Nanaimo Aquatic Centre Annual Maintenance on Schedule

Summary

The Nanaimo Aquatic Centre (NAC) will re-open October 1st after its annual maintenance is complete.

This year, work includes an energy savings project replacing forty eight underwater halogen lights, reducing the energy consumption by 80% per light. Workers are also tending to annual repairs such as replacing broken tiles, re-grouting, overhead lighting repairs, painting, lobby floor resurfacing and thorough cleaning. Other projects this year include Phase I of a multi-phase roofing project and general maintenance of the heat exchangers, circulating pumps, filters, movable floor, play structures, UV and chlorine systems.

Beban Pool has offered extended hours for swimming and weight room and the Nanaimo Aquatic Centre weight room is open. Please be sure to visit the recreation.nanaimo.ca for the drop-in schedule or view the attached document.

Strategic Link: Community Wellness; Recreation, Culture, Sports, and Tourism

Key Points

  • The Beban Park pool and weight room have extended operating hours during the NAC shutdown. See the attached PDF for the interim schedule.
  • September 17-30 the Nanaimo Aquatic Weight Room and washroom is open from 8:30 am - 7 pm, Monday through Sunday.

Quotes

"The City thanks the public for their patience while Nanaimo Aquatic Centre is closed for its annual maintenance and invites them to join us at Beban Park pool and weight room. Be sure to check the drop-in schedule for specific swims, aquafit classes and gym times."

Assistant Manager of Aquatics
City of Nanaimo

Images

Pool lights being replaced at NAC
Pool lights being replaced at NAC
NAC drained for maintenance
NAC drained for maintenance
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Contact:

Damon Johnston
Assistant Manager of Aquatics
City of Nanaimo
250-755-7593

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