Recreation

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

Summer Programs

Registration is open for all summer programs. Get active in our new outdoor fitness area at Crystal Pool and Fitness Centre, get the kids into swim lessons, or learn to prepare delicious meals using local ingredients in a cooking class – there’s something for everyone. View all program guides and schedules below. Some programs fill quickly so register early.

Summer Program Guides

Adult Health and Fitness

Child and Youth

Crystal Pool Aquatics Programs

Growing in the City

Summer Drop-In Schedules

Crystal Pool Aquatics Drop-In Schedule (July 4-September 2)

Drop-In Fitness Classes (July 4-September 2)

Summer Camps

Registration for 2022 summer camps is now open. Choose from nature adventure, playground fun, ultimate frisbee, junior lifeguard camps and more. There are program options for ages 3-14. View the guide and start planning your summer today. Spots fill quickly so register early.

Spring Programs Continue

There are still some spaces left in spring programs. Check out our outdoor fitness programs, register the kids to try a new activity, or work on your green thumb in the garden with our new Growing in the City programs – there’s something for everyone. Browse the program guides today and discover fun ways to stay active, creative and connected in your community.

Spring Program Guides

Adult Health and Fitness

Crystal Pool Aquatics Programs

Growing in the City Programs

Preschool, Child and Youth Programs

Spring Drop-In Schedules

Crystal Pool Aquatics Drop-In Schedule (April 4-July 3)

Drop-In Fitness Classes (April 4-June 30)

NEW! Growing in the City Programs

Develop your green thumb and enhance our environment with our new Growing in the City programs. Join in-person and virtual workshops to gain skills in gardening, seasonal cooking, habitat restoration, fruit tree care, and much more. Let's learn together and celebrate the Year of the Garden in 2022! See what's available and register in the Growing in the City program guide.

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.

Parks and Recreation Fees

Fees for admission, facility rentals, equipment rentals, park permits and more are available in the Parks and Recreation Fees Bylaw.

Contact Us

Recreation staff are available to answer your questions Monday to Friday from 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Email: crystalpool@victoria.ca   

Phone: 250.361.0732

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