Snow in Sooke

Over the past week, Vancouver Island was walloped by winter, receiving nearly 20 centimetres of snowfall in some areas. With an average snowfall that usually doesn’t exceed one centimetre, snow in Sooke is a big deal! Here are some fun ways for you to enjoy the fluffy stuff:


Layer Up

There’s an old saying that couldn’t be more accurate: ‘there is no such thing as bad weather, only poor clothing choices.’ If you’re going to enjoy a day out in cooler temperatures, it is important to dress warmly. Your winter outfit should consist of a base layer, some insulation and a waterproof layer to keep you dry.

Have Some Fun

Here is a list of 10 fun-activities that you and your family can enjoy.

  1. Go sledding
  2. Build a snowman
  3. Have a snowball fight
  4. Make a snow maze
  5. Build a snow fort
  6. Make a family of snow angels
  7. Have a winter scavenger hunt
  8. Play a giant game of tic-tac-toe in the snow
  9. Paint the snow
  10. Have a winter picnic

Even though Sooke isn’t known for snow, it doesn’t need to damper your vacation. SookePoint Ocean Cottage Resort offers the perfect home base for an exceptional vacation experience. Once you’re done playing in the snow, return to your cottage, enjoy a glass of wine and warm up by the cozy fire in your cottage. Contact us to learn more.

Images in this blog post are courtesy of Renee Starr via Instagram