recreation

Commonwealth Place was shut down before 11 a.m. on Thursday following a power outage. (Saanich Parks, Recreation and Community Services/Twitter)
Commonwealth Place was shut down before 11 a.m. on Thursday following a power outage. (Saanich Parks, Recreation and Community Services/Twitter)
Saanich facilities are operating on holiday schedules from Tuesday, Dec. 24. (Black Press File Photo)

Holiday schedules to take effect at Saanich facilities

Closures and changes in open hours Dec. 24 to Jan. 1

Saanich facilities are operating on holiday schedules from Tuesday, Dec. 24. (Black Press File Photo)
Victoria city council voted to minimize its admission rate increases. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Victoria votes to keep recreational admission fee increase to a minimum

In January 2020 fees will go up by two per cent, rentals up 4.7 per cent

Victoria city council voted to minimize its admission rate increases. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
Parks and recreation fees, like those for using Crystal Pool, are set to increase. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria recreation fees set to rise nearly five per cent

Fee increase needed for wages, aging infrastructure costs says staff report

Parks and recreation fees, like those for using Crystal Pool, are set to increase. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps, left, shakes hands with Christine Gleed, the chair of the board of the YMCA/YWCA Vancouver Island, upon signing a memorandum of understanding that formalizes the organizations’ joint commitment to planning services and programs. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS

City of Victoria lays groundwork for relationship with YMCA-YWCA

Goal is to expand services as both embark on building new facilities

Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps, left, shakes hands with Christine Gleed, the chair of the board of the YMCA/YWCA Vancouver Island, upon signing a memorandum of understanding that formalizes the organizations’ joint commitment to planning services and programs. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS
The Monterey Recreation Centre team prepares for its annual Discover Monterey Open House. Left to right: Recreation programmer Joanne Donohue, volunteer receptionist Cindy Thomson, receptionist and volunteer Natalie West, volunteer hostess Maureen Hodgetts. (Morgan Cross photo)

Discover more than 30 clubs at annual Monterey Centre open house

Head booth-to-booth Sept. 6 at the centre

  • Sep 1, 2017
The Monterey Recreation Centre team prepares for its annual Discover Monterey Open House. Left to right: Recreation programmer Joanne Donohue, volunteer receptionist Cindy Thomson, receptionist and volunteer Natalie West, volunteer hostess Maureen Hodgetts. (Morgan Cross photo)
The City of Victoria’s Crystal Pool and Fitness Centre will undergo its annual summer maintenance and be closed for recreation use Sept. 2 to 24.  Photo contributed

Summer maintenance shuts down Victoria’s Crystal Pool for most of September

Pass holders have options for swim, workout sessions

The City of Victoria’s Crystal Pool and Fitness Centre will undergo its annual summer maintenance and be closed for recreation use Sept. 2 to 24.  Photo contributed