Oceana PARC Reviews

1575 George St, White Rock, British Columbia, V4B 0B6


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When you leave behind house maintenance and the drudgeries associated with home ownership — everything from washing windows to paying property taxes — you find a new kind of liberation. Liberation to be yourself is a gift you give to yourself when you move into a community like Oceana PARC. Across Greater Vancouver, PARC communities gather together people with great attitudes who encourage each other to live their best.


Live your best life at PARC

PARC Retirement Living continues to boost its reputation for providing superior senior living throughout Greater Vancouver. They already offer several stellar retirement homes that rejuvenate lives. This community, just opening, promises to continue PARC’s redefinition of great living in our senior years.

Oceana PARC might be their most impressive work to date, if only for the location, a short few blocks from the shoreline, with clear views of Semiahmoo Bay. A noteworthy aspect of the interior here is the use of a bolder colour palette, with lots of deep blues most noticeably, to match the name and ethos of the community.

  • Independent living

  •   $2,935 per month

  •   198 suites

What people say about Oceana PARC


I was just a visitor here but made to feel very welcome. Thanks to Sue Bolton, Activity Advisor and her enthusiastic staff. A friendly and very relaxing atmosphere. I can see why so many people call it home.
—Patrick “Paddy” Moore, senior

We moved my 87 year old mom into Independent Living at PARC Retirement Living. We were worried and she was scared...... Now, we are a month in and I have difficulty getting a hold of her. Why? Because she has relished PARC Retirement Living Oceana. Kirk Lively and the rest of the team at Oceana have welcomed her and made her feel at home. The activities are great, she attend fitness classes everyday, goes out on field trips to places that I have not seen. Her personal space is beautiful and whil
—Monique, family member

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Google review Nov 2021

We moved my 87 year old mom into Independent Living at PARC Retirement Living. We were worried and she was scared...... Now, we are a month in and I have difficulty getting a hold of her. Why? Because she has relished PARC Retirement Living Oceana. Kirk Lively and the rest of the team at Oceana have welcomed her and made her feel at home. The activities are great, she attend fitness classes everyday, goes out on field trips to places that I have not seen. Her personal space is beautiful and while she misses her home- she doesn't seem to have much time to do so.
—Monique, family member

I am so glad to have made the decision to call Oceana Parc my home for the past month. During Covid I was not socializing and ended up quite depressed. If I want company here I can find it easilly enough. I have shared a table in the Dining Room with many Residents. You sit where you want and with whom you want to. You partake in activities if you want to. It's all up to you. If I have a problem all I have to do is talk to my Sales Representative Kirk and he takes the problem and solves it for m
—Sue Stevenson, resident

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Google review from Nov 2021

I am so glad to have made the decision to call Oceana Parc my home for the past month. During Covid I was not socializing and ended up quite depressed. If I want company here I can find it easilly enough. I have shared a table in the Dining Room with many Residents. You sit where you want and with whom you want to. You partake in activities if you want to. It's all up to you. If I have a problem all I have to do is talk to my Sales Representative Kirk and he takes the problem and solves it for me ... everything from my food allergies (they always make me something I can eat) to my blinds not closing correctly.

I can finally smile again! Life is great!
—Sue Stevenson, resident

We have lived here now for 2 months and we know it was the right decision for us. Accommodations and views are wonderful, Food is excellent, many things to get in involved with. Staff make you feel so at home. This is our home now.! Very thankful for Bette and the attention she gave us when we came to view the suites. We love it.
—Rick and Jean Gillespie, resident

My Dad just moved into Oceana PARC this week and I must say my Dad is very happy with the choice. He is from Campbell River and for him to make the move to White Rock was a big move, he was nervous to say the least. The staff is excellent and is doing a fantastic job at making him feel at home. The service is exceptional ... Mary Kay made a huge impression with a welcome gift sent to him a few weeks ago even sending my dads dog treats to enjoy.Mary Kay and the staff have gone the extra mile to e
—Ron Helmer, family member

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Google Review March 2021

My Dad just moved into Oceana PARC this week and I must say my Dad is very happy with the choice. He is from Campbell River and for him to make the move to White Rock was a big move, he was nervous to say the least. The staff is excellent and is doing a fantastic job at making him feel at home. The service is exceptional ... Mary Kay made a huge impression with a welcome gift sent to him a few weeks ago even sending my dads dog treats to enjoy.Mary Kay and the staff have gone the extra mile to ensure my dad feels at home “thank you”. My dad was not doing well at home he was lonely and not eating healthy, now he has delicious meals served to him daily and after he is finished his quarantine will be enjoying the company of the other residents . Today my dad thanked me for finding his new home for him, I know we made the right choice.....I was worried what a move into a seniors home would look like during COVID but I feel very confident my dad is safe as the safety procedures are well thought out.
—Ron Helmer, family member

