Welcome to Central Nanaimo

Also known as the hospital district, Central Nanaimo is conveniently located to all that Nanaimo has to offer. Beban Park sports complex is the heart of Central Nanaimo and has Pitch ‘n Put Golf, Tennis Courts, Swimming Pool and Ice Rinks. The best kids’ playground in Nanaimo, Soccer Fields and the Fair Grounds that host the VIEX are all centrally and conveniently located in this one location. The SPCA, Tim Hortons and St. John’s Ambulance Training Centre are also close by.


This is a neighbourhood settled mostly in the 1970’s and 80’s. There are a lot of mature trees, and while many houses are the standard box form, there are also funkier homes around Rosstown Rd.

The Rosstown Road neighbourhood is a common favourite for families, because its location is convenient to most things in the city, only a ten minute drive to downtown even less to the biggest malls. It’s also close to Beban Park, a sports complex with the best kid’s playground in Central Nanaimo.

This area is also home to a Co-op gas bar, SPCA, and a St John’s Ambulance training centre. There several medical facilities and urgent care clinics in and around this area.

Rosstown Road is southwest of Country Club mall, south of Labieux Rd.

Central Nanaimo Listing
A listing in Central Nanaimo



Brechin Elementary – 510 Millstone Ave., Nanaimo V9S 5A9 – 250 754-7523
Cilaire Elementary – 25 Cilaire Drive, Nanaimo V9S 3C9 – 250 758-7941
Coal Tyee Elementary – 2280 Sun Valley Dr., Nanaimo V9T 6P1 – 250 729-0450
Forest Park Elementary – 2050 Latimer Rd., Nanaimo V9S 2W5 – 250 758-6892


Woodlands Secondary – 1270 Strathmore St., Nanaimo V9S 2L9 – 250 753-2271

French Immersion:

Ecole Quarterway Elementary School – 1632 Bowen Rd., Nanaimo V9S 1G6 – 250 754-6845


For more information regarding schools in the area visit www.sd68.bc.ca