Events

  • Dive-In Movie Star Wars "Solo"

    Nov 17, 2018, 3:00 PM

    An aquatic special event DIVE-IN movie is coming to a pool near you. Watch Star Wars "Solo" with the family on a floatie!
  • Starlight Skate

    Nov 17, 2018, 7:00 PM

    Our Starlight Skate is an opportunity to come out and enjoy our soft light "stars" and passive LED glow lights. This is a great night out for couples and families before dinner or before that "night out" with friends. Regular admission rates apply.
  • Lions FREE Skate

    Nov 18, 2018, 10:45 AM

    The City of Nanaimo Parks & Recreation, Lions Club of Nanaimo, Save-On-Foods and many other community sponsors are proud to present the Lions Free Skates. Held Sunday's at Frank Crane Arena from 12-1:30 pm. Except Clipper Game Days (Sept 23, Oct 7, Oct 21, Nov 18, Jan 6 and Jan 27) Lions Free skate will change to 10:45 am - 12:30 pm.
  • Coast Capital Savings Everyone Welcome FREE SKATE

    Nov 23, 2018, 3:45 PM

    Coastal Capital Savings is generously sponsoring various swim and skates throughout the year. Thank you, Coast Capital Savings!
  • Lions FREE Skate

    Nov 25, 2018, 12:00 PM

    The City of Nanaimo Parks & Recreation, Lions Club of Nanaimo, Save-On-Foods and many other community sponsors are proud to present the Lions Free Skates. Held Sunday's at Frank Crane Arena from 12-1:30 pm. Except Clipper Game Days (Sept 23, Oct 7, Oct 21, Nov 18, Jan 6 and Jan 27) Lions Free skate will change to 10:45 am - 12:30 pm.
  • Coast Capital Savings Everyone Welcome FREE SWIM

    Nov 30, 2018, 7:00 PM

    Coastal Capital Savings is generously sponsoring various swim and skates throughout the year. Thank you, Coast Capital Savings!
  • Lions FREE Skate

    Dec 2, 2018, 12:00 PM

    The City of Nanaimo Parks & Recreation, Lions Club of Nanaimo, Save-On-Foods and many other community sponsors are proud to present the Lions Free Skates. Held Sunday's at Frank Crane Arena from 12-1:30 pm. Except Clipper Game Days (Sept 23, Oct 7, Oct 21, Nov 18, Jan 6 and Jan 27) Lions Free skate will change to 10:45 am - 12:30 pm.
  • Glow in the Dark Skates

    Dec 4, 2018, 6:30 PM

    Skate in our atmosphere of dimmed lighting and special effects! Held once a month on Tuesdays, 6:30 to 8 pm, at Frank Crane Arena.
  • Walk with the Doc

    Dec 8, 2018, 10:00 AM

    Dr. Poteryko, Dr. Houghton and other healthcare professionals will help lead this FREE monthly health walk - rain or shine! Held the second Saturday of each month at 10 am.
  • Lions FREE Skate

    Dec 9, 2018, 12:00 PM

    The City of Nanaimo Parks & Recreation, Lions Club of Nanaimo, Save-On-Foods and many other community sponsors are proud to present the Lions Free Skates. Held Sunday's at Frank Crane Arena from 12-1:30 pm. Except Clipper Game Days (Sept 23, Oct 7, Oct 21, Nov 18, Jan 6 and Jan 27) Lions Free skate will change to 10:45 am - 12:30 pm.
  • Starlight Skate

    Dec 15, 2018, 7:00 PM

    Our Starlight Skate is an opportunity to come out and enjoy our soft light "stars" and passive LED glow lights. This is a great night out for couples and families before dinner or before that "night out" with friends. Regular admission rates apply.
  • Lions FREE Skate

    Dec 16, 2018, 12:00 PM

    The City of Nanaimo Parks & Recreation, Lions Club of Nanaimo, Save-On-Foods and many other community sponsors are proud to present the Lions Free Skates. Held Sunday's at Frank Crane Arena from 12-1:30 pm. Except Clipper Game Days (Sept 23, Oct 7, Oct 21, Nov 18, Jan 6 and Jan 27) Lions Free skate will change to 10:45 am - 12:30 pm.
  • Coast Capital Savings Everyone Welcome FREE SKATE

    Dec 21, 2018, 3:45 PM

    Coastal Capital Savings is generously sponsoring various swim and skates throughout the year. Thank you, Coast Capital Savings!
  • Aquatic Special Event "Dunk with Santa"

    Dec 22, 2018, 3:00 PM

    Be on your best behavior with Santa in the pool...or show him how naughty you can be by trying to dunk him in the dunk tank.
  • Lions FREE Skate

    Dec 23, 2018, 12:00 PM

    The City of Nanaimo Parks & Recreation, Lions Club of Nanaimo, Save-On-Foods and many other community sponsors are proud to present the Lions Free Skates. Held Sunday's at Frank Crane Arena from 12-1:30 pm. Except Clipper Game Days (Sept 23, Oct 7, Oct 21, Nov 18, Jan 6 and Jan 27) Lions Free skate will change to 10:45 am - 12:30 pm.
  • Lions FREE Skate

    Jan 6, 2019, 10:45 AM

    The City of Nanaimo Parks & Recreation, Lions Club of Nanaimo, Save-On-Foods and many other community sponsors are proud to present the Lions Free Skates. Held Sunday's at Frank Crane Arena from 12-1:30 pm. Except Clipper Game Days (Sept 23, Oct 7, Oct 21, Nov 18, Jan 6 and Jan 27) Lions Free skate will change to 10:45 am - 12:30 pm.
  • Glow in the Dark Skates

    Jan 8, 2019, 6:30 PM

    Skate in our atmosphere of dimmed lighting and special effects! Held once a month on Tuesdays, 6:30 to 8 pm, at Frank Crane Arena.
  • Walk with the Doc

    Jan 12, 2019, 10:00 AM

    Dr. Poteryko, Dr. Houghton and other healthcare professionals will help lead this FREE monthly health walk - rain or shine! Held the second Saturday of each month at 10 am.
  • Lions FREE Skate

    Jan 13, 2019, 12:00 PM

    The City of Nanaimo Parks & Recreation, Lions Club of Nanaimo, Save-On-Foods and many other community sponsors are proud to present the Lions Free Skates. Held Sunday's at Frank Crane Arena from 12-1:30 pm. Except Clipper Game Days (Sept 23, Oct 7, Oct 21, Nov 18, Jan 6 and Jan 27) Lions Free skate will change to 10:45 am - 12:30 pm.
  • Coast Capital Savings Everyone Welcome FREE SKATE

    Jan 18, 2019, 3:45 PM

    Coastal Capital Savings is generously sponsoring various swim and skates throughout the year. Thank you, Coast Capital Savings!

Special Events

The City of Nanaimo hosts special events year round, so check back here often or join us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter as we are always adding more!

Hosting a Special Event in a City of Nanaimo Park?

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If you are looking for community events happening in and around Nanaimo, visit www.tourismnanaimo.com and view the events page.

Clubs and Organizations in Nanaimo

The City of Nanaimo is home to several clubs and organizations. From arts, social, sports or community, check out this Clubs and Organization Listing and see how you can get involved! Email askpre@nanaimo.ca to add your non profit group to this list or to update your organization information.

Last updated: July 3, 2018

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