Nanaimo celebrates 2022 Youth Week

Events planned from May 1-7


The City of Nanaimo is pleased to present the 2022 Youth Week celebrations. Activities are planned from May 1 to May 7, all with the intent of celebrating youth in Nanaimo.

Highlights include youth toonie skates, a hike to Sugarloaf Mountain, a free swim (Lions Free Swim) at Nanaimo Aquatic Centre and a special "May the Fourth Be with You" Star Wars skate at Nanaimo Ice Centre. A full schedule of events can be found on the YOUth Nanaimo Facebook page and on the City of Nanaimo website,

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 various events scheduled over seven days from May 1-7, 2022.
  • Some activities are drop-in while others require pre-registration with Parks, Recreation and Culture.


"The youth are our future! Youth Week is a great chance to celebrate the young citizens in our community and to remember all the energy, enthusiasm, as well as the contributions they make to enhance our City."

City of Nanaimo

Quick Facts

  • Youth Week is celebrated across BC and Canada annually from May 1-7.


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