COVID-19 information

Page last updated on April 8, 2022 at 9:15 a.m.

Recreation update

As of April 8, 12:01am, proof of vaccination is not required to access Saanich recreation centre programs and facilities.

Mask wearing remains a personal choice in Saanich recreation centres.

Saanich Parks, Recreation & Community Services remains committed to the safe enjoyment of our facilities for all patrons, and is following communicable disease guidance from WorkSafeBC. Please continue to check here for updates and specifics as they are posted. 

For more information on PHO guidance, please visit Province-wide restrictions - Province of British Columbia

Council meeting participation

Although in-person attendance is now permitted, space for attendees in the Council Chambers is extremely limited due to COVID-19 related safety measures. It is available on a first-come, first-served basis. It is recommended that applicants and/or residents who wish to attend the meeting in person have an alternate plan for electronic participation in case space is not available. Electronic participation is strongly recommended.

To listen to advisory committees, standing committees, board and commission meetings, please refer to the applicable agenda for further information.  

For further information on viewing and providing feedback at Council meetings and Committee of the Whole meetings, please refer to the meeting agenda at If you have questions, please contact the Legislative Services division at 250-475-5501 or


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