Spring Summer 2024 Activity Guide

Register online at recreation.nanaimo.ca General Inquiries 250-756-5200 16 Low Co$t or Free Recreation At Parks, Recreation and Culture, we understand how recreation experiences can enrich our lives. Here are a few activities that you can participate in...even if the budget’s a bit tight at the moment. Admission Savers • Buy a 10 or 20 Visit Pass and save 20 percent over regular admission. See page 6. • Active Passes offer unlimited access to all public drop-in sessions (swimming, skating, weight rooms and sports programs and Oliver Woods Community Centre). If you are a frequent user, you will want to save big by getting our Active Pass. See page 65. • Stock up and save on your 10 or 20 Visit Passes. Rates are increasing on September 1. Low Cost Recreation • Youth, aged 10 to 17, are invited to our FREE Spare Blox program where youth can participate in gymnasium activities at various locations. See page 47. • Youth Lounge at Nanaimo Aquatic Centre is for ages 11 to 18 and is FREE. Enjoy music, gaming, snacks and more. See page 47. • There is new temporary public art in our City to view in the Old City Quarter adjacent toWallace and Fitzwilliam. See page 96. • Court Kids is a FREE program for ages 1-5 to run, jump, and play that is held at Beban Park and Harewood Centennial. See page 18. • Invasive Plant Work Parties are a great way to meet new people and to make a difference in your community. See page 63. • Intro to Local Plant ID is a FREE course taking place as part of our Earth Day Celebrations. See page 63. • We are offering a variety of free (or nearly free) programs for those 60 years and over . See page 75. • Thursday Musical Entertainment happens at Bowen Park once a month and is only $4. See page 74. • Stroll with a Pro and learn about Birds of Prey and Turtles. These sessions are FREE!. See page 60. • Dungeons & Dragons Club (intermediate) is FREE thanks to a partnership between the City of Nanaimo and Literacy Central Vancouver Island. See page 46.