New pass to keep youth active this summer in Regional District of Nanaimo

$99 Play and Ride Pass make it affordable to travel to drop-in recreation programs

To keep youth active and healthy throughout the summer, there is a new initiative that will make it affordable for them to travel to drop-in recreation programs in the Regional District of Nanaimo.

The RDN, Island Health and the City of Nanaimo have collaborated in launching a convenient $99 ‘Play and Ride Pass’ that combines drop in activities like swimming, skating and gym sports with access to local public transit.

Aimed at youth aged 12 to 18, the pass is accepted at all RDN and City of Nanaimo youth drop-in recreation programs between June 29 and Sept. 4.

In addition, the pass allows youth to use the entire RDN transit system during the same period of time.

The $99 pass can be purchased starting May 15 at Oceanside Place Arena, Ravensong Aquatic Centre, Beban Park and Nanaimo Aquatic Centre.

It is valid for all recreation drop-in programs at Oceanside Place Arena, Ravensong Aquatic Centre, Nanaimo Aquatic Centre, Nanaimo Ice Centre, Beban Pool and Oliver Woods Community Centre.

For more information, visit www.rdn.bc.ca/recreation.

— Submitted by the RDN

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