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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
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If I join Goward House part way through the year, do you pro-rate the dues?
How do I join an activity?
You must be a Goward House member to join any activity. You can register for an activity by phone, email or in person at the Goward House front desk. There is generally a maximum number allowed in each activity. The activity description under ‘Activities’ in the left-hand menu lays out the requirements and fees.
How much do activities cost?
Activities fees are usually 3.50 or 7.00. The general fee structure is described under ‘Fees’ on the top menu. For specifics, read the activity description for the activity in which you’re interested.
May I try out an activity before I commit?
Yes, you have one free trial.
Can my family visit with me at Goward House?
How do I sign up for the special events you advertise in the newspaper?
Can I pay for fees with a credit or debit card?
Yes, we do take credit and debit cards, however, we do not take payments over the phone at this time.
Do you serve beer and wine in the tea room?
When is Goward House open?
I'm interested in volunteering. Can I pick what I do, when and how much?
There is every likelihood we can tailor your volunteer work to fit with your schedule. Some volunteers work regular shifts which might be once a week, twice a week, twice a month or just occasionally as a fill-in. A normal shift is three hours, typically 9:30-12:30 and 12:30-3:30.
There are lots of different duties that a volunteer can choose to carry out. Working in the garden and woodland, in the kitchen and at the front desk are common choices, but there are other roles too. If you have a special skill that you would like to contribute let’s talk.
If you’re interested in volunteering, please call our administration office at 250-477-4401. Thank you for your interest.
Do activities start at certain times of the year like University?