Recreation

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

SERVICE UPDATE: Crystal Pool and Fitness Centre is currently closed for annual maintenance to keep the centre operating at its best. We look forward to welcoming the community back on December 20, 2021.

Winter Info is Here! Registration Opens December 6

A wide variety of recreation programs to help you stay active, creative and connected are planned for winter 2022. View programs online now. Registration opens on December 6 at 9 a.m. Programs begin on January 10.

View winter programs and schedules below.

Adult Health and Wellness Programs:

Crystal Pool Aquatics Programs:

Preschool, Child and Youth Programs:

Learn to Skate Programs:

Starting December 6, register online or call 250.361.0732 to speak with one of our friendly staff members.

Fall Programs and Schedules

Learn to Skate Programs:

December 2021 Public Skating Schedule

Register here for upcoming Winter Break Adventure Camps:

Crystal Pool and Fitness Centre

The City of Victoria's fitness and aquatics centre is located at 2775 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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