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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 - July 5
  • July 30 - Aug 6
  • Aug 27 - Sept 4
  • Weekends & Stat holidays 

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

Family Centre Programs


Park Days at Rudd Park (Parent and Tot, 2-4 yrs)

Join us for active play at Rudd Park. Get the wiggles out with outdoor park time and fun! The program includes organized games, movement, exercise, and free play. Best suited for ages 2–4 yrs; all children are welcome. Drop-in/Free

M July 9 – 23 & Aug 13 - 20 9:30am-12pm    Drop-in/Free


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

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. Please note this is a structured program and caregiver participation is required.  

T July 10 – 24 & Aug 7 - 21 9:30am – 10:15am Drop-in/Free  


Toddler Arts and Crafts -  Drop-In (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.

W July 11 – 25 & Aug 8 - 22 9:30am-10:30am Drop-In/$1 per family or daycare child


Summer BBQ  (Family/Children Ages 0-18)

Join us for a delicious BBQ and salad served out on our back patio. Lawn chairs and blankets recommended. Seating outdoors & limited. Suggested donation of $2 per family.

Th July 12 – 26 & Aug 9 - 23

Dinner: 5pm-6pm     

Drop-In: 5:30pm – 6:30pm Children 0-6 yrs must be accompanied by a parent.  Please note that during the summer months the Family Centre will be closed to encourage outdoor play.         


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. 

July 10 - 26 & Aug 7 - 23    Drop-In/Free

T 10:15-12pm

W 10:30-12pm  

Th 5:30pm-6:30pm 

+ 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.