recreation-staffA diverse range of arts, culture and recreation activities and opportunities in the capital region ensures a high quality of life for residents and visitors alike. The CRD owns performing arts venues; owns, operates and funds libraries and museums in electoral ares; and develops, operates and maintains numerous local amenities. the CRD provides local arts funding on Salt Spring Island and supports, promotes and celebrates the arts through the Arts Development Service. The investment in arts organizations gives residents access to thousands of affordable arts events that foster civic engagement and social inclusion and helps build a healthy economy.