2016 Family Day Activities {Metro Vancouver}

2016 Family Day Activities
Family Day is just around the corner, and in true Metro Vancouver fashion, there are activities in just about every city with something for the entire family! From skates and swims, to yoga and zumba classes, to art classes, scavenger and geocaching hunts – Metro Vancouver has gone all out with a plethora of events to keep just about every family busy starting this Family Day Weekend. And the best part? Almost ALL Of the activities are free – some definite fun, and savings to be had this Family Day! A few of these events require pre-registration due to limited space so make sure to register quickly to ensure you have a spot, and make sure to share with your friends and family so they can get in on the Family Day fun too!




Abbotsford

Family Day FUN! at High Street Shopping Centre
Monday, February 8th from 11:00am-3:00pm
Price: Free
This Family Day come to Highstreet for Rock Climbing + Face Painting + Martial Arts Demo + Photos with our Panda Ninja & More! The first 250 people in a Kung Fu costume receive a $5 Highstreet Gift Card.

Family Day at The Mennonite Heritage Museum
Monday, February 8th from 10:00am-4:00pm
Price: By Admission to permanent exhibit
Visit the Mennonite Heritage Museum for a myriad of child-friendly activities and crafts. Drop-in activities offered from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM include, exhibition-inspired “I Spy” activity, child-friendly museum worksheets, “Paint Your Own Russian Figurine” craft, and admission to the museum’s permanent exhibition. In addition, the Mennonite Historical Society of BC, located on the second floor of the museum, will provide families the chance to discover their genealogies through the society’s extensive databases. What better way to celebrate family than to learn more about your family tree?

Burnaby

Family Day Art on the Spot
Saturday February 6th, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm, Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, 6450 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
Price: Free
In celebration of Family Day, this art on the spot art activity includes a fun portrait session with props and dress-up inspired by the portraits of famous photographer Irving Penn. Photographs will be taken by our staff with your phone.

Toonie Skate at Kensington
Monday February 8th, 11:30 am – 3:00 pm Kensington Complex, 6159 Curtis Street, Burnaby
Price: $2.00, includes skate rental & helmets, bars will not be available.
Families make our lives and our communities strong. Family Day encourages families to connect, be happy and healthy together. Celebrate togetherness and be active in Burnaby!

Toonie Skate also available at: Bill Copeland Sports Centre

Family Day at the Burnaby Village Carousel
Monday February 8th, 12:00pm – 3:00 pm, Burnaby Village Museum
Price: Non-members: $6.50, Members: $5.85, pre-register to avoid disappointment. Limited space available. Children & Adults must enroll together, fee is per person.
Bring the family for a spin on the Carousel to celebrate Family Day. Join us for this drop-in program especially for families with young children. Children’s entertainer, children’s art activities, heritage games and carousel rides are all included. No access to the Museum site.

Family Day Board Games Night at McGill Public Library 
Friday February 5th, 6:00pm – 8:30pm, Burnaby Public Library –  McGill Branch, 4595 Albert Street
Price: Free
Join the library in Family Day Celebration with this all-ages board game night. Seniors, adults, teens, and children are all welcome. (Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.) We will provide games like Scrabble, Settlers of Catan, and Candyland. Come with your friends, family, or meet new people in your community. Some instruction will be provided.

Explore Nature! at Burnaby Lake
Monday February 8, 12:00pm – 3:00pm, Burnaby Lake Nature House, 4519 Piper Avenue, Burnaby
Price: Free, drop-in
Celebrate Family Day in nature with arts and crafts that use all your senses. Ages 3+, make a day of it with a family walk around Burnaby Lake

Coquitlam

Family Day Fit and Fun at Pinetree Community Centre
Sunday February 6th, 9:00am-3:00pm
Price: Free, healthy snacks and beverage will be provided
This event will include a variety of free drop-in opportunities for the whole family including open gym, toddlers active play area, family yoga, family zumba, weightroom orientations for parents and youth, and a family fitness class. Healthy snacks and beverage will be provided.

Family FUN Day at Poirier Community Centre
Monday February 8th, 10:00am – 1:00pm
Price: Free, pre-registration required at 604-927-4386
Bring out the family and help us celebrate Family Day! Entertainment, games and a variety of activities to be enjoyed by the whole family. Get ready to be active and have some fun!

Park Spark Family Day at Como Lake Park
Sunday February 8th from 10:00am – 12:00pm
Experience Como Lake Park on Family Day while enhancing its natural beauty! Families are invited to participate in park enhancement activities including plantings, invasive species removal and litter clean up. Park staff will on hand to answer questions and share information about Coquitlam’s parks.

