Nanaimo celebrates 2021 Youth Week

Events planned from May 1-7

Summary

The City of Nanaimo is pleased to present the 2021 Youth Week celebrations. Activities are planned from May 1 to May 7, all with the intent of celebrating youth in Nanaimo.

Highlights include a Fun Fitness class, a "Star Wars" themed evening, A Video and Board Game Cafe, a hike to Sugarloaf Mountain, as well as dodgeball and skating sessions. A full schedule of events can be found on the YOUth Nanaimo Facebook page and on the City of Nanaimo website, www.nanaimo.ca.

Link to Strategic Plan: Youth Week supports the Livability pillar of the City of Nanaimo's strategic plan. The events provide recreational opportunities to young people while also helping to engage and connect youth in Nanaimo.

Key Points

  • Youth Week events are geared to youth between the ages of 11 and 18 years.
  • There are 12 events scheduled over seven days from May 1-7, 2021.
  • All events require pre-registration through Nanaimo Parks, Recreation and Culture and follow the lastest Provincial Health Guidelines to keep everyone safe.

Quotes

"The youth are our future! Youth Week is a great chance to celebrate the young people in our community with all their energy, enthusiasm and the many great ideas they bring forward to make our City a better place."

Mayor
City of Nanaimo

Quick Facts

  • BC Youth Week is a provincial celebration of youth held annually during the first week of May. It is a week of fun filled interaction and a celebration intended to build a strong connection between youth and their communities. This event is intended to highlight the interests, accomplishments, and diversity of youth across the province.

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