COVID-19 Phase 3 restart update: – Program access will continue to be provided via pre-registration until September 2021. Face masks are no longer mandatory, yet recommended for those not yet fully vaccinated as per PHO orders. 


Strathcona Gardens Swimming Pool is now closed (including showers and change rooms) for our annual maintenance. We look forward to welcoming everyone back to indoor swimming on September 7th.


Summer Reception Hours:


Monday thru Friday: 9:00am till 4:00pm

Sunday : 12:45pm till 4:15pm


If you’re inquiring about a program or service refund or credit, please email 

About Strathcona Gardens

Welcome to Strathcona Gardens Recreation Complex, a function of the Strathcona Regional District.

This is a multi-use facility located within the City of Campbell River. The complex includes two ice arenas, a leisure ice pad, a 37.5 metre pool, a leisure pool, a weight room, a fitness studio and meeting rooms. This is a well-used facility that is funded by the taxpayers of the City of Campbell River and Electoral Area “D” – Black Creek – Oyster Bay.

Our Vision

To serve and enrich the life of every person in our community.

Our Mission

Strathcona Gardens is a regional facility with the mission to provide community resources, recreation and leisure opportunities for people of all ages and abilities by promoting social, active and healthy living.

Our Values

  1. We all have the right to be treated fairly and equitably, with decency and respect; each of us must treat others, including employees, clients, suppliers and the public in the same way.
  2. We will seek out opportunities to develop and support the ambitions and growth of our community
    and our employees.
  3. We will lead by our positive example; we will hold ourselves and each other accountable for our
    actions and results; we will work together to solve problems.
  4. We will develop and deliver quality accessible programs and services that exceed the expectations
    of our patrons.
  5. We will work in partnership with our community and our employees.
  6. We will provide a safe environment for our patrons and our employees.
  7. We believe a fun environment is essential to the successful delivery of recreation services.
  8. We believe that open and respectful communication is essential in creating a happy and healthy environment.

We’re here to serve you and look forward to you participating with us.

Looking for a program or class? 

From learning to swim to pool fitness, we have an ocean of programs for you to choose from.