Delta

Dyanmic Family Dodgeball Tournament at South Delta Recreation Centre
Monday, February 8th (time TBD)
Price: Free, pre-registration as a family required at 604-952-3034

Bring your whole family and play various types of dodgeball to see who the Dynamic Dodgeball Champions of Delta will be. Featured styles include Old-fashioned Dodgeball, Dr. Dodgeball & Pin Guard. Come play with us! #351939

Family Canvas Creations at Tsawwassen Arts Centre
Monday, February 8th from 1:00pm-2:00pm
Price: Free, pre-registration required at 604-952-3034
Create a giant canvas for your family home. Together you can bring out your creative side.

Family Canvas Creations at Firehall Centre for the Arts
Monday, February 8th at Family Canvas Creations
Price: Free, pre-registration required at 604-952-3034
The whole family can come together to create a giant canvas for your family home. Pre register for this free family day event

Family Day Learn to Skate Lessons at Sungod Recreation Centre
Monday, February 8th from 10:30am-11:00am, or 11:10am – 11:40am
Price: Free, pre-registration required at 604-952-3033
Register for our free Family Learn to Skate lessons and learn a few tips on how to skate safely.

Family Day Stick and Puck Tournament at North Delta Recreation Centre
Monday, February 8th from 9:00am-10:00am
Price: Free, pre-registration required at 604-952-3034, helmets, face cages, sticks and gloves required for all. A limited supply of equipment will be available.

Love hockey & looking for something to do for Family Day? Register in advance for this family-friendly Stick and Puck tournament. We will make the teams.

Free Family Learn to Swim Session at Ladner Leisure Centre
Sunday, February 7th from 12:00-12:30, 12:30-1:00, 1:00-1:30, and 1:30-2:00
Price: Free, pre-registration required at 604-952-3034
Nervous? scared? Bring the family to our free family swim sessions. We will help the whole family gain confidence in the water and become more comfortable.

Free Family Learn to Swim Session at Winskill Aquatic & Fitness Centre
Saturday, February 6th from 12:00-12:30, 12:30-1:00, 1:00-1:30, 1:30-2:00
Price: Free, pre-regisration required at 604-952-3034
Nervous? scared? Bring the family to our free family swim sessions. We help the whole family gain confidence in the water and become more comfortable.

Langley

Active Family Fun Event at Walnut Grove Community Centre
Monday, February 8th from 4:00pm-6:00pm
Price: free, drop-in! 
Families that play together, stay together! Drop in to the gymnasium with your family for some fun instructor facilitated active activities.

Peace Play Day at Willowbrook Shopping Centre
Monday February 8th, 11:00am – 6:00pm

Price: Free 
Join us to celebrate world peace and harmony with these free, kid-friendly activities:

LEGO® BUILD: LEGO®Certified Professional, Robin Sather, and his team have started a giant LEGO Peace Garden. Help decorate it with LEGO trees, flowers, and more, to celebrate world peace.
PEACE PASSPORT:  The first 600 kids aged 4-16 to complete a Peace Passport will receive a gift pack.* All completed passports will be entered for a chance to win a trip for 4 to the United Nations in New York (value $4,000)*.
CRAFTS: Make arts and crafts such as peace charm bracelets, totes, and magnets, paper doves, and hands across the globe.
HANDS UP FOR PEACE: Join us as we observe a Minute of Peace at 2pm.
EXHIBITS: Learn about international cultures at exhibits throughout the centre. Watch for a full list of exhibitors here soon.
ENTERTAINMENT: Enjoy dance, music, and demonstrations from cultures across the world. Plus,  fun activities including balloon twisting and face painting. Watch for a full list of demonstrations here soon.
*While quantities last. **See contest site for full contest rules and regulations.

Family Day Extravaganza at Langley Centennial Museum
Monday, February 8th from 1:00pm-4:oopm
Price: Free
Families can dress up for a free family portrait, get creative at our giant craft station, take part in our history scavenger hunt. Come enjoy an afternoon that will let families learn, laugh, create and play together.

Family Day Skate at CanIan Ice Sports Twin Rinks
Monday, February 8th from 10:45am-3:15pm
Price: free, space is limited so arrive early
To celebrate Family Day in BC, the City of Langley is hosting two FREE family skates; 10:45am-12:15pm & 1:45pm-3:15pm. In addition to the skating you can join us upstairs for a variety of crafts & activities. Space is limited, so please arrive early.

