Saturday, November 21 marks the sixth annual RBC Sports Day in Canada. This day is a national celebration of sport and it's ability to build community and get Canadians moving!
Sport is an integral part of our lifestyle here in Nanaimo. The City offers a number of programs and facilities that cater to a variety of sports.
Here in Nanaimo, you can join in the free festivities in Beban Park featuring:
- a ball hockey tournament in the parking lot near Altrusa Park playground from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
- free skating lessons from 1:15 pm to 2:45 pm and a demonstration at 2:15 pm with the Nanaimo Skating Club in Frank Crane Arena
- and a a Rep league game starts at 3:00 pm with Midget Tier 1 (Nanaimo Clippers) taking on Midget Tier 2 (Peninsula Eagles) in Cliff McNabb Arena where we invite everyone to come out, watch and cheer on your favourite team.
As a run-up to Sports Day in Canada, everyone is encouraged to wear their favourite team jersey to work, school or wherever on Friday, November 20 as National Jersey Day. Nanaimo City Council recently proclaimed that the City will be participating in National Jersey Day.