There is so much happening in Nanaimo's arenas! We offer public skating opportunities, host community events and have our very own RecSkate learn-to-skate program. Join us and find out how much fun can be found in Nanaimo's arenas. Programs and events held at:

Nanaimo Ice Centre

The Nanaimo Ice Centre is located at 750 Third Street and features two NHL-size ice rinks. 

Frank Crane Arena

Located centrally in Nanaimo within the Beban Park complex you will find Frank Crane Arena. This arena is fully accessible and can seat up to 2,400+. 

Cliff McNabb Arena

Cliff McNabb Arena is located within the Beban Park complex in central Nanaimo. The NHL ice surface is used by various sport groups throughout the year.  



Please check our latest public drop-in schedules: click on "Drop in", and then choose the Activity (swimming, skating, sports, pottery) and the Day you are inquiring about for the most up-to-date schedules for our drop-in public sessions. 

Other City of Nanaimo facilities and parks

Visit the Nanaimo Facilities Search for information on City facilities.
Visit the Nanaimo Parks Search for information on City parks.


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Last updated: March 14, 2024

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