• Summer 2020 Update - Summer camp registration has re-opened. Register online or by calling 250-248-3252. Registered families will receive detailed information about what to expect at camp this summer. 
  • The Recreation office at Oceanside Place Arena is open Mon-Fri for phone calls 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at 250-248-3252.
  • FAQs about re-opening plans as of June 18 can be found at 
  • See our Program Participant Expectations
  • For the latest Regional District of Nanaimo updates on COVID-19 and other services visit 


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The RDN offers recreation and culture programs for all ages in RDN Electoral Areas A, C, E, F, G, and H, as well as Parksville and Qualicum Beach - many of our programs in District 69 are located at our facilities Ravensong Aquatic Centre and Oceanside Place Arena

RDN also provides funding to the Gabriola Recreation Society for the provision of recreation and culture programs on Gabriola Island.

The RDN also provides funding to the Arrowsmith Community Recreation Association (ACRA) to support recreation programming in Electoral Area F.