COVID-19 Update for RDN Recreation

In response to the Public Health Office (PHO) Orders released today, the Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN) will be cancelling the following effective at 11:59 p.m. Sunday, December 19 until January 31, 2022:

  • All sports tournaments for youth and adults
  • The New Year’s Eve Celebration at Oceanside Place Arena
  • The annual Polar Bear Splash in Parksville

Proof of vaccination will be required for events, now of any size, at both the Oceanside Place Arena and Ravensong Aquatic Centre.

A reminder that spectators of events or recreation programs at both Oceanside Place Arena and Ravensong Aquatic Centre are required to provide proof of vaccine as per PHO.

For other information on the RDN’s response to COVID-19 including the most recent changes to Recreation programs and services as of December 23, visit

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