Operated by the Ladysmith Maritime Society
a registered charity serving the Ladysmith community since 1985

MARINA OFFICE:  250-245-1146 • FAX: 250-924-6109 • VHF 66A

Category Events


B.C. Heritage Week February 15th to 21st, 2021

WHERE DO YOU FIND HERITAGE? Calling all EXPLORERS young and old; near and far… Due to the snowy conditions, we are extending the time to complete the trail and then join us on Sunday, February 28th. The Ladysmith Maritime Society and Ladysmith & District Historical Society released a family-fun Heritage Treasure Trail game on BC …


Talk on the Dock

LMS' first Virtual Talk on the Dock to be launched by author Andrew Gunson We hope to see you there! His books are also available at the LMS Welcome Centre, Mondays through Saturdays, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Cash sales only please. Past "Talks" featured: Helen Hinchliff (2018) Barrie Farrell Fred Bailey BC Marine Parks ...

Kids’ Pirate Day goes Virtual in 2020

Kids' Pirate Day became a 5-day Event in 2020 We did not let COVID-19 ruin our annual family event. This fun, day-long event became a 5-day extravaganza with videos and activities for children to participate in from August 24 through 28, 2020. We worked hard with other businesses to make this an exciting event for ...

The Purple Martin

For the Purple Martins, nesting begins in earnest in May, with a female Martin laying 4-6 eggs. The young are usually out and about by late July and in mid-August, the migration South begins. While in their summer homes, the Purple Martins eat flying insects including beetles, moths and flying ants. Delectable dragonflies are fed ...

Sea Life Celebration

Get in touch with local sea stars, urchins and more! FREE ~ Sea Life Celebration ~ Come see us in 2021 Typically held on the second Sunday in August, this was 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 …


Heritage Boat Festival

The annual Heritage Boat Festival at the Ladysmith Community Marina is held on the last Saturday in May and features 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 on Maritimer, as …


Music on the Dock

Visit us on Facebook   Open Mic Night TUESDAY evenings (July & August) from 7:00pm – 9:30 pm Bring your guitar, harmonica, kazoo, vocal cords or whatever you’d like to play along with. Perform a couple songs solo or jam with a group of friends. Volunteers play a 3-song format and welcome others to join …


Dine on the Dock

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 …


Harbors magazine features Ladysmith Community Marina!

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 marina is viewed and highlights the many shops and trails to explore …