The Friends of Cedar Hill Park greatly appreciate all the efforts of our community, The District of Saanich and Saanich Parks including golf course staff, all the volunteers and park neighbours who have expressed their love for "Our Park" over many decades. We express our heart felt "Thank You" for all the many benefits the Park brings to our lives and to future generations.
Would you like to contribute to preserving the natural areas, creeks and wetlands in our local public parks? Whatever your skills, interests and availability there are many ways for you to get involved with the Friends of Cedar Hill Park or with many other community organizations in our area.
FCHP and Pulling Together
If you enjoy working outdoors with other volunteer enthusiasts, the Friends of Cedar Hill Park have been active in maintaining the natural areas of the Park since 2006. Our work is done in the natural areas of the Park outside golf course boundaries under the Saanich Pulling Together Volunteer Program.
Help the Friends of Cedar Hill Park Society
We are a small, dedicated group of volunteer board members who work to encourage membership, raise funds, organize events, collaborate with The District of Saanich and the Parks and Recreation Department and communicate with the community. Please consider volunteering to help us in this important work. Should you be interested, please drop us a line through the FCHP contact form by clicking here.
Work in other local parks
The Friends of Cedar Hill Park help local groups of volunteers look after other local parks including Playfair Park, Camrose Park and other natural areas in the Quadra Cedar Hill neighbourhood. Should you be interesting in volunteering, please let us know and we will link you up with those who are currently volunteering. Click here to send us an email.
Photography and Website
Are you a keen photographer? We would love to showcase your photographs as part of FCHP online community presence. We are fortunate to have some wonderful photographs provided by Chrisa Hotchkiss, Len Butts and other community members. To keep our website up-to-date, we appreciate your help in building an inventory of photos of people, nature and events in our beautiful parks. For more information please click here to send us an email.
Our neighbourhood has some wonderful community groups and parks that are always pleased to have some support from volunteers. Whether you are looking for a board to join, or some hands on practical work, these groups would love to hear from you.
Swan Lake Nature Sanctuary
Swan Lake Nature Sanctuary is a unique site in Saanich, a paradise for walkers, birders and nature lovers. The Sanctuary promotes community awareness with nature talks for various ages, provides ongoing habitat restoration by hardworking volunteers, and has a hugely popular spring plant sale to provide much need funds for the organization. For more information please check their website: https://www.swanlake.bc.ca/
Friends of Bowker Creek
The Friends of Bowker Creek are an associated volunteer Society who undertake important work to preserve and restore Bowker Creek, wetlands and watershed to meeting the goals of the Bowker Creek Blueprint. This Society undertake a broad range of activities to raise awareness of the Creek in Oak Bay, Victoria and Saanich.
For more information, please check their website: