Tsawwassen Springs, British Columbia, Canada, is a master planned community with a variety of amenities and homes. It is located near the city of Richmond and is only 30 minutes away from downtown Vancouver. The community offers vacation style recreation all year round.
Aside from the all-season golf course, the master plan of Tsawwassen Springs includes a variety of other facilities. This includes an indoor fitness center, a restaurant and bar, and an 18-hole golf course. There is also a swimming pool and a water sports centre at the community. In addition, there are yoga classes and physiotherapy. Many of the houses in this community are single-level homes with large windows and 10-foot ceilings. Some of the condos include large decks with built-in gas hookups and outdoor gas heaters.
Residents of Tsawwassen have access to the Southern Gulf Islands and the Strait of Georgia through a ferry terminal. This terminal is operated by BC Ferries. The community is also served by the South Delta Exchange, which is located at the Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal. Additionally, there are four primary bus routes that serve the area. These bus routes connect Ladner to the City of Richmond and the South Delta Exchange.
Tsawwassen’s main commercial district is located along 56th Street. English Bluff, located along English Bluff Road, is a large community of homes built on land that is owned by Tsawwassen First Nations. Several totem poles are erected on either side of the road.
Tsawwassen Spring, developed by Shato Holdings, contains 490 housing units and a golf course. The golf course is managed by Sue Carlile. Another feature is the waterworks project, a collaborative effort that draws inspiration from the history of the site.
There are five elementary schools in the area. Sacred Heart Elementary is a Catholic school, while Southpointe Academy and Delta Christian School are private K-12 schools. The area is part of School District 37 Delta. Tsawwassen is also home to a police station.
Tsawwassen has a relatively mild climate, with temperatures that are often a few degrees cooler than those in nearby Vancouver. The area is also known for its relatively dry climate. It receives half as much precipitation as the downtown Vancouver area and the diurnal temperature variation is lower than that of any other border region in Canada.
Tsawwassen is considered one of the sunniest areas in the Greater Vancouver Region. Residents enjoy a warm Mediterranean climate throughout the summer months and the climate is generally dry and cool during the winter. Although the region is not as mountainous as other border regions, the community is surrounded by mountains, and there is a bike/foot path along the shoreline of the bay. For those who want to explore the area, the area has access to Boundary Bay at Centennial Park.
The community also features the Tsawwassen Golf & Country Club. In addition to the golf course, residents of the community have access to the Spring Ballroom and the Pat Quinn’s Restaurant & Bar. Other amenities in Tsawwassen include a physiotherapy clinic and a fitness center.