Now that school is out everyone is looking for something to do with their youngin’s with all of their newly found free time! Well look no farther! Nanaimo have numerous amounts of family friendly activities to fill your summer days up with!

In addition to all of our parks and play grounds, Nanaimo has three pools to go and cool down in on our, soon be hot, summer days!

Kin Pool is our only public outdoor pool in Nanaimo! It is open for the summer season and offers swimming lessons in the great outdoors, so you can get some sun while the kids learn some vital life skills! Kin Pool is home to the summer swim club, The White Rapids, if you want to catch some of the excitement check out Kin pools Website ( for the swim clubs schedule!

Beban Pool and the Nanaimo Aquatic Centre are Nanaimo’s two indoor swimming pools! Beban Pool, found on Bowen Road, is Nanaimo’s older pool but has been revitalized and now has a great children’s indoor water park, lazy river and a few smaller slides, which are perfect for the little swimmers in the family!

The Nanaimo Aquatic Centre, or NAC, is the largest pool in Nanaimo with a children’s indoor water park, water slides, wave pool, steam room and sauna as well as an Olympic sized length pool. The NAC is the one stop shop of swimming pools! The NAC can be found off of Third Street.

Which is your favourite pool to spend your time at?

– Jenna