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

18
Aug

Kids’ Pirate Day goes Virtual in 2020

Kids' Pirate Day becomes a 5-day Event in 2020 We are not letting COVID-19 ruin our annual family event. This fun, day-long event will become a 5-day extravaganza with videos and activities for children to participate in from August 24 through 28, 2020. We've been working hard with other businesses to make this an exciting ...
21
Apr

The Purple Martins Have Returned!

It is August now and the Purple Martins are almost gone. There were no juvenile birds in the camera nest box on August 27. It would appear they are all now on their way south.  The marina will seem very quiet now that all the Purple Martins are gone. For the Purple Martins, nesting begins ...
18
Feb

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 …

5
Feb

Heritage Boat Festival

Please note: Due to ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic, it is with regret that we have chosen to cancel Heritage Boat Festival 2020. The annual Heritage Boat Festival at the Ladysmith Community Marina is 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 …

29
Jan

Music on the Dock

Please Note: the below events are currently not taking place yet, but if/when they are we will let you know! Due to ongoing developments around the Covid-19 pandemic, we are unsure whether Music on the Dock nights will take place after all. We will adhere to the rules and guidelines provided by provincial and municipal …

24
Jan

Dine on the Dock

Please note: Due to ongoing developments around the Covid-19 pandemic, we are unsure whether Dine on the Dock nights will take place after all. We will adhere to the rules and guidelines provided by provincial and municipal health advisories regarding social distancing and size of gatherings. We will keep you posted here and on our …

12
Sep

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

1
Dec

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 …

15
Jun

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 …