Located on the Saanich Peninsula and just a short drive from Victoria, the history of Central Saanich is steeped in a vibrant agricultural heritage. The district’s population has enjoyed steady growth and along with that growth, residents enjoy all the amenities that one would expect from a larger population.
The Central Saanich Municipal Hall provides a comprehensive calendar of important links for residents and visitors alike on such things as:
- Information about local events
- Area and nearby attractions
- Parks and Recreation
- Tennis Courts
- Area maps
- Permits & licenses
- Community news letters
With several universities and colleges within a 30 minute drive from Central Saanich, the district is proud to have continued growth in both the knowledge based and manufacturing industries resulting in a low environmental footprint. Well respected and recognized higher learning institutions include:
Both residents and visitors of Central Saanich enjoy a number of well known attractions that draw people from across the country such as:
- Butchart Gardens – Hosting firework shows and concerts during the summer months as well as special events and tour packages throughout the year.
- Island View Regional Park – Offers easy hiking trails, long pristine sandy beach, and camping.
- Butterfly Gardens – A world of beautiful and colourful butterflies, parrots, turtles, fish, and more. Great place for a family fun day.
The summer months offer events that include: Music in the Park, Central Saanich Days, and the Saanich Fair. Other events that one can access from Central Saanich Municipal Hall Calendar include: community events like: New Year’s Family Celebration, Halloween Howl, and ‘Free Swim & Skates’, all of which are offered by Panorama Recreation. Central Saanich also has a vibrant and active ‘50+’ centre; you can get more information by calling them at 250.652.4611 or by emailing them at: [email protected].
Whether you are new to the area, plan to visit or have been a resident for years, it is certainly worth paying a visit to the Central Saanich Municipal Hall website. Everything you need or want to know about Central Saanich is available there. You can also call them with any questions you may have regarding local events or municipal matters at 250.652.4444. Their home page also has links to such services as BC Ferries and local transportation.