Parks & Recreation Events

  • 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!
  • GoByBikeBC May 28 Morning Celebration Station

    May 27, 2019, 6:30 AM

    GoByBikeWeek May 27-June 2 stop in and say hello at one of the celebration stations! Bowen & EN Trail Hosted by Reed Family Wellness
  • GoByBikeBC May 27 Morning Celebration Station

    May 27, 2019, 7:00 AM

    GoByBikeWeek May 27-June 2 stop in and say hello at one of the celebration stations! City Hall Hosted by The City of Nanaimo
  • GoByBikeBC May 27 Afternoon Celebration Station

    May 27, 2019, 4:00 PM

    GoByBikeWeek May 27-June 2 stop in and say hello at one of the celebration stations! St. George & EN Trail Hosted by Pin Point Physio & Cobs Bread
  • GoByBikeBC May 28 Afternoon Celebration Station

    May 28, 2019, 4:00 PM

    GoByBikeWeek May 27-June 2 stop in and say hello at one of the celebration stations! Mostar & EN Trail Hosted by Long Lake Physio & Cobs Bread
  • GoByBikeBC May 29 Morning Celebration Station

    May 29, 2019, 7:00 AM

    GoByBikeWeek May 27-June 2 stop in and say hello at one of the celebration stations! Wakesiah & 4th Hosted by VIU & SD 68
  • GoByBikeBC May 29 Afternoon Celebration Station

    May 29, 2019, 4:00 PM

    GoByBikeWeek May 27-June 2 stop in and say hello at one of the celebration stations! Bowen & Dufferin Hosted by Country Grocer & TD
  • GoByBikeBC May 30 Morning Celebration Station

    May 30, 2019, 7:00 AM

    GoByBikeWeek May 27-June 2 stop in and say hello at one of the celebration stations! Nanaimo General Hospital Hosted by SlowSpokes Nanaimo & Cobs Bread
  • GoByBikeBC May 30 Afternoon Celebration Station

    May 30, 2019, 4:00 PM

    GoByBikeWeek May 27-June 2 stop in and say hello at one of the celebration stations! At Country Grocer Plaza hosted by Country Grocer (South)
  • GoByBikeBC May 31 Morning Celebration Station

    May 31, 2019, 7:00 AM

    GoByBikeWeek May 27-June 2 stop in and say hello at one of the celebration stations! Departure Bay & EN Trail Hosted by PinPoint Physio & Cobs Bread
  • GoByBikeBC May 31 Afternoon Celebration Station

    May 31, 2019, 4:00 PM

    GoByBikeWeek May 27-June 2 stop in and say hello at one of the celebration stations! Wrap Up Party at Mansfield Park!
  • Invasive Plant DROP ZONE

    Jun 1, 2019, 10:00 AM

    ​Got ivy, broom, blackberry or daphne? Bring it to the drop zone at Beban Park.
  • 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.
  • Walk with the Doc

    Jun 8, 2019, 10:00 AM

    Dr. Poteryko, Dr. Houghton and other healthcare professionals will help lead this FREE monthly health walk - rain or shine! Held the second Saturday of each month at 10 am.
  • World Oceans Day

    Jun 8, 2019, 11:00 AM

    Join us for a variety of marine, cultural and educational activities!
  • 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!
  • Family Fun Night June 2019

    Jun 27, 2019, 4:00 PM

    The summer Family Fun Nights take place Thursday evenings from 4-7 pm in June, July and August provide families a place to enjoy games, crafts, bouncy castle fun, musical entertainment, science experiments and much more!

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!

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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.

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