Cancellation of the Nanaimo Child Development Centre’s 37th Annual Silly Boat Cancelled Regatta July 19, 2020.
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!
1967 to 2020 – 50+ Years of Opening Doors
Shoreline Orthodontics (Presenting Sponsor) and the Nanaimo Child Development Centre (NCDC) welcome you to take part in this year’s exciting events! Join us Sunday, July 19th at Maffeo Sutton Park / Swy-A-Lana Lagoon (Inner Harbour) for a spectacular day full of fun, camaraderie and of course, silly antics!
The silliest characters in Nanaimo are planning their strategy to participate in one of the craziest events this side of the Rockies!
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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.
Nanaimo Silly Boat Regatta – July 15th, 2018
One of the silliest and largest community fundraisers for the Nanaimo Child Development Centre, the 2018 Silly Boat Regatta celebrates 34 years of the event! Join hosts Matt Carter, Cathy Holmes, and Nancy Wilmot as they cover all 8 heats, introducing you to one of the most entertaining water races Nanaimo’s Maffeo Sutton Park hosts annually in July!