Area D: Roberts Creek
Population: 3,421 (2016 Census)
Growth rate: 5.5% (2011 Census)
Dwellings: 1,508 occupied private dwellings
Area: 143.6 sq. km.
Roberts Creek is a residential and beach area located between the Elphinstone area and the District of Sechelt. It is known for its 9-km of shoreline, much of which includes sandy swimming beaches, and the Roberts Creek Mandala which is re-painted each year by 300 residents and visitors. The Roberts Creek community is centered around small shops and restaurants which provide a distinct village ambiance. The Roberts Creek Community Hall, a popular venue for dances, meetings and other events, was built in 1934 and is owned, operated and maintained by the community.
The area includes a paved bike path that runs parallel to the highway; a golf course, Cliff Gilker Park, a family-oriented hiking area.
Roberts Creek is also the location for several important regional amenites including Dakota Ridge, a winter recreation area offering 12-km of groomed snowshoe and cross-country ski trails, the "Sechelt" landfill, the SCRD's water intake and Seaview cemetery.
Director andreas tize
Andreas Tize was elected as Director for Area D - Roberts Creek, in October 2018. Andreas moved to Roberts Creek in 2014 and immediately fell in love with the rural setting, the vibrant community and the ability to live close to a large city, while at the same time enjoying privacy and nature.
As a director at the SCRD he is looking forward to engaging with his community and representing the interests of Roberts Creek, the planet, and the Sunshine Coast Community as a whole.
Andreas has a Bachelor in Tourism Management from Capilano University and a Masters in Planning from the School of Resource and Environmental Management at SFU. He brings 10 years of experience in the Tourism Industry to the table, as well as a background in teaching at the College and University level.