Parks, Recreation and Environment offers variety of spring break activities


This year, spring break for Nanaimo's schools is two weeks. Parents wanting to keep their kids busy during their time off can look to the City of Nanaimo Parks, Recreation and Environment for a variety of day camp offerings and skating and swimming activites. Full day and part day camps ranging from sports to art are available for ages 3 to ten.

Nanaimo Aquatic Centre will host the following special themed swimming sessions: Twisted and Tie-Dyed Tuesdays and Freaked Out Fridays. Nanaimo Ice Centre will host special afternoon Everyone Welcome skates along with a $2 admission Everyone Welcome skate on Friday, March 18 sponsored by Ryan Vending.

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Key Points

  • Spring Break for Nanaimo schools runs for two weeks this year from March 14-28.
  • Registration for Spring Break Camps is available now by calling 250-756-5200 or online at A listing of camps can be found on page 31 of the Fall and Winter Activity Guide.
  • For more information on the special swimming and skating sessions at Nanaimo Aquatic Centre and Nanaimo Ice Centre during spring break, visit the City website (


"With two weeks, kids have a lot more time on their hands during spring break. We are thrilled to be offering a variety of camps and activities parents can take advantage of this year."

Recreation Coordinator
City of Nanaimo


Grace Bell
Recreation Coordinator
City of Nanaimo

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