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CFB Esquimalt Officers' Mess
Wardroom / Gunroom
Information and Contacts
GOVERNANCE
Constitution and By-Laws (April 28, 2017)


MESS EXECUTIVE AND COMMITTEE
To contact the Executive or Manager, please send an email to:  ESQBADM-Wardroom@forces.gc.ca


MEMBERSHIP
Membership consists of Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Officers, Regular or Reserve Force (Class B & C), posted to CFB Esquimalt or its integral shore/lodger units, and those on Temporary or Attached Duty (with the exception of officers who are Ordinary Members of other messes). Members of Armed Forces officers of other countries who are on exchange with or on loan to the CAF may become members.

In certain circumstances, non-military persons may apply for membership. If interested, you may enquire whether you are eligible, send an email to:  ESQBADM-Wardroom@forces.gc.ca


BARS / LOUNGES / EVENTS
Mess General Enquiries
Mess Manager 250-363-5322
Event Coordination 250-363-2689

If you wish to book the Wardroom of Gunroom facilities for private events, military events, conferences or other, please follow this link:  https://www.cafconnection.ca/Esquimalt/Facilities/Messes/The-Wardroom/Mess-Bookings.aspx​​



BAR HOURS​
(please note changes effective September 2019)

WARDROOM OFFICERS’ UPPER LOUNGE
SUN 1600 – 2000 • MON 1600 – 2000 • TUES 1600 – 2000 • WED1600 – 2000 • THURS 1600 – 2000* • FRI 1600 – 2000 • SAT 1600 – 2000

WARDROOM OFFICERS’ LOWER LOUNGE
SUN CLOSED • MON 1130 – 1330 • TUES 1130 – 1330 • WED 1130 – 1330 • THURS 1130 – 1330 • FRI 1130 – 1330 • SAT CLOSED

GUNROOM OFFICERS’ LOUNGE
SUN & MON CLOSED • TUES 1130 – 1330, 1600 – 2100 • WED 1600 – 2100 • THURS 1600 – 2200** • FRI 1130 – 2300 • SAT 1600 – 2300


DINING HOURS - WARDROOM
Food services are not managed by The Wardroom - the Officers' Mess does not coordinate menus, dining timing or dining location.

Contact Base Food Services: 250-363-2255

Breakfast: 0600-0800 (Monday - Friday), 0630-0900 (Weekend)
Lunch: 1100-1300 (7 days)
Supper: 1630-1815 (7 days)


ACCOMMODATIONS - WARDROOM
Accommodations are not managed by The Wardroom.

Contact Base Accommodations:

(1) INTRANET: http://esquimalt.mil.ca/badm/baccn/request_accommodations.htm  (link only works on DND workstation)

(2) INTERNET: send email to  ESQ-Accommodations@forces.gc.ca

(3) Barrack Warden: 250-363-2544



LOCATIONS

The Officers' Mess (Wardroom) is 5km from downtown Victoria, conveniently located in the heart of CFB Esquimalt. A 20-minute drive, or bus ride (most common bus is #15). The street address is 1586 Esquimalt Road.

The Officers' Mess (Gunroom) is 4km from downtown Victoria. A 15-minute drive, or bus ride (most common bus is #25). The street address is 1367 Victoria View Road.

VISION
MISSION
OBJECTIVES
To embody the traditions and ethos of the Canadian Armed Forces and Officer Corps and elicit camaraderie among  Officers, their families, and guests within the Maritime Forces Pacific area.
To promote esprit de corps and comradeship by providing entertainment, services and amenities in a welcoming environment to all members, their families, and guests. The Wardroom and Gunroom will foster the traditions of the Canadian Armed Forces, in particular the customs and traditions of the Royal Canadian Navy.
To provide an inviting and relaxing facility; maintain and teach the traditions and customs of the Canadian Armed Forces and Royal Canadian Navy; provide affordable, quality events for the entertainment of members; and provide a suitable facility to host official functions.