Facilities

 

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.

Quick links:

  • To rent facility space, please complete a booking request here.
  • View drop-in program schedules here.
  • View membership and admission rates here.'
Facility Rentals

Facility Descriptions:

 

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.


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.


Bullen Field

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. 


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.


Gorge Park Pavilion

    Sitting at 6000+ sq ft the Pavilion covers 2 floors, both with stunning views of the water.  Each floor contains 3000 sq ft of rentable space along with a servery that includes prep counters, residential fridge, range, dishwasher and sink.  More details.

    Pavilion general hours: 

    • M-F: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Weekends: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Lacrosse Box

    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.


    Lampson Park

    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.