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Family Programs

Family Programs

Family Drop-in Playtime & Activities for Ages 5 and Under.

NOTES, CLOSURES & UPDATES 

Check out our Children's Programs for ages 16 months and up! 

Family Centre will be closed: 

  • Aug 27 - Sept 4
  • Weekends & Stat holidays 

Schedule subject to change without notice - please see the calendar linked below or call 250-388-5251 during Front Desk hours for the most current info. 


Family Centre Programs

 

Wiggles and Giggles  (Parent and Tot, 2-4 yrs) *Everyone Welcome*โ€‹

Join us for active play in the Burnside Activity Centre. Get the wiggles out with this new interactive program that includes games, movement, and fun! The program includes organized games, movement, exercise, and free play. Best suited for ages 2–4 yrs; all children under 5 yrs are welcome. Caregiver participation is required.  Groups may not meet on school holidays and Professional Development Days. *Everyone Welcome*

M Sep 17-Mar 25 9:30am-10:15am   Drop-in/Free

* Family Centre will not be open during program time.

 

Fun for Little Ones (Parent and Tot, 2-5 yrs) *Families Only*โ€‹

Enjoy singing, movement, reading and fun with your little ones. The program encourages child development through singing, movement, stories and bonding between child and caregiver. Caregiver participation is required.  

T Sep 4 – Mar 26 9:30am – 10:15am Drop-in/Free  

 

Toddler Arts and Crafts -  Drop-In (2–5 yrs) *Families Only*โ€‹

Explore your creative side! Each week features a different craft designed with the preschooler in mind. Smocks and soap provided. Creative activities can be messy, so please dress children appropriately.  Caregiver participation is required. *Families Only*

W Sep 5 – Mar 27 9:30am-10:30am Drop-In/$1 per family and daycare child

 

Parent and Tot Playgroup (0 to 5 yrs) *Everyone Welcome*

This is an opportunity for young children and their caregivers to meet and play in an informal atmosphere with toys, and books. Snacks provided. Groups may not meet on school holidays and Professional Development Days.  Drop-In/Free *Everyone Welcome*

Sep 4 – Mar 29  M           10:15-12pm  

T 10:15-12pm

W 10:30-12pm  

Th 5:30pm-6:30pm 

 

Family Dinner & Drop-In   (Family/Children Ages 0-18)

Families are invited for a delicious dinner prepared by staff and volunteers every Thursday evening. After dinner, stay and have a play in the family centre after dinner. Assistance with set-up and clean-up is appreciated. Dinner is served at 5pm.  Suggested donation $2 per family.

Th Sep 6-Mar 28 Dinner: 5pm-6pm     

    PLEASE NOTE TIMES AND AGES for Family Dinner 

    Family Centre Drop-In: 5:30pm – 6:30pm Children 0-6 yrs must be accompanied by a parent

 

Daycare Drop-in Playgroup

This is an opportunity for young children and their caregivers to meet and play in an informal atmosphere with toys, and books. Snacks provided. Groups may not meet on school holidays and Professional Development Days.  Drop-In/Free *Daycares Only*

F Sep 4 – Mar 29 9am-10:30am  


+ City of Victoria LIFE credits welcome for select programs. Call 250-388-5251 to register. Payment is required at the time of registration. 


Please note: The Burnside Gorge Community Association facilities are closed on stat holiday dates and weekends. Schedule subject to change without notice - please call 250-388-5251 during Front Desk hours for the most current info. 

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