BC Family Day Events

The Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development, in partnership with the BCRPA, made grants available to support local recreation departments and First Nation Bands in producing and hosting family-based, admission-free events.

To find events that took place in a specific city use the search box below.

Keep it Social

Family Day conversations are being posted using the hashtag #BCFamilyDay

100 Mile House

Ski, Skate, & Snowshoe Family Day

Free trail passes for everyone on Family Day, Feb. 13th, 2017 at 99 Mile Ski Trails. The Day Lodge is open from 9:00am-3:00pm. This is a great chance to get out and try cross-country skiing or snowshoeing with the kids. Free public skating from 2:00-3:30pm at the South Cariboo Recreation Centre. Get active indoors and outdoors on Family Day in 100 Mile House.

Location South Cariboo Recreation Centre/99 Mile Ski Trails
100 Mile House
Date/Time Feb 13th 2017
9:00am - 4:00pm
Contact Josh Dickerson
jdickerson@icesports.com
250-395-1353
Web http://www.cariboord.ca

Agassiz

Free Family Fun Day

Celebrate BC Family Day at the Free Family Fun Day special event offered at the Community Recreation & Cultural Centre. Bring the whole family and take part in fun play, games, activities, recreational sports and crafts to make it a memorable, special day!

Location Community Recreation & Cultural Centre
Agassiz
Date/Time Feb 11
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Contact Kristen Patrice
recreation@district.kent.bc.ca
604-796-8891
Web http://www.district.kent.bc.ca

Ahousaht

AHOUSAHT FAMILY DAY FUN DAY

Ahousaht Family Fun "Picnic" Day

Location Thunderbird Hall in Ahousaht
Ahousaht
Date/Time Feb 13
2 to 5
Contact Rob Bullock, Executive Director
rob.bullock@ahousaht.ca
2508887439
Web http://Www.ahousaht.ca

Alert Bay, BC

Family Day Awil'gola-Cultual Ready Set Learn

Family Day Awil'gola-Cultural Ready Set Learn

Location Amlilas Daycare
Alert Bay, BC
Date/Time Feb 13
11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Contact Diane Alfred
dianea@namgis.bc.ca
(250) 974-5356
Web http://www.namgis.bc.ca

Armstrong

Get out and Play Free Family Day

Get out and play, skating, roller skating, indoor skate park

Location Norval Arena, Hassen Arena, Indoor skate park
Armstrong
Date/Time Feb 13
1:00pm - 4:30pm
Contact Lars Larsen
armstrong@icesports.com
250-546-9456
Web http://www.asprd.com

Barriere

Barriere Family Fun Night - Family Day PJ Party

Indoor fun for the entire family! Bouncy Castle, dance, crafts, movie, cake contest, Uncle Chris the Clown, baby & tot play room and even a parental retreat room! Free Admission. Bring the whole family and don't forget to wear your PJs!

Location The Ridge
Barriere
Date/Time February 12, 2017
5:30pm - 9pm
Contact Tasha Buchanan
tbuchanan@barriere.ca
2506729751
Web http://www.barriere.ca

Bella Coola

Family Day

We will have a cultural opening with Nuxalk singer. Family Day activities will also facepainting, hay rides, nature walk, cultural singing, family [ictures, crafts and food.

Location Walker Island
Bella Coola
Date/Time Febuary 13 2017
12pm - 4pm
Contact Maria Savard
nuxalkscd@outlook.com
2507995913
Web http://healthybeginningssbc.com

Boston Bar

Canyon Lanes Family Day Fun!

Come join us at Canyon Lanes for some FREE Family Day Fun!!! Bowling, Pool Tables, Air Hockey, Fooze Ball, Wii, Snacks, Drinks & Door Prizes!!!

