Lifeguards on Duty at Westwood Lake


City of Nanaimo Parks and Recreation is reminding residents and visitors that lifeguards will be on duty daily from 12 - 6 pm at Westwood Lake.

Throughout the summer, the City will also be offering a number of 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

  • From June 24 until September 3, lifeguards will be on duty at Westwood Lake daily from 12 - 6 pm including Canada Day, BC Day and Labour Day. Weather dependant.
  • To register for swimming lessons, Mermaid Camp, Survivor Swim Camp, Discover Paddleboarding class and more visit or call 250-756-5200.
  • Hawaiian Holidaze, a free special event, will be held at Westwood Lake Park from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm on Friday, August 10.


"We have a fantastic line up of events and activities planned at Westwood Lake this summer! We encourage you to join us at this beautiful park and enjoy outdoor aquatics."

Recreation Coordinator - Aquatics
City of Nanaimo


On Duty
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Taz Hartwick
Recreation Coordinator - Aquatics
Cit of Nanaimo
250 756 5243

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