Victoria’s civic employee union sponsors free swim on B.C. Day

Crystal Pool will be hopping for rare holiday Monday opening

Thanks to the sponsorship of Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 50 (City of Victoria), patrons can enjoy the Crystal Pool and Fitness Centre free on B.C. Day (Aug. 5) from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The pool and gym, traditionally closed on statutory holidays, will be open to all ages. The diving boards and water slide will be open and three 25-metre lanes will be available for lane swimmers. Hot dogs will be served from 11 a.m. until supplies run out.