Drop-in Schedule Changes in Effect for Summer: Kindergym & Basketball

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 Adventure Park and Splash Pad beside the Esquimalt Recreation Centre. The summer kindergym schedule will be:

  • Fridays: 10:30am-11:45am
  • Saturdays: 9:30am-10:30am & 1030am-1130am

Kindergym admission is $3.00/child. Families may reserve their child's space on the day of interest after 7:00 a.m. by calling 250.412.8500.

Stay & Play Childminding: Evening Childminding on Wednesdays from July 3rd to August 28th, will not be running through the summer due to historical low attendance. It will resume on September 4th. 

Drop-in Floor Hockey & Drop-in Basketball will not be running  July 1st to September 8th. For hockey, please enjoy use of the lacrosse box on Fraser Street; for basketball, enjoy the outdoor courts on Colville Road located near Esquimalt High School during the summer. The Lacrosse Box and Courts are available on a first come, first served basis at no cost provided a scheduled program or rental is not taking place. Drop-in Floor Hockey will resume on September 9th; Drop-in Basketball will resume on September 15th.

To secure the courts for private rentals, please submit a request in writing through esquimalt.ca/bookingrequest.