COVID-19 RDN Parks List of Closures Locations

RDN Park Facility Updates (due to COVID-19)

Select sport courts have been reopened as of May 14. Please observe guidelines for play at all open parks and sport courts. All playgrounds are closed until further notice. Cedar skate park is opening Thursday, May 21, and campgrounds in RDN parks will be opening June 1. The boat launch in Horne Lake Regional Park was reopened on May 7. See below for full list of updates. 

To report a park or trail concern please contact us.

Sports Courts 

  • Huxley Community Park - tennis courts, sports court OPEN May 14 and playground closed (585 North rd. Gabriola)
  • Meadowood Community Park - basketball court and playground closed (1810 Galvin Pl., Meadowood)
  • Dashwood Community Park - basketball court and playground  closed (1210 Centre Rd., Dashwood)
  • Dunsmuir Community Park - multisport court OPEN May 14 (326 Horne Lake Rd., Qualicum Bay)
  • Henry Morgan Community park - basketball court and playground closed (95 Henry Morgan Dr. Bowser)

Guidelines for play at open sports courts will be posted at each location to help residents understand how to remain safe and healthy during this pandemic while visiting our outdoor spaces.

General Guidelines for Play:

  • Stay home if you are showing any signs of illness
  • Wash or sanitize hands before and after use
  • Practice physical distancing, even at play: keep at least 2m (6ft) distance at all times from anyone outside your household
  • Do not share equipment and clean your equipment before and after play
  • Do not gather in large groups


Playgrounds and Skate Parks 

  • Thelma Griffiths Community Park - playground closed (2108 Minto Ave, Cedar)
  • Cedar Skate Park Community Park will be open Thursday May 21 (2050 Walsh Rd, Cedar)
  • Cedar Heritage Center - playground closed (1644 Macmillan Rd, Cedar)
  • Rollo McClay Community Park - playground closed (1100 McClay Way, Gabriola)
  • Huxley Community Park Skate Park OPEN May 14, playground closed (585 North Road, Gabriola)
  • Meadow Drive Community Park - playground closed (2885 Meadow Dr, Nanaimo)
  • Extension Playground - playground closed (2140 Ryder St., Extension)
  • French Creek School  - playground closed(2348 Alberni Hwy, French Creek)
  • Meadowood Community Park - playground closed (1810 Galvin Pl, Meadowood)
  • Boultbee Community Park - playground closed (1291 Boultbee Dr, Parksville)
  • Dashwood Community Park - playground closed (1210 Centre Rd, Dashwood)
  • Maple Lane Community Park - playground closed (1035 Maple Lane Dr, San Pariel)
  • Neden Way Community Park - playground closed (629 Neden Way, Parksville)
  • Henry Morgan Community Park - playground closed (95 Henry Morgan Dr., Bowser)
  • Lions Community Park - playground closed (Near 240 Lions Way, Bowser)


Reservations open 7:00 a.m. May 25

  • Descanso Bay Regional Park  will be OPEN June 1, 2020
  • Horne Lake Regional Park will be OPEN June 1, 2020