Activity Guide

51 cityofnanaimo nanaimoparksandrec (#ilovemyparksandrec) Leisure Economic Access Policy (LEAP) The LEAP program provides access to the City of Nanaimo recreation facilities for families in FINANCIAL NEED that are living in the City of Nanaimo, City of Lantzville and the surrounding area, including Electoral Areas A (Cranberry, Cedar, SouthWellington), B (Gabriola Island) and C (Extension, East Wellington) . Eligible LEAP cardholders are entitled to a 50 percent course fee discount (to a maximum of $40) for four courses per year. (Some programs may not qualify for the discount). In addition, participants will be issued a Swim/Skate/Gym Pass for 50 FREE admissions throughout the year. Find out if you qualify. Look for our LEAP form on our website ( City of Nanaimo LEAP Recreation Money Savers 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 dmission. Want to save more? Consider purchasing our annual Active Pass. See page 6. • Discount Dip at Beban Pool and Nanaimo Aquatic Centre : Pay only $3 admission. See schedules on page 8 and 9. • Lion’s Sponsored FREE Swims are held every Sunday from April 5 to June 28 from 2-3:30 pm at Beban Park Pool. See page 9. • Coast Capital Savings Sponsored FREE Skates are held on various Fridays from April 17 until August 21 from 4:15-5:45 pm at Cliff McNabb Arena. See page 12. • Coast Capital Savings Sponsored FREE Swims are held on various Fridays from April 24 until August 29 from 1-3 pm at either Beban Pool or Kin Pool. Please see page 9. • St. Patrick's Everyone Welcome Toonie Skate takes place on Tuesday, March 17, 6:30-8 pm, at Frank Crane Arena and is sponsored by Ryan Vending. • Lifeguards are on duty at Westwood Lake Park daily from Monday, June 29 to Monday, September 7, 12-6 pm (including Canada Day, BC Day and Labour Day). Low Cost Recreation • Youth, aged 11 to 18, are invited to our FREE Spare Blox program where youth can participate in gymnasium activities and more. See page 43. • Youth Lounge at Nanaimo Aquatic Centre is for ages 13 to 17 and is FREE. See page 43. • $5 Weight Room Orientations are a great investment to ensure you understand how to get th e best out of your workout. See page 59 for dates. • Summer Playground Program and Family Fun Nights are free and great for everyone! See back cover for information. • Summer Concerts in the Park return on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in July and August. See back cover for times and locations.