Family Day at the Fort, Fort Langley Historical Site 
Saturday February 6th – Monday February 8th, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Price: Free 
Step away from technology and spend Family Day having good, old-fashioned fun at the fort! Starting at 10 am, put your kids to work, the old-fashioned way, with 19th century family chores. From 2 pm to 3 pm, take photos of your kids in historical outfits while they play dress up. Afterwards, watch blacksmith demonstrations, coopering demonstrations and earn a prize by completing our family scavenger hunt.

Family Day Swim at WC Blair Recreation Centre
Monday, February 8th from 1:00pm-6:00pm
Price: Free
Family Swim Event for all ages. We have play leaders for our event that will be offering games, safety stations and aquatic stations.

Family Day at the Canadian Museum of Flight, Hanger 3.
Monday February 8th, 10:00am – 4:00pm
Price: Admission by donation
Museum tours, complimentary hot apple cider and caramel popcorn, kids craft table and colouring contest. Have your photo taken in a real Canadian Snowbirds jet.

Family Gym Time at Langley Events Centre
Monday, February 8th from 10:30am – 6:00pm
Price: Free
Join us for gym time where youth and adults can shoot hoops and the little ones can run and play in the gym. Come over to the Community Centre for Family Boot Camp, Zumba, or Workout.

Maple Ridge

Family Day Lantern-Making Workshop at ACT Arts Centre
Monday February 8th, 11:00am – 3:00pm
Price: Free
Join the Maple Ridge Festival of Light Society for a lantern-making workshop and The ACT Arts Programs for a special craft.

Family Day 2016 at Maple Ridge Leisure Centre
Monday February 8th from 9:30am-4:00pm
Price: Free
Family Active Play at the Leisure Centre. Come out and join us for Story & Playtime (1Y-5Y), then head into a Family Yoga session followed by a Play Gym focused on Physical Literacy and Active Start Circuits for families and end your day with an Open Multi-sport Gym. Story and Play 9:30AM – 10:15AM For families with preschoolers 1Y – 5Y, join us in the playroom with our leader for story time and active movement play on our mats and toys. Family Yoga 10:30AM – 11:30AM . For families with children, great class to stretch and do poses with a gentle flow for beginners. PlayGym & Physical literacy for Families 12:00PM – 2:00PM . Come ready to play and move around the gym in various stations with our Gym Play Leaders. A circuit is set up for explore and experience different fundamental movement skills through play while increasing ones physical literacy. Get ready to run, jump, throw and more fun! Open-Multi-Sport Gym 2:00PM – 4:00pm Come and play various sports in the gym, from badminton, indoor soccer, basketball, etc.

Alice in Wonderland at ACT Arts Centre
Monday February 8th, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Price: Adults $25.00, Youth – $15.00
Rich in athleticism and innovative dance and theatre, ALICE is an exhilarating adventure that spins you off into another land. ALICE is an adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s whimsical stories, “Alice In Wonderland” and “Through The Looking Glass”. In her search for home, Alice must maneuvre herself through this topsy-turvy world. Celebrate Motus O’s 25th anniversary with ALICE in Wonderland, a one-hour show that brings to life all your favourite characters and will feature 40 local community members on stage! Don’t miss our Family Day activities before the show!

Family Day 2016 at Planet Ice 
Monday February 8th from 1:15 – 2:45pm
Price: Free

Bring your friends and family and join in this day for a free day of ice skating.

Family Day Parent & Child Skateboarding at Greg Moore Youth Centre
Monday February 8th, 12:30pm – 2:00pm
Price: Free
Join us this Family Day for a parent and child skateboard/scooter session at the Greg Moore Youth Centre!

Family Day 2016 at Pitt Meadows Family Recreation Centre
Monday, February 8th from 9:00am-4:00pm
Price: Free
PlayGym & Physical literacy for Families 9:00 – 10:30AM . Come ready to play and move around the gym in various stations with our Gym Play Leaders. A circuit is set up for explore and experience different fundamental movement skills through play while increasing ones physical literacy. Get ready to run, jump, throw and more fun! Family Yoga 10:45AM – 11:45AM . For families with children, great class to stretch and do poses with a gentle flow for beginners. Pickleball 12:00PM – 2:00PM . Come learn this fun fast growing sport. A combination of badminton, tennis and ping pong that is played indoors on a badminton court. Great for families 8Y+ Open-Multi-Sport Gym 2:00PM – 4:00pm Come and play various sports in the gym, from badminton, indoor soccer, basketball, etc.

Family Day 2016 at Pitt Meadows Arena
Monday, February 8th from 12:45pm-2:45pm
Price: Free
Bring your friends and family and join in this day for a free day of ice skating.

