Township of Esquimalt recreation facilities have adjusted schedules and availability due to COVID-19. For related program and facility updates, please see here:
Notice: Facility Rental & Contract Instructor Risk Assessment & Response Plan Form
User groups/contract instructors seeking facility space are required to submit a Risk Assessment & Response Plan Form for approval before any activities will be conducted on Township of Esquimalt property during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Users are encouraged to review the Safe Use of Facilities & Participation in Recreation Programs page and facility occupancy limits before completing this form.
Esquimalt Recreation has two main indoor recreation facilities, the Archie Browning Sports Centre and the Esquimalt Recreation Centre, as well as numerous outdoor sport facilities. See overview descriptions below.
- To rent facility space, please complete a booking request here.
- View drop-in program schedules here.
- View membership and admission rates here.'
Archie Browning Sports Centre
Choose from learn-to-skate programs, hockey schools and Junior B games; public skates to curling; lacrosse, roller derby and broomball. The Archie Browning Sports Centre is well equipped for sporting and special events. Learn more about this facility including hours of operation and location here.
At two hectares, Bullen Field is large enough for a number of organized field sports such as softball, soccer and rugby. The field is also used for special events that draw the community and neighbours from other parts of the Capital Region. Located at Lyall and Fraser Street, between the Esquimalt Recreation Centre and the Archie Browning Sports Centre.
Esquimalt Teen Centre
The Esquimalt Teen Centre is located on the lower level of the Esquimalt Recreation Centre. Youth are welcome to participate in the drop-in and scheduled programs offered here.
The Lacrosse Box is used year round for team practices, lacrosse camps and competitions hosted by the Victoria Esquimalt Lacrosse Association's Minor division. It may also be reserved for outdoor hockey.
Esquimalt Recreation Centre
The Recreation Centre boasts state-of-the-art wellness and aquatic centres, a gymnasium and numerous spaces for programs, activities and meetings. In addition to recreation activities and programs, you can choose from hundreds of year-round community programs.
Brodeur Sport Field
This sport field is shared with l’Ecole Victor Brodeur and can be accessed from Old Esquimalt Road or Head Street. It contains one baseball diamond, a soccer pitch, and a crushed rock walking path around the perimeter of the field. Parking is available off Head Street on weekdays after 6 p.m. or on weekends.
This 1.7 hectare ball park is home to the Esquimalt Little League Association. Complete with two little league ball diamonds, a batting cage, concession, washrooms and bleachers, it has hosted numerous seasons of Little League games and competitions.