Friday the 13th: Let’s get weird, rain or shine!

It might be calling for rain but it doesn’t look like much, so we’re moving ahead with tonight’s event! We hope to see you down on the docks from 5-8pm for an evening of fun and music. For safety reasons, we’ll have Bryce play under the awning on the east docks instead of being driven around on the boat tonight. …

Construction Progress Updates

Great news, our gas shack has arrived! The City’s contractor will be hooking it up to hydro and water services over the next few days. Once those services are in, the service providers can start connecting the fuel pumps and pump-out machine. Our fuel pumps and tanks are set to be delivered on Monday, July 12, and connected to the …

Upcoming Event: Summer Serenade Customer Appreciation

Don’t miss our first socially distanced customer appreciation event of the summer tomorrow: Wednesday, June 30 at 5pm! We hope to see you down at the docks tomorrow evening for our first customer appreciation event of the season. Bryce Moore will guide an evening of music and the Harbour West crew will be handing out free swag as we have …

Marina Reopening

We are excited to say that with the latest announcement from the Provincial government, marinas are allowed to begin opening this Saturday, May 22nd! So what does this mean for Harbour West Marina? Our boaters will no longer need to schedule an appointment through the office to access the marina slips or storage yard as of Saturday May 22nd. All …

Harbour West Marina Photo Contest

Harbour West Marina is hosting a photo contest, and we want to see some of your favorite moments from the 2020 boating season! HOW TO ENTER: Upload your favorite photo of the 2020 season to Facebook or Instagram with the hashtag #HarbourWestMarina OR Send your photo to epaivalainen@hopaports.ca Enter before August 24 to win a Grandad’s gift card! Selected winners …

Cruise into Canada Day at Harbour West Marina

Summer is officially here! To celebrate, we’d like to invite you to a casual, distanced pre-Canada Day event at Harbour West Marina on Tuesday, June 30, from 5:30 to 8:00pm. Although we cannot serve barbecue or congregate under the pavilion right now, that doesn’t mean that we can’t offer up other perks for our customers! We will be hosting a …

Shutdown Extended Until May 12

Dear Boaters, As you know, we have had to make some difficult decisions about limiting our operations over the past few weeks in order to flatten the curve. Though we’d hoped to get the all-clear after Easter, the Ontario government has extended the shut down of all recreational and non-essential businesses until May 12. (Feel free to read the full …

Construction Update

Dear Boaters, I hope all is well with you and your family at this time. In case you didn’t get a chance to read our last update, you can find it HERE. If you did, you’ll know that we will be closed (office and storage) until April 20, and that we also wanted to provide an update on the ongoing …

COVID-19 Update from Harbour West Marina

Dear Boaters, Like many Canadian businesses, the Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority (HOPA) has been taking every precautionary measure recommended by the World Health Organization, and the Public Health Agency of Canada to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and we will continue to do so over the next few weeks, and into the foreseeable future. Following the advice of local municipal, provincial …

Seasonal Employment Opportunity

RECREATIONAL MARINA LAUNCH CREW The Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority is seeking team oriented seasonal employees to assist the Harbour West Marina with the recreational boat launch activities. Reporting to the Marina Manager, the position will commence on April 6th, 2020 and run for approximately 6-8 weeks. Hours of operation are Monday to Friday 8am – 4pm with potential for overtime. DUTIES …