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Victoria International ITF Junior Tennis Tournament

Come and watch this world ranking tennis event featuring top junior players from around the globe October 5 - 12, 2019. Read more >>

FREE Swim Sponsored by Peninsula Co-op

Bring your family and friends and join us on Saturday, October 12th, 1:30 - 3:30pm, for a strong>free swim sponsored by Peninsula Co-op. Read more >>

Active Aging Week: October 1st - 7th

Active Aging Week challenges society's diminished expectations of aging by showing that, regardless of age or health conditions, adults over 50 can live as fully as possible in all areas of life - physical, social, spiritual, emotional, intellectual, vocational and environmental. Celebrate with us by dropping in or registering for various activities taking place at Panorama and Greenglade throughout the week. Read more >>>

Puppy Yoga - Sunday, September 8thpuppy-yoga

In partnership with local dog rescue organization, Flirting with Fido, this yoga class will be visited by some adoptable furry friends! Read more >>

Seaside Magazine - FREE Family Movie Nightfamily-movie-nightlego2

On Saturday, July 6 from 6 - 8pm, come and watch Lego Movie 2 on our giant screen! We will transform our (dry) arena into the perfect place to kick back, munch some popcorn, and enjoy a great film together! Feel free to come in your PJs! A variety of refreshments will be available for purchase. Sponsored by Seaside Magazine.

active-kids-fun-runActive Kids Club FREE Fun Run - Saturday, June 29th

Join us June 29th for the 1km Active Kids Fun Run. Click here for details. Register today!

Free Swim - National Indigenous Peoples Day


In celebration of National Indigenous Peoples Day, join us for a free everyone welcome swim on Friday, June 21st, 6:30 - 9pm.

Move & Play in the Park


Don't miss our free Move & Play in the Park event this Saturday! Activities will include Outdoor Bootcamp from 1:15-2pm and Outdoor Yoga from 2:15-3pm for 5yrs+ (children under 12 require parent/guardian participation), our GIANT inflatable obstacle course (min height of 36"), field games and more! All ages and abilities welcome. Read more>>

Access Awareness Day - Free Admission June 1st

Celebrated annually, Access Awareness Day is a comprehensive campaign to raise awareness about disability, accessibility and social inclusion. Join us on Saturday, June 1st for free admission to our drop-in programs at Panorama Recreation and Greenglade Community Centres!

First Night New Year's Eve Family Celebration: Early Bird Tickets Now on Sale!newyears2018-166

Join us for our 13th annual First Night New Year’s Eve celebration! Enjoy an activity-filled evening that includes swimming, skating, face painting, our inflatable obstacle course, and much more. This family friendly event will be topped-off with a spectacular fireworks display!

Winter Wonderland

Each year, Panorama Recreation Centre’s arena is transformed to become a beautiful winter scene, complete with falling snow, lights, trees, penguins and polar bears, and of course a Christmas tree and Santa Claus! Join us on opening day for a special family carnival, complete with holiday tunes, hot chocolate, children’s games and activities, and a special visit from Santa! Read more >>

EncoreFX Victoria International Women's ITF Tennis Event

The 2018 EncoreFX Victoria International Women's ITF Tennis Event will feature players from all over the globe completing for world ranking points. Total prize money for the event is $15,000 with the women competing in both singles and doubles. This event is one of 7 professional women's tennis events in Canada. Read more >>

Free Swim to Celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day

Celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day by enjoying a FREE swim from 6:30-8:30pm on Thursday, June 21st.

Tree Removal

Due to root intrusion of the drainage system and the potential for future damage to our racquet sports facility, the District of North Saanich has approved the removal of the trees along the east side of the facility. The tree removal, as well as the planting of new trees on the property will take place starting May 28th.

Active Kids Clubactivekids

As part of Physical Literacy Month we have created the Active Kids Club to encourage and reward children for practicing important skills such as catching, running, jumping, swimming and throwing. Children can collect stamps for every 30 minutes of exercise they do during the month of May. Stamps=Prizes! Read more >>

Wolf's Den Youth Leadership Grantwolfsden

Do you have an initiative or project you and your friends are passionate about? Apply for a youth leadership grant of up to $500, and bring your ideas to life!

Arena B Ice Rink Reopened Friday, October 6th

The Arena B floor at Panorama Recreation approached the end of its service and required replacement. Moore Wilson Architects was retained to carry out the design work. Construction commenced on April 3rd, and the arena reopened Friday, October 6th.

This 2.2 million dollar project, which included a $500,000 Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Grant, went extremely well. Panorama Recreation is excited to showcase its many new features and strives to be a sustainable facility and provide the best quality and experience for our arena patrons.

Panorama Recreation Centre Receives Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program Grant

Panorama Recreation has received $500,000 from the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program to support our project to rehabilitate the floor system, rink boards and glass in Arena B at Panorama Recreation Centre. This project will commence March 1, 2017 and we anticipate to be up and running with the new system October 2017 for the 2017/2018 ice season. The estimated cost of this project is $1.4 million, which includes the $500,000 Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program funding.

Kraft Hockeyville Arena Improvement

The Peninsula Recreation Commission has established a working committee which has started discussions in regards to the Kraft Hockeyville arena improvement funds. Once the plan options have been developed, we will be inviting the community to provide their input

Saanich Peninsula Walking Guide

The Walking Guide is a combination of maps, health tips and nature information that covers North Saanich, Central Saanich and Sidney.

Washroom Renovations - Greenglade Community Centre

Some exciting changes will soon be underway at Greenglade Community Centre.

Beginning on Monday, January 11, the washrooms at Greenglade Community Centre will be under renovation. This project will allow for the renovation of two washrooms, the creation of a unisex washroom and provide barrier free access (fully accessible) washrooms. We received a Federal Enabling Accessibility in Communities Grant to assist towards the costs of the renovations. Washroom facilities will continue to be available during the renovation process.

Kraft Hockeyville

hockeyville-logoThank you to everyone who made the 2015 Kraft Hockeyville Pre Season game and celebrations a success.

Panorama Recreation was announced the grand prize winner of Kraft Hockeyville 2015 in April and received $100,000 to fund arena improvements in addition to hosting an NHL® Preseason Game between the San Jose Sharks® and Vancouver Canucks® hosted at The Q Centre on September 21, 2015.

Panorama Recreation receives $500,000

Panorama Recreation is thrilled to receive $500,000 to rehabilitate the floor system in Arena B from The Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program in Western Canada.


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