Contact Your Elected Officials

Sending a letter to elected officials can help the track happen by bringing attention to the project and showing that there is community support for it, which can increase the likelihood of securing the necessary funds and resources to make the project a reality.

Sample Email

Use this email as a template. Please don’t simply use the exact same wording. Personalize it! Rewrite it to talk about what’s important to you about a new track.

Subject: Let’s Get the Oceanside Community Track Built!

Dear [Elected Official Name],

I am writing to express my strong support for the construction of a community running track in Oceanside, and to request your assistance in contributing funds to make this project a reality. As a constituent, I believe that such a facility would be a valuable addition to our community, providing many benefits to both individuals and groups of all ages.

First and foremost, a community running track would provide a safe and accessible place for residents of Oceanside to exercise and stay healthy. With more and more people recognizing the importance of regular physical activity, having a well-maintained track in our area would encourage more individuals to take up running and walking as a part of their routine. This would also be a boon for families with young children, who could utilize the track as a place to play and bond.

In addition to promoting physical health, a community running track would also bring social benefits to our area. By creating a central hub for runners, walkers, and other fitness enthusiasts, the track would foster a sense of community and togetherness in Oceanside. It would provide a space for people to meet and connect with one another, building friendships and relationships that could last a lifetime.

Furthermore, the construction of a community running track would be a significant investment in our local economy. By providing jobs and opportunities for local contractors, the project would contribute to the growth and development of our community. And once the track is complete, it would attract visitors from neighbouring towns and cities, boosting local businesses and generating revenue for our area.

I urge you to support the construction of a community running track in Oceanside, and to work with your fellow elected officials to secure the necessary funds to make this project a reality. With your help, we can create a safe, healthy, and vibrant community that we can all be proud of. Thank you for your time and attention.


[Your Name]

Contact Our MLA

MLA Adam Walker
Phone: (250) 248-2625

Contact Your Local Government Officials

Regional Districts

Which area do you live in? 

Area E
Director Bob Rogers
Phone: 250-468-9986

Area F
Director Leanne Salter
Phone: 250-248-8097

Area G
Director Lehann Wallace

Area H
Director Stuart McLean


Parksville Council


Qualicum Beach Council

Mayor Teunis Westbroek

Councillor Scott Harrison

Councillor Anne Skipsey

Councillor Petronella Vander Valk

Councillor Jean Young