Science in the Park is back this summer!
Free drop-in science activities for children of all ages with their families! If your daycare of other larger group is interested in stopping by, please contact us so that we know to expect you!
Programs run from 10:00 AM until 1:00 PM unless otherwise noted
July 6-9: Beach @ Piper’s Lagoon Park
July 10: HR MacMillan Arboretum
July 13 & 14: Departure Bay Beach
July 14: Nanaimo Night Market (5:00 – 9:00 PM)
July 15: Sunset Cinema @ Maffeo Sutton Park (Nanaimo) brought to you by Coastal Community Credit Union (5:00 – 9:00 PM)
July 16: Sunset Cinema @ Parksville Community Park brought to you by Coastal Community Credit Union (5:00 – 9:00 PM)
July 20-24: Huddlestone Park in Lantzville
July 28: Long Lake Park with Nanaimo Wellington branch of the Vancouver Island Regional Library as part of the Summer Reading Program
July 28: Nanaimo Night Market (5:00 – 9:00 PM)
July 29 & 30: Morden Colliery
July 31: Transfer Beach with Ladysmith Days Summer Festival (10:00 AM – 2:00 PM)
August 4 Nanaimo Night Market (5:00 – 9:00 PM)
August 6 & 7: Mount Benson Regional Park
August 10: Departure Bay Beach
August 11: Nanaimo Night Market
August 12: Departure Bay Beach (1:00 – 4:00 PM)
August 13: Departure Bay Beach
August 14: HR McMillan Arboretum
August 17: Blue Heron Park
August 18: Nanaimo Night Market (5:00 – 9:00 PM)
August 21: Moorecroft Park
August 24 & 25: Parksville Community Park (beach)
August 26-28: Beban Park with the Vancouver Island Exhibition (10:00 AM – 2:00 PM)
Please note: This event is intended for children and families, parent participation is mandatory. For safety purposes we require children under age 16 to be accompanied by a minimum number of supervising adults:
- Children 4 years old and under, 1 adult per every 3 children is required.
- Children 5 years old to 9 years old, 1 adult per every 5 children is required.
- Children 10 years old to 16 years old, 1 adult per 10 children is required.
Nanaimo Science offers a wide range of activities aimed at children from infancy to Grade 7. Check out our school break camps, Pro-D day camps and workshops, and Homeschool supports!