There is a lot happening within the walls of our arenas! We offer public skating opportunities, host community events and have our very own RecSkate learn-to-skate program. Join us and find out how much fun can be found in Nanaimo's arenas. Programs and events held at:
Nanaimo Ice Centre
The Nanaimo Ice Centre is located at 750 Third Street and features two NHL-size ice rinks.
Frank Crane Arena
Located centrally in Nanaimo within the Beban Park complex you will find Frank Crane Arena. This arena is fully accessible and can seat up to 2,400+.
Cliff McNabb Arena
Cliff McNabb Arena is located within the Beban Park complex in central Nanaimo. The NHL ice surface is used by various sport groups throughout the year.
Schedules and programs
See what public skating times are available available through our Public Schedules or view our Public Schedules and skating programs (PDF format) from our Activity Guide.
Take a moment to view our current Activity Guide.
Public Admission Rates
Register for our arenas programs
- Online: Visit our iReg webpage where you can register from the comfort of your home. Available 24/7 with a valid credit card. Please call us at 250-756-5200 first to be setup as a client in our system.
- In Person: Visit Beban Park, Bowen Park, Nanaimo Aquatic Centre, Oliver Woods Community Centre and Nanaimo Ice Centre. Please phone 250-756-5200 to confirm hours.
- By Phone: Call 250-756-5200. During peak registration times, we may need to take your name and phone number and then call you back in the order calls are received.
Other City of Nanaimo facilities and parks
Visit the Nanaimo Facilities Search for information on City facilities.
Visit the Nanaimo Parks Search for information on City parks.