Parks & Recreation Events

  • Earth Day Community Celebration 2019

    Apr 27, 2019, 10:00 AM

    Participate with Nanaimo & District as it celebrates Water to Earth Month 2019 with program and events taking place throughout our community. This wrap up event, happening on April 22 will feature local vendors, food trucks, hands on activities, artisans, live music and much more.
  • Earth Week Dive In Movie Aquatic Special Event

    Apr 27, 2019, 3:00 PM

    Coming to a pool near you! Bring your family for a swim and a movie to celebrate Earth Week. Playing on the big screen will be Jumanji - Welcome to the Jungle!
  • Lions Free Swim 2019

    Apr 28, 2019, 2:00 PM

    The Lions Club is pleased to be offering FREE swimming to Nanaimo residents. Thanks again to the many program sponsors. We look forward to seeing you at the pool on Sundays!
  • 2019 Golden Bucket Contest

    May 1, 2019, 8:00 AM

  • Starlight Skate 2019

    May 1, 2019, 6:30 PM

    Our Starlight Skate is an opportunity to come out and enjoy our soft light "stars" and passive LED glow lights. This is a great night out for couples and families before dinner or before that "night out" with friends. Regular admission rates apply.
  • Youth Week Dive-In Movie Spider-Man Into the Spider-Verse

    May 4, 2019, 3:00 PM

    Dive-In Movie Spider-Man into the Spider-Verse is coming to a pool near you.
  • Lions Free Swim 2019

    May 5, 2019, 2:00 PM

    The Lions Club is pleased to be offering FREE swimming to Nanaimo residents. Thanks again to the many program sponsors. We look forward to seeing you at the pool on Sundays!
  • Lions Free Swim 2019

    May 12, 2019, 2:00 PM

    The Lions Club is pleased to be offering FREE swimming to Nanaimo residents. Thanks again to the many program sponsors. We look forward to seeing you at the pool on Sundays!
  • National Lifejacket Day 2019

    May 16, 2019, 7:00 PM

    Join us at the Nanaimo Aquatic Centre for this annual event aimed to encourage and promote the use of lifejackets and personal floatation devices when on or near the water.
  • Lions Free Swim 2019

    May 19, 2019, 2:00 PM

    The Lions Club is pleased to be offering FREE swimming to Nanaimo residents. Thanks again to the many program sponsors. We look forward to seeing you at the pool on Sundays!
  • Lions Free Swim 2019

    May 26, 2019, 2:00 PM

    The Lions Club is pleased to be offering FREE swimming to Nanaimo residents. Thanks again to the many program sponsors. We look forward to seeing you at the pool on Sundays!
  • Lions Free Swim 2019

    Jun 2, 2019, 2:00 PM

    The Lions Club is pleased to be offering FREE swimming to Nanaimo residents. Thanks again to the many program sponsors. We look forward to seeing you at the pool on Sundays!
  • Starlight Skate 2019

    Jun 5, 2019, 6:30 PM

    Our Starlight Skate is an opportunity to come out and enjoy our soft light "stars" and passive LED glow lights. This is a great night out for couples and families before dinner or before that "night out" with friends. Regular admission rates apply.
  • Lions Free Swim 2019

    Jun 9, 2019, 2:00 PM

    The Lions Club is pleased to be offering FREE swimming to Nanaimo residents. Thanks again to the many program sponsors. We look forward to seeing you at the pool on Sundays!
  • Lions Free Swim 2019

    Jun 16, 2019, 2:00 PM

    The Lions Club is pleased to be offering FREE swimming to Nanaimo residents. Thanks again to the many program sponsors. We look forward to seeing you at the pool on Sundays!
  • Lions Free Swim 2019

    Jun 23, 2019, 2:00 PM

    The Lions Club is pleased to be offering FREE swimming to Nanaimo residents. Thanks again to the many program sponsors. We look forward to seeing you at the pool on Sundays!
  • Lions Free Swim 2019

    Jun 30, 2019, 2:00 PM

    The Lions Club is pleased to be offering FREE swimming to Nanaimo residents. Thanks again to the many program sponsors. We look forward to seeing you at the pool on Sundays!
  • Starlight Skate 2019

    Jul 3, 2019, 6:30 PM

    Our Starlight Skate is an opportunity to come out and enjoy our soft light "stars" and passive LED glow lights. This is a great night out for couples and families before dinner or before that "night out" with friends. Regular admission rates apply.
  • Starlight Skate 2019

    Aug 7, 2019, 6:30 PM

    Our Starlight Skate is an opportunity to come out and enjoy our soft light "stars" and passive LED glow lights. This is a great night out for couples and families before dinner or before that "night out" with friends. Regular admission rates apply.

Special Events

The City of Nanaimo hosts special events year round, so check back here often or join us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter as we are always adding more!

Hosting a Special Event in a City of Nanaimo Park?

Do you have plans to host an event in one of Nanaimo's Parks?

If you are looking for community events happening in and around Nanaimo, visit www.tourismnanaimo.com and view the events page.

Clubs and Organizations in Nanaimo

The City of Nanaimo is home to several clubs and organizations. From arts, social, sports or community, check out this Clubs and Organization Listing and see how you can get involved! Email askpre@nanaimo.ca to add your non profit group to this list or to update your organization information.

Last updated: February 6, 2019

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