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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:

October 22nd | Pumpkin Swim | Esquimalt Recreation Centre - Read more...

October 23rd | CRD Free Forest Spook-tacular | Francis/King Regional Park - Read more...

October 28th | Quivering Village Carnival and Creep-house | Quadra Village Community Centre - Read more...

October 31st | Halloween Fireworks Spectacular | Bear Mountain Resort - Read more...

November 6th | CRD Free Guided Nature Walk | Francis/King Regional Park - Read more...

53 Must Do Halloween Kid & Family Friendly Activities in Victoria BC - Read more...


Staff Picks on Upcoming Programs:

Pro-d Day Activities | October 21st | Various Venues

We have dozens of awesome camps, activities, and programs to choose from.  Everything from full day to half day camps, drop in sessions and activities for just an hour or two.


Mermaid School | October 28th - December 16th | Panorama Rec Centre

Advanced Mermaid Lessons - Ever dreamed of becoming a mermaid? Join our mermaid school this fall to learn how to swim like a mermaid. Lessons include instructions on basic mermaid swimming techniques, use of mermaid tails, and mermaid games.


I Love Water Polo | November 2rd - December15th | Oak Bay Recreation Centre

I Love Water Polo (ILWP) is an introductory program created by Water Polo Canada. Swimmers will discover the game of water polo in a positive, play based environment that promotes fitness, fun, teamwork and sportsmanship. No prior water polo experience is required. Prerequisite, Red Cross Swim Kids Level 5.


Outdoor and Survival Skills | November 17th - December 8th | Victoria West Community Centre

Outdoor and Survival Skills for Home Learners - 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.

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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

Kids learn to paddle, great summer courses and camps, in Victoria, BC
Robert Bateman Centre in Victoria BC
Local paddling fun, ages 8-13, great selection of summer courses, for Victoria kids