Parks & Recreation

Our mission is to work in partnership with our residents, organizations and other municipalities, to develop a healthy and active community by ensuring access to recreation, parks, community development programs and services. View our ONLINE PROGRAM CATALOG for current programs and to register from your computer or mobile device, 24 hours per day, seven days a week. 

Tell us how we are doing... complete a client satisfaction survey at any time to let us know about your experience with our staff, programs and facilities. 


February 18, 2020
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The Esquimalt Volunteer Tax Program provides a complimentary completion of taxes for low income members of the community. The clinic will be open Monday, March 2nd until Tuesday, April 28 (closed on April 7, April 10 & April 13). To be eligible... Read More
February 10, 2020
Thanks to your valuable feedback, we will be trying something new for spring swim lesson registration. Registration for spring swim lessons will open: online at 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 4th and in person/phone in registration through the... Read More
February 7, 2020
On Saturday, March 14th we'll be hosting a community movie in the Esquimalt Recreation Centre gymnasium. The show will start at 7:30 p.m.  What show? That's where we need your help to decide! Take our poll before February 20th and let us know what... Read More
January 31, 2020
We're looking for teens who want to gain job skills for future employment opportunities. Our Youth Leadership Program (steps 1 & 2) will be running over spring break. Step 1: Have you ever wanted to work at the Esquimalt Rec Centre? The Youth... Read More
January 11, 2020
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With snow in the forecast, here's what you need to know about Esquimalt Parks & Recreation programs, parks and facilities during inclement weather events. Recreation Facilities Provided the facilities have power (BC Hydro website) and BC Transit... Read More
November 20, 2019
Registration is open for most programs with course start dates through until June 30th, 2020!  Our print publication will be available December 11th. Please note select programs have modified registration dates, these include: Bus Trip registration... Read More
September 17, 2019
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Open to those 19 years+, drop-in for a beverage and enjoy a game of Music Bingo! Bring your friends and meet new ones. Music Bingo will be available on select dates this season at the Archie Browning Sports Centre: Date Time Food Options Saturday,... Read More