Mission

Family Day at the Mission Leisure Centre
Monday, February 8th from 8:30am-4:30pm
Price: Free
Enjoy swimming, skating, facepainting, bouncy castle, giant games and more for the family to enjoy.

New Westminster

Century House Family Open House
Monday, February 8th from 11:00am-1:00pm
Price: Free
Opportunity for families to explore the Seniors centre. Intergenerational actiivities include all ages fitness class, refreshments, art display and variety of games.

Family Day at the Fraser River Discovery Centre 
Monday February 8th, 11:00am – 3:00pm
Price: Free
Join us for fun-filled festivities for the whole family to enjoy!

  • Create a Valentine for the River for our Wishing Tree
  • Make a Fishy craft
  • Photo Scavenger Hunt
  • Walking Tour at 11:00am and 1:00pm
  • Puppet Show at 11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, and 2:30pm
  • Hands-on Activities, Interactive Exhibits and more…

Experience Our City on Family Day at Centennial Community Centre

Monday, February 8th from 9:00am-3:00pm
Price: Free 
Come and try out one of our fitness classes or cycle classes for free. Come explore dance, yoga, preschool and art activities together as a family.

Explore Your Local Greenhouse at New Westminster Greenhouse
Monday, February 8th from 10:30am – 12:30pm
Price: Free, including refreshments.
Families have the opportunity to tour the greenhouse and make a little garden to take home.

Family Fun Zone at Anvil Centre, 777 Columbia Street
Monday, February 8th from 11:00am-3:00pm
Price: Free

  • Performances by The Clown Prince of Folk – Ishdafish
  • The Magic of Peter Rooke
  • The Stage New West Photo Booth
  • Activations by Eric & Juliana Vallee Marketing Systems
  • Face Painting
  • Preview of the Boulevard Gardens of New Westminster exhibition by the Garden Gals (Community Art Space)
  • Clowns
  • 3rd Floor Youth Zone with Youth entertainment in the Theatre
  • Nintendo Game Zone
  • Arts & Crafts Stations
  • Community Group Tables with children’s activities
  • Visit OTIC: Systems of Sound
  • Make ear accessories with New Media Gallery
  • Heritage Activities: Button making, stained glass & Irving House paper model

Family Day on Samson V

Monday, February 8th from 11:00am-3:00pm
Price: Free
Climb aboard Samson V and learn about the working Fraser River and life on a snagboat paddlewheeler dating to 1937. Learn to tie knots like a real sailor, watch how fishing nets are repaired, and try caulking a vessel to make it water tight with cotton and oakum. Explore the vessel with a scavenger hunt and make nautical crafts to take home.

Free Family Fun at Queensborough Community Centre
Monday, February 8th from 9:30am-12:30pm
Price: Free
Enjoy an exciting morning of free family friendly activities including bouncy castle, face painting and crafts. Get fit as a family in our weight room.

Family Day at River Market
Monday February 8th, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Price: Free

  • Korki The Clown Balloon Twister
  • The Arts Council of New Westminster ArtsToGo Workshop!
  • Face Painting
  • Carnival Games and Table Hockey
  • Music Box Open House with Crafts

Free Family Gymnastic and Trampoline Drop In at Queens Park Arenex

Monday February 8th from 9:30am-11:30am and 6:00pm-7:30pm
Price: Free 
Opportunity for families to try out gymnastics and trampoline at no cost. Open to all ages.

Free Family Swim at Canada Games Pool
Monday, February 8th from 11:30am-5:00pm
Price: Free
Free Public Swim and fitness centre. Waterslide will be open, activities on deck, duck races, facepainting and refreshments.

Moody Park Family Skate at Moody Park Arena
Monday February 8th from 12:30pm-3:30pm and 6:00pm-8:00pm
Price: Free 
Join us for a free family skate with activities on and off the ice.

New Westminster Youth Centre Family Open House
Monday February 8th from 11:00am-1:00pm
Price: Free
Family Drop in at the Youth Centre with cookie decorating; Super Smash Bros Tournament, parent vs. kids jeopardy and open gym sports

North Vancouver

Family Day Public Swim at Ron Andrews
Monday, February 8th from 11:30am-3:30pm
Price: Free
Visit for a free Family Day Public Swim

Family Day Skate at Harry Jerome Community Recreation Centre
Monday February 8th from 10-11:30, 12-1:30, and 2-3:30pm
Price: Free
Visit for a Free Family Day Skates at Harry Jerome Recreation Centre!

