Picture a Park: Oliver Woods

Jan 28, 2015

Surrounded by native plants and a Douglas-fir forest, Oliver Woods Park has many amenities and activities for all ages and interests.

Outside, take in the beauty of nature with a walk along the interpretive trails.


Spend some time viewing wildlife at the duck pond.


Work out while enjoying the fresh air in the outdoor wellness park.


Let the kids burn some energy in the playground. 


Inside the LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) certified Community Centre, find a place to decompress near the public art installation in the lobby. Another public art installation can be found in the playground.


Join in one of the many drop-in sports like volleyball and floor hockey in the gym.


Take a fitness or yoga class in one of the multi-purpose rooms. Did you know? These rooms are also available for public rentals by calling 250-756-5200.


There are a variety of programs for all ages and abilities available at Oliver Woods Community Centre including preschool, youth and adult programs that range from pre-school crafts to Pro-D Day Camps and fencing to painting. 


Looking for a park? Try the Nanaimo Parks Search on the City website.

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