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Chief and Petty Officers' Mess


The Mess is located at the end of Lyall Street, just before the dockyard gate. This building opened in 1994 and overlooks beautiful Esquimalt Harbour.

The Mess is a non-public entity and is designed for the social and professional use of the Chief and Petty Officers and guests of Maritime Forces Pacific. With a mess member sponsor the mess is available for booking weddings, meetings, special events and fundraises.

It is the responsibility of each mess member to clear in and clear out of their respective mess. If you require additional information, please do not hesitate to contact your Mess Admin.


Mess Facilities Upper Level    

  • Water's Edge: Is the main floor lounge used for regular bar hours. This location is suitable for smaller casual functions outside regular bar hours. (Occupancy: 105)
  • Dining Room: The dining room is located on the main level next to the Water's Edge and is best used for luncheons or retirements, is generally used for Mess Dinners and Mess Functions. This area can be book with the Water's Edge. (Occupancy: 120) 

Mess Facilities Lower Level  

  • Rainbow Room: Is located on the lower level of the mess and is our main function room. This room is used for meetings, dinners, weddings, retirements and many more types of functions. When booking this room it is often booked with the conference room for buffet food services. It has a built in screen, projector, speakers, wireless microphone and stage. (Occupancy: 220) 
  • Conference Room: Is used for meetings and courses. It is also used when booking the Rainbow Room for major functions to facilitate food services. There is built in screen, DWAN, projector and speakers. (Occupancy: 55) 
  • Pacific Station 1: Is currently used for Evening Dart and break out rooms for larger conferences    20 (Occupancy: ) 
  • Pacific Station 2: Is currently used for Evening Darts Is used for smaller meetings and has DWAN access and a portable television for visual presentations. (Occupancy: 20) 
  • Shuffle Board Room: Can accommodate persons seated at round tables. (Occupancy: 20) 


Contact us

Position Name Phone  
Mess Manager Rita Hunt 250-888-9068EMAIL 
Event CoordinatorJim Swanbeck250-363-3180EMAIL 
Mess Clerk  Savannah Enright250-363-3163EMAIL 
Bar Supervisor Bryn Badel 250-363-3187EMAIL 
Mess Bar  250-363-3159


Mess Committee Contacts

 CPO2 T LinfootVice PMC EMAIL
CPO1 S FrisbyHonorary PMC EMAIL
Sgt D Del Rio Donations EMAIL
CPO2 AJ RyskampSecretary EMAIL
CPO2 AB Murray ConstitutionEMAIL
CPO2 JJ CarterWeb/ AdvertisingEMAIL
Rita Hunt Mess ManagerEMAIL
Kodi GibsonDeputy PSP Manager EMAIL
John Drew Associate Member Rep EMAIL
CPO2 KT ParsonsMembershipEMAIL
SGT D SchultzInfrastructureEMAIL

Mailing Address:
Chief and Petty Officers' Mess
Building 585
CFB Esquimalt
PO Box 17000 Stn Forces
Victoria, BC V9A 7N2

Street Address:
1575 Lyall Street in Esquimalt, British Columbia.