Location Canyon Lanes
Boston Bar
Date/Time Feb. 13th
12pm-5pm
Contact Sherri Forman
canyonlanes@lookieloo.net
604-867-8800
Web http://bostonbarbc.net

Family Fun Day

Fun Family Day , movie, BBQ and games

Location Wilfred Campbell Community Centre
Boston Bar
Date/Time February 13, 2017
12pm - 5pm
Contact Lou Huffman
boothroydchr@gmail.com
604-867-9211
Web https://m.facebook.com/Boothroyd-Band-232328320192436/

Burnaby

City of Burnaby Family Day Winter Festival @ Bill Copeland

City of Burnaby Family Day Winter Festival @ Bill Copeland featuring a pancake breakfast, entertainment, family skate and a stick and puck

Location Bill Copeland Sports Centre
Burnaby
Date/Time February 13, 2017
9:30am to 3pm
Contact Robert Black
arlene.mann@burnaby.ca
604 297 4521
Web http://www.burnaby.ca

Family Day Fun & Games

Family Fun and Games - join us for crafts, giant board games, face painting and more.

Location Cameron Recreation Centre
Burnaby
Date/Time Feb 13, 2017
10am - 12noon
Contact Marisa Plasterer
marisa.plasterer@burnaby.ca
604-297-4452
Web https://www.burnaby.ca/Things-To-Do/Community-Centres/Cameron-Recreation-Complex...

Burns Lake

Burns Lake and Lakes District Family FUN Day Event

The Lakeside Multiplex is inviting you and your family to celebrate FAMILY DAY with us. There will be many fun activities your families can enjoy together.

Location Lakeside Multiplex
Burns Lake
Date/Time Feb 11
12pm-5pm
Contact Dooseon Jung
villagerecreation@burnslake.ca
250-692-3817
Web http://www.burnslake.ca

Lake Babine Nation Fun Family Day 2017

LBN Fun Family Day will promote healthy substance free and active living in our community. There will be many events throughout the day for children and adults of all ages including a bouncy house, face painting, arts and crafts and information on healthy living.

Location Margaret Patrick Memorial Centre
Burns Lake
Date/Time Feb 13th
12-5 pm
Contact Sara Jack
sara.jack@lakebabine.com
250-692-4700
Web http://www.lakebabinenation.com

Nee Tahi Buhn Family Day

Toboggon / Sled family races and learning how to make banic. Free knitting lessons will also be available for anyone who wants to learn.

Location Nee Tahi Buhn Hall
Burns Lake
Date/Time Feb 13 2017
1-5 pm
Contact Hayley Nielsen
hayleynielsen@msn.com
2506926709
Web http://www.bcrpa.bc.ca/n/a

Cache Creek

Family Day Community Dance

Calling all Cache Creek residents! Come join us at the Cache Creek Community Hall on Friday, February 10th a FREE night of fun and celebration of both BC Family Day and Valentine’s Day! This free event offers attendees of all ages the opportunity to dance the night away to DJ Tom Moe’s totally awesome tunes, as well as enjoy many fun games and prizes - maybe you’ll catch a t-shirt shot from the t-shirt cannon!! We’re sure you’ll enjoy the variety of tasty snacks and beverages served up by Cache Creek Elementary School PAC. Come join us for this dual-themed celebration – BC Family Day and Valentine’s Day – you’ll be glad you did!! Doors open at 6:30pm. Dance is from 7:00-9:00pm. Call Marcie at 250-457-6237 for more information.

Location Cache Creek Community Hall
Cache Creek
Date/Time Feb 10
6:30-9:00pm
Contact Marcie Down
mdown@cachecreek.info
250-457-6237
Web http://www.village.cachecreek.bc.ca

Campbell River

BC Family Day Free Skate & Swim

This is a Fun Family event for all ages. There will be Skating for all ages. The pool will be running funwater safety oriebtated games for all ages

Location Strathcona Gardens
Campbell River
Date/Time Feb 13 2017
11:00-2:00 PM
Contact Shawna Olsen
solsen@strathconard.ca
250-287-9234
Web http://www.strathconard.ca

Family Day Celebration

Recreation and Culture is inviting families to come on out and play with us on February 13th. We will have Family Gym, Badminton/volleyball, basketball, court sports, weight room, table tennis, foosball, crafts, bouncerama, crazy challenges and more. Pancake breakfast offered by the Kinsmen.

