We invite you to join our vibrant club!

Join us and participate in more than 20 regular activities and events! We'd love to meet you and share our adventures as newcomers to this wonderful place called Victoria. NCGV membership offers a members-only tab for all the information that only members can see, including our:

  • membership roster, offering opportunities for over 250 members to maintain contact with each other and make new friendships
  • monthly luncheons with guest speakers and lots of time to meet with other club members
  • biweekly BuddyUP email news sheet, where members can suggest and join opportunities to forge new connections, e.g. a potluck lunch, a neighbourhood coffee group, a beach walk, a games night 
  • newsletters, and our forum site, for information, local highlights and pictures of past events
  • our calendar, listing all activities and events for the day and month, so that you can easily organize your NCGV time.

Membership fee for September 1st, 2023 to August 31st, 2024 is $40. 

It would be great to have you join us! 

To join, click on the New Members tab in the above menu

      Why Join?

      Our 250+ members from across Canada and the world have access to monthly all-member luncheons and can participate in a wide range of more than 25 activities; plus, from our regular BuddyUP emails come opportunities for ad-hoc games, walks, swims, social and creative hobby gatherings. Activities are open to all members (though some attendance and sign-up limits may apply), some welcome partners, some are daytime activities and others run during evening hours.  You can read more about our activities here.

      A password-protected, members-only website provides up-to-date, detailed information about NCGV events and activities, NCGV news items and the membership roster.

      New members receive a name tag and an invitation to a meet-and-greet, which provides an orientation to NCGV.

      Membership Criteria

      An applicant must be female, a current resident of the Greater Victoria area (one of 14 municipalities), and must have arrived in Victoria within the past four years.

      Further Information
      • Our year begins September 1st and ends August 31st of the following year.
      • Annual dues are $40. Dues are payable online using our site's secure AffiniPay, which is easy to use and accepts Visa and Mastercard.
      • Membership is for four consecutive years, beginning in the year the member first pays full dues. 
      • Members can attend and vote at our Annual General Meeting held each spring.
      • The terms and conditions of membership are available here: NCGV Membership Terms and Conditions.
      • Our constitution and bylaws are available here: NCGV Constitution 2013 and NCGV Bylaws June 2021.
      • Our PIPA privacy policy is available here: Privacy Policy.


      We’re happy to answer your questions and look forward to welcoming you.  You can click our FAQ tab above. If you still have questions, please click on the Contacts links below.

      What members say about the club:

      “I have enjoyed getting to know Victoria better, and all of the wonderful friendships that I have made with Newcomers' Club of Greater Victoria over the last 4 years.”

      “I will treasure the friends that I have made through this dynamic and fun organization!” 

      “It’s a terrific way for newcomers to get a feel for the city and to meet up with new people. It’s amazing how many of these connections lead to other opportunities.”

      “I have learned a lot about my new home town and made lasting friendships.”

      "Do it! You won't regret it."

      Our Purpose

      We offer women of all ages who are newcomers to the Greater Victoria area an opportunity to become acquainted with others through activities of mutual interest in an atmosphere of friendliness and goodwill, and to supply useful information about the local community to club members.

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