Winter 2024 Activity Guide

Register online at recreation.nanaimo.ca General Inquiries 250-756-5200 40 Adult Outdoor & Sport Trailblazers The Nanaimo area is packed with amazing hiking trails! Spending time in nature can help clear the mind, reduce stress and keep the body healthy. Come enjoy the fresh air and great company while completing a 5- to 7-kilometre hike with balance work, plus before and after the hike stretches. Must wear good walking/hiking shoes and be in good physical health Instructor: Laurah-Lee Christie Tue, Jan 23-Feb 20 | 9-10:30 am | $48/5 | 110771 Meet in Bowen Park Complex Lobby Tue, Feb 27-Mar 26 | 9-10:30 am | $48/5 | 110772 Meet at Nanaimo Ice Centre Lobby Walk & Talk Come enjoy fresh air, good company and a walk around some of our local parks and greenspaces. A great opportunity to learn about Nanaimo, connect with other participants and enjoy some exercise breaks along the way finishing off with a good stretch. Must wear good walking/hiking shoes and be in good physical health. Locations will vary. Instructor: Laurah-Lee Christie Thu, Jan 25-Feb 22 | 9-10 am | $35/5 | 110773 Meet in Bowen Park Complex Lobby Thu, Feb 29-Mar 28 | 9-10 am | $35/5 | 110774 Meet at Nanaimo Ice Centre Lobby Bicycle Maintenance for Beginners 16+ Years Learn the ABCs of how to fix a flat, repair your chain and give your bike some love! We will cover gears, brakes, tires and more! Please bring your own bike to tune up. Each participant will receive a free patch kit. Sun, Mar 17 | 12:30-4:30 pm | $50/1 | 110777 Beban Park Centennial Building Pickleball For Fun Orientation for Adults This orientation will cover serving the ball, returning the serve, moving to and playing at the net. This is not instruction, but will help you know what to practice and have fun while you prepare for future instruction. Instructor: Lee MacDonald Mon, Jan 15-29 | 1:15-3:15 pm | $78/3 | 110493 Mon, Feb 26-Mar 11 | 1:15-3:15 pm | $78/3 | 110494 Mon, Mar 18-Apr 8 | 1:15-3:15 pm | $78/3 | 110495 Oliver Woods Community Centre Indoor Tennis Lessons Participants will be work on technique and game strategy. Please bring your own tennis racquet, water bottle and clean court shoes. Instructor: North Island Tennis Academy Staff Beginner Tue, Jan 9-Mar 5 | 9:30-11 am | $180/9 | 110075 Thu, Jan 11-Mar 7 | 8-9:30 pm | $180/9 | 110078 Intermediate Sun, Jan 7-Mar 3 | 1:30-3 pm | $160/8 | 110081 Wed, Jan 10-Mar 6 | 9-10:30 am | $180/9 | 110079 Thu, Jan 11-Mar 7 | 9:30-11 am | $180/9 | 110080 North Island Tennis Academy Fencing - All Levels 14 Years + Beginner fencers receive weekly instruction in the basic skills of foil fencing and will be introduced to sabre and epee. Experienced fencers receive instructions tailored to their needs in any of the three weapons (foil, sabre, epee). Challenge other fencers either using practice or electric equipment. All equipment is provided. Instructor: Georgia Newsome Wed, Jan 10-Feb 7 | 6:30-8 pm | $65/5 | 110496 Wed, Feb 14-Mar 13 | 6:30-8 pm | $65/5 | 110497 Oliver Woods Community Centre Teens Welcome! If you see a program you would like to participate in outside of the Youth Section, give us a call to find out howwe canmake it happen.

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