Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Nanaimo City Parks Open Flame & Smoking Banned

To report a fire in a Nanaimo park or trail call 911
To report a wildfire call 1-800-663-5555 or *5555 cellular

The City of Nanaimo would like to remind residents and park users that smoking, campfires and bbq's are not permitted in City parks. Propane bbq's, however, are permitted within the approved locations of the picnic shelters in Bowen Park and Maffeo Sutton Park and on picnic tables within all parks. Signs are being posted in City parks.

For further details or clarification on the notice please contact Nanaimo Parks, Recreation and Environment at 250-756-5200.

All users of the parks and trails systems are urged to use caution when in the parks and on the trails, and to be aware of all fire hazards.

"Our parks and trails are not irrigated for the most part which means fires can easily being started especially during the dryer summer months. Please help ensure the enjoyment and safety of Nanaimo's parks for everyone."  -  Al Britton City of Nanaimo 


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