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. 


June 5, 2019
As the season changes, new drop-in schedules will be in effect. Of note are changes to our early childhood and sports drop-in schedules. Kindergym will not be running on Mondays, July 1st to September 2nd, as many families enjoy the Esquimalt... Read More
May 31, 2019
Get your sneak peek of the guide online right here (PDF)! Copies will be available for pick-up at the Esquimalt Recreation Centre, Archie Browning Sports Centre and Township of Esquimalt Municipal Hall on June 7th but you don't need to wait until... Read More
May 27, 2019
On sale June 1st. Valid June 28-September 2, take advantage of our best deal of the year. Facility and drop in program admission just $30/child or youth; $60/adult.  Age Requirements: Children 7 yrs+ may drop in to Everyone Welcome Swims without... Read More
May 9, 2019
With childcare and camp spaces in high demand, we are pleased to announce 25 summer camp spaces have been added for children 8-11 years of age. These spaces are a part of our of popular PLAYGROUNDS camp offerings, specifically: Adventure Kids.... Read More
May 8, 2019
The splash pad at the Esquimalt Adventure Park is open for the season - 10 days ahead of schedule! A big thank you to the incredible public works and parks crews for making this possible in anticipation of the climbing temperatures over the coming... Read More
March 14, 2019
Esquimalt Parks and Rec logo
Updated: March 20, 2019 11:29am We're getting set for an amazing season of summer camps! We can't wait to welcome your children and to create a host of memories this summer.  To ensure the best experience possible for participants, before you... Read More
November 11, 2018
Esquimalt Parks and Rec logo
Registration is open for most programs with course start dates through until June 30th, 2019!  Winter swim lesson registration will open December 1st; Spring Swim Lesson registration will open March 1st. Our print publication will be available... Read More