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SPORTS AND ACTIVITIES IN NANAIMO

Hammond Bayside Bed and Breakfast is located in the heart of sports and sporting activities on Vancouver Island. Below is just a selection of things to do for active minded guests.

Nanaimo area BEACHES / OUTDOOR SWIMMING / Sun and Sand!

COLLIERY DAM PARK WAKESIAH & 8th
DIVER LAKE PARK BLACK FRANK DRIVE
KINSMEN PARK DEPARTURE BAY RD
LOUDON PARK & WALKWAY VICTORIA AVE
MAFFEO SUTTON PARK ARENA ST
McGREGOR PARK FRONT ST
MORNINGSIDE PARK MORNINGSIDE DR
PIPERS LAGOON PARK PLACE RD
SWY-A-LANA LAGOON FRONT ST
WESTWOOD LAKE PARK WESTWOOD RD

BICYCLES - RETAIL / REPAIR / RENTALS
Mountain Bike Trails, the Parkway Trail and Country Roads await you.

BASTION CYCLE AND SKI - 4196 Departure Bay - 758-2453

HANK'S CYCLE SHOP 14-2220 Bowen - 758-1344

BOAT TOURS

ISLANDHOPPER MARINE TOURS - 1958 ZORKIN Rd. 753-6122

BOWLING LANES

BRECHIN LANES - 1870 East Wellington Road - 753-2341

BUNGY JUMPING

Take a leap on faith and experience the thrill of Bungy Jumping at the world's first and only specially designed Bungy jumping Bridge over Nanaimo River!
It's just a short drive - about 15 kms south of Nanaimo.

DIVING ADVENTURES

Nanaimo has a sunken tug to explore in Departure Bay and two sunken naval ships near Snake Island. Even if you're not a diver, you can snorkel with the seals near Snake Island. Dive charter companies will take you there.

THE DIVE OUTFITTERS - 2205 NORTHFIELD RD. 756-1863

SUNDOWN DIVING - 22 Esplanade 753-1880

GULF ISLAND DIVE CHARTERS LTD. 478 Machleary St. 729-6275

FISHING - SPORT

Ocean Expeditions along our coastline give you a "gone fishing " day!

SEALAND TACKLE - 1840 STEWART - 754-1432

BRANDYWINE CHARTERS - LANTZVILLE - 390-0752

Or try your hand at catching CRAB!

Hammond Bayside Suites B+B offer to loan you a crab trap, which you can use off the dock @ Swy-a-lana Lagoon or right in Hammond Bay! (Check the Fishing Regulations re Crab sizes and types before you leave…) If all fails, Margaret's Fish Boat (sells freshly caught seafood) at Fisherman's Dock (Inner Harbor) She just may have a good substitute for the ones that got away.

GOLF

Hammond Bayside Suites B+B have a few reasonable Golf Club sets with pull carts to rent to our guests. Championship Courses with breathtaking scenery are ever so close

NANAIMO GOLF CLUB - 18 holes 1-250--758-6332

FAIRWINDS at Schooner Cove (Nanoose) 18 holes 1-250 468-7666

MORNINGSTAR (Parksville) 18 holes 1-250 - 1-250-248-8161

EAGLECREST - (Qualicum) 18 holes 1-800 - 567-1320

GLENGARY - (Qualicum) 18 holes 1-250-752-8786

WINCHELSEA VIEW - (Lanzville) 18 holes - 1-250-390-3934
Golf Cont.

Nearby: Two Courses that are a tad Easier, Refreshing and Relaxing. Excellent for Seniors, Beginners, Intermediate Players. Great scenery!

PRYDE VISTA - (Nanaimo) - 9 holes / well maintained - 1-250 - 753-6188
ARROWSMITH - (Qualicum) - 1-250 - 752-9727

And for the Children's Pleasure - Nanaimo Bowen Park Pitch and Putt, Parksville Minigolf, Rathtrevor - Mini Golf, Nanaimo Cyber City - minigolf.

HIKING TRAILS / WALKING Parks

NECK POINT MARINE PARK- .5 Km from here

PIPER'S LAGOON PARK - .5 Km from here

BOWEN PARK - COMOX ROAD

WESTWOOD LAKE MOUNTAIN TRAIL - 6.5 kms at the foot of Mt. Benson

HEMER PARK / Roberts Memorial Prov. Park, Blue Heron Park - CEDAR

CABLE BAY TRAIL AND PARK - CEDAR (near Pulp Mill area)
(See migrating sea lions Oct to April)

JACK'S POINT / BIGGS PARK - Excellent views of Nanaimo

NANAIMO PARKWAY TRAIL - walk, run, bike, skate!

E&N TRAIL - Walkers, runners, rollerbladers, bikers, and skateboarders.

SWY-A-LANA INNER HARBOUR AREA

HORSEBACK RIDING

Enjoy leisurely trail rides through the lush forests and mountainsides. Or you can enjoy the huge new indoor arena at Arbutus Meadows 1-250- 468-2345

INDOOR SWIMMING POOLS / GYMS / SKATING

BEBAN PARK RECREATIONAL CENTER - Parks and Rec

AQUATIC CENTER - Wakesiah Ave. (wave pool / waterslide / gym / hot tubs++)

BOWEN PARK Outdoor Pool - Summer Time only.

KAYAKING / CANOING rentals

THE KAYAK SHACK - Zorkin Road - 753-3234 www.thekayakshack.com

ADVENTURES SEA KAYAKING - 755-6702 www.adventures.com

ADVENTURES WILD HEART (Cedar) - 1-250-722-3683 www.kayakbc.com

ROCK CLIMBING

ROMPER ROOM INDOOR CLIMBING CENTER - 4385-b BOWEN DR. 751-7625 - great fun for the children or the young at heart.

SKIING - DOWNHILL / CROSS COUNTRY / Snow boarding / Snow Tubing / Snow Mobiling

MOUNT WASHINGTON Resort - a short 1.5 hour drive northward is well known for its great snow slopes and amenities. Good Parking with Shuttle service is available from its base to the lodge. There is also a bus shuttle service from Nanaimo to the mount. Equipment Rentals. Restaurants+++ Great for a day trip when the snow flies. ** Mt Washington is the premier resort on Vancouver Island, located in the Comox Valley west of Courtenay. The snow here is often deeper than anywhere else in British Columbia, and occasionally deeper than anywhere else in the world!

MOUNT CAIN and area - about a 1.75 hours drive northward. Nice slopes, smaller ski area than Mt. Washington, but has other advantages it is located in Mt. Cain Regional Park, off Highway 19 north of Campbell River, and is run by the non-profit Mt. Cain Alpine Park Society. It is Vancouver Island's only community owned and operated ski and snowboard facility, with plenty of enjoyable and challenging runs.

TENNIS COURTS

WESTWOOD RACQUET CLUB - 1-250-753-2866

PUBLIC COURTS - (NEARBY and Free of Charge) See locations below.
Hammond Bay Morningside - Morningside Rd.- 3 blocks away
Departure Bay Centennial Windgrove Street -near beach area
Beban Park - Bowen Road - Rec Center
Bowen Park - Comox Road near Wakesiah Road intersection.

WINDSURFING

Right in front of Hammond Bayside Suites on the east side of the Shack Islands, good winds, good waves, and adventure! Did you bring your board? Check for local equipment rentals.

 

Contact Hammond Bayside Executive Suite Inn

3868 Hammond Bay Road
Nanaimo, BC V9T 1G3
1-250-729-5365
Toll Free 1-888-729-5360
info@hammondbayside.com

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