Pay parking begins at Thetis Lake park, Sooke Potholes

Visitors must shell out to leaves cars in lot May 1 to Sept. 30

As of Friday (May 1), pay parking is in effect at both Thetis Lake and Sooke Potholes regional parks.

Parking through Sept. 30 costs $2.25 per day or $20 for a season’s pass for the entire summer. Passes are valid for both parks and can be purchased at the CRD Parks headquarters at 490 Atkins Ave. in Langford, Robbins Parking in downtown Victoria, at the main ticket dispenser at Thetis Lake or the Parking Lot #2 dispenser at Sooke Potholes.

A $10 refundable deposit is required for a plastic parking decal if passes are purchased from either the Atkins Road or Robbins Parking locations.