Ladysmith Parks, Recreation & Culture is bursting with recreational activities and fun-filled events for all ages!  The Department is committed to enhancing the health & quality of life of the community through accessible programs, services, facilities and open spaces.

Parks

The Town boasts over 110 hectares of parks and open spaces offering seaside fun, nature experiences, playgrounds, and play fields.  Download the Parks and Trails brochure for a map and more information.

Trails

Our beautiful harbour setting and hillside landscapes offer over 26 km of hiking and walking trails with easy access for residents and visitors to the many natural areas in the community.  Trail and walking routes are described below.  For more information and *map please download the Parks and Trails brochure. 

Sports Fields

The Town boasts over 110 hectares of parks and open spaces offering seaside fun, nature experiences, playgrounds and play fields.  Download the Parks and Trails brochure for a map and more information.

Dog off leash parks & trails

Parks, Recreation and Culture recognize the importance of dogs to residents by providing five dog off-leash areas. These off-leash areas are a safe way to exercise and socialize your dog while meeting with other dog owners. 
 

Facilities, Parks, Trails & Fields

The Frank Jameson Community Centre, located at 810 Sixth Avenue, is the hub of the Parks, Recreation and Culture department, with most fitness and recreation programs taking place there.
Learn more about Ladysmith's parks, trails and fields.

Special Events

There are many activities and events taking place in our facilities, parks or fields.

Programs

The Parks, Recreation and Culture department offers a wide variety of recreation, education and art programs for all ages and abilities.

Schedules and Guides

The Active Living Guide is published twice a year, and provides details on all our programs and activities.

Culture

The Town of Ladysmith is committed to supporting and enhancing arts and culture, and celebrating heritage in our seaside community.   

PRC Master Plan & Strategies

Created in May 2016, the Parks, Recreation & Culture Master Plan was developed for the Town of Ladysmith to provide guidance over the next ten plus years for parks, trails, recreation and cultural facilities and amenities as well as programs and services.