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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 Halloween Activities, 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:

September 3rd to 5th | Saanich Fair | Saanich Fairgrounds - Read more...

September 10th & 11th | Victoria International Chalk Art Festival | Various Locations - Read more...

September 11th | Metchosin Day | Metchosin Municipal Grounds - Read more...

September 16th - 18th | Luxton Fair | Luxton Fairgrounds - Read more...

September 17th | Moon Festival Lantern Celebration | Gordon Head Rec Centre - Read more...


Staff Picks on Upcoming Programs:

Fore Families | September 10th - October 1st | Henderson Recreation Centre

Want to get the whole family up to Par? This adult/child program includes 45 min instruction on basic golf skills including grip, stance, swing, rules and etiquette. You are then let loose on the wonderful Henderson golf course to practice what you've learned as a family. Max 2 children per adult. Fee is per person and includes your round of golf!


Outdoor and Survival Skills | October 6th - October 27th | Victoria West Community Centre

For the true young adventurer this hands-on series will introduce your child to essential outdoors skills & bush craft. Students will learn: Fire-starting from the forest floor, natural navigation & compass making, essential knot tying & natural cordage, emergency signaling for help & rescue, and more.


Essential Oils 101 | October 12th | Esquimalt Recreation Centre

Skin Care - Learn about essential oils and their benefits from certified Aromatherapy instructor Anny Ruch. Make your own health & beauty products and bring them home to use or share. All supplies and handouts are included in your registration fee.

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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            


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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