Saanich Commonwealth Place

Saanich Commonwealth Place offers a variety of activities:

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

Visit the Active Living Guide for all programs and activities.


Facility Hours

Monday to Friday 5:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
*Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
*Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
(*weightroom opens at 8:00 a.m.; showers available at 10:00 a.m.)

Reception and Proshop Hours:

Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday  10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Statutory Holidays: 
July 1 - 10:00am - 4:00pm,  August 1 - 10:00am - 4:00pm,  September 5 - Closed 
Registration Desk and ProShop are closed all holidays.

News & Updates!

Annual Weightroom Closure September 3-5:
Saturday, Sunday and Monday

Please note the weightroom will be closed for annual maintenance and cleaning. Your Access Pass is valid at Saanich's other centres: Cedar Hill, Gordon Head and Pearkes.

Annual Maintenance Shutdown September 6-18:

  • All pools and changerooms are closed
  • All programs including Childminding are cancelled
  • Reception desk, Cafe and Proshop are closed

Weightroom remains OPEN:
Monday - Friday 5:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Please use side entrance and note that showers are not available


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