Colwood is sub-divided into 12 neighbourhoods and corresponds to the municipal City of Colwood. It is home to a range of recreational options including golfing and water sports.
Colwood is an ideal spot for those who love outdoor pursuits and recreational options. Golfing options are plentiful in Colwood, thanks to the 9-hole golf Juan de Fuca course as well as the Olympic View and Royal Colwood golf courses. The large Juan de Fuca Recreation Centre also provides an array of recreational activities. Residents have easy access to beaches; wind-surfing and sailing are quite popular.