New year, new you, new opportunities await at Berwick

Looking for a new community or an exciting change of pace in 2024? Berwick House and Berwick Royal Oak might be just what you’ve been looking for! Residents at Berwick are always on the go and always excited to welcome new neighbours into their growing community.

“At Berwick Royal Oak we’re passionate about purposeful engagement. Our talented and skilled community of residents and staff offer so much to our programming with lectures on diverse topics, theatre productions, yoga, ukulele classes, art classes, volunteer groups and more,” says Active Living Manager, Rachelle Reath. “Being a part of a vibrant community creates an exceptional place to live and thrive. I’m so grateful to be a part of it and I’m excited for all our adventures and learning to come this New Year.”

Reath shares a behind the scenes look at what’s to come for Berwick residents this month along with insight from some of the residents themselves on how much they’ve been enjoying life at Berwick so far.

Zip lining adventures are just one of the many activities residents participate in at Berwick.

Zip lining adventures are just one of the many activities residents participate in at Berwick.

A sneak peak at Berwick’s January calendar of events

  • Daily exercise classes: Residents enjoy a variety of exercise classes such as active fitness, gentle fitness, Tai Chi, strength & stretch, chair yoga, and more. Resident Margaret Pilon says “The exercise programs are so popular and I go as often as I can.”
  • Educational classes: A few of January’s classes include iPhone and iPad classes, memoir writing, sketch and sip, creative writing, and lessons in watercolour. Resident Marlene Strudwick notes that she is personally always looking forward to the music programs that are also available.
  • History lectures in the Theatre: Along with educational lectures, the private theatre also hosts regular movie nights with resident May Chow saying that she enjoys the history and educational programs available. “We’re always learning at Berwick,” says May.
  • Bus trips to the IMAX, Symphony and to Cirque du Soleil: Along with these exciting outings, Berwick residents also enjoy frequent scenic drives throughout Victoria.

Residents are also looking forward to some amazing upcoming entertainment, including a performance from ‘The Duelling Pianists’ who will delight residents with music from across the ages. The Victoria Gaelic Choir and the Victoria Scottish Dancers will also be making appearances later this month.

Get an inside look at Berwick this New Year! Find more information at or follow them on Instagram. To book a tour of Berwick House, contact Linda McDonald at 250-853-5492 or book online here. For Berwick Royal Oak, contact Kathy McAree at 250-419-4012.


Resident shares a day in the life at Berwick Royal Oak

Berwick residents welcome Tour De Rock Riders at three of their seven Island locations

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