Programs & Registration

Fall 2022 Registration Dates 

All Fall offerings will be available to view online July 18, 2022
Registration will open for:
Swimming Lessons on Monday August 1st at 11PM NEW!
All other programs on Monday August 8 at 12AM

    Program Call-Out

    We're currently looking to expand our program offering as we prepare to open our new building - the Esquimalt Gorge Pavilion - in June. We're looking for the following programs and activities for our community:

    • Dance classes for preschool, school age, youth and adult
    • Arts & Culture
    • Language
    • Music & Instruments
    • Cooking
    • Mindfulness/Wellness
    • STEM & Information Technology
    • Public Speaking
    • Baby & Parent /  Toddler & Parent
    • Martial Arts
    • And more!

    Do you have an idea for a program you'd like to run with us? Please submit an application.

    Contracted Course Application Form

    How to Register

    • View program availability & register online - NOTE: Please register in person to redeem any LIFE discounts on programs; LIFE discounts cannot be redeemed through online registration.  Where programs are not listed in the online catalogue, please call to 250-412-8500 to register. Online registration is not yet available for personal training.
    • Register by phone at 250-412-8500. Payment options: Visa, MasterCard, AMEX.
    • Register in person at Esquimalt Recreation Centre, 527 Fraser Street. Payment options: Cash, Debit, Visa, MasterCard, AMEX


    1. Full refunds & credits are permitted up to three working days prior to the start of most programs.  One week's notice required to receive a full refund on Summer Camps.
    2. Three days prior to the start of a program, requests for credit must be made through the appropriate Programmer. There are no guarantees a credit can be accommodated within three days from the start of a program.
    3. Withdrawals from Out of School Care & Preschool programs require one month advanced written notice for full refund. See reception for details.

    NSF Fee

    There is a $20 charge for all returned NSF cheques.


    • There is a $2 replacement fee for lost cards. LIFE passes and Regional Recreation passes subject to $5 replacement fee for lost cards. 
    • There is a $25 pass cancellation fee

    We love to hear from you, contact the Esquimalt Recreation Reception Team:

    • In person at the Esquimalt Rec Centre, 527 Fraser Street
    • By Phone, call 250-412-8500
    • By

    Login to the registration system using your email or create an account: