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
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 history and management:
   - 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

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 2022 Fee Request

Classified ads

RCMP/Community Partnership
- TIRRA sponsored meeting April 20th, 2022 (This is a Word document and will appear as a download option)

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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

Morning Fitness:
Weekdays, 8-9:30am, Forbes Hall.  

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.

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.

Tour de Thetis:
An informal group of cyclists (including e-bikers) meet to do the Tour de Thetis -- a 30 km ride touching all major 'dead-ends' on Thetis -- 9am on the first and third Saturday of each month at the Community Hall. Riders go individually or in groups -- some choose alternative routes -- and all finish at 11 a.m. for chats and cookies. For information, contact Dave Steen 250 246-3530 or Fred Clark at 250 246 9175.

Jollity Farm Market:
Saturdays from 10am - 2pm Spring through Fall: Watch espokes for restart date in the Spring. Produce still available at the kiosk on Wednesdays, or by pre-order home delivery. For information, go to https://www.jollityfarm.ca/

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

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