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. 

Notices

March 14, 2019
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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 register a Camp Emergency Form must be... Read More
March 11, 2019
Do you want to share your passion for gardening with the community? From quaint to extensively manicured to urban farms, we invite Esquimalt Residents to showcase their garden on the 2019 Bloomin' Beautiful Community Garden Tour. The 2019 tour date... Read More
March 8, 2019
The Michael Dunahee Keep the Hope Alive 5K will be taking place Sunday, March 24, 2019. Please note that short term road closures will be in effect 9:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. along the course route.  Please use cation in the area as an estimated 250... Read More
March 7, 2019
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With Spring in the air it is that time of year again when we have to give the beer taps in the Archie Browning Sports Centre Lounge their time off. April 1st marks “Dry Day” for us here at the Lounge.  We aren’t done quite yet though; with a few... Read More
March 5, 2019
Although the snow has just melted, spring really is around the corner! Adjusted schedules will be in effect over Spring Break, March 16th-April 1st with more opportunities for children and youth to stay active and have fun!  Spring Break Pass... Read More
March 4, 2019
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The Esquimalt Volunteer Tax Program provides a complimentary completion of taxes for low income members of the community. To be eligible for this program, persons must be Esquimalt residents and fall within the noted income thresholds: Individual... Read More
March 1, 2019
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Whether you're looking to earn your volunteer hours, cheer your friends on, or share in the spirit of an amazing community-minded event, we want YOU to help out and be a part of making the 2019 Esquimalt 5K with 1K Kid's Run the best yet. Here's... Read More
January 17, 2019
Did you know the Lounge at the Archie Browning Sports Centre is open to the public on Monday-Saturday evenings (during the ice season - until March 30th)?  Open to those 19 years+, drop-in for a beverage and watch your favourite team in action on... Read More
December 11, 2018
View a digital copy (PDF) of the guide here. Registration is open for most programs with course start dates through until June 30th, 2019!  Spring Swim Lesson registration will open March 1st. Our print publication will be available December 12th... Read More
November 11, 2018
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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