Owned and operated by the Ladysmith Maritime Society
a registered charity serving the Ladysmith community since 1985

MARINA OFFICE:  250-245-1146 or VHF 66A

News & Events


Heritage BC Event – February 22, 2020 (Heritage Week Feb 17-23)

Ladysmith’s Heritage Week will be this February 17th-23rd, 2020. Part of this week includes family Heritage BC Event on Saturday, February 22, 11am-3pm. The event will take place at 614 Oyster Bay Drive and 616 Oyster Bay Drive in Ladysmith. This year’s heritage theme is Bringing the Past into the Future, and will showcase the …


Heritage Boat Festival – Saturday, May 30th, 2020

The annual Heritage Boat Festival at the Ladysmith Community Marina is on Saturday, May 30th, 2020 from 10 am – 4 pm, and will feature heritage vessels from all over the west coast. These are incredibly beautiful and well-maintained examples of our ocean-going history on the west coast. This event is open to the public and includes free Harbour tours …


Kids’ Pirate Day – Saturday, June 6th, 2020

Kids’ Pirate Day is set for Saturday, June 6th, 2020 from 10 am – 4 pm at the Ladysmith Community Marina – admission is FREE! No need to wait for Hallowe’en. Come in costume and live it up a little! This is a fun event for everyone, especially all you latent buccaneers! Our Community docks …


Sea Life Celebration – Sunday, August 15th, 2020

Get in touch with local sea stars, urchins and more! FREE ~ Fourth annual Sea Life Celebration on Sunday, August 15th, 2020 from 10 am to 2 pm! A mid-summer waterfront experience that brings families together at our friendly community marina. The many educational and fun activities, led by volunteers, will take place at the …


Dine on the Dock

Our most popular events of the summer are Dine on the Dock. Bar opens at 5:00 p.m. and dinner is usually served at 6:15 p.m. These are fun times on the dock, and interestingly, we always have a sunny evening! Unless otherwise noted, In the BeanTime Café caters each dinner on our Social Dock. Although …


Music on the Dock

Looking for some FREE entertainment this July and August? Come on down to the Marina and join us on the Social Dock for: Open Mic Night WEDNESDAY nights (July & August) from 7:30 – 10 pm   Bring your clarinet, harmonica, vocal cords or whatever you’d like to play along with; bagpipes or kazoo with special …


Harbors magazine features Ladysmith Community Marina!

Enjoy reading this feature article in the November/December 2017 issue of Harbors magazine! The Ladysmith Community Marina is well known on the coast as friendly, with great staff, beautiful facilities and “rich in history and activity.”  We have many visitors from the US and this article by Deane Hislop is a testament to how well our …


One of BC’s Most Environmental Marinas

VANCOUVER, BC – Ladysmith Community Marina, owned and operated by the Ladysmith Maritime Society (LMS) is BC’s latest marina to be certified under Georgia Strait Alliance’s (GSA) Clean Marine BC (CMBC) program for their environmental best practices. The designation recognizes industry leading marinas, harbour authorities, yacht clubs, and boatyards that meet GSA’s rigid environmental standards. “We …


Talk on the Dock

Talk on the Dock is a FREE event open to all. Stay tuned for 2020 Talk on the Dock. Past “Talks” featured: Helen Hinchliff Barrie Farrell Fred Bailey BC Marine Parks Forever Society Georgia Strait Alliance Catherine Dook John Horton