Grouse Mountain Family Day 2016 – Grouse Mountain
Monday February 8th, 8:00am – 10:00pm

Price: BC Residents can access the mountain for 50% off admission all Family Day.
British Columbia’s fifth annual Family Day will be a celebration of quality family fun as well as savings for parents and kids at the Peak of Vancouver. BC Residents will be able to access the Mountain for 50% off all day on Monday, February 8th! Lots of special family day activities – see website for more details.

Family Rock Climbing, Open Gym & Art Workshop at Parkgate Community Centre
Monday February 8th from 2:00pm-5:00pm
Price: free
Join us for a Family Art Workshop, Rock Climbing (4yrs&up), and Open Gym (all ages) in the Parkagte Gymnasium. Sport and Rock Climbing equipment provided. Wear close toe shoes, and consider bringing a bike helmet from home for personal use (climbing helmets on-site are shared).

Family Day at the Market – Lonsdale Quay
Monday February 8th, 10:30 am – 2:00pm
Price: Free
The Market is thrilled to celebrate all local families this upcoming Family Day!
A Disney Inspired day for the whole family. Bring the gang out for a FREE day of FUN starting at 10:30am. Disney Princesses, Elsa and Anna from Frozen, will be stopping by Perform Art Studios. Join them for a singalong, storytime and a meet and greet. After the celebrity visitors leave, stay for a Family Dance Class. Learn to dance, shake it out, and have some fun with the entire family as the talented instructors lead you through a dance sampler class featuring hip-hop to all your favourite Disney tunes. Head out to the kids ball room area where Kids Crafts will be offered between 10:30am – 1:00pm! Make a Valentine’s Day inspired craft for a loved one. Face painting and balloon twisting will be available for a small fee.

Skating at Karen Magnussen Arena
Monday February 8th from 1-2:30pm, and 3-4:30pm
Price: Free
Celebrate Family Day with free family skates at KM

Old Fashioned Family Picnic at John Braithwaite Community Centre
Monday February 8th from 12:00pm-2:00pm
Price: free
Free Family Day fun for the whole family! Old Fashioned Family Picnic

Port Coquitlam

Family Day Swim at Hyde Creek Recreation Centre
Monday February 8th from 1:00pm-5:00pm
Price: Free 
We are opening up the doors for the pool at Hyde Creek Recreation Centre and intend on offering a FREE Family Day Swim between 1-5pm. All members of the public will have full access to our leisure pool, main pool, hot tub, sauna/steam rooms and water slide during this four hour event.

Port Coquitlam Family Day Skate at Port Coquitlam Recreation Complex
Monday, February 8th from 1:30pm-4:30pm
Price: Free
Bring out the whole family and join us for this FREE, everyone welcome public skate. Admissions and rentals are free.

Port Moody

Family Day Skate Event at Petro Canada Ice Surface
Monday February 8th, 12:00 pm – 4:00pm
Price: Free
Join us for an afternoon of family fun with ice skating, bouncy castle, balloon clown, face painting and more!

Family Day – Working on the Railroad at Port Moody Station Museum
Monday February 8th, 11:00am – 3:00pm
Price: $10 per family, cash only at the door
Join us for our Family Day Event at the Port Moody Station Museum! On February 8th from 11:00am-3:00pm, we will be having a Working on the Rail Road themed Event! Families will put their name on a copper plate and then hammer them into our train tracks where they will stay all year. They will then go to our Spike hammering activity. Warm up  and enjoy some hot chocolate as you climb aboard our 1921 train car and make your own conductors hat. There will be a dress up train area and a scavenger hunt throughout the Museum!

Richmond

Family Fun at West Richmond – West Richmond Community Centre
Saturday February 6th, 9:30am – 12:00pm
Price: Free

Free pancake brunch with Inflatable zone, gymnastics zone and art battles.

Family Day Open House at Thompson Community Centre
Monday, February 8th from 10:00am-2:00pm
Price: Free
Come out and enjoy a variety of free programs ranging from arts, science, dance, sports and so much more. Interact with our staff and learn more about the initiatives and programs on offer on Monday February 8th from 10am to 2pm at Thompson Community Centre. For a complete schedule of events, please check our website for further details

Family Day Boat Building at Britannia Shipyards
Saturday February 6th, 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Price: Free
Free Family Wooden Boat Building! Come explore Britannia Shipyard’s West Coast Maritime Heritage by building your own unique hand-held wooden boat with the Britannia staff and Britannia Heritage Shipyard Society boat building experts. Boats are limited and only one per child until supplies last. Free site tours will also be available at 1pm, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm.