What a lovely place to live. Amazing staff and food! INDEPENDENT living at it's best. My mom just moved here from Toronto and didn't like the idea of moving into a seniors residence. This is not your ordinary kind of seniors living. You can come down [and] eat and sit wherever you like... the food is first class... everyone is happy and friendly. They have a beautiful gym that offers many different classes, and art room, bridge, crib, bocce, a putting green, greenhouse and so much more. Some of
—Tina Landert, family member

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Google Review September 2021

What a lovely place to live. Amazing staff and food! INDEPENDENT living at it's best. My mom just moved here from Toronto and didn't like the idea of moving into a seniors residence. This is not your ordinary kind of seniors living. You can come down [and] eat and sit wherever you like... the food is first class... everyone is happy and friendly. They have a beautiful gym that offers many different classes, and art room, bridge, crib, bocce, a putting green, greenhouse and so much more. Some of the rooms have the most amazing ocean and mountain views. I would move in there in a heartbeat! It's well priced compared to the competition. Bette Hutchison, the sales manager, has gone above and beyond in making sure that my mom is happy. We highly recommend Oceana Parc and Bette Hutchison.
—Tina Landert, family member

I’ve been part of the Oceana Parc Family since October 2019- and have loved every moment. The super-friendly staff appear to know every one of us by name even knowing our individual suite numbers. From administration to desk staff to chefs and waitresses, they greet each of us with many a bright hello throughout the day. Since I personally have such a hard time remembering names, I find this absolutely amazing and I have more friends than I could ever have imagined living alone in a condo.
—Ben Nuttall-Smith, resident

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What I love about living at Oceana PARC

I’ve been part of the Oceana Parc Family since October 2019- and have loved every moment. The super-friendly staff appear to know every one of us by name even knowing our individual suite numbers. From administration to desk staff to chefs and waitresses, they greet each of us with many a bright hello throughout the day. Since I personally have such a hard time remembering names, I find this absolutely amazing and I have more friends than I could ever have imagined living alone in a condo.

Meals are fantastic, well-balanced, nutritious, varied and absolutely delicious. They compete most favourably with fare served in any restaurant I have eaten at in many a month. For each meal, we sit where we will and with whomever we choose. With so many happy faces, I try to sit with a different group at each serving. Conversations are generally lively no matter the group. Those who might wish to eat alone are also welcome to do so.

Activities at Oceana Parc are varied. Following months of relative inactivity since my wife’s illness and passing, I’m rebuilding muscles I’d sorely neglected over time. Throughout the week, we are offered invigorating sessions of Parc Fit in our state-of-the-art gymnasium by our very own professional fitness trainer. Residents can also participate in Circuit Training, Parc Stretch, Parc Yoga and Meditation and Mindfulness.. There are art classes, crafts, a drama club where we perform Readers’ Theatre, talent shows, singing for fun with many of the songs from our younger years, two grand pianos and an upright – all Heintzmans. We have memoir writing and sharing stories with our own published author, poetry reading and sharing, a jigsaw puzzle room, a gardening club with extensive flower beds and a greenhouse, billiards and card games, bridge groups, mah-jongg, movie nights and countless excursions. And then, to top it all off, we are frequently entertained by professional singers and combos. And if you get an owie on your finger, we have our own resident nurse.

So much to choose from. One may also elect to sit and socialize or take a book from our library, read the newspaper in any one of a number of comfortable lounges, go out for a walk, or watch television or read in the comfort of our own spacious rooms with high ceilings permitting the hanging of many favourite paintings. I still marvel at the fabulous views from my own rooms and wide balcony. Sunsets and the reflection from sunrise are spectacular over the bay.
—Ben Nuttall-Smith, resident

Very clean, well run Independent Living ... Lovely staff
—Rowena, family member

More about this community

  • Independence includes freedom from worry. Enjoy the security of a 24 hour concierge on site, indoor parking, emergency call system and much more.
  • Suites include everything you need and love at this stage of life: a patio/balcony, kitchen or kitchenette, cable and much more.
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