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A list of things to do with the kids next week for Pro-D day ~ Friday October 23


The kids will be off school next Friday (October 23rd) for Pro-D Day, so we have compiled a list of activities happening all around the region to help keep your kids busy for the day!

Boys & Girls Club of Greater Victoria – Licensed Camp

There will be fun recreational games both indoors & outdoors, cooking & baking, movies, crafts, rock climbing, canoeing, archery, low ropes, fort building & much more

– Harbourside-Esquimalt, 410 Macaulay St
– Vic West Community Centre, 521 Craigflower Rd
– Westshore, 345 Wale Rd

Age: 5-12yrs
Time: varies each location
Fee: $35/day, $30/day for children currently registered in after-school care

Rise Adventure

Adventure Camp
9am-4pm ~ This camp will include 1.5 hours climbing at The Boulders Climbing Gym as well as other adventure type games, crafts and activities. Activities will depend on the weather and will be finalized closer to this date
Fee: $70/day

Equestrian Camp
9am-1pm OR 9am-4pm ~ The day will include riding, stable management sessions, equestrian related games and activities.
Fee: $50/half day; $80/full day

Location: #202-4500 West Saanich Rd

ICE hockey+fitness

Players will spend the day with our hockey coaches with our Pro-D Hockey Camp curriculum which includes:

– On-ice hockey training drills and 3on3 scrimmages;
– Hockey specific cardio and agility training sessions in our dryland area, and;
– Road hockey and games with our team of great coaches.

Players are expected to bring their own lunch & water.

Location: 2657 Wilfert Rd, Colwood
Time: 9am-3pm, with an option 8am early drop-off & 4pm later pick-up.
Fee: $69/day

Royal BC Museum ~ Time Travellers

There is magic in the museum. Join along to travel back in time to explore how the distant past is different & maybe not so different than our current times. Visiting both the Modern History Gallery & Helmcken House. Campers will become part of history & find their own connections to the past.

Location: RBC Museum, 675 Belleville St
Age: 7-11yrs
Time: 9am-4pm
Fee: $60 (10% member discount)

BC SPCA Youth Workshops “Gone Batty”

Just in time for Halloween, at “Gone Batty,” you will explore the worlds of less popular (but still fascinating) animals like bats, spiders & snakes! Activities will vary by location, but may include learning about bat echolocation, making spider cat toys, slippery snakes & going on spooky scavenger hunts.

Location: BC SPCA 3150 Napier Lane, Victoria
Age: born between 2004-2008
Time: 9am – 330pm
Fee: $40
Registration: under Kids & Tweens ~ Workhops

The Boulders Climbing Gym

Day camps introduce participants to the world of indoor rock climbing in a safe, fun, educational & engaging environment. Participants will partake in games (both on & off the wall), technique lessons & explore the nearby parks.

Location: 1627 Stelly’s Crossroad Rd
Age: 6-12yrs
Time: 9am-12pm or 9am-4pm
Fee: $25+tax half day. $50=tax full day (discounted rates when signed up with a family member or friend)

The Paint Box School of Art

What better way to spend a day off school then making art? Kids will be making drawings, paintings & sewing during this one-day art camp. Students should bring a lunch & appropriate clothes for the weather, as we also do art outdoors and go to the park to get inspiration from nature

Location: D1-1284 Gladstone Ave, Victoria
Age: 5-10yrs
Time: 9am-3pm
Fee: $63/day including gst & all materials

Dance On It!

A day full of activities including workshops from KidsRFit4it programs, team sports & gymnastic activities.

Location: Fit For It Studios @ Life Tree Center, 6021 West Saanich Rd
Age: 7-11yrs
Time: 9am-4pm
Fee: $50 +GST, early drop off & late pick up optional

Vikes Camp

Spend your Pro-D-Day with the Vikes! The fantastic camp leaders are back to plan a day filled with games, sports, crafts & more! Campers will also get some time in the climbing center- the bouldering wall for the 5-7 year olds & the climbing tower for the 8-12 year olds!

