COVID-19 – (Facility remains closed to drop-ins) Register now for aquatic programs, fitness pods, Pickleball, hockey programs, dry floor after school activities,  learn-to-skate programs, drop-in skating and stick & puck.  A gradual reopening of some activities are now provided on the dry floor arena #2 space, in the Rod Brind’Amour arena and the main pool of the aquatic space with advance registration or booking required. Keep an eye on our website and social media channels for further updates. 

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.