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

News & Events


The Purple Martins Have Returned!

It is April, and April brings something quite exciting for LMS: the return of the Purple Martins, returning from their winter vacations in South America! The Purple Martins’ migration and the timing of their return to British Columbia depend on both the weather and the wind direction – if the wind is persistently from the …


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 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 …


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 …


Saturday, February 22nd, 11 am to 3 pm

Bringing the Past into the Future Saturday, February 22, 11 am to 3 pm Activities will take place at the following locations in Ladysmith, BC 611 Oyster Bay Drive – Ladysmith Community Marina 614 Oyster Bay Drive – First Aid Shed 616 Oyster Bay Drive – LMS Boat Restoration Shop 721 First Avenue – Ladysmith …


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


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, 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 couldn’t …