ChildsPlay101 is a free year round directory that lists thousands of activities, camps, lessons, and programs for newborns, toddlers, kids and teens. 

Launched in 2009, we are the go-to-source for parents & caregivers when planning kids activities.  Our quick links to Family Fun & Free Activities makes finding the right program for each child fast & easy.

The 2014 Winter Break Camps, Christmas & Holiday Events line up is fabulous this year.... there is something for everyone & every budget!!  

This week we are highlighting all the Halloween programs and family events!

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Check out Kids Guide to Victoria for weekend family fun!

Upcoming Family Events:

October 30th - 31st | Pumpkin Art | Oak Bay - Read more...

October 30th | Coast Capital Free Skate | Archie Browning Sports Centre - Read more..

October 31th | Halloween Spooktacular | Quadra Village, Victoria - Read more...

October 31st | Heritage Haunted House | Heritage Lane - Read more...

October 31st | Halloween Spooktacular | Victoria -

November 1st | Wild about Bats! | Horticulture Centre of the Pacific - Read more...

November 2nd | CRD Free Nature Outing | Francis/King Regional Park - Read more...

November 7th | Coast Capital Free Swim | SEAPARC - Read more...


Staff Picks on Upcoming Programs:

I Love Water Polo | Nov 6th - Dec 18thOak Bay Recreation Centre

I Love Water Polo (ILWP) is an introductory program created by Water Polo Canada. Swimmers will discover the game of water polo in a positive, play based environment that promotes fitness, fun, teamwork and sportsmanship. No prior water polo experience is required.


Weight Training for Teens | Nov 6th - Nov 14th | Panorama Rec Centre

Get in shape for your favourite sport or work on muscle development and definition! You will learn how to use the equipment in the weight room and receive a strength program designed specifically for you!


Archery | Nov 6th - Dec 18th | Saanich Commonwealth Place

Ready, aim... bullseye! Learn basic archery techniques, taught by a Level III certified coach. Equipment supplied. now offers a newsletter.

Our newsletter is sent out several times a year, and contains parenting tips, camp trends, our staff pick of best camps, new facilities, new apps, contests and more.

~~~ focuses on programs and events for kids aged 1- 14 and family fun events; for even more events check out these great resources:

Down Town Victoria Association -  Events Calendar        Tourism Victoria -  Victoria Events 


Here is a list of non-instructional days or Pro D Days for the 2014 / 2015 school year:

Victoria - SD#61

Postponed - TBA
Friday, October 24, 2014
Friday, November 21, 2014
Friday, February 20, 2015
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
To be chosen by each school

Sooke - SD#62

Postponed - TBA
Friday, October 24, 2014
Friday, November 21, 2014
Friday, February 20, 2015
Friday, April 17, 2015
Friday, May 1, 2015

Saanich - SD#63

Friday, October 24, 2014
Friday, November 7, 2014
Monday, November 10, 2014
Friday, February 20, 2015
Friday, April 24, 2015
Monday, May 4, 2015