Location Campbell River Sportsplex
Campbell River
Date/Time February 13, 2017
9am-2pm
Contact Karen Chappell
karen.chappell@campbellriver.ca
250-286-5306
Web http://www.campbellriver.ca

Chemainus

Family Day Free Skate at the Fuller Lake Arena

Free Family Skate at the Fuller Lake Arena

Location Fuller Lake Arena
Chemainus
Date/Time Feb 12
3:15-4pm
Contact Jason Blood
jason.blood@northcowichan.ca
250-246-3811
Web http://www.northcowichan.ca

Chetwynd

FREE Family Day Public Skate

Join us for a free family skate at the Chetwynd & District Rec Centre on Monday February 13th from 10am - 4pm.

Location Chetwynd & District Rec Centre
Chetwynd
Date/Time Monday Feb 13
10am - 4pm
Contact Amanda Stewart or Melissa Millsap
recprograms@gochetwynd.com
250-788-2214
Web http://www.gochetwynd.com

Chilliwack

City of Chilliwack Family Day Skate

Bring the family out for a afternoon of free skating and free hot chocolate.

Location Twin Rinks
Chilliwack
Date/Time Feb 13
Free Skate
Contact Carol Marleau
marleau@chilliwack.com
604-793-2904
Web http://www.chilliwack.com

Family Day

Come Join us at the Cheam Leisure Centre, where we will be hosting events from 10 am to 7 pm. We will have free swims with the inflatable in the pool and family fun games, Family orientated fitness classes such as Yoga and Zumba with our fantastic instructors, Family dodgeball games, family face painting, and Family Selfie Scavenger hunts. Families will have a chance to meet our mascots Rowdy and Rowdine, and finally we will be hosting our first bubble ball event for ages 7 and up. Come Join us for some Family Fun.

Location Cheam Leisure Centre
Chilliwack
Date/Time Feb. 13
10 am to 7 pm
Contact Rosemary Kelly
rkelly@recreationexcellence.com
604-824-2031
Web http://myreccentre.com

Family Day

Come Join us at the Chilliwack Landing Leisure Centre, where we will be hosting events from 10 am to 7 pm. We will have free swims with the inflatable in the pool and family fun games. Family orientated fitness classes such as Yoga and Zumba will be made available by our fantastic instructors, as well as family face painting, and family Selfie Scavenger hunts. Finally, families will have a chance to meet our mascots Rowdy and Rowdine. Come Join us for some Family Fun!

Location Chilliwack Landing Leisure Centre
Chilliwack
Date/Time Feb 13
10 am to 7 pm
Contact Rosemary Kelly
rkelly@recreationexcellence.com
604-793-7946
Web http://myreccentre.com

Spirit of the People Mid-Winter Family Day Pow wow

The “Spirit of the People Cultural Society” welcomes you to the 2nd annual Family Day Pow wow. A pow wow is a gathering that is open to all people and is a time for sharing our culture, stories, arts and food. “The Spirit of the People Pow wow is a drug and alcohol free event for the entire family. Showcasing First Nations culture in an inspiring, weekend event. Songs, regalia, dance and traditional foods will be shared allowing Stó:lō and a diversity of cultures to provide the City of Chilliwack and British Columbia an opportunity to host North America while enjoying the benefits of this great cultural tourism initiative.” – Maxine Prevost 2008

Location Tzeachten Hall
Chilliwack
Date/Time Feb 11, 12
Feb 11 1:00PM, Feb 12 1:00PM
Contact Gary Abbott
spiritofthepeople@hotmail.com
604-845-5234
Web https://www.facebook.com/events/134131537094281/

Clearwater

Clearwater Family Day

Come out an Play at Clearwater's Family Day - one free novel will be given away per child that attends

Location Clearwater Secondary School
Clearwater
Date/Time Feb 13
1pm - 4pm
Contact Leslie Groulx
tbuck@sd73.bc.ca
2506743328
Web http://www.districtofclearwater.com

Clinton

Beaver Dam Lake Family Fund Day & Annual Fishing Derby

A day of fun in the snow for the whole family. The avid ice fisherman can begin the day at dawn and fish till noon, while others can enjoy a warm bonfire an many other snowy activities.

