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:

Spring Break Alert:
Special schedules are in effect for March 20-April 2.

  • Daily Fun Swims have been added from 1-4pm and other swims [PDF - 240 KB] are also available. Please note the Wibit Inflatable is undergoing repair and will NOT be in the pool until further notice.
  • Childminding is NOT available March 20-24 during the first week of Spring Break but returns for the second week, March 27-31.

Swimming Canada World Trials:
Special Schedules are in effect April 3-9 as this meet has exclusive use as needed. This is an exciting time in the pool and your chance to see some amazing athletes!

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