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 Winter Break Camps,  Free Activities, & Family Fun events makes finding the right program for each child fast & easy.

This week we are highlighting the Holidays, Christmas and Family Fun Events!

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Check out Kids Guide to Victoria for weekend family fun!

Upcoming Family Events:

November 23rd | Winter Birds of Witty's | Witty's Lagoon - Read more...

November 28th | Holiday Drive In Movies | Archie Browning Centre - Read More...

November 29th | Christmas Tree Light Up | Centennial Square - Read more...

November 29th | Island Farm Santa Parade | Government St. - Read more,,,

November 29th | December 21st | Ferris Wheel in Centennial Square - Read more...

November 29th | Sparkles Santa Parade | Sidney - Read more...

November 29th | West Coast Winter Market | Oaklands Community Centre - Read more...

December 2nd | Christmas Starlight Cinema | Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort - Read more...


Staff Picks on Upcoming Programs:

Teen Fitness Orientation | Dec 2nd - Dec 18th Oak Bay Recreation Centre

This program is designed to teach teens how to correctly and safely use the fitness centres at Recreation Oak Bay. Each session will include some theory as well as practical activities. Upon completion of the program teens who are 13 & 14 will receive a pass that allows them to use the fitness centres during staff attended times.


RASCals of Cattle Point | Dec 12th | Royal Astronomical Society of Canada - Victoria

Come to the Oak Bay waterfront and view the night skies above the Cattle Point Star Park, with the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada.


Babysitting Training | Dec 13th | Greenglade Community Centre

Designed by the Canada Safety Council, this course covers rights and responsibilities, child development, behavioral problems, nutrition, safety, handling emergencies or a sick child, games & basic first aid. Students will work from a child care manual; each course graduate is presented with a wall certificate/graduation wallet card. 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