The City of Nanaimo’s parks and recreation department wants proposals and instructors for new programs. (NEWS BULLETIN file photo)

City on the lookout for creative program ideas

Nanaimo parks and recreation department wants proposals, instructors for new programs

Nanaimo Recreation and Parks Department is searching for new program ideas and instructors for the upcoming spring and summer activity guide.

New instructors and community partners are being sought to offer an enhanced selection of programs including dance, cooking, language, arts, crafts, music, outdoor recreation and fitness classes along with excursions and other experiences.

Megan Lum, recreation coordinator, who has been a part of invitation process for several years and works with a variety of instructors and community groups, invites those interested in sharing their passion and skill sets with the broader community and wants to “keep up with new trends and are looking for program offerings for all ages and interests,” according to a city press release.

People interested in making submissions can find more information and a frequently asked questions sheet and download program proposal forms and at this link.

Completed proposal forms and other required documents may be submitted to Megan Lum at Beban Park, 2300 Bowen Rd., by fax at 250-756-5240 or via e-mail to by 4:30 p.m. on Nov. 8.

The current parks and recreation fall and winter activity guide can be viewed here.

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