When people talk about "Beautiful British Columbia" they might as well be talking about Chilliwack, BC. Located on the floor of the Fraser Valley among some of Canada's richest farmland, Chilliwack is surrounded by tall mountains and rolling hills. Known for being The City of Festivals and the starting point for Rainbow Country, Chilliwack is only 1.25 hours drive to Beautiful Vancouver B.C., a 2.5 hour drive to the Emerald City of Seattle Washington, and a scenic 2.5 hour drive to the Interior of British Columbia.
â€‹ Home to gorgeous lakes such as Cultus Lake, Harrison Hot Springs and Chilliwack Lake, fun seekers will find this area a paradise with an abundance of recreational activities to choose from. Our mild climate usually leaves the snow to the hills in the winter time, and keeps the extra hot days in the summer to a minimum. Whether its golfing, water skiing, or hiking in the summer, or snowmobiling, skiing in the winter, Chilliwack is aptly equipped for all to enjoy.
â€‹ The City of Chilliwack has a wide variety of recreational facilities and opportunities for all ages. Over 80 parks and 149 hectares of green space and over 34 kilometers of walking trails. Other recreational facilities include, skating facilities at Prospera Centre and Twin Rinks. Wave pool and lap pool at Chilliwack Landing and pool facilities at Cheam Centre. There are 38 Tennis courts, 62 playgrounds, 11 sport fields and 3 skateboard parks
â€‹ Chilliwack (The Green Heart of the Valley) is growing by 2% annually, current population nearing 82,000. Residents are friendly and take pride in keeping a small town feel while celebrating our diverse heritage and rich history. One of the largest communities in the Fraser Valley Chilliwack serves as one of the main economic, educational and cultural hubs. Offering big city benefits with its proximity to major markets and easy access to the United States. Chilliwack provides many benefits such as low labour, energy, and land costs, combined with a progressive and proactive economic outlook, Chilliwack is an attractive destination for residents, business and tourists.