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Nanaimo Harbour City Seniors (NHCS) is a volunteer organization that exists to provide opportunities for all senior citizens 60+ years to participate in and lead more meaningful, active, healthy and complete lives in our community.  Join an activitiy and make new friends.

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Please check for snow advisory or contact the Parks and Recreation Office 250-755-7501 to see if your activity has been cancelled.

 Activity Groups

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We have a  2-page NHCS Brochure on the benefits of joining NHCS.  Please read and print it, and hand it out to others who might be interested in joining us.  Find it here.

For general information about NHCS Activities - click HERE,

And for more detailed information on many of the NHCS Activity Groups  - click HERE. 

If you are part of an NHCS activity that doesn't have a write-up on this site then please email us your write-up at

Find Your Acitivty's Location

For Google Maps showing NHCS locations click HERE. And the City has a series of Virtual Tours of facilities including Bowen Complex and Oliver Woods Centre - see them HERE.

NHCS Board of Directors

Happy Valentine's Day to one and all


Unturkey Shoot with Davey Crooked, his girl-friend Darling Daniella and Santa
December 21, 2016
Featured Davey Crooked, his girl-friend Darling Daniella and Santa.
Board of Directors recoups funds for stationery, licence fees, etc.
This (2016) year, the carpet bowlers will share the profits because several targets were sold by their members.
Thanks to all who supported this event, by selling or purchasing .

Frequently Asked Questions

Check out the FAQ  section on this website to find  answers to your questions about membership and the Nanaimo Harbour City Seniors Association.
Updated June 2016

Volunteers Needed

The Canadian Red Cross Society is seeking volunteers for the Nanaimo and surrounding area Health Equipment Loan and Disaster Management programs.  Call toll free 1-855-995-3529.

Check out the poster HERE for more information.

Nanaimo Harbour City Seniors

CELEBRATE 50 Years with us! 

1967 - 2017

Celebrating with Fireworks

Bowen Park Complex
500 Bowen Road, Nanaimo, BC


50 Years Anniversary image  OPEN HOUSE 

Come and join us at Bowen Park
When:  March 7th, 2017
Time: 1 pm to 3 pm

Why?  Because we will be celebrating our organization with lots of people, activities and a tour!

Grab a coffee and enjoy the entertainment. Come and talk to members about our programs and sign up for lots of fun!

For more information call Joanne at 250-758-3418

Management Board Business


The 2015-2016 Board would like to
thank all members
who attended the annual general meeting on
May 19, 2016.  

Your new 2016-2017 BOARD OF DIRECTORS
was elected.

The Board also -
The latest available Board Meeting minutes (January 2017). Previous minutes can be read here.

To view the minutes from our last Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on May 19, 2016 click here

Here's your opportunity to enter your feedback. Use this link to the City of Nanaimo's website blog featuring an article highlighting the Nanaimo Harbour City Seniors Organization.  City of Nanaimo Blog - Active Aging with Parks, Recreation and Environment.

We welcome your feedback either on that  blog or by email here.

If you have any photos or videos of NHCS activities, and you'd like to share them, then you can email them from here.
Seniors Activities Programs

To discover the fun activities we have organized for your enjoyment simply click on the Nanaimo Harbour City Seniors Programs for Adults 60+ image below.

To become a member simply visit any Parks and Recreation facility (Bowen Park Complex,  Nanaimo Aquatic Centre, Beban Park or Oliver Woods Community Centre) in person, present your ID and register.  You won't regret it!                           Latest Seniors program guide - March and April 2017

Front page of seniors guide - march april 2017

The Program Schedule by Day is  also found on the 2nd last page of the issue above .

The previous issue can be read by clicking here.

In keeping with new beginnings, we have renamed the NHCS "Newsletter" to Programs for Adults 60+. We feel that this more aptly describes our guide.  Want to share your thoughts on this name, email us at  

The latest newsletter is published regularly every 2 months on the 3rd Thursday.  


Beautiful hand crafted Quilt
 November 17, 2016
Click on photo above to see more pictures.

The Board of Directors would like to THANK all of our crafters and members for their hard work and contributions to our organization throughout the year.

Looking for other activities?  Click on Parks and Recreation's Fall Activities Guide below.

Parks and Recreations Fall Activities Guide Available Aug. 20th

Email here   if you have comments or queries on NHCS or this web-site  

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