South Wellington and Area Commuity Association (SWACA)
South Wellington & Area Community Information

South Wellington and area is a rural community just south of the city of Nanaimo, in the Regional District of Nanaimo, Electoral Area 'A', Vancouver Island, British Columbia.

Community Hall Rentals

The Cranberry Community Hall is administered by the Cranberry Fire Protection District. For hall rental rates and reservation inquiries please email ;

South Wellington & Area Parks & Trails

Electoral Area 'A' Recreation and Cultural Services
Electoral Area 'A' Recreation and Culture Services provides a variety of services to promote and maintain the benefits of healthy living for local residents. Services include recreation and culture programs for preschoolers, children, youth and adults; involvement with community development initiatives and projects; a Grant-In-Aid Program; and a Financial Assistance Program.

Nanaimo River Regional ParkNanaimo River Regional Park

A 56-hectare (140 acre) park is located on the Nanaimo River, just downstream from the highway bridge and Salmon Enhancement Project in Electoral Area 'A'. The RDN contributed to the park's acquisition along with The Land Conservancy, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, the Habitat Conservation Trust Fund, and many smaller donors.
Road access points: Fry Road or Thatcher Road.

Morden Colliery Historic Provincial Park

The Morden Colliery Historic Provincial Park showcases a feature of Vancouver Island’s coal mining history. This small, undeveloped day-use park contains the only remaining coal tipple on Vancouver Island.