The Nanaimo NightOwls are a collegiate summer baseball team located in Nanaimo, British Columbia. The Night Owls are members of the West Coast League and they play their home games at Serauxmen Stadium.
The new WCL baseball team in Nanaimo gets two names — the NightOwls and Bars — in a nod to cultural and historical connection to the city and the region. The team will use the NightOwls for any evening games, with the Nanaimo Bars being used for any afternoon games — home or away.
The Nanaimo NightOwls play in the West Coast League, which is the West’s premier summer collegiate baseball league. Encompassing Oregon, Washington, British Columbia, and now Alberta, the WCL showcases pro prospects from major collegiate conferences around the nation.
Nanaimo (/nəˈnaɪmoʊ/) is a city on the east coast of Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. As of the 2016 census, it had a population of 90,504. It is known as “The Harbour City”. The city was previously known as the “Hub City”, which has been attributed to its original layout design where the streets radiated out from the shoreline like the spokes of a wagon wheel, as well as its generally centralized location on Vancouver Island. Nanaimo is also the headquarters of the Regional District of Nanaimo.