downloadable pdf from BC Ferries on "How to Stay Informed on BC Ferries Sailings."    - Ferry Advisory Committees (general), or Thetis Island FAC - contact
   - BC Ferries Governance
   - The complete Coastal Ferry Act
   - The BC Ferry Commissioner

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Thetis Island Volunteer Fire Department:

Emergency, call 9-1-1, and identify if it is fire, medical or police -related.

Medical Emergencies

Current Fire Hazard rating:
(Click on the graphic below for further information)

Burn Permit Application

The T.I.V.F.D. website for extensive information about fire protection, burning regulations, and more.

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Thetis Island Community Association website, and the Forbes Hall events and activities calendar

Thetis Island Residents’ & Ratepayers’ Association, including Special Meeting notifications

Subscribe to eSpokes. To send in a notice for posting, email espokes@gmail.com. Note the Guidelines for posting.

The Thetis Island Community Blog

Real Estate listings

Go to the Community Page for a comprehensive list


General Information and Updates:

Community and RatePayers' Associations 2023 Fee Request

Classified ads

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Upcoming Singular Events, Activities & Meetings

(Normally Recurring Events & Activities, below)

Currently Recurring Events & Activities:

(Occasionally subject to change - keep an eye on eSPOKES! If we're missing something you want included let us know!)

Library at Forbes Hall:
Regular open hours with a "Friend of the Library" in attendance, are Saturdays, 10am-1pm; Sundays from 1-4pm (sometimes including tea and treats), and Mondays from 10am-1pm.  Also open for exchanging books anytime the Hall is open. Please note that there is a book-return drop box on the court side of the hall, for your convenience when the hall isn't open.

Community Church:
Every Sunday at 10:00am in Forbes Hall. Details here, or call Ernie Hunter at 250-252-0144

Tai Chi:
Open practice, Mondays at 10am, Forbes Hall.  Classes expected to start in the fall. For information, contact Carol.

Serenity Group (AA), Mondays at 6:15pm, Forbes Hall. For information, contact Rodney.

Tuesday evenings at 7pm, at Forbes Hall, whenever there are enough people for a game. If interested, contact Mary

Ukulele club:
Occasional Tuesday evenings at 7:00 pm, Forbes Hall. Everyone welcome. Watch eSpokes for specific dates.

Soup's On:
Wednesdays, 11:30am - 1pm (or earlier if they run out), Forbes Hall. Suggested donation, $7 per person. Stopped for the summer - watch for start-up in the fall.

Wednesdays, 1-4pm, Forbes Hall. For information, contact Gurk

TIVFD Drill Night:
Wednesdays at 7pm: Regular drill night for Firefighters and First Responders at the Firehall. If interested in joining the TIVFD or just wanting more information, email info@thetisislandfire.ca

Knitting Bee:
Fridays from 2-4pm: Knitting (and crocheting and other handcrafts) and socializing at Forbes Hall. Stopping for the summer - watch for start-up in the fall!

Road cycling is a popular activity on Thetis. For information about routes and informal events, call Dave Steen 250 246 3530.

Jollity Farm Market:
Saturdays from 10am - 2pm Spring through Fall: Go to the online order form to pre-order. For information, go to https://www.jollityfarm.ca/

To add an event that we haven't thought of, email us.

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