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.

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. 

Esquimalt Recreation Centre hours of operation 

  • Facility & reception: Monday - Sunday  5:30 am - 10:30 pm
  • Gym: Monday - Sunday  5:30 am - 10:30 pm
  • Aquatics Facilty: Monday/Wednesday/Friday 5:30 am - 10:30 pm
    • Tuesday & Thursday 5:30 am - 9:00 pm
    • Saturday 5:30 am - 7:00 pm
    • Sunday 8:30 am - 10:30 pm

Due to high call volumes we may not be able to get to all calls as fast as we used to.  During expected registrations and busier times, we increase staffing to help allievate long wait times. Your patience is appreciated as we navigate through these challenges. 



September 13, 2021 to January 31, 2022
By order of the Provincial Health Officer (PHO) as of September 13, 2021, proof of vaccination (one dose) will be REQUIRED for some of our programs and events. By October 24, proof of two vaccinations will be required.   Proof of vaccine required... Read More
July 6, 2021
As per PHO orders, the province advanced to Step 3 of the BC Restart Plan effective July 1st.  As the province moves through the ReStart Plan, Esquimalt Recreation will continue to monitor health orders and guidelines.  We are making every effort to... Read More