Family Day Event at Steveston Community Center
Monday, February 8th from 9:00am-5:00pm
Price: Free
Family Day, Pancake Breakfast and Yoga(must register Free) Family open gyms free

Family Fun Day at the Nature Park – Richmond Nature Park
Saturday February 6, Sunday February 7 & Monday February 9th 11 am – 4 pm
Price: Free
Come to the Richmond Nature Park for some adventurous family fun! Explore the bog through special scavenger and treasure hunts. All ages are welcome. Admission is by donation. Proceeds support educational programs at the Richmond Nature Park.

Children’s Arts Festival – Richmond Cultural Centre
Monday February 8th, 10:00am – 4:00pm
Price: Available on website
Celebrate BC Family Day at the annual Children’s Arts Festival in Richmond. Kids under 12 can immerse themselves in a wide range of hands-on workshops led by professional artists and performers. Yo-yo with Canadian Champion Harrison Lee, rock it out with the cool sounds of Kutapira, fly away with Canada’s own Tristan Underwood, get your groove on with the Royal Academy of Bhangra Dance and bang it out with Uzume Taiko. Kids can also meet acclaimed author Kellie George, creator of the Magical Animal Adoption Agency series and follow the yellow brick road as Circus West presents The Circus of Oz. The Children’s Art Festival is presented by Lansdowne Centre.

Family Day at City Centre Community Centre
Monday February 8th from 2:00pm-4:30pm
Price: Free
In celebration of Family Day and Chinese New Year, this free event features a variety of arts, dance and cultural activities for all ages.

Family Day at the Cannery – Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site
Monday February 8th, 10:00am – 5:00pm
Price: Children 16 & under – Free
The Cannery is the perfect place for the family to visit together and explore our local history — it gets even better this B.C. Family Day, Monday Feb. 8th, when we will offer free admission for kids 16 years old and under! Come explore the Cannery and see the historic canning line in action during a machine demo. And don’t forget to pick up a Parks Canada “Xplorer” booklet full of activities to do inside the Cannery, and receive a prize when you’re done.

South Arm Community Centre Family Day Fun Fest
Monday February 8th, 8:00am-8:00pm
Price: Free
South Arm’s Family Day Fun Fest will have many free activities for all ages, including open gym, Zumba class, drop-in badminton, pickle ball and floor hockey. In addition, there will be an All Day Games Rom open for families to play table tennis, foosball and more.

Cambie Community Centre Family Day
Monday February 8th, 11:00am – 2:00pm
Price: Free
Join us for free activities for the whole family including performance by Mrs. Lori Moore, martial arts, fitness, dance and arts classes, face painting, Youth open gym with a DJ and more!

Family Day at Hamilton Community Centre
Monday February 8th, 10:00am – 8:00pm
Price: Free
Free Activities for the whole family! Refreshments, snacks, activities and more!

Surrey

Cloverdale Arena – Free Family Skate – Rentals included
Monday February 8th, 10:45 am – 12:15 pm

Newton Arena – Free Family Skate – Rentals Included
Monday February 8th, 11:30 am – 12:45 pm

North Surrey Arena – Free Family Skate – Rentals included
Monday February 8th, 11:15 am – 12:45 pm

Family Day Outdoor Treasure Hunt – Hawthorne Park
Saturday February 6th, 10:00am – 11:30 am
Price: Free
Experience an outdoor treasure hunt like no other! Geocaching participants navigate to specific Global Positioning System (GPS) coordinates and then attempt to find the cache (container) hidden at that location. After your treasure hunt, visit the Partners in Parks booth for prizes and refreshments! Families of all ages are welcome! Meet at the Partners in Parks tent beside the large picnic shelter. This session is for beginners and can be completed in as little as half an hour. Registration required.

Family Day Outdoor Treasure Hunt – Redwood Park
Saturday February 6th, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Price: Free
Experience an outdoor treasure hunt like no other! Geocaching participants navigate to specific Global Positioning System (GPS) coordinates and then attempt to find the cache (container) hidden at that location. After your treasure hunt, visit the Partners in Parks booth for prizes and refreshments! Families of all ages are welcome! Meet inside the treehouse at Redwood Park. This session is suitable for beginners but more difficult than Hawthorne and may take the entire session to complete. Registration required.

Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre
Monday February 8th, 11:00am – 2:00pm
Price: Free
Join us for an exciting day of activity and creativity! Get to know your neighbours through arts, crafts, dance, sports, local food and more.

Clayton Hall
Monday February 8th, 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Price: Free
Family Yoga at Clayton Hall Children and parents (or aunts, uncles, and grandparents…) do yoga together. Yoga poses, breathing exercises, relaxation and games, a great way for families to be active together. Come socialize after class with refreshments and light snacks.Family Gym Parents or grandparents bring your children to come play together in the gym with you. Activities lead by an I am Game staff. Time: 1:00-3:00pm

Cloverdale Recreation Centre
Monday February 8th, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Price: Free
Stay and Play equipment, I am Game equipment, music, snacks, arts and crafts are all part of our great way to spend a morning with your family!

