Local organizations and facilities

District of Saanich. Our local government, located at 770 Vernon Avenue.

Lochside Elementary School. is located at 1145 Royal Oak Drive.

Lochside Regional Trail. This trail follows the eastern border of Broadmead, allows cyclists and walkers to travel north to the Swartz Bay ferry terminal, south to Victoria’s city centre, or west to the town of Sooke. See our trails map for details.

Saanich Commonwealth Place. This recreation centre is located at 4636 Elk Lake Dr., and includes a Greater Victoria library branch.

There are also many established clubs and social organizations that meet regularly in community venues.¬†There is an Artists’ Studio Tour each year in May during which local artists open their homes to the public to display their art in a variety of media.