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Secondary specialized academies provide students with an opportunity to pursue their areas of interest while completing their academic studies.

Hockey Canada Skills Academy

  • Located at Nanaimo District Secondary
  • Open to players of all ability levels, male or female
  • Improve individual skills, and maximize potential (both on and off the ice)

Contact Zed Malenica at 250-740-2000 or email zmalenica@sd68.bc.ca

NLPS Soccer Academy

  • Located at Nanaimo District Secondary
  • For the aspiring soccer player
  • Regular academic course load with soccer development courses

Contact Gunnar Myhrer at 250-740-2000 or email myhrer88@hotmail.com

Jazz Academy

  • Located at Wellington Secondary
  • For the aspiring jazz musician
  • An enriched educational experience of jazz music in Grades 11 and 12

Contact Carmella Luvisotto at 250-758-9191 or email cluvisotto@sd68.bc.ca.

Baseball Academy

  • Located at Dover Bay Secondary
  • For athletes in Grades 8 to 12 interested in improving their skills in baseball

Contact the school at 250-756-4595 to register.

Vancouver Island Beach Volleyball Academy

Open to students in Grades 8 to 12

  • Located at Nanaimo District Secondary
  • For athletes interested in beach volleyball training (improvement of skills and conditioning)
    – on court, weight room, class and gymnasium sessions
  • Linear course to take advantage of the seasonal weather

Contact Ryan Orton at 250-740-2000 or rorton@sd68.bc.ca

Performing Arts Academy

  • Located at Dover Bay Secondary
  • For committed and focused students of acting
  • Academy students will gain a better connection to the performing arts industry including contact with
    professionals working in theatre and film

Call 250 751-3408 or see the information sheet

Lacrosse Academy

  • Located at Nanaimo District Secondary
  • For athletes interested in lacrosse training (improvement of skills and conditioning)

Contact Joel Smith at 250 740-2000 or email jsmith02@sd68.bc.ca.