COVID-19 INFORMATION

We are pleased to announce that Nanaimo Golf Club has re-opened on a limited basis to members, their guests and the public.

We have implemented a number of protocols to aid in the health, safety and enjoyment of players and employees while on the property. We ask that all people visiting Nanaimo Golf Club during this time observe the protocols that the Club has put into place for everyone's safety.

COVID-19 Protocols as of July 3, 2020

  • Stay at home if you or anyone in your household have symptoms of COVID-19 or feel sick in any manner at all.
  • Self-isolate for 14 days when you return to BC from outside Canada or after you had contact with anyone who has COVID-19..
  • Practise physical distancing by ALWAYS staying a minimum of 2 meters away from other people especially while at the Club. Do not shake hands or high-five/fist bump.

GOLF

  • Arrive no more than 30 minutes before your tee-time to warm up at the driving range and practice greens.
  • Follow all established traffic-control patterns at the Club.
  • Enter the course via the pathway between the Pro Shop and driving range.
  • Wash your hands at the handwashing station by the main entrance upon your arrival, and again at the handwashing station near the 18th green before you leave the course.
  • Tee times are at 8-minute intervals. Please maintain this gap while on the course.
  • Observe our course etiquette: remember to repair your divots and ball marks, and smooth out the bunker with your shoe (no rakes are on the course). Players are not allowed to play through the group in front.
  • Leave the flagstick in the hole while putting, and use the Golf Ball E-Z Lyft system with your putter to lift your ball out of the hole.
  • Golf cart rentals are available: 2 people can ride the same cart if they're from the same or a different household, by request only; single riders are also allowed. 
  • Club rickshaws are available and sanitized after each use; be sure to leave them in the designated area—do NOT take them into the parking lot.
  • Power-caddy storage for members is available; only one person is allowed in the storage room at a time.
  • Club storage is available for members, with designated pick-up and drop-off areas. No entry allowed to the back shop.
  • No club cleaning is available.
  • Do not loiter in the parking lot before or after your round. All players must leave the golf course within 15 minutes of finishing their round of golf.
  • Do not enter any buildings (except bathrooms) on the course.
  • All on-course washrooms are open, and only one person is allowed in a bathroom at a time. The basement washroom in the Clubhouse is also available by using the exterior staircase between the Banquet Hall and Mt. Benson patios.
  • Member locker rooms are open as of July 6. Access via the exterior staircase between the Banquet Hall and Mt. Bension patios. Sanitize/wash hands on entry. Before leaving, affix red card to locker to designate sanitzing required.
  • Bring your own PPE devices (e.g., wipes, sanitizer and mask) if you see the need. We will be doing active sanitization around the course and in high-touch areas.
  • Member golf lessons and club-fitting are available; speak with the Pro Shop for details.

FOOD & BEVERAGE SERVICE

  • Mike's Place/Halfway House: Open daily from 9am to 6pm (starting July 9, closing extended to 8pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday). At-the-table beverage service is available Monday and Tuesday from 12pm to 7pm. All service is subject to special menu and ordering procedures and the weather.
  • Take-Out Service: Available from 11am to 8pm, Sunday, Wednesday and Thursday, and from 11am to 9pm on    Friday and Saturday, for both members and the public. (Starting July 13, from 11am to 6pm, Monday & Tuesday.) Visit the Take-Out page for details.
  • Restaurant Dining: Open on a limited basis to all members, golf traffic and the public. Reservations recommended: call 250-758-2451 ext. 726. Walk-ins are welcome, subject to available seating. Enter via the AV Macan Banquet Hall entrance from the parking lot, and wait to be seated. Dining hours of operation:
    • Monday & Tuesday: Closed. Starting July 13, 11am–7pm (kitchen closes at 6pm; last call at 6:30pm).
    • Wednesday & Thursday: 11am–9pm (kitchen closes at 8pm; last call at 8:30pm).
    • Friday & Saturday: 11am–10pm (kitchen closes at 9pm; last call at 9:30pm).
    • Sunday: 11am–9pm (kitchen closes at 8pm; last call at 8:30pm).
  • Self-Serve Coffee Station: Open 7am–11am, Wed thru Sun (daily, starting July 13), in AV Macan Banquet Hall.
  • Event Rentals: Tentatively scheduled to reopen June 13, in the Departure Bay and Mt. Benson Lounges. Contact Haley Robinson for details.

PRO SHOP

  • Open 7am to dusk daily, for retail purchases only. Pro Shop washrooms and handicap computers remain closed until further notice.
  • Up to 4 people are allowed inside the Pro Shop at a time; a staff member will be managing the queue to go inside. Follow the directional arrows to enter and exit. Limit the number of products you touch. Always remain at least 6 feet away from other persons.

⇒ View Re-Opening Procedures & Protocols as of July 3

We look forward to seeing you at the Club soon.