PLEASE NOTE: Due to Covid-19, all recreation facilities are shut down, programs are cancelled and sports fields, playgrounds and other outdoor amenities are closed until further notice. Clients will be contacted as soon as possible regarding refunds. Please follow us on Facebook (cityofnanaimolocalgovernment) for the latest developments.
Parks & Trails
Some of Nanaimo's greatest assets are its public outdoor spaces. With over 880 hectares of City parks and 170 kilometres of trails, there is something for everyone to enjoy and discover.
City of Nanaimo facilities
Visit Nanaimo Facilities Search Database for information on City of Nanaimo facilities.
Completed Park Plans and Documents
Partners in Parks
Help make Nanaimo's parks better by volunteering for park improvement projects. Our Partners in Parks Program (PIP) is a public participation program utilizes the talents, skills and energy of community partners to develop, maintain and beautify Nanaimo's parks and trails.
Leadership in Asset Management Program (LAMP)
A unique initiative through the Federation of Canadian Municipalities to strengthen our approach in managing infrastructure that provides community services. The phase 2 portion is a pilot project for neighbourhood parks and trails. Click to learn more.
Want to host a special event in City parks or facilities?
See this Special Event Application Form for the details we need to get from you.