Location Beaver Dam Lake Recreation Site
Clinton
Date/Time Sunday February 12, 2017
dawn to 2:00
Contact Daniela Dyck
cdc@village.clinton.bc.ca
2504592261
Web http://www.village.clinton.bc.ca

Comox

Family Day - Festival for Families

Join us for Family Day - Festival for Families at the Comox Community Centre! The day starts at 10 am with family friendly events including try-it fitness classes, inflatable obstacle course, games, crafts, gymnastics, a magic show and more! Please pay it forward by bringing a perishable food donation for the food bank.

Location Comox Community Centre
Comox
Date/Time Feb 13
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Contact Alycia Maskiew
info@comox.ca
250-339-2255
Web http://www.comox.ca

Coquitlam

Family FUN Day

Bring out the family and help us celebrate Family Day! Entertainment, games and a variety of activities to be enjoyed by the whole family. Get ready to be active and have some fun!

Location Poirier Community Centre
Coquitlam
Date/Time Feb 13
10:00 - 1:00
Contact Kristen Buchanan
kbuchanan@coquitlam.ca
604-927-4386
Web http://www.coquitlam.ca

Pinetree Family Day Event

Free family oriented event with a variety of creative and physically active games, crafts, food and more

Location Pinetree Community Centre
Coquitlam
Date/Time Feb 12
9am - 1pm
Contact Michael Fox
dcrawford@coquitlam.ca
604-927-6960
Web http://www.coquitlam.ca

Summit Family Day

Lots of gym games and activities, bouncy castle, snacks and more!

Location Summit Community Centre
Coquitlam
Date/Time Feb 10
6pm - 8pm
Contact Michael Fox
amurray@coquitlam.ca
604-927-6523
Web http://www.coquitlam.ca

Courtenay

2017 Family Day Celebrations

Courtenay Recreation Lewis Centre and The LINC Youth Centre are the places to be this Monday, February 13th for FREE Family Day fun!

Location Lewis Centre
Courtenay
Date/Time February 13, 2017
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Contact Scott Mossing
smossing@gmail.com
250-338-5371
Web http://www.courtenay.ca/EN/meta/events/events-list/recreation/70037.html

Cranbrook

Family Day Skate and Swim

Celebrate Family Day swimming and skating at WFP. This is a FREE event thanks to the financial support of the Province of British Columbia. Swimming is from 1-4pm, children must be accompanied by a parent or guradian over the age of 16 years. Skating is from 1-3pm, helmets are mantatory.

Location Western Financial Place
Cranbrook
Date/Time Feb 13
1:00-4:00 pm
Contact Jodine Toorenburgh
toorenburgh@cranbrook.ca
250-489-0220
Web http://www.westernfinancialplace.ca/

Creston

Family Day Festival

Spend time with the family on Monday, Feb 13th. Free skating and swimming! Also you can play mini-golf, decorate cookies, get your face painted and much more.

Location Creston & District Community Complex
Creston
Date/Time Feb 13
12:15-5:30pm
Contact Andrea Peet
apeet@rdck.bc.ca
250-428-7127 ext 3106
Web http://www.rdck.ca

D'Arcy

N'Quatqua Family day

N'Quatqua Family Fun Day

Location N'Quatqua Community Hall
D'Arcy
Date/Time Feb12
Noon - 4pm
Contact Julie Thevarge
education@nquatqua.ca
6044523526
Web http://www.nquatqua.ca

Dawson Creek

Family Day Free Swim and Climb

Join us at the Kenn Borek Aquatic Centre in Dawson Creek on Monday, February 13 from 1:00-5:00pm for our 5th Annual, Family Day Free Swim and Climb! New this year will be FREE dry land activities including Bouncy Castles, Disc Golf, Floor Curling, a preschool Obstacle Course and much more! There will be lots of great prizes to be won, games to be played, food to be eaten and fun to be had! Thank you to our generous sponsors: Success by Six, Children First, the DC Shriners and the Masonic Lodge.

