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

Our links to Winter Break Camps, Family Friendly Festival & Events, and Kid Friendly Free Activities makes finding the right program for each child fast & easy.

Launched in 2009, we are the go-to-source for parents & caregivers when planning kids activities in Victoria BC.

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Staff Picks on Upcoming Family Fun Events:

Quivering Village Carnival and Creep-house | October 27th | Quadra Village Community Centre - Read more...

Wicked Victoria | October 29th | Government Street - Read more...

Island Farms Santa Parade | November 25th | Government Street - Read more...

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Staff Picks on Upcoming Programs/Camps:

Learn to Play Hockey | October 27th - December 15th | Panorama Rec Centre

Come check out this class offered for kids that want to get involved in hockey. Our coaches will work through basic skating, puck handling, passing, shooting and a variety of drills designed for fun and basic skill development. Ages: 6 - 13 / Players should be able to skate comfortably the length of the ice.

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Drawing Basics | Nov 7th - December 12th | Playful Pencil Art Studio

Have some fun learning some of the basic methods, tricks and tips for taking what you see and putting on your paper. We'll experiment with shading, contour lines, perspective, negative space, figure drawing and more in this beginner class.

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Weight Training for Teens | November 15th - 24th | 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! 

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ChildsPlay101.com 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               

 The Q. FM Radio - Community Events                        Arts Victoria -  Community Arts Calendar

WestShore Municipalities - Events Calendar                  CityVibe  - Summer Outdoor Events            

Harbour Living - Events Calendar

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Here is the list of non-instructional days or Pro D Days for the 2016 / 2017 school year:

Victoria - SD#61

Monday, September 18, 2017
Friday, October 20, 2017
Friday, November 24, 2017
Friday, February 23, 2018
Friday, April 20, 2018
Friday, May 18, 2018
TBA

Sooke - SD#62

Monday, September 18, 2017
Friday, October 20, 2017
Friday, November 24, 2017
Friday, January 15, 2018
Friday, February 23, 2018
Thursday, April 20, 2018
Friday, May 4, 2018

Saanich - SD#63

Friday, October 20, 2017
Friday, November 24, 2017
Monday, January 29, 2018
Friday, February 23, 2018
Monday, March 5, 2018
Friday, April 20, 2018
Friday, May 4, 2018

Circus Arts, Aerial Classes for kids in Victoria BC
Local paddling fun, ages 8-13, great selection of summer courses, for Victoria kids