Township of Esquimalt Recreation facilities have some adjusted openings. Playgrounds are open with posted safety reminders. For related program and facility updates, please see our dedicated facility update page:
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Updated registration information due to COVID-19
- In-person registration is not currently available. Please use the online registration system or call 250.412.8500. Phones are currently being answered 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, and 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Saturday. Esquimalt Recreation Reception is closed on Sundays.
|Programs||Period/ Description||Registration Opens/Notes|
|2020/2021 Out of School Care|
Waitlist. Details here
|Weight Room Reservations||Ongoing||Book up to 14 days in advance|
2020/2021 Preschool School-Year Program Registration
|Open. Details here|
|Fitness Classes||Ongoing||Select classes available. Book up to 14 days in advance|
|Drop-in Sports Reservation||Not available||Please check back|
|Drop-in Social Program Reservation||Open||Limited offerings|
|Drop-in Preschool Program Reservation||Not available||Please check back|
|Community Recreation Programs, including art classes, sports, etc. (excluding fitness)||Open|
|Ice Programs||Open||Details here.|
|Aquatics Programs||Find details here||Soft-reopening September 15. Reg opens Sept 8.|
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 private swim lessons or personal training.
- Register by phone (250-412-8500) 5:30am-10:30pm. Payment options: Visa, MasterCard, AMEX.
- Register in person at Esquimalt Recreation Centre, 527 Fraser Street, 5:30am-10:30pm. Payment Options: Cash, Debit, Visa, MasterCard, AMEX
- Full refunds & credits are permitted up to three working days prior to the start of most programs. 1-week's notice needed to receive a full refund on Summer Camps.
- 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 3 days from the start of a program.
- Withdrawals from Out of School Care & Creative Play programs require one month advanced written notice for full refund. See reception for details.
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
- All regional pass sales are final.
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 Email
Last updated Septemebr 10, 2020, 2:58pm
Reception hours - until September 20th:
6:30 a.m. to 6:30pm Monday-Friday
8:00 a.m. to 12:00pm Saturday
Reception hours - starting September 21st:
6:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday-Friday
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Saturday