Layritz Park, Saanich, British Columbia

The District of Saanich

Watch the video below to see how Urban Solar’s overhead lighting solution was installed at Layritz Park with minimal impact to the environment, ground or infrastructure.


Layritz Park is a large community park, located in Victoria, B.C., on Vancouver Island. It hosts several sports teams, including the Layritz Little League, the Prospect Lake Soccer Club and the Layritz Intermediate Baseball Association. The park also features a large playground with a separate structure for the younger two-to-five-year-old children.

About Layritz Park

  • Heavily used walking trail
  • Wide variety of park, trails, and pathway users
  • Increasing number of events and festivals taking place at Layritz Park
  • No infrastructure for lighting poles
  • Important to preserve the park setting and environment


Urban Solar supplied 14 Ready-Made Solar 50 (RMS) systems to provide significant illumination along the central pathway. By using RMS systems, the District of Saanich was able to install safety lighting while avoiding any damage to the park or the surrounding area.

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    From our customers:

    “Urban Solar’s technology adapts to our short, overcast winter days and offers a remarkable and reliable product. It enhances passenger’s safety and operator visibility.”

    – Jeff Brewster, Intercity Transit

    “The new Urban Solar improvements and technology have increased ridership more than 20 percent and decreased costs by about 35 percent.”

    – Richard Tree, Porterville Transit

    “Initial costs to supply and install these lights are lower compared to conventional systems. We will do more of these installations as pathway lighting needs arise.”

    – Gary Darrah, District of Saanich