Located right above Departure Bay Beach, this neighbourhood park includes a playground and grassy areas with picnic tables. This spot is especially popular during the summer for picnics, swimming and beachcombing.
Departure Bay Centennial Park
This neighbourhood park is a favourite for locals, featuring amenities such as tennis courts, a playfield, a multi-use court, two ball diamonds and a water park. The Departure Bay Activity Centre is also onsite and is used for many Parks, Recreation and Environment programs.
This small, community park features grassy areas and a fully fenced, off-leash dog area.
Sugarloaf Mountain Park
This park is a stunning natural viewpoint that looks over all of Departure Bay. Sugarloaf Mountain is the perfect place to watch sunrises and gaze over scenic Nanaimo. There are no official trails, other than the trail and stairway to the bluff top, in this mountain park.