Victoria, BC–- Pay parking at Sooke Potholes and Thetis Lake regional parks begins Sunday, May 1, 2011, for the summer season. An increase from $2 to $2.25 for the daily parking rate and from $15 to $20 for the seasonal parking pass will be in effect.
A seasonal parking pass is valid at both parks and can be purchased from CRD Regional Parks’ headquarters (490 Atkins Avenue, Langford), Robbins Parking (1102 Fort Street, Victoria), the main ticket dispenser at Thetis Lake or the Parking Lot #2 dispenser at Sooke Potholes. Visitors purchasing a pass from CRD Regional Parks’ headquarters or Robbins Parking are also asked for a $10 refundable decal deposit.
Motorists are required to find a designated parking spot, purchase a ticket from a dispenser and display the receipt on the vehicle dashboard. All ticket dispensers accept coins, and the main parking lot ticket dispensers at Thetis Lake and Sooke Potholes accept VISA and MasterCard.
CRD Regional Parks reminds visitors that Sooke Potholes and Thetis Lake regional parks are open sunrise to sunset.
Parking revenues help to offset the rising costs to operate and maintain park facilities. Parking rates were last increased in 1995.
For more information, please visit CRD Parks.
For further information please contact:
Laurie Sthamann, Communications Coordinator
CRD Regional Parks