*Riptides Summer Programs ☀️

August 12, 2021

We are happy to announce our summer programing schedule.  This year we will not be running the Camp ‘S’ program and rather focusing on our primary strength as swimming providers. 

Our Riptides summer sessions are intended for swimmers currently registered in Blue, Gold, Los Angeles, Seoul as well as past Olympic Way & Camp ‘S’ participants.  Registration for this programming currently open. *New Swimmers Welcome*

*Please note that swimmers must be comfortable swimming in deep water to register.

We will be running our Riptides summer sessions Monday to Friday at the Nanaimo Aquatic Centre during the following weeks:

July 5th-9th

July 12th-16th

July 19th-23rd


August 3rd-6th

August 9th-13th

August 16th-20th

There will be fifteen spaces per group time available.  Participants will select an 8:15-8:50a.m., 9:00-9:35a.m., or 9:45-10:20a.m. space.  The cost of each week-long summer swimming session is $50.


In conjunction with our group workouts we are pleased to introduce private lessons at Westwood Lake.  Lessons are available between 11:30a.m. & 2:00p.m. during the following dates.  Participants can select one or more times per week for the duration of the three week session.

July 5th-22nd

Aug 3rd-19th

Private lessons are available to book on our website at a cost of $105 for 3 half hour lessons. There will be a 10% discount for families with multiple swimmers.  The following times will be available Monday through Thursday.


12:10p.m. - 12:40p.m.

12:50p.m. - 1:20p.m.

1:30p.m. - 2:00p.m.

If you have any questions please contact Darcy at dirwin@nanaimoriptides.com or call our office (250) 714-1800.

See you this summer,

NRST Staff