The Juan de Fuca Electoral Area Parks & Recreation Advisory Commission

The commission administrates a service that provides community parks for the JDF Electoral Area, which on the western side includes East Sooke, Otter Point, Shirley and Port Renfrew, and on the eastern side includes Malahat and Willis Point. The commission is made up of volunteer members.

Commission Activities

  • Acquisition and development of community parks and park properties within the JDF Electoral Area
  • Development, maintenance and operation of all community parks in the Electoral Area

CRD Administrative Relationship

The commission was established in December 2004 by CRD Bylaw No. 3243. The Electoral Area Director for JDF is a member of the commission.

Minutes & Meeting Schedule

The commission meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 3 pm in the Juan de Fuca Local Area Services Building.

Any inquiries or correspondence for the Commissioners can be addressed to:

JDF Electoral Area Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission
3 - 7450 Butler Road, Sooke, BC V9Z 1N1
Tel: 250.642.8103
Email

Sooke & Electoral Area Parks & Recreation Commission (SEAPARC)

The commission administrates services that provide a pool and arena Leisure Complex and recreation programs for the District of Sooke and the western portion of the Juan de Fuca Electoral Area. The commission oversees an administrator and staff, who are CRD employees. Services are divided into three categories:

  • SEAPARC Ice and Arena Facilities
  • SEAPARC Swimming Pool
  • SEAPARC Community Recreation

Commission Activities

  • Administrates services on a daily basis and makes recommendations on operating policy, regulations and fees to the CRD Board, which makes them into Bylaws
  • Prepares an annual budget
  • Oversees the Sooke & Electoral Area Parks and Recreation Leisure Complex (SEAPARC), an administration employed by the CRD

CRD Administrative Relationship

The Electoral Area Director for JDF is a member of the commission.

Minutes & Meeting Schedule

The commission meets on the first Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm in the SEAPARC Leisure Complex Boardroom.

Willis Point Fire Protection & Recreation Facilities Commission

The commission administrates two services for Willis Point in the JDF Electoral Area:

  • The WPFP committee provides fire protection and emergency response
  • The WPFPRF commission provides and manages a community recreational facility and programs

Fire protection is included with the community recreational service because the fire hall and recreational facility are in the same building.

Commission Activities

  • Administrates the powers of the Board with respect to the equipment, maintenance and management and operation of the Willis Point Fire Hall /Community Centre.
  • Establishes a scale of admission charges to events, appoints staff, determines operational rules, procedures and recreational programs and oversees the collection of revenues from, and payment of expenses of the facility.

CRD Administrative Relationship

The CRD Board appoints a committee which manages the facility portion of the service.

Minutes & Meeting Schedule

Meeting Schedules are subject to change

Changes may occur to accommodate statutory holidays, special meetings, summer vacation, and the Christmas Holiday season

Contact Us

JDF Electoral Area Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission

Wendy Miller
Administrative Clerk
JDF Electoral Area Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission
Tel: 250.642.8100
Email

Sooke & Electoral Area Parks and Recreation Commission

Lynn MacDonald
Administrative Secretary
SEAPARC
Tel: 250.642.8005
 Email