Recreation

Recreation services are essential to active, healthy and connected communities, and contribute enormously to Victoria’s vibrancy and resiliency.   

Fitness Facilities Are Open

Fitness facilities at Crystal Pool and Fitness Centre are open for individual activities. Maximum capacity limits are posted in fitness areas. 

Group fitness activities have also resumed. Due to capacity limits required under current COVID restrictions, group fitness classes must be booked in advance. Please register online or call 250.361.0732.

The pool and other facility amenities continue to be open and do not require advance booking.

Your patience is appreciated as staff work through service adjustments. Our focus continues to be the health and safety of our staff and participants, and we want to thank everyone for continuing to follow public health recommendations to keep themselves and others safe. Proof of vaccination is required to access Crystal Pool and Fitness Centre and masks must be worn in the facility, except when in the pool. Masks are encouraged during exercise.

Winter Registration is Open!

A wide variety of recreation programs to help you stay active, creative and connected are planned for winter 2022. View programs and register online or call 250.361.0732 to speak with one of our friendly staff members. Programs begin in January.

View programs and schedules below.

Adult Health and Wellness Programs:

Crystal Pool Aquatics Programs:

Preschool, Child and Youth Programs:

Learn to Skate Programs:

January 2022 Public Skating Schedule:

February 2022 Public Skating Schedule:

Crystal Pool Drop-In Schedule:

Fitness Classes:

Crystal Pool and Fitness Centre

The City of Victoria's fitness and aquatics centre is located at 2275 Quadra Street. Enjoy our 50-metre pool, two warm pools, 160-foot water slide, hot tub, weight room, cardio area and more. 

Annual, monthly, and 10-punch pass options are available.

Our priority is safety and all COVID-19 protocols are in place to help you stay safe while you stay active. 

Learn more at victoria.ca/crystalpool

Royal Athletic Park

A multi-purpose, fully-lit, natural grass stadium, Royal Athletic Park provides practice and playing space for local and visiting teams, and also hosts major sports and special events.

Learn more at victoria.ca/rap.

Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre

Victoria's arena is a state of the art facility. With 7,000 seats, the centre provides a unique variety of public skating programs and special events, as well as ice, dry-floor and meeting room space rentals.

Learn more at victoria.ca/arena.

Sports Fields and Courts

Several mixed-use sports fields and tennis and pickleball courts are available throughout Victoria for drop-in use. These outdoor facilities are also available to book.

Learn more at victoria.ca/outdoorrecreation.

BC's Restart

We are following the steps in the provincial Restart Plan to gradually and safely return to activities. We are also following guidance from provincial sports, recreation and health organizations to update our program plans.

Our focus continues to be on the health and safety of our staff and participants and we want to thank everyone for continuing to follow public health recommendations to keep themselves and others safe. As of September 7, 2021, we have returned to drop-in access at the Crystal Pool and Fitness Centre. Thank you for your patience as we roll out updated programs and service delivery plans.

Please check back here to stay up to date. 

The City's Parks and Recreation COVID-19 Recovery Plan is available here.

Contact Us

Reception staff are available by phone to answer your questions Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Email: crystalpool@victoria.ca   

Phone: 250.361.0732

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