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Probus Nanaimo North Club Activities


Welcome Probus Visitors! 


The following is a list of current Probus Nanaimo North Activities listed by four different categories (Books & Puzzles; Cards & Games; Food & Drink; Sports & Exercise).

Members can click on the Members Only tab in the Menu for dates, times, and contact information.  Click Activities Menu above for our Special events. 

​Bookaholics Book Club

Book Club meets the third Wednesday of each month at a members house.  A book is chosen ahead of time for the group to read and discuss at the next gathering.

Book and Puzzle Exchange

Enjoy reading and/or doing jigsaw puzzles. Come to the General meeting and stop by our table to drop off a book and/or jigsaw puzzle and find a new one.


American Mah-jong

Mah-jong plays year-round every Wednesday from 1pm to 4pm.

​​5 Bridge Groups:

​Ladies Tuesday Bridge

​​​Ladies afternoon Bridge played every second Tuesday starting at 1pm.

​​Tuesday Mixed Bridge 

Mixed Bridge meets every  Tuesday afternoon at 2pm.

Friday Mixed Bridge 

Mixed Bridge meets every 1st and 3rd Friday afternoon at 1pm.

​Friday Ladies Bridge

​​​Ladies afternoon Bridge played every 2nd and 4th and Friday starting at 1pm.

Sunday Bridge with Friends

Bridge with Friends plays every 1st and 3rd Sunday afternoons from 1-4pm.  On the 3rd Sunday, for those wanting, we will go out for dinner after.

2 Canasta Groups:

Ladies Canasta

Ladies canasta plays Hand and Foot Canasta year-round every Thursday at 1pm at rotating hosts.  

Mixed Canasta

Mixed canasta plays Hand and Foot Canasta on the 3rd Saturday of each month at 7pm at rotating hosts  homes.​​


Casual Dining

Casual Dining is held at a variety of local pubs and restaurants on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 5:30pm.  It is a time for members to get together for an evening of good food and good friends. This is an ideal opportunity to discover some of Nanaimo's many eating spots.  

​​​​Drinks and Appetizers 

Drinks and Appetizers meets the 2nd Saturday of the month at 6:30pm, with rotating hosts. Guest bring an appetizer to share, their own glass and beverage of choice  and enjoy an evening with Probus friends.

Pub Lunch  

Pub Lunch is held at a variety of local pubs on the alternating 4th Thursday or  Friday of the month at 11:30am.

​Ladies Golf

Ladies Golf plays every Monday (except long weekend Mondays), Spring to Fall, at a variety of courses on the island.  Play  9 or 18, walk or use a cart, come out and enjoy a day on the course.

Men's Golf  

​​Men’s Golf meets Wednesday afternoon at a variety of golf courses.

​Nine and Dine

​Nine and Dine runs Spring to Fall, weather permitting, usually on the 3rd Friday of the month. Play 9 holes at a local course and enjoy a meal at the Club house restaurant.


Pickleball runs every Thursday and everyone meets at 3:00 PM at Oliver Woods.  Cost depends on the number of participants and is paid monthly.

Trail Walking

Trail Walking Group meets every Friday for a walk through some wonderful trails in the surrounding area. All walks start at 10am, weather permitting.

Walking with Dogs

Walking with dogs is every Tuesday at 10am.  

Walking Leisurely

Walks are at a slower pace and with little elevation and no stairs.  These walks are held on Thursdays at 10am. 

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