Esquimalt Recreation Centre

The Esquimalt Recreation Centre is a multi-purpose wellness and community recreation facility with aquatics centre, weight room, gymnasium and multi-purpose spaces.

Quick links on this page:


Contact Information:

  • Location: 527 Fraser Street, Esquimalt  BC V9A 6H6
  • Phone: 250.412.8500 // Best efforts to answer phones are made 5:30am-10:30pm seven days a week. During peak periods, please leave a message. All messages will be returned within 24 hours. 


Hours of Operation: 

  • 5:30am - 10:30pm  seven days a week including MOST Statutory Holidays!
  • Holiday Hours: Dec 24 & 31: 5:30 am. to 4:00 p.m.; Dec 25: 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.; Jan 1: 1:00-3:00pm
  • Click here for Drop In Schedules


Features of the Recreation Centre include:

  • 4500+ square foot Wellness Centre, featuring state-of-the-art cardio and strength training equipment
  • Gymnasium
  • Aquatic Centre with a six-lane 25-metre lap pool, warm “lifestyle pool” and tot pool with spray features, wheelchair accessible hot-tub, steam room, and sauna
  • Senior’s (50+) centre
  • Multi-purpose activity and meeting rooms which can accommodate up to 300 people for recreational programs, community meetings, and weddings.  To book a room click here. 
  • Out of School Care and childminding services
  • Parks and Recreation Services program staff offices.


Facility Booking Information

For booking information, contact Chris Millan by email or by phone at 250-412-8525.


Parking Information

Free parking is available the Esquimalt Recreation Centre but may be limited during peak peak. If you are coming for a workout to the Esquimalt Rec Centre, please consider parking in the sports centre lot and enjoy a short 200 metre walk across Bullen Park and some fresh air before start your your indoor fitness regime. Doing so will be greatly appreciated by persons with mobility restrictions and those with young children.     

Street parking is allow available but please respect residential only parking zones. Residential only parking is monitored and strictly enforced. 

Esquimalt Rec Centre Wi-Fi Hotspot