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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, Festival & Events, and  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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Upcoming Family Fun Events:

Decembe 8th - 26th | Christmas Tree Village | Esquimalt Recreation Centre - Read more...

December 10th | Tuba Christmas | Market Square - Read more...

December 11th | Metchosin Light Parade | Metchosin Fire Department - Read more...

December 17th | Family Holiday Painting Party | Fairfield Community Place - Read more...

December 18th | Christmas Lights Bicycle Ride | Greater Victoria Cycling Coalition - Read more...

December 20th - 23rd | Horse Drawn Carolling Rides |  Carolling Route -  Read more...


Staff Picks on Upcoming Programs:

FoodSafe - Level 1 | December 17th | Central Saanich Cultural Centre

Do you want to work in the food service industry? If so, be sure you have your FOODSAFE Level 1 certificate attached to your resume. This eight-hour course is a complete sanitation program for food handlers.  Certificates are provided by the BC Ministry of Health and the Greater Victoria FOODSAFE Council after successful completion of the exam.


Winter Break Activities and Camps | December 19th - December 30 - Dozens of great programs and events to keep your kids active, safe and happy during the holidays!


Winter Break Adventure Camp | December 27th - December 30th | Crystal Pool & Fitness Centre

Join our fantastic fun leaders for a wonderful winter adventure this holiday! Hop on the camp bus and enjoy out-trips to the bowling lanes, skating rink, and IMAX! Swimming, games and crafts are included.


Mandarin For Beginners | January 8th - March 12th | Gordon Head Rec Centre

Learn Mandarin for basic listening, speaking, reading and writing with a focus on cultivating interest and passion for Chinese language and culture. Develop practical, conversational skills. Learn through stories, role-play, singing, arts and games. No previous Mandarin language experience required. 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               

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

WestShore Municipalities - Events Calendar                  CityVibe  - Summer Outdoor Events            

Harbour Living - Events Calendar


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

Victoria - SD#61

Monday, September 19, 2016
Friday, October 21, 2016
Friday, November 18, 2016
Friday, February 24, 2017
Friday, May 19, 2017
To be chosen

Sooke - SD#62

Monday, September 19, 2016
Friday, October 21, 2016
Friday, November 25, 2016
Friday, January 9, 2017
Friday, February 24, 2017
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Friday, May 12, 2017

Saanich - SD#63

Friday, October 21, 2016
Monday, November 14, 2016
Monday, January 30, 2017
Friday, February 24, 2017
Monday, March 6, 2017
Friday, April 28, 2017
Friday, May 8, 2017

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