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 fall & winter line up is fabulous!!  Choose from hundreds of after school & weekend activities, preschool programs, free & family friendly events & winter break camps!  

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Check out Kids Guide to Victoria for weekend family fun!

Upcoming Family Events:

October 4th | Hunter's Moon, Fall Reflections | CRD Guided walk at Witty's Lagoon - Read more...

October 4th | Full Moon Zipline Adventure Tour | 35 minutes West of Victoria - Read more...

October 5th | Victoria's Hobby & Toy Fair | Pearkes Arena - Read more...

October 5th | Family Fun Day | Westshore Motocross Park  - Read more...

October 12th | Thrifty Foods Kids Run | Legislative Buildings - Read more...

October 17th - 26th | Enchanted Halloween | Heritage Acres - Read more...

October 18th | Outdoor Walk-in Movie | Oaklands Community Centre - Read more...


Upcoming Programs:

Self-Defense for Girls | Oct 10thCentennial Centre

Calling all girls! Join our highly-skilled instructor to learn basic strategies for keeping yourself safe. Areas covered in this course include: physical defense, home safety, bullying and street safety.


Biology Buddies | Oct. 8th - Oct 29thSwan Lake Nature Sanctuary

Kids belong outside! Our Biology Buddies nature classes focus on the natural wonders around Swan Lake, Christmas Hill and the Greater Victoria area. Each Biology Buddies class has a different nature theme, which we interpret through games, stories, crafts and an outside ramble.


Step Up Youth Leadership | On-going | Crystal Pool & Fitness Centre

This leadership group is for teens (14 - 18) interested in gaining skills in the field of recreation and child & youth care. The skills you learn here will transfer into any vocation, and you will get:. Volunteer hours towards graduation credits | Leadership training | A reference for your resume | Year end retreat & T-shirt.   Meetings run every Wednesday, 6 p.m.–7:30 p.m. throughout the school year.  Read more... 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