The Songhees First Nation has approximately 630 members, of whom 400 live on the 60 hectare Songhees Reserve #1A. Located adjacent to the Township of Esquimalt and the Town of View Royal. The community is comprised of five main families and several smaller families. Administration and Governance is under the authority of an elected Chief and Council.
The Songhees Wellness Centre is a built and maintained LEED Silver building of 55,000 sq.ft. with a Geo Thermal Heating plant and in floor radiant heat. This is combined with a passive solar design that allows the winter sun light to reach into all of the offices warming all the offices. Our roof top solar array provides all our hot water needs.
We have universal access washrooms, showers and change rooms for all athletic abilities. Our gym hosts bleacher seating for 300+ to watch a host of sports, basketball, volleyball, indoor soccer,lacrosse,hockey and tennis.
Public memberships are available to use our state of the art ‘fitness studio”complete with outdoor yoga space and indoor padded floor for martial arts classes.
Our Wellness Centre offers wellness programs that include primary health clinics, pre and post natal care, vaccination clinics, injury prevention training, chronic disease prevention and management, oral health, and facilitated fitness and recreation programs.
Member Since: 2017