Programs and Services

Program & Services

View our simplified Multilingual Recreation Program and Services guide. Multilingual Guide

Saanich Parks and Recreation facilities have completed Safe Harbour training and we are committed to creating welcoming and inclusive spaces.

SpeakWell Conversation Program 

* Cancelled until further notice due to Covid-19*

Are you an adult looking to improve your English skills? Practice with us! We offer small and informal group discussions with Canadian volunteers. It’s FREE!

For more information, email Jason Jones or call 250-475-5427.

ESL Youth Drop-In (Enable Program)

We offer FREE supervised drop-in sessions to teens learning English. Have fun, make friends and improve your English all at the same time at these casual gatherings. 

For more information, email Jason Jones or call 250-475-5427.

Partnerships

Saanich works with other regional, provincial and federal partners to foster diversity and equity in our municipality. Saanich is a member of the Affiliation of Multicultural Societies and Service Agencies of BC (AMSAA).  Our association is committed to building culturally inclusive communities across BC. Learn more

Community Partnership Network (CPN) is a group of more than 300 local agencies, businesses, and institutions committed to building diverse, welcoming, and inclusive communities in Greater Victoria. Learn More 

Affiliation of Multicultural Societies and Service Agencies of BC (AMSAA). Our associations is committed to building culturally inclusive communities across BC. Learn More

Greater Victoria Local Immigrant Partnership (GVLIP) is a coalition of newcomers, community organizations, government agencies, institutions, businesses and business organizations focused on developing strategies for improving the participation, belonging, and inclusion of newcomers in Greater Victoria. Learn More

Organizing Against Racism and Hate (OARH) is a coordinated community approach to counter racism and hate activity in B.C. Learn More

Google Translate

The District of Saanich uses Google Translate as a tool to assist patrons. The collection of personal information is authorized under the Local Government Act, Community Charter and sections 26 (c) and 33.1.1(7) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.  The information will be used for communicating with patrons. Questions can be directed to the District’s Privacy Officer at: 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria BC, V8X 2W7, t. 250-475-1775, e. foi@saanich.ca