Recent News and Updates

Keeping you up to speed with our BC Bike Ride & other related stuff.

Planning for next Camp Boomer already underway

The new fundraising event for Boomer's Legacy – Support Our Troops that took place at Glacier Gardens Arena on June 16 is already looking forward to 2019. Camp Boomer was hosted by the Friends of Boomer’s Legacy BC, with support from 19 Wing Comox, the...

Welcome to Camp Boomer 2018

Welcome to Camp Boomer 2018! We are a day away from this new fundraiser for Boomer's Legacy! Parking will be located in the gravel lot beside the Glacier Gardens Arena. All participants must pick up their registration packages between 8:30 and 9:30 am on...

Register for Camp Boomer

Camp Boomer 2018 is happening here at CFB Comox on Saturday, June 16th.  A one day Walk/Run &/or Bike Relay event, in which you can do one lap, or anything between that and going hard for 6 hours.  Please check out the website http://boomerslegacy.ca, register, join...

Volunteer for Camp Boomer

Thank you for your willingness to support Camp Boomer through volunteering! Our event requires a variety of support roles from volunteers, including hydration station attendants and bicycle mechanics and good old clean-up crew. We will do our best to find the role...

Boomer Caps and Christmas Shoeboxes

On Monday, October 30th 2017, a group of ladies who knit Boomer Caps and dolls for children gathered at the Comox Pentecostal Church in Comox.  One of the women involved has knit over 25,000 Boomer Caps since 2006!  The group of Boomer's joined with Samaritan's Purse...

Boomer’s Legacy and Hero Works Together Again

What a great group of photos of a great group of people doing great work.  Wish I could have been there!   Way to go everyone - what an awesome project. Special thanks to John Penner of John's Photography for sharing his images. All the best and thank you...

MyComoxValleyNow – Boomer’s Ride Wraps Final Year

Plans are in the works for a new event to support Boomer’s Legacy on Vancouver Island. The 10th and final Boomer’s Ride from Comox to Victoria wrapped up on Sunday. Boomer’s Legacy is named after Andrew ‘Boomer’ Eykelenboom, a military medic from Comox who was killed...

CHEK News: Boomer’s Legacy BC Bike Ride

All 100 riders were serenaded by bagpipes as they left Courtenay Civic Cemetery Saturday morning bound for Nanaimo tonight and Victoria tomorrow.    “It’s just beautiful and just look at this day” said Maureen Eykelenboom. “How can you ask for anything better?”  ...

Ever wonder how the funds we raise are being spent?

Boomer's Legacy has donated $20 000 towards the following two projects via our friends at HeroWorks: Power to Be: The idea behind this non-profit is simple and powerful: help children, youth and adults living with a barrier or disability to explore their limitless...

Boomer’s Legacy final BC bike ride rolls out in June

The 10th anniversary Boomer’s Legacy BC bike ride will depart from 19 Wing Comox on Saturday, June 10 for the final time. The fully supported two-day cycling experience - 240 km from the graveside of Cpl Andrew “Boomer” Eykelenboom in the Comox Valley to provincial...