Free Family Day fun

We’re offering free activities to celebrate Family Day on Monday, February 17! Here’s what is happening.

Victoria Road Recreation Centre

  • STEM activity: Experiment with a Mason jar science project.
    10 to 11 a.m., Cedar Room
  • Public skate: Everyone is welcome! This skate is a great way to socialize with family and friends.
    10 a.m. to noon, Ice pad
  • Parent and tot play: Staff-led games and songs. Toys and books available for open play.
    10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Oak Room
  • Family fitness
    • Dance: 10 to 10:45 a.m., Oak Room
    • Kickboxing: 11 to 11:45 a.m., Oak Room
    • Zumba: 1 to 1:45 p.m., Oak Room
    • Yoga: 2 to 2:45 p.m., Oak Room
  • Lap and leisure swim: Leisure swim for families and fitness swim for adults.
    10:30 a.m. to noon, pool.
  • Chair yoga: Open to everyone, especially persons who may have limited mobility and/or not able to get up and down on a yoga mat. 1 to 3 p.m., Cedar room
  • Pottery – handbuilding: Children and parents can create clay and take their creation home.
    1 to 3 p.m., Oak Room
  • Public swim: All pools open 1 to 3 p.m.

West End Community Centre

  • Parent and tot play: Staff-led games and songs. Toys and books available for open play.
    10 to 11 a.m., gym.
  • Public skate: Everyone is welcome! This skate is a great way to socialize with family and friends.
    10 a.m. to noon, Ice pad 1.
  • Family fun skate: Bring the entire family out for a morning skate to focus on your skating and hockey skills while spending time together. Skating aids permitted for this skate.
    10 a.m. to noon, Ice pad 2
  • Community art project: Unleash your creativity on a community art project for people of all ages.
    10 a.m. to 3 p.m., main foyer.
  • Lap and leisure swim: Leisure swim for families and fitness swim for adults. 10:30 a.m. to noon, pool.
  • Family circus arts: Parents and children will unlock the magic behind circus arts, including juggling, theatrical clown and more! Sessions start at 11 a.m. and 11:45 a.m.
    11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Gym
  • Pickleball: Sign up for a 30-minute session on the gym door. Instructor and equipment provided. No experience needed.
    1 to 3 p.m., Gym.
  • Public swim: All pools open, including the slide.
    1 to 3 p.m.
  • Smoothies: Purchases by donation (proceeds to the Children’s Foundation Food and Friends program). Suggested donation is $2 or more.
    1 to 3 p.m., concession stand.