Fleetwood Community Centre
Monday February 8th, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Price: Free
Family photo booth, crafts, fitness samplers and games, including floor curling and face painting are a great way to get connected with your family and meet others in your community! Family Zumba Sampler – 10:15am & 11:15am, Family Bollywood Aerobics Sampler – 10:45am & 11:45am

Guildford Aquatic Centre – Free Public Swim
Monday February 8th, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Newton Wave Pool – Free Public Swim
Monday February 8th, 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

South Surrey Indoor Pool – Free Public Swim
Monday February 8th, 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Surrey Sport & Leisure Complex – Free Public Swim
Monday February 8th, 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

North Surrey Indoor Pool – Free Public Swim
Monday February 8th, 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
1pm–4pm Family pool games, 5pm-7pm “Trash The Pool Party” before the shut down: Join us for a food fight, egg throw, silly string and much more!

Fraser Heights Recreation Centre
Monday February 8th, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Price: Free
Come join us for our second annual Family Day Obstacle Race and Community BBQ! Compete as a family through a series of obstacles and activities for all ages. After completing all the obstacles the finish line will be complete with a BBQ sponsored by Nesters Market. The number of teams is limited, please register early to ensure your spot in the race.

Guildford Recreation Centre
Monday February 8th, 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Price: Free
Free Stay and Play with family photo booth, bouncy castle, face painting, arts and crafts, active games, songs and more! Ages birth–5yrs.

Guildford Recreation Centre
Monday February 8th, 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Enjoy Free Family Yoga

Guildford Recreation Centre
Monday February 8th, 4:00pm – 5:00 pm
Enjoy Free Family Zumba

Newton Recreation Centre
Monday February 8th, 10:00am – 3:00 pm
In addition to the FREE swim Newton is offering from noon to 3pm, there will be FREE Family Open Gym from 10:00am-1:00pm. FREE Family Badminton from 1:00-3:00pm. Play together with your family through a variety of sports, games and crafts. FREE Preteen & Youth Basketball from 3:30-6:00pm.

Healthy Hearts Family Day Celebration at South Surrey Recreation & Arts Centre
Monday February 8th, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Price: Free
Get active together at the South Surrey Recreation & Arts Centre free Family Day Celebration featuring different Try It Zones. Rotate through instructor led stations including Zumba, Racquet Sports, Curling, I Am Game Obstacle Course! and Preschool Gym Play. Make sure to check out our Family Photo Booth – Take a colourful family snapshot to take home with you and Healthy snacks and beverages provided by Youth in the community. Register online or by phone (event code #4437795) or drop-in!

Surrey Sport & Leisure Complex
Monday February 8th,9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Price: Free
Free Active Family Fun Day at SSLC! – Family Bollywood Aerobics (10:15am – 10:55am). This family friendly aerobics class will include engaging exercises, suitable for children ages 6 and up. Childminding will be available for younger siblings. Prizes will be drawn! – Family Fun Swim (Noon – 3pm) Grab your bathing suit and towel for this Family Fun event! Can you make the biggest splash?! Prizes will be drawn.
Bridgeview Recreation Centre Family Day Activities
Monday February 8th, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Families have more opportunities to recreate together during Family Day. There is something for everyone to do. Join us for free activities, music, crafts and more for the whole family.

Vancouver

Douglas Park Community Centre
Monday February 8th, from 10:00am-1:00pm

Celebrate BC Family Day at Douglas Park Community Centre with: – family playtime gym, – interactive activities, – arts and crafts. – Free Exercise Room admission. – Xbox dance station

Renfrew Park Community Centre
Saturday February 6th from 12:30pm-3:00pm

Celebrate BC Family Day. Come Celebrate BC Family Day in your community! Come join us for an afternoon of family fun. We will have games, crafts, face painting, balloon animals and a bouncy castle. This is a free event but please register as space is limited

Creekside Community Recreation Centre Play Gym
Friday February 5th from 9:30am-12:30pm

Come celebrate Family Day with other families and community members! There will be toys and activities that will be fun for the whole family

Coal Harbour Family Day Extravaganza
Monday February 8th from 10:00am-2:00pm

The excitement will include parent and tot playtime, arts and crafts, entertainment, activity demonstrations, table tennis, and refreshments, all completely free of charge. This event is family based and will be an open house type format.

