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Saanich Commonwealth Place

Special Notice:

Weightroom Closure: the weightroom will be closed September 5-7 for annual cleaning. It will re-open at 5:30am on Tuesday September 8 and remain OPEN while the rest of the facility is closed for annual maintenance. No need to miss your workout - your pass is valid at Cedar Hill, Pearkes and Gordon Head.

Annual Maintenance Shutdown:
Please note that Saanich Commonwealth Place is closed on Monday, September 7 for Labour Day.  This will lead into our Annual Maintenance Shutdown September 8 - 20.  We’ll be busy cleaning and painting, but you don’t have to miss your workout! Our passes are valid at 3 other Saanich Recreation Centres... Cedar Hill, Gordon Head and Pearkes. For your convenience our registration desk and weightroom remain open.  All other programs and services will resume Monday, September 21st starting at 5:30am. 

Looking for a full year program for preschoolers for September 2015 - June 2016?
Limited spaces are available in Kiddie Capers, our popular program for 3-5 year olds has openings. Registration is now underway in-person at the centre or by phone 250-475-7600. Learn more!

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4636 Elk Lake Drive, Victoria B.C., V8Z 5M1
Telephone: 250-475-7600 24 Hour Info Line: 250-475-7620
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  • Full Size Gymnasium
  • Steamroom & Sauna
  • Fully Equipped Weightroom
  • Aerobic & Dance Studio & 5 Multi-purpose rooms
  • Competition Pool, Wave Pool, Dive Tank, Shallow Tot Pool
  • Proshop & Free Parking
  • AquaTerra Cafe: 250- 590-2834
  • Greater Victoria Public Library (Bruce Hutchison Branch)
  • Watch our newest video about the 'Nu-Step Exercise Machine'

Childminding (infant to 10yrs)

We have an excellent childminding service offering quality care in a safe, friendly and fun environment each weekday morning. Parents/Guardians must be on the premises while your child is in childminding.

Summer Hours - valid until September 4, 2015
Monday - Friday 8:45am-11:30am
Please note: Childminding is NOT available September 5-20 during our Annual Maintenance Shutdown. Regular services will resume on Monday, September 21.

Location: The UpSide Teen Lounge.
Cost: $4.75 per child per hour or purchase a 10 hour pass for $42.38+tax, 25 hour pass for $100.00+tax. Third and additional children are $2.40. Pass prices do not include applicable taxes.

Last modified: August 24, 2015