The Nanaimo Child Development Centre (NCDC) is a community-based non-profit organization that has been an integral part of Central Vancouver island since 1967.

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The Event

The Nanaimo Child Development Centre welcomes you to the Silly Boat Regatta – Sunday, July 21, 2024!

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Volunteer Spotlight

Over 150 volunteers contribute to the success of the Silly Boat Regatta each year. Team members, Ambassadors, Entertainers, and Event Volunteers ensure that all who attend have the safest & silliest fun possible!

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Registered Teams

Join the fun today! Registration is now open!

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Opening Doors

The Nanaimo Child Development Centre is Opening Doors for Children and Families

The funds raised at the Silly Boat Regatta allow the Nanaimo Child Development Centre to provide various programs, services and the purchase of much needed therapeutic equipment. The NCDC and all our sponsors and volunteers welcome you to join us for a spectacular day of silly fun for a great cause!

Ways to Donate

The Nanaimo Child Development Centre can only continue helping children in our community who have developmental needs and their families through the generous donations of our supporters.

Highlight Reels

Enjoy some highlights from the past!

One of the silliest and largest community fundraisers for the Nanaimo Child Development Centre, the Silly Boat Regatta is the place to be for fun, camaraderie and all things SILLY!

Silly Boat 2019

Silly Boats 2017 & 2018

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