Recreation

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

Registration is OPEN for Summer Programs

We're having fun and keeping it safe all summer long with City of Victoria recreation programs. Registration is now open for all programs:

We're keeping outdoor fitness going at Royal Athletic Park this summer, including Zumba, boot camps and yoga, plus outdoor spin classes on the Crystal Pool sun patio. Join us for these fun and safe open-air fitness experiences.

We also have an exciting line-up of summer camps available. View the 2021 summer camps flyer:

BC's Restart

We welcome the Province’s four-step restart plan announced on May 25 to gradually return to activities, including indoor and outdoor sports and fitness. We are seeking further guidance from provincial sports and recreation organizations so we can finalize our program plans. 

We are getting everything in place so we can resume issuing permits for sports fields and safely restart low-intensity indoor fitness classes such as yoga and Aquafit. Our focus continues to be the health and safety of our staff and participants and we want to thank everyone for continuing to follow the public health recommendations to keep themselves and others safe.

Please check back here to stay up to date.

 

Crystal Pool and Fitness Centre

Registration is ongoing for pool and fitness visits and upcoming recreation programs. For program information and registration, visit our Programs and Registration page.

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.

Due to public health requirements and capacity limits registration is required, so please book ahead. Our priority is safety and all COVID-19 protocols are in place to help you stay safe while you stay active. 

Learn more about what's available and book your visit at victoria.ca/crystalpool.

Recreation and COVID-19 Safety Protocols

Increasing access to recreation allows people to take care of their mental, emotional and physical health. Programs and services are in alignment with public health requirements and we are prepared to adapt and change as requirements change to keep the public and our staff safe.

Read the Parks and Recreation COVID-19 Recovery Plan for more information. 

For updates regarding programs, services, and facility operations, please visit this page regularly.

 

Royal Athletic Park 

Drop-in community access and disc golf will resume at Royal Athletic Park soon. Come get active and enjoy this large grass field in the heart of Victoria.

Check back soon for information on days and times.

 

Field and Court Permits Now Available 

Field and court permits are available for local sport organizations. Here’s what we need if you’re interested in booking: 

  1. Fill out this form
  1. Attach your Provincial Sport Organization Return to Sport Plan 
  1. Attach your COVID-19 Exposure Control Plan 
  1. Send your forms to parkspermits@victoria.ca   

For questions or assistance, contact us at 250.361.0361 or parkspermits@victoria.ca.  

 

Contact Us

Reception staff are available by phone to answer your questions Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. and Saturdays 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Email: crystalpool@victoria.ca   

Phone: 250.361.0732

 

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