Location Kenn Borek Aquatic Centre
Dawson Creek
Date/Time Feb 13
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Contact Chante Patterson-Elden
celden@dawsoncreek.ca
250-782-7946
Web http://www.dawsoncreek.ca

Delta

Family Day Amazing Race

Think you are the wittiest, fastest family? Come out and try and beat other local families in a race around South Delta Recreation Centre! Register as a team of 4. All ages welcome! Ready Set Go! Please register for these programs as spaces are limited at www.delta.ca and quote barcode number 376891.

Location South Delta Recreation Centre
Delta
Date/Time Feb 13
1pm
Contact Kelly Wilson
jhamlin@delta.ca
604-952-3031
Web http://www.delta.ca

Family Day Amazing Race

Think you are the wittiest, fastest family? Come out and try and beat other local families in a race around North Delta Recreation Centre! Register as a team of 4. All ages welcome! Ready Set Go! Please register for these programs as spaces are limited at www.delta.ca and quote barcode number 376892.

Location North Delta Recreation Centre
Delta
Date/Time Feb 13
1pm
Contact Kelly Wilson
kwilson@delta.ca
604-952-3054
Web http://www.delta.ca

Family Day Canvas Creation

Create a canvas for your home. Get the whole family together to create a family masterpiece. To register for this free program contact www.delta.ca and use barcode 360649.

Location Tsawwassen Arts Centre
Delta
Date/Time Feb 13
1-2pm
Contact Kelly Wilson
Jhamlin@delta.ca
604-952-3031
Web http://www.delta.ca

Family Day Canvas Creation

Create a canvas for your home. Get the whole family together to create a family masterpiece. To register for this free program contact www.delta.ca and use barcode 363097.

Location Firehall Centre For The Arts
Delta
Date/Time Feb 13
1-2pm
Contact Kelly Wilson
ldoepker@delta.ca
604-596-4485
Web http://www.delta.ca

Family Day Skate Lessons & Family Day Water Safety Try It

Join us on Family Day to either learn to skate as a family or learn water safety tips and tricks as a family. Skating instructors will teach you and your family the basic fundamentals of skating in the Family Skate Lessons or jump in the pool and learn about safe diving, rescue breathing and more in the Water Safety Try It. Please register for these programs as spaces are limited at www.delta.ca and quote barcode number 376800 for the skating lessons from 8:45-9:45am or barcode 376795 12-12:30pm, 376796 12:30-1pm, 376797 6:30-7pm for the Water Safety course.

Location Sungod Recreation Centre
Delta
Date/Time Feb 13
8:45-9:45am & 12-1pm & 6:30-7pm
Contact Kelly Wilson
kwilson@delta.ca
604-952-3054
Web http://www.delta.ca

Family Fun Obstacle Challenge

Family Fun Obstacle Challenge. Family members take obstacle challenges to try and beat own personal time. Challenges for all ages. Course is outdoors so come to play outside. Event will run rain or shine. To register for this free event please contact the website www.delta.ca and use barcode 376685.

Location Winskill Park
Delta
Date/Time Feb 13
12-2pm
Contact Kelly Wilson
lkuntz@delta.ca
604-952-3034
Web http://www.delta.ca

Family Skating Lessons & Family Water Safety Try It

Join us on Family Day to either learn to skate as a family or learn water safety tips and tricks as a family. Skating instructors will teach you and your family the basic fundamentals of skating in the Family Skate Lessons or jump in the pool and learn about safe diving, rescue breathing and more in the Water Safety Try It. Please register for these programs as spaces are limited at www.delta.ca and quote barcode number 376801 for the skating lessons from 8:45-9:45am or barcode 376807 12-12:30pm, 376808 12:30-1pm, 376809 6:30-7pm for the Water Safety course.

