Parks & Recreation Events

  • Starlight Skate

    Jan 19, 2019, 7:00 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 Skate

    Jan 20, 2019, 12:00 PM

    The City of Nanaimo Parks & Recreation, Lions Club of Nanaimo, Save-On-Foods and many other community sponsors are proud to present the Lions Free Skates. Held Sunday's at Frank Crane Arena from 12-1:30 pm. Except Clipper Game Days (Sept 23, Oct 7, Oct 21, Nov 18, Jan 6 and Jan 27) Lions Free skate will change to 10:45 am - 12:30 pm.
  • Aquatic Special Event "Super Hero Fun"

    Jan 20, 2019, 1:30 PM

    Bring the family and fight off the evil villains trying to overtake the pool!
  • Coast Capital Savings Everyone Welcome FREE SWIM

    Jan 25, 2019, 7:00 PM

    Coastal Capital Savings is generously sponsoring various swim and skates throughout the year. Thank you, Coast Capital Savings!
  • Lions FREE Skate

    Jan 27, 2019, 10:45 AM

    The City of Nanaimo Parks & Recreation, Lions Club of Nanaimo, Save-On-Foods and many other community sponsors are proud to present the Lions Free Skates. Held Sunday's at Frank Crane Arena from 12-1:30 pm. Except Clipper Game Days (Sept 23, Oct 7, Oct 21, Nov 18, Jan 6 and Jan 27) Lions Free skate will change to 10:45 am - 12:30 pm.
  • Lions FREE Skate

    Feb 3, 2019, 12:00 PM

    The City of Nanaimo Parks & Recreation, Lions Club of Nanaimo, Save-On-Foods and many other community sponsors are proud to present the Lions Free Skates. Held Sunday's at Frank Crane Arena from 12-1:30 pm. Except Clipper Game Days (Sept 23, Oct 7, Oct 21, Nov 18, Jan 6 and Jan 27) Lions Free skate will change to 10:45 am - 12:30 pm.
  • Glow in the Dark Skates

    Feb 5, 2019, 6:30 PM

    Skate in our atmosphere of dimmed lighting and special effects! Held once a month on Tuesdays, 6:30 to 8 pm, at Frank Crane Arena.
  • Walk with the Doc

    Feb 9, 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.
  • Lions FREE Skate

    Feb 10, 2019, 12:00 PM

    The City of Nanaimo Parks & Recreation, Lions Club of Nanaimo, Save-On-Foods and many other community sponsors are proud to present the Lions Free Skates. Held Sunday's at Frank Crane Arena from 12-1:30 pm. Except Clipper Game Days (Sept 23, Oct 7, Oct 21, Nov 18, Jan 6 and Jan 27) Lions Free skate will change to 10:45 am - 12:30 pm.
  • Coast Capital Savings Everyone Welcome FREE SKATE

    Feb 15, 2019, 3:45 PM

    Coastal Capital Savings is generously sponsoring various swim and skates throughout the year. Thank you, Coast Capital Savings!
  • Lions FREE Skate

    Feb 17, 2019, 12:00 PM

    The City of Nanaimo Parks & Recreation, Lions Club of Nanaimo, Save-On-Foods and many other community sponsors are proud to present the Lions Free Skates. Held Sunday's at Frank Crane Arena from 12-1:30 pm. Except Clipper Game Days (Sept 23, Oct 7, Oct 21, Nov 18, Jan 6 and Jan 27) Lions Free skate will change to 10:45 am - 12:30 pm.
  • Coast Capital Savings Everyone Welcome FREE SWIM

    Feb 22, 2019, 7:00 PM

    Coastal Capital Savings is generously sponsoring various swim and skates throughout the year. Thank you, Coast Capital Savings!
  • Starlight Skate

    Feb 23, 2019, 7:00 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 Skate

    Feb 24, 2019, 12:00 PM

    The City of Nanaimo Parks & Recreation, Lions Club of Nanaimo, Save-On-Foods and many other community sponsors are proud to present the Lions Free Skates. Held Sunday's at Frank Crane Arena from 12-1:30 pm. Except Clipper Game Days (Sept 23, Oct 7, Oct 21, Nov 18, Jan 6 and Jan 27) Lions Free skate will change to 10:45 am - 12:30 pm.
  • Lions FREE Skate

    Mar 3, 2019, 12:00 PM

    The City of Nanaimo Parks & Recreation, Lions Club of Nanaimo, Save-On-Foods and many other community sponsors are proud to present the Lions Free Skates. Held Sunday's at Frank Crane Arena from 12-1:30 pm. Except Clipper Game Days (Sept 23, Oct 7, Oct 21, Nov 18, Jan 6 and Jan 27) Lions Free skate will change to 10:45 am - 12:30 pm.
  • Glow in the Dark Skates

    Mar 5, 2019, 6:30 PM

    Skate in our atmosphere of dimmed lighting and special effects! Held once a month on Tuesdays, 6:30 to 8 pm, at Frank Crane Arena.
  • Walk with the Doc

    Mar 9, 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.
  • Lions FREE Skate

    Mar 10, 2019, 12:00 PM

    The City of Nanaimo Parks & Recreation, Lions Club of Nanaimo, Save-On-Foods and many other community sponsors are proud to present the Lions Free Skates. Held Sunday's at Frank Crane Arena from 12-1:30 pm. Except Clipper Game Days (Sept 23, Oct 7, Oct 21, Nov 18, Jan 6 and Jan 27) Lions Free skate will change to 10:45 am - 12:30 pm.
  • Lions FREE Skate

    Mar 17, 2019, 12:00 PM

    The City of Nanaimo Parks & Recreation, Lions Club of Nanaimo, Save-On-Foods and many other community sponsors are proud to present the Lions Free Skates. Held Sunday's at Frank Crane Arena from 12-1:30 pm. Except Clipper Game Days (Sept 23, Oct 7, Oct 21, Nov 18, Jan 6 and Jan 27) Lions Free skate will change to 10:45 am - 12:30 pm.
  • Coast Capital Savings Everyone Welcome FREE SKATE

    Mar 22, 2019, 3:45 PM

    Coastal Capital Savings is generously sponsoring various swim and skates throughout the year. Thank you, Coast Capital Savings!

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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