A significant part of Saanich West is rural in nature, including Elk and Beaver Lake Regional Park and the Prospect Lake area.
The landscape of Saanich is unique for its ecological diversity and leisure potential. There are 170 municipal parks, three regional parks, a cycling network route to see and explore and the Saanich Commonwealth Place – a world-class pool and fitness centre.
Saanich has more parks per capita than any other municipality in B.C. There are several excellent golf courses in