Swimming schedules temporarily changing

Beban Pool undergoing repairs

Summary

Swimming schedules at both the Nanaimo Aquatic Centre and Beban Park Pool will be temporarily modified to accommodate as many patrons in the pools as possible while Beban Pool undergoes repairs.

Work is underway to repair the Beban Park 25 metre pool; however, beginning October 25, 2021, patrons will be able to use the leisure pool, hot tub, steam room, sauna and teaching pool from Monday to Friday. The temporary schedule at Beban will accommodate the public for drop in swim sessions and participants in swimming lessons. In addition, the Beban Park weight room will be open weekdays, and there will be swimming available at Beban Park Pool when Nanaimo Aquatic Centre is hosting various meets this fall season.

To see the latest schedule, please visit recreation.nanaimo.ca (drop in).

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Key Points

  • Beban Park Pool shut down in March 2020 due to the pandemic. Unforeseen operational challenges have delayed its reopening that was scheduled to open on Monday, October 18.
  • Both Nanaimo Aquatic Centre and Beban Park Pool will be open with revised schedules starting on Monday, October 25.

Quotes

"These modified swimming schedules at both Beban Park Pool and Nanaimo Aquatic Centre will be in place temporarily in order to accommodate swimming opportunities for as many community members as possible while the 25 metre pool at Beban gets repaired. Staff is working very hard to ensure that Beban Pool will be fully operational as soon as possible."

Mayor
City of Nanaimo
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Contact:

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250-754-4251

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