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Local Resources

Saanich Community Associations


Livable Roads for Rural Saanich


District of Saanich

Local Farms


Capital Regional District – CRD

School District

  • 2125 Keating Cross Road, Saanichton BC   V8M 2A5   250.652.7300Saanich School District 63: sd63.bc.ca

Emergency Services

  • Saanich Fire: 250.475.5500
  • Saanich Police: 250.475.4321
  • Nearest fire stations
    • Central Saanich Fire Department: 1512 Keating Cross Road, Saanichton
    • Saanich Fire Station: 4595 Elk Lake Drive, Victoria BC

Hospitals

    • Victoria General Hospital: 1 Hospital Way, Victoria     250. 727.4212
    • Saanich Peninsula Hospital: 2166 Mt. Newton X Road, Saanichton   250.544.7676

Utilities


Outdoor Recreation nearby

  • Prospect Lake: pristine swimming and boating lake. Small access for motorized boats. A number of public parking/swimming areas.
  • Elk/Beaver Lake: over 10 km of dog-friendly walking/hiking trails, multiple sandy beaches, and boat access for motorized and non-motorized boats. Western portion of the trails are also horse-friendly.
  • Work Regional Park: over 11 km of hiking trails and a 449m summit to Mount Work. Durrance Lake, a popular swimming lake, is also found here.
    • Work – Hartland is a separate area of multi-use trails open to X-C and downhill mountain biking.
  • Dominion Astrophysical Observatory: completed in 1918, this federal observatory is open in the summer for public access and viewing in the evenings.
  • Horticultural Centre of the Pacific: open daily, year-round, gorgeous gardens, the HCP hosts educational programs, workshops, a café, rental venue, and plant sales. Open for walks/tours. Home to the largest outdoor Bonsai Garden in Canada.