The Rotary Club of Nanaimo was chartered on May 1, 1920, ranking 689th in the world.
Four Nanaimo clubs and Rotaract were chartered in ensuing years:
North Club:  Nov 25, 1972 
Lantzville Club: Jun 24, 1988 
Daybreak Club: Dec 13, 1995
Oceanside Club: Sep 14, 1998 
Rotaract Club: Jan 23, 2009
The Rotary Club of Nanaimo also sponsored the charter of the Rotary Club of Ladysmith, BC.
Our landmark centennial project is our Centennial Peace Garden in Maffeo Sutton Park.