Food Services

Sports View Lounge

Come on up and enjoy delicious food and drink with a view of the pool, the Indoor Sports Field, and the arena, or head outside to enjoy your meal on the patio, weather permitting. The Sports View Lounge is located on the second floor in the Oak Bay Recreation Centre, across from the Fitness Centre. Access to the lounge is through the main doors of Oak Bay Recreation Centre or up the stairs on Goldsmith Street.

Special events occur occassionally on Friday, Saturday, or Sunday nights. On a special event evening the Sports View Lounge will close at 3:00pm for set-up. These events require tickets. For more information, see our Event Calendar.


Sunday-Wednesday: 9:00am-4:00pm
Thursday-Saturday: 9:00am-9:00pm

Closed on Statutory Holidays. NOTE: There may be some closures due to private functions. Notices will be put up in the centre. 


Main Menu
Children's Menu
Breakfast Menu

The Sports View Lounge features delicious sandwiches, soups, salads, veggie plates, fruit, fresh-baked muffins and treats all day.

The menu will be available in September.
Please note that the menu items are only available from 11:00am-2:00pm. 

Events and Catering

Looking into booking an event? Whether it’s a mid-season get-together, a wrap-up party, a meeting or a large celebration, check out what we have to offer below. 


The Sports View Lounge and small lounge are the primary spaces for licensed catered events at the Oak Bay Recreation Centre. Both spaces have a view of the activities below. The small lounge overlooks the arena, while Sports View Lounge overlooks the Indoor Sports Field and the pool. The patio is available, and overlooks Goldsmith Street. It is a spot to take in a breath of fresh air during an event, or to host a luncheon. Each space can be used for social and business events, seating 25-200 people at square tables in a variety of setups.

The Sports View Lounge is situated on the second floor above the pool and the Indoor Sports Field, while the small lounge overlooks the arena. Entrances are through the recreation centre or up the stairs just off Goldsmith Street. The lounges are able to host business meetings, birthday parties, luncheons, banquets, musical events, or celebrations. Our friendly and professional staff will assist in making sure your event is successful and stress-free.

All spaces are fully licensed and catering is available.

Small Lounge is 546 square feet, hosting 25-30 people.

Main Lounge is 2600 square feet, hosting 100-200 people.

Patio is 960 square feet, hosting up to 40 people.

A variety of services are available to customize your event. Both lounges offer a large-screen TV, a big screen and projector, and other audio-visual equipment for presentations. Full catering ranges from appetizers to buffet or full, plated meals and a full bar. Table linens and napkins are provided. Parking is free, and is available at the end of Goldsmith Street or in the parking lot beside the main doors of the recreation centre.

For specific questions on hosting events and catering, please contact:


Linda Regan, Supervisor Food Services/Catering |  250-370-7112


Lesley Cobus, Coordinator |  250-370-7303