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Family Programs

Family Programs

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


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

Family Centre will be closed: 

  • June 25-28
  • July 2-5
  • July 30-Aug 2
  • Aug 27-30
  • Weekends & Stat holidays 

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


Wiggles and Giggles (Parent and Tot, 2-4 yrs)

Join us for active play in the Burnside Activity Centre. Get the wiggles out with this 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.        Drop-in/Free

M   Apr 9 – Aug 20    9:30am-10:15am   

** Family Centre will not be open during program time.


Fun for Little Ones (Parent and Tot, 2-5 yrs) 

Enjoy singing, reading, crafts and fun with your little ones. The program encourages child development through singing, stories and bonding between child and caregiver. Caregiver participation is required.        Drop-in/Free

T   Apr 10 – Aug 21    9:30am – 10:15am

**July and Aug - program runs in Rudd Park (Aug 21st Summer Wrap Up – Location TBD)


Toddler Arts and Crafts (2–5 yrs)

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. 

Drop-In/$1 per family and daycare child

W   Apr 4 – Aug 22    9:30am-10:30am


Parent and Tot Playgroup (0 to 5 yrs)

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.  Please check website for possible closed dates during summer months. 


Apr 4 – Aug 30    

M   10:15am-12pm

T    10:15am-12pm  

W   10:30am-12pm   

Th  5:30pm-6:30pm **Family Centre closed during summer months.  Outdoor play encouraged. 

+ 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.