Calendar of Events

Dec 31, 2018



  • FREE New Year's Eve Family Celebration

    Category: Recreation Event
    Date: Dec 31, 2018
    Time: 5:00 to 8:00 pm
    Location: Oceanside Place Arena

    FREE New Year's Eve Family Celebration

    Celebrate New Year's Eve family style at Oceanside Place Arena on Monday, December 31st from 5:00 to 8:00 pm. Enjoy the last skate of the year on Winter Wonderland, join the family fun pond hockey, make a craft, listen to great entertainment and join in the early countdown at 8:00 pm. Food will be available to purchase at the event. Admission and skate rentals are free courtesy of Tim Horton's, Parksville. Tickets are required and are available December 10th at Oceanside Place Arena.

    Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252. View swim and skate schedules online at

  • RDN Transit System - Holiday Service

    Category: RDN Transit Events
    Date: Dec 31, 2018
    Time: 8 pm and 2:30 am
    To help everyone to enjoy New Year's Eve festivities safely, the Regional District of Nanaimo and BC Transit will be offering extended evening service on Monday, December 31, free of charge.

    The free service will apply between 8 p.m. and 2: 30 a.m., to help New Year's Eve celebrants to get home safely. Please view our New Year's Eve Schedule.

  • Winter Wonderland on Ice

    Category: Recreation Event
    Date: Dec 31, 2018
    Location: Oceanside Place Arena

    Winter Wonderland on Ice

    It is a holiday tradition to take part in this magical skating event at Oceanside Place Arena. Special lighting and décor makes you feel as though you are skating on an outdoor pond at night. Even if you do not skate, come by and view the lights from the deck. Wheel chairs and strollers are welcome. The public skating schedule will be available November 23 at

    Winter Wonderland on Ice Sponsored Skates

    • December 15, Saturday from 2:00-3:30pm
      Toy Drive Everyone Welcome Skate
      sponsored by Todd Sjogren and Anthony MacAulay


    • December 15, Saturday from 10:00am-12:00pm
      MP Johns Holiday Skating Party
      sponsored by MP Gord Johns


    • December 16, Sunday from 12:15-1:45pm
      FREE Family Skate
      sponsored by Parksville Lions & Save On Foods


    • December 18, Tuesday from 7:00-8:30pm
      FREE Teen Winter Wonderland Skate
      sponsored by RDN Youth


    • December 24, Monday from 1:00-3:00pm
      FREE Everyone Welcome Skate
      sponsored by Tim Horton's