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. 


December 6, 2019
We know many are eagerly anticipating the release of the swim lesson schedule in print in advance of registration opening on December 11th. Staff are working hard behind the scenes to maximize the number of lessons available due to overwhelming... Read More
December 5, 2019
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Improvements being made to facility to maximize usable floor space. Construction in the Wellness Centre at the Esquimalt Recreation Centre will take place being Monday, December 9th. The construction will involve removing the existing wellness... Read More
November 25, 2019
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The Esquimalt Celebration of Lights Parade featuring numerous lighted trucks and floats, and marching participants takes place on Sunday, December 8th. The parade begins at 5:00 p.m. and travels down Esquimalt Road from Canteen Road to the Archie... 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
November 20, 2019
The 60 Day Challenge is back and better than ever! Start 2020 investing in your health and wellness as our team of Personal Trainers provide support and expert guidance.  Our 60 Day Challenge Program includes: pre and post fitness testing (and weigh... 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