2018 Broombusting Events in Oceanside

Parksville, Qualicum Beach, Errington, Coombs, Whiskey Creek, Bowser, North Qualicum and Nanoose.


Joanne Sales  /  250-752-4816  /  Email: info@broombusters.org
North Qualicum:  Betty Jablonski  /  Email: ab@icbsolutions.ca
Parksville: Janet Heppenstall / Email: janet15@telus.net
Bowser: Group is just forming. Email: info@broombusters.org

Community Cuts in Oceanside

Cuts are taking place in Qualicum Beach, Parksville, North Qualicum, Bowser, Coombs, Hilliers, Errington.  We need your help.  Come join us!

Plans for 2018 will be made soon.
What would you like to do?  Contact us!

There are small groups going out and cutting frequently.  Email Joanne if you want to join them.

Saturday, June 3, 9:30-11:30. Parksville. Martindale Road. This is the road that connects to Island Hwy just before the orange bridge –at Cloverdale Paints. Look for signs. We’ll be moving away from Island Hwy as time progresses. We can probably clear this whole road if we have enough volunteers.

Wednesday May 31.  Morning cut.  9:00-10:30.  Hwy 4 – leaving Qualicum Beach.  Between the interchange and Hilliers Road.  When we finish that, we’ll keep cleaning up the broom on Hwy 4 until we get to the intersection with Hwy 4 A – Alberni Hwy.  Coombs Country Junction.  We’ll turn left and work on that corner.

April 29, Saturday.  9:30-11:30.  Island Highway in Parksville.  FIRST CUT of the YEAR!  We will be cutting on Island Hwy, starting close to the entrance to to Rathtrevor Park / Resort Way.    We will cut broom on the ocean side of Island Hwy.

May 6, Saturday. 9:30-11:30.  Parksville interchange Exit 51 from Hwy 19. (The Coombs / Alberni Hwy Exit). On Coombs side of interchange.

May 9, Tuesday. 9:30-11:30.  View Road at the Land Fill.  Take Rupert Road, and go away from the ocean on Hollywood Road.  Hollywood dead ends on View Road.  Go right.  Walk beyond the yellow gate.

May 13, Saturday. 9:30-11:30. Parksville Broomfest – Raffle prizes.  Refreshments. A Special Day!
Chattel Road near the Weigh Station, at Exit 46 from Inland Island Hwy (19).  Go the Weigh Station and look for signs!  Chattel Road leads to Top Bridge Regional Park.

May 16, Tuesday.  10:30-12:00.  Bowser.  Horne Lake Road at the railroad tracks.   We will cut again in Bowser on May 20.

May 17, Wednesday.  The hill at the end of Alberni Hwy – where it meets the ocean.  It’s now clear!  Also, cut along Island Hwy in resort area.

May 20. Saturday. 9:30-11:30.  Parksville across from Save On Foods on Island Hwy at Wembley Mall. Park in Save on Foods parking lot and cross the highway at the traffic light at the entrance into the Mall. Safe for people and easy access to parking.

Saturday, May 20, Bowser, Horne Lake Road & Highway 19. 10-12:00
On Horne Lake Road, close to Hwy 19. Look for signs on Horne Lake Road (the ocean side of the highway.)

Sunday, May 21.  9-11:00 Alberni Hwy near Spunky’s motor cycle shop.

May 22, Qualicum Beach – AIRPORT area and fence. 9:30-11:30.  Meet at the corner of the road that goes into the airport, Ravensborne Lane (off of Bennett Road.)

May 24, Errington/ Coombs.  1:30-3:30.  Along Alberni Hwy / Railway Trail.  Starting across from the Bradley Center and going towards Virginia Road first.   Some cutting along the Rail to Trail.  Wednesday will be cooler.  Join us!

May 26.  Qualicum Beach.  Back to the airport.  9-11:00.  Some people stayed until 12:30.  Thanks all!

Thanks for your help!

Cut Broom in Bloom!