It does not take long for newcomers and visitors to fall for the City of Langford’s many charms – everything from the quaint shops and restaurants along the red brick sidewalks of Goldstream Village to the natural allure of Goldstream Provincial Park. Situated only 14 km from Victoria, residents of Langford can easily avail themselves of everything Victoria has to offer, but locals know that there is no need to leave town to enjoy quality, old-fashioned entertainment for the entire family.
For sports lovers, Rugby Canada plays on international-standard turf fields in Langford’s City Centre Park. Canada’s men’s and women’s Olympic Rugby teams train at a state-of-the-art facility and share the turf with Under 20’s teams. Rugby is a rising sport in Canada with many of the Team Canada players hailing from British Columbia.
Movie fans will feel right at home at Langford’s twelve screen Cineplex Odeon Westshore located on Jacklin Rd. All age entertainment is available in this modern Cineplex, which is equipped with the latest 3D and UltraAVX technology. Come out and see the stars shine in Hollywood’s latest films.
Langford Lanes on Langford Parkway in City Centre Park offers retro style fun with contemporary bells and whistles. The bowling alley combines old-fashioned ten-pin bowling with VIP rooms, electronic scoring, LCD screens and glow-in-the-dark bowling and light shows.
Langford’s All Fun Recreation Park serves up games and recreation for the entire family with an 18-hole miniature golf course, go-karts, batting cages and an ice cream parlor. The complex also includes Western Speedway, which hosts stock and sprint car races and demolition events from March through October.
City Centre Park, the City’s sports and recreation hub, is also home to the Eagle Ridge Community Center where hockey and lacrosse teams practice and play almost year round. During the winter, there is an outdoor skating rink, which becomes a splash park during the hot summer months.
As Langford continues to attract new residents and homeowners, the already plentiful menu of entertainment options will continue to expand.