Saanich, British Columbia

Saanich is located just 3 km of from Victoria, BC and is a seaside community of the Capital Regional District Saanich has a population of close to 114,148 people, out of which, 86% are English-speaking, 8.5% speak French and the remaining include other languages. There are so many fun things to do in Saanich but if you are looking for beautiful blue waters, there are numerous parks along the scenic shoreline with beaches that extend between Alberni Street and View Royal.

Hang out at East Mill Bay Park or Mount Douglas Beach where you can indulge in some beach activities like swimming, kayaking or even just some casual sunbathing. This stunning blue-green water is only a hop, skip and a jump away. Discover more.


Saanich Municipal Hall

This building is where all municipal records are kept. The Central Saanich Municipal Hall, located on Vernon Avenue is recognized as one of the architectural marvels built in early 1965. Until 1984, it housed several local government offices for Saanich including the town hall, fire department, police department, and County Clerk.

The Hall is open from Monday to Friday between 8.30 am 4.30 pm. There are a lot of activities you can do here throughout the year – from track and field to community events and concerts. The Saanich Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Department hosts many outstanding musical events including concerts and drama productions.

City Hall is working to enhance public services in Saanich. There are programs for all ages including Playzone which helps kids when they need it most.

The Municipal City Hall also features two art galleries with various artworks including historic sceneries. You can find the gallery on the first floor. You can also find art programs on the second floor with exhibits, lectures, and discussions on all aspects of art.

You will not get bored at the boring sounding “municipal hall”. They’ve got lots of fun social activities which are especially great if you’ve got kids as they’ll learn a great deal about history, art and culture.

Go to the next Victoria neighbourhood

Driving Directions: From Saanich Municipal Hall, hop on the Pat Bay Highway and get off at Tillicum Rd and you’ll find yourself at the Tillicum Shopping Centre.