Saanich East is home to the University of Victoria, which plays a large role in the region. Featuring 170 municipal parks, the region’s natural splendor is always nearby.
Saanich has more parks per capita than any other municipality in British Columbia, helping to make it an ideal place for families. The large presence of the University of Victoria means that there are plenty of cultural opportunities, restaurants and businesses. Those looking to enjoy the great outdoors and a uniquely high level of recreational options will find that Saanich East provides practically endless options with its numerous golf courses, cycling network and parks.