The BC Transit Santa Bus will be making stops at Ravensong Aquatic Centre, Oceanside Place and Arrowview and Qualicum Beach elementary schools. — Photo courtesy of RDN Transit Twitter

The BC Transit Santa Bus will be making stops at Ravensong Aquatic Centre, Oceanside Place and Arrowview and Qualicum Beach elementary schools. — Photo courtesy of RDN Transit Twitter

Santa Bus coming to Parksville Qualicum Beach

BC Transit bus making stops at pool, arena and elementary schools

Get into the holiday spirit and join the Regional District of Nanaimo and BC Transit as they welcome the Santa Bus back to Parksville Qualicum Beach.

On Sunday, Dec. 10, the holiday bus will arrive in the region with visits to Ravensong Aquatic Centre in Qualicum Beach, from 10-11:30 a.m., and Oceanside Arena in Parksville, from noon to 2 p.m.

The red-nosed, antlered Santa Bus will then visit several elementary schools in Nanaimo and Qualicum Beach between Dec. 11 and Dec. 13.

The Santa Bus will be stopping at Qualicum Beach Elementary School the morning of Dec. 12 and later that afternoon it will stop at Arrowview Elementary School.

Donations of cash or non-perishable food items are welcome, with proceeds going to the Society of Organized Services in Parksville Qualicum Beach and the Salvation Army in Nanaimo.

— NEWS Staff