Older Adults

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Communicating Together Survey

This survey is to acquire feedback on the priorities and situations now of older adults.

The information you provide will help us evaluate the effectiveness of what’s currently offered, as well as help us identify priorities this year.

No individual will be identified and no comments will be attributed to any individual in any reports resulting from this survey.

The district of Saanich will not collect use or disclose personal information using SurveyMonkey. An IP (Internet Protocol) address is a unique number that links your online activity to your computer. Please be aware that IP addresses are collected by SurveyMonkey itself, and these IP addresses and other information collected will be stored on SurveyMonkey servers located outside of Canada.

Questions about privacy can be directed to the District's Privacy Officer at: 770

Vernon Avenue, Victoria BC, V8W 2W7, 250-475-1775, foi@saanich.ca.

This survey is voluntary and a response is encouraged, not required.

Please do not provide any third-party information (i.e. talk about others) in your responses to the survey. 

Stay Busy and Healthy while at home!

Check back to this page weekly for more fun activities, recipes and updates on Saanich Parks, Recreation and Community Services

Simple Healthy Recipes

It is important to eat healthy and stay healthy. New simple recipes that don't involve a lot of cooking or ingredients but will give you a lot of vitamins, healthy fats, fibre and protein will be posted here each week. Check regularly for new recipes!

Brain Busters

Don't forget your brain! Weekly Brain Buster sheets will be posted here that will keep your brain sharp too. Do them online or print them off to give to a friend or parent. If you would like them mailed to you or have some that you would like to share, call Alyssa 250-475-5473

If balance, mobility or other impairments prevent you from participating, do not stop your favourite activity for fear of injury or falling, bring a friend or caregiver! This card allows an assistant free access to support you while you participate.
Older Adult Assistance Card Application

What to expect when you return?

  • Regulated entry into buildings with social distance markings
  • Directional traffic flow and exiting signage
  • Cafes will be closed, no ability to socialize in lobbies
  • Smaller class sizes and selection of programs
  • Hand sanitizing requirements
  • Pre-registration required
  • No one exhibiting signs of illness will be permitted in buildings

We look forward to seeing our patrons back in our centres!

Partners in Recreation

Saanich Parks & Recreation works with many local organizations to help deliver social and recreational opportunities to our older citizens.  We work to provide avenues for social participation not just in our centres but in the community at large.  For more information on our partners and older adult organizations see the "RELATED LINKS" list on this page.  Many offer opportunities for low cost or free programs, social gatherings and volunteering. 


Saanich Parks and Recreation Older Adults Strategy 

Saanich Parks and Recreation Older Adults Strategy 2017-2022 was approved by Saanich Council in June of 2017.  In 2019 Council approved the full funding requests to implement the actions and proposed goals of the strategy.

Please open the Older Adults Strategy Final Report to review the findings, priorities, and proposed goals and actions for the years 2017-2022.