Drop-In Schedules

Esquimalt Recreation Centre Hours of Operation

Regular hours:

Reception, Wellness Centre (gym), and Aquatic Facility 
  • Monday - Sunday 5:30 am - 10:30 pm

Drop-in reservations

Where drop in programs run near capacity we are pleased to offer the convenience of a reservation system.  Payment is required to reserve your space.

Online reservation is available for all drop in sports & fitness programs 14 days prior to the date of the session. To register online, select "REGISTER NOW" to complete your reservation. Where "More Info" is noted, reservations are not yet available. You can also register by calling (call 250-412-8500), or in person. Please note, phone and in person registration follow the same 14 day registration pattern as online registration. 

  • All Drop in Sports & Fitness classes are available to register on a two week rolling reservation from the current date.
  • Programs take place at the Esquimalt Recreation Centre, unless otherwise indicated.

View and register for drop-in classes and programs 

Drop-in admission prices

Adult (19+)$6.25
Senior (60+)$4.75
Student (post secondary)$4.75
Youth (13-18)$3.50
Child (6-12)$3.25
Family (2 adults, 3 children)$12.50
Preschool (0-5)Free 

Online reservation:

  •  Verify your email address in our system with our Reception Team
  • Log on to your account online, using your email address as your username and FORGOT YOUR PASSWORD if necessary - OR - check with Reception for our staff to reset your password.
  • If our team resets your password, you will receive an email from communications[at]perfectmind.com. This is our software developer; this correspondence is not spam. If this correspondence does not appear in your general inbox, please check your “junk folder”.
  • For Regional Pass Holders and LIFE Pass Holders, for you  to enjoy the convenience of the online reservation system please check in with Reception – in person – to receive your Esquimalt Access Card. The access card will then enable you to reserve online at no charge. Please note for LIFE Pass Holders, you will be issued a 5-punch Esquimalt Access Card and our staff will validate 5 x admissions on the back of your access card. As your passes are used, please check in with reception to receive 5 additional punches and to have your regional card admissions validated.
  • For students - to receive the discounted student rate, you must do so via a student membership or a student punch pass. Online drop in fees will populate based on the date of birth of the participant.

Phone-in reservation:

In our computer registration system, payment is required at time of reservation. To help ensure a quick transaction while on the phone we encourage you to take advantage of these options:

  • Placing credit on your account via your preferred payment method (cash, debit, credit card). This can be done in person at your convenience and then our team members will process your drop in payment using the credit on your account.
  • Purchasing a pass or a punch card. Punch cards options are available for all drop in options. Where admission is not included with Esquimalt Recreation Pass/Punch Card.