Saanich Commonwealth Place

Saanich Commonwealth Place offers a variety of activities:

  • swimming
  • fitness
  • community recreation programs for all ages
  • kindergym
  • health services
  • facility rentals
  • youth centre

Visit the Active Living Guide for all programs and activities. 

Special Notes and Events:

Kiddie Capers for ages 3-5

Are you looking for a full-year preschool program [PDF - 357 KB] for September 2017-June 2018? Registration for Kiddie Capers starts on Saturday February 18 at 8:00 a.m. in-person only! Please feel free to call Ruth Smith, Preschool Programmer at 250-475-7603 for more information about this popular program.

Facility Hours: 
Effective January 2 - June 30

Monday to Friday 5:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
*Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
(*weightroom opens at 8:00 a.m.; showers available at 10:00 a.m.)

Reception and Proshop Hours:

Monday to Saturday 8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Sunday  10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


How to Find Us

Google Map 

Get here by bus


  • Accessible washrooms and change rooms
  • Accessible parking spaces 
  • Accessible electronic entry/ramps 
  • 3 wheelchair accessible family change rooms with lifts
  • Accessible weight room with adapted equipment
  • Aquatic wheelchairs on deck
  • Covered entrance
  • Designated handyDART loading zone
  • Elevator to weight room and lower floor
  • Overhead lift with sling providing access to tots pool and hot tub
  • Pool lift providing access to teach pool, dive tank and competition pool