Mount Pleasant Community Centre
Monday February 8th from 10:15am-12:15pm

Come for this special Parent & Tot Drop-In Gym Session! Bring your little ones for gym activities and more! Plenty of tot equipment and toys will be available.

Kerrisdale Community Centre
Monday, February 8th from 1:00pm-3:00pm

British Columbia is celebrating it’s 4th Annual Family Day. the event will include arts & crafts, games, playtime equipment, bouncy castle and much more. Parent Participation is required.

Family Day at West Point Grey Community Centre
Monday February 8th from 9:00am-2:00pm

British Columbia is celebrating it’s 4th annual Family Day and West Point Grey Community Centre is inviting you and your family to come spend it with us. There will be activities for the whole family to enjoy. The day will start off with Zumba for all ages followed by the main event which will include Pottery hands on demonstration, arts & crafts, face painting, the Bouncy Castle, Playtime equipment and much more.

Trout Lake Community Centre
Monday February 8th from 11:00am-3:00pm

A Home Away From Home Live music • dance • performances • instructor demos • family skate • story time for kids • art for kids • gymnastics circuit • family play gym • pottery • cooking demonstrations • cake • youth fundraiser BBQ • photography display • family photo booth• free books and more

Hillcrest Community Centre
Monday February 8th from 11:00am-1:00pm

Come to Hillcrest and help us celebrate family day in style. Every room will be filled with fun, games, crafts and activities that will please the whole family! -Bouncy castles -Popcorn and Cotten candy

Marpole-Oakridge Community Centre
Saturday February 6th from 11:00am-2:00pm

Come join us at Marpole-Oakridge for some FREE family fun at our indoor festival and Chinese New Year Celebration! enjoy live cultural performances, entertainment, inflatables, games, play area, food concession, a variety of activities and program presentations – all under one roof, and desiged to promote family together time!

Kitsilano Community Centre
Monday February 8th from 10:30am – 1:30pm
Join us for a smorgasborg of activities, entertainment and family friendly fun for all ages! This event is sponsored by the Kitsilano Community Centre Association and the Vancouver Park Board. There will be dance & music classes, face painting, a caricature artist, an interactive music display, bouncy castle, popcorn and more!

Killarney Community Centre

Monday February 8th from 2:00pm-4:00pm
Family Day Fun! Gym Time Will Include Face Painters, Bouncy Castle, Games, Crafts, Photo Booth And More! Come Join Us From 2pm-4pm. Admission by donation to the food bank.

Champlain Heights Community Centre
Friday, February 5th from 6:00pm-8:30pm
Celebrate family day with this kick-off event. Join us for a BBQ, arts and crafts, open gym and entertainment by Kellie Haines and Co. Kellie is a ventriloquist, actor, puppeteer and comedian, performing with her puppets, Magrau and Kamilla.

Family Day Lunar New Year Free Skate at Britannia Ice Rink
February 8th from 1:00pm-3:30pm
Celebrate Lunar New Year with a free skate on Family Day! There will be special New Year’s treats, hot chocolate and a Lion Dance performance. Free admission and skate rentals.

Family Day Photo Contest at University Neighbourhoods Association
February 8th – All Day

Family Day in the UNA is a big deal! Upload photos of you and your family having fun and being active within the UNA to Instagram, Facebook and Twitter for a chance to win $200 in Free Programming at Wesbrook Community Centre! Best and most creative activities and families WIN!

Family Fun Day at Kensington Community Centre
Monday February 8th from 11:00am-3:00pm
Kensington Community Centre is celebrating its 2nd annual Family Fun Day. We will once again be offering FREE activities for the whole family. Join us on Monday February 8th 11am to 3pm to take part in a variety of non-competitive sports, board games and activities throughout the centre. Make sure to pick up your Activity Passport to collect your stamps for a prize at the end.

Family Fun Day at Sunset Community Centre
Monday February 8th from 10:00am-12:00pm
Celebrate BC Family Day & Chinese New Year with us! Join us for family fun activities including play gym, face painting, balloon art, button making, and more! We also have a great line up of local musicians, dance performers, and Chinese brush artist to keep your morning entertained.

Family Fun Day at West Vancouver Community Centre
Monday February 8th, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Come down with your family to the West Vancouver Community Centre for a fun filled day with your family. Community Concert with Will Stroet 10:30–11:30am. Gymnastics drop in between 11:30-1:30 Free Swim 1-4pm Free Skate 3-5pm Craft and games in Atrium between 11-1pm.

White Rock

Family Day Skate at Centennial Arena
Monday February 8th from 10:45am-1:00pm
Join us for a free family skate, including admission, skate rentals, and refreshments.

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