Uplands is a thriving neighbourhood that offers something for everyone. From young families, to retirees, this is a favourite in Nanaimo. Uplands is well-known for the prestigious community of Long Lake Heights where contemporary West Coast style homes either hug the lake front or offer panoramic views of the water. Long Lake Park is a hub of summer activity for sunbathers and swimmers, kayakers and jet skiers. It is also home to the Nanaimo Rowing Club, which makes use of the facility almost year-round. Oliver Woods Community Centre attracts seniors, families and children with its wide choice of activities. Uplands is a neighbourhood also known for its excellent shopping venues, notably Longwood Station, Northridge Cetnre and North Nanaimo Town Cetnre. Between them they feature such iconic stores as Thrifty Foods, Quality Foods, Northridge Fitness Centre, Sears, London Drugs, Best Buy and Target. For entertainment, residents enjoy the Longwood Brew Pub and the Galaxy Cinemas. Excellent schools are also close at hand.

Uplands Park Elementary
3821 Stronach Drive Phone: 250-758-3252

Randerson Ridge Elementary
6021 Nelson Road Phone: 250-758-5076