Register for 2022 summer programs with Parks, Recreation and Culture


The City of Nanaimo Department of Parks, Recreation and Culture is offering a variety of recreation programs and activities for the upcoming summer season for all ages. This includes summer daycamps held at a variety of locations throughout the community, teen and adult programs, as well as swimming and skating lessons. In addition, there will be plenty of free activities to participate in, including the Playground Program, Concerts in the Park and Canada Day celebrations.

Registration for programs begins on Wednesday, May 4, 2022.

Residents can look for summer program offerings in the following ways:

  • View the online version of the Summer Activity Guide starting on Friday, April 29, 2022
  • Visit and choose "Register for a Program" to search programs by various categories and key words (for the best user experience, please choose Chrome as the browser)

Register online through (accounts should be set up in advance of registration date), by telephone at 250-756-5200 or in-person at Bowen Complex, Beban Park, Oliver Woods Community Centre and Nanaimo Aquatic Centre.

Link to Strategic Plan: The City of Nanaimo is offering programs that improve the health, wellness and livability of its citizens in our community.

Key Points

  • Registration for summer programs, including daycamps, will begin on Wednesday, May 4, 2022.
  • The Activity Guide is available for online viewing starting on Friday, April 29.
  • Register for summer programs by calling 250-756-5200, at one of the recreation centres or online at


"Parks, Recreation and Culture and summer go hand in hand. I invite you to take part in a variety of summer registered programs, as well as the many free community activities, including the popular Playground Program and Concerts in the Park. With pandemic restrictions gone, it is great to be able to offer a wide variety of programs again this year."

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