COVID-19 FACILITY/PROGRAM UPDATE

Pool, Fitness Gym and Community Centre reopening dates:

-Nanaimo Aquatic Centre and Fitness Gym will open on Thursday, September 10. Beban Pool will remain closed until further notice.

-Beban Social Centre will open on Tuesday, August 4 for facility rentals and Wednesday, September 9 for fall recreation programs.

-Oliver Woods community Centre will open on Wednesday, September 9 for rentals and recreation programs.

-Bowen Complex will open on Wednesday, September 9 for rentals and recreation programs.

Facilities will be operating with modified operating schedules and reduced rental and program offerings. Participants will be required to pre-register and pay in advance for all sessions through our online booking system. More information regarding session registration will be announced at a later date.

Arenas reopening dates:

-one sheet at Nanaimo Ice Centre is open (for rentals and ice programs; no public skating at this time)

-one sheet at Cliff McNabb Arena will open on August 3 (for rentals and ice programs; no public skating at this time)

-one sheet or ice added to Nanaimo Ice Centre ready for September 1 (if demand dictates)

-one sheet of ice at Frank Crane Arena (if demand dictates; no scheduled date at this time)

The following amenities are open:

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Recreation Facilities & Schedules

The City of Nanaimo is home to an abundance of high-quality recreation facilities, including the Nanaimo Aquatic Centre, one of the biggest wave pools in Western Canada, the Nanaimo Ice Centre, home to two NHL-sized ice surfaces and the popular Oliver Woods Recreation Centre where residents can participate in a wide variety of fitness classes and gymnasium sports.

We have public swimming, skating, aquafit classes, weight rooms and more! Check out the public schedules  for a full listing of everything available. You can reach Parks & Recreation by phone at 250-756-5200.

Last updated: July 28, 2020

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