Location: Fieldhouse-SF-Zone 2
Age: 8-12yrs (5-7yrs waitlist)
Time: 815am-515pm
Fee: $45
Registration: (follow link on site)

Kenzen Sports Karate

Come join us for a healthy balance of exercising the mind & body.Three karate lessons offered, games on the karate mats, arts, crafts, reading, visit to Brydon Park (a 5mins walk away).

Location: 4349 West Saanich Rd
Time: 830am-5pm
Fee: $40


Westshore Recreation Centre

This full day program will be filled with action packed activities such as games, crafts, sports, and more. Please bring a lunch, bathing suit, towel & dress for the weather.

Kindergarten & Grade 1

Grades 2-6

Location: 1767 Island Highway, Colwood
Time: 8am-530pm
Fee: $37/day
Registration:(250) 478-8384

Panorama Recreation Centre

Rainforest Adventures with Panorama
Looking for a fun way to spend your day off from school? Join in for an action-packed day of games, sports, group activities, arts & crafts and swimming or skating!

Location: Greenglade Community Centre Room #7
Age: 6-11yrs
Fee: $35 (pass discount fee $28)
Registration: (250) 656-7271
Before & After Care Available

Pro-D Days With Clay
Discover the exciting material of clay! Every Pro-D day will offer an inventive project in clay sculpture. A dynamic instructor will guide the students with their pieces and no previous clay experience is necessary.

Location: Greenglade Community Centre Room #3
Age: 6-12yrs
Time: 9am-12pm
Fee: $35 (discount pass fee $28)
Registration: (250) 656-7271

H20 Pro-D Camp
Full day of aquatic adventure. Supervised play during our Everyone Welcome swim & an introduction to a new water sport like surfing, diving, snorkeling, underwater hockey & scuba diver from Rockfish Divers. Including a nature walk, craft & creative play.

Location: Poolside Room
Age: 8-12yrs
Time: 9am-5pm
Fee: $50
Registration: (250) 656-7271

Get your skate on!
Everyone is Welcome to enjoy music, games and great prizes during this fun, afternoon skate.

Location: 1885 Forest Park Drive
Time: 1-220pm
Fee: $2

Oak Bay Recreation Centre

Everyone Welcome Swim
Location: 1975 Bee St, Oak Bay
Time: 115-315pm
Admission: $6.75/adult, $3.40/child, $13.50/family (2 adults & 3 children OR 1 adult & 4 children), extra child $1.25, under 5 FREE

Gym Time
Feeling stuck inside? Bring a friend & spend the afternoon in the gym.

Location: Henderson Recreation Centre
Time: 1-4pm
Age: all ages, under 7rs must be accompanied by an adult
Admission: $6.75


11:15am-1:00pm Everyone Welcome
1:10pm-2:00pm Family & Friends Hockey
2:00pm-3:50pm Youth Hockey


Location: 2168 Phillips Rd, Sooke

Gordan Head Middle School

Enjoy a day filled with games, arts & crafts, running, playing & swimming.

Location: 1671 Kenmore Rd
Age: 5-10yrs
Time: 830-430pm
Fee: $40
Info/Registration: (250) 475-7100

Pro Bro Day @ Colquitz Middle School

Boys only event. A day filled with ridiculous fun, obnoxious creations & astounding discoveries. Lunch provided.

Location: 505 Dumeresq St
Age: 11-15yrs
Time: 9am-330pm
Fee: $15
Info/Registration: (250) 475-5462

Crystal Pool & Fitness Centre

The Perfect Pro-D Day
Games in the morning, plenty of crafts Fun. Pizza delivered for lunch & swim in the afternoon

Time: 815am-5pm
Age: 6-12yrs
Fee: $30

Pro-D Day Camps
Swimming, skating, play zone, hockey, parks & special guest are just a few of the adventures the rec centre has planned.

Time: 730am-530pm
Age: 5-7yrs, 8-11yrs
Fee: $40

Location: 2275 Quadra St
Registration: (250) 361-0732

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