“Sidney by the Sea” as it is affectionately known, is located about 20 kilometers north of Victoria. It enjoys a temperate climate, natural amenities and friendly community character. It is under the jurisdiction of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
Sidney has extensive waterfront walkways, parks, restaurants and marinas. It is very proud of the redeveloped Mary Winspear Community Centre, which includes the 315 seat Charlie White Theatre. Its popular Thursday evening street market runs through the summer and attracts visitors from all around the region.
With its sister municipalities of North Saanich and Central Saanich, Sidney helps fund the nearby Panorama Leisure Centre, which provides indoor tennis, two indoor ice rinks, a large indoor pool and other facilities.
There is daily ferry service to Anacortes, Washington, U.S.A. Sidney is less than two kilometers away from the Victoria International Airport, three kilometers from the B.C. Ferry Terminal to Vancouver and only 25 minutes away from downtown Victoria.
For more info, please visit the web site of the Town of Sidney.