Location Ladner Leisure Centre
Delta
Date/Time Feb 13
8:45-9:45am 12-1pm 6:30-7pm
Contact Kelly Wilson
kwilson@delta.ca
604-952-3054
Web http://www.delta.ca

Duncan

Family Day Free Swim at the Cowichan Aquatic Centre

Free Admission to the Cowichan Aquatic Centre

Location Cowichan Aquatic Centre
Duncan
Date/Time Feb 13
12pm-4pm
Contact Jason Blood
jason.blood@northcowichan.ca
2507467665
Web http://www.northcowichan.ca

Family Day Skate and Rec

Join us Monday, Feb 13, for our Family Day Skate and Rec. We will be hosting two free public skating sessions with many activties in our Multi-purpose Hall including sports, crafts, colouring, kinder-gym, and face painting. All activties are free!

Location Island Savings Centre
Duncan
Date/Time Feb 13
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Contact Darcy Kulai
dkulai@cvrd.bc.ca
250.748.7529
Web http://www.cvrd.bc.ca/2401/Island-Savings-Centre

Elkford

Family Day Pool Party

Family Day Fun Swim - dip into free family fun with with swimming, games, snacks and prizes!

Location Elkford Aquatic Centre
Elkford
Date/Time Feb 13
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Contact Chantel Dawson
pool@elkford.ca
250.865.4012
Web http://www.elkford.ca

Enderby

Family Day at the Enderby Arena

Family skating party with fun activities and refreshments

Location Enderby Arena
Enderby
Date/Time Feb 13
10:30 to 12
Contact Tate Bengtson
sheryl@enderbychamber.com
2508382665
Web http://www.cityofenderby.com/recreation

Esquimalt

Esquimalt's Family Day Celebration

We have all sorts of excitement in store for our 2017 Family Day event. join us for Kindergym, skating, swimming as well as many other activities that your whole family can enjoy together. All of this and the best part - it's FREE! This event includes an Esquimalt favorite - an Esquimalt Lion's BBQ.

Location Esquimalt Recreation Centre/Archie Browning Sports Centre
Esquimalt
Date/Time February 13
10:30am - 3pm
Contact Holly Courtright
holly.courtright@esquimalt.ca
250-412-8511
Web http://www.esquimalt.ca

Fernie

BC Family Day Free Skate

Free Skating for all public

Location Fernie Memorial Arena
Fernie
Date/Time Feb 13
1:30pm to 3:30pm
Contact Lloyd Smith/Director of Leisure Services
sharon.switzer@fernie.ca
250-423-2245
Web http://www.fernie.ca

BC Family Day Free Swim

Free Swimming

Location Fernie Aquatic Centre
Fernie
Date/Time Feb 13
Noon to 4pm
Contact Lloyd Smith/Director of Leisure Services
sharon.switzer@fernie.ca
250-423-2245
Web http://www.fernie.ca

Fort Fraser

Family Fun Day

We will have a golf day with families of all ages and gathering at community center for some visiting and soup/sandwich lunch.

Location Nadleh Whut'en Yah
Fort Fraser
Date/Time Feb 13, 2017
10am to 4 pm
Contact Lisa Ketlo
lketlo@nadleh
250-690-7272
Web http://www.bcrpa.bc.ca/none

Fort Nelson

Fort Nelson Family Fun Day

Come celebrate BC family day at the Fort Nelson Rec Centre! Bring the whole family and join us for a free swim in the pool, public skate or family shinny on the arena ice surfaces.

Location Northern Rockies Regional Recreation Centre
Fort Nelson
Date/Time Feb 13
12:00pm-4:00pm
Contact Harvey Woodland
rec@northernrockies.ca
250-774-2541 ext.2080
Web http://www.northernrockies.ca