Community of Saanich

Featured Stories

  1. Gymnastics BC's Kids CanMove program

    Gymnastics BC's Kids CanMove program increase confidence through movement.

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  2. Tennis BC brings tennis to inner-city schools

    More than 9,600 children participated in tennis through the Tennis BC Schools Program

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  3. Saanich hosts 2008 Olympic Diving Trials

    Saanich hosted the 2008 Olympic Diving Trials, which received $10,000 from Hosting BC.

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  4. Greater Victoria celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2007

    Communities in the Greater Victoria area hosted free events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2007.

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Related Highlights

  1. More than 250 young hockey players participated in Spirit of 2010 Hockey Tournaments.

  2. The 2007 Spring National Championships, Pan Am Games, and FISU Games Trials received $10,000 from Hosting BC.

  3. 17 schools in the area are registered with Action Schools! BC to improve physical activity and healthy eating in students.

  4. The Saanich literacy task group received $55,000 from Literacy Now Communities to improve literacy in the community and surrounding area.

  5. Saanich  received $25,000 from Measuring Up to improve accessibilty and inclusion for people with disabilities.

  6. Over 37,000 youth in 70 communities across BC developed  physical and motor  skills with Gymnastics BC's Kids Can Move Program, funded by the BC Sport Participation Program in 2004-2007.

  7. The 2008 Olympic Diving Trials received $10,000 from Hosting BC.

  8. District of Saanich received $25,000 from Measuring Up to improve accessibility and inclusion for people with disabilities.

  9. More than 4,100 students in 11 schools in the Saanich School District participated in Action Schools! BC to improve physical activity and healthy eating.