Outdoor swimming fun at Westwood Lake

Lifeguards on duty starting June 26


It's officially summer which means spending more time outside. The City of Nanaimo would like to remind residents and visitors to Nanaimo that lifeguards will be on duty daily at Westwood Lake starting June 26.

Throughout the summer, the City will be offering swimming lessons and day camps in Westwood Lake Park. In August, join staff for an afternoon of Hawaiian-themed games with the Hawaiian Holidaze Aquatic Event. More information on summer programs and events can be found in the Spring and Summer Activity Guide.

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Key Points

  • Lifeguards will be on duty at Westwood Lake daily from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm starting June 26 until September 5, including Canada Day, BC Day and Labour Day.
  • To register for swimming lessons and day camps, visit ireg.nanaimo.ca or call 250-756-5200.
  • Hawaiian Holidaze will be held at Westwood Lake Park from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm on Saturday, August 13.


"We have a fun summer planned at Westwood Lake! Join us daily for swimming fun, sign the kids up for a camp or swimming lessons or stop by for some Hawaiian fun with Hawaiian Holidaze!"

Recreation Coordinator - Aquatics
City of Nanaimo


Michial Seginowich
Recreation Coordinator - Aquatics
City of Nanaimo

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