In the depths of winter, in that long period of time between New Year's Day and Easter, you need a rest - what better way than with your family! Family Day in Ontario is always the third Monday of February - this year that's Feb. 20.
In Kitchener, we are looking forward to celebrating with your family at our many facilities - in fact - there is so much going on, we're celebrating all weekend!
The Aud & Arenas--visit www.kitchener.ca/skatingschedule for a complete list of free community skates and special public skates.
Monday, Feb 20
Bridgeport Community Centre, Family Skate and Indoor Activities, 2-4 p.m.
Join us for a family skate on our outdoor rink and then warm up inside with crafts and a movie. There will be hot chocolate and cookies for everyone. No registration required, event is free. Call 519-741-2271 for more information.
Country Hills Community Centre, Indoor Family Activities and Movie, 1-4 p.m.
Join your family, friends and neighbours at the Country Hills Community Centre and make your own cup of hot chocolate at our hot chocolate bar, join in on a game in the gym, create a winter themed craft, and/or watch a movie while enjoying some popcorn. No registration required for this free event. Call 519-741-2596 of more information.
Doon Pioneer Park Community Centre, Movie and Pizza, 5-7 p.m.
Join us for a family movie, along with popcorn and a slice of pizza. Bring your blanket if you want to cuddle up and enjoy the show. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
Registration is required. Tickets must be picked up in advance as no tickets will be available at the door. This event is sponsored by Pathway Community Church and is free to all community members, event is free. Call 519-741-2641 for more information.
Downtown Community Centre Winter Skating Party in Victoria Park near the Clock tower - 1-3 p.m.
Join us at Victoria Park to enjoy the wonders of winter by enjoying an outdoor skate and sledding. There will be refreshments to share thanks to the Victoria Park Neighbourhood Association. Event is free. To learn more contact Melissa Bowman at 519-741-2501.
Forest Heights Community Centre, Fun for all Ages, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Walk over together as a family, offer a neighbour a ride to the centre, or come on your own and meet our community centre family! A variety of activities will be available for different age groups including family gym time, outdoor skating and cards too! While you're here, grab a hot chocolate and a cookie. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required. Event is free. Call 519-741-2621 for more information.
Kingsdale Community Centre, BBQ Party, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Kingsdale Community Centre has partnered with Una Church to offer a fun filled Family Day at Kingsdale Centre. Drop by for games and entertainment for children, and a FREE BBQ for everyone. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Call 519-741-2540 for more information.
Stanley Park Community Centre at Lyle Hallman Pool, Fun Family Day Swim, 12:30-4 p.m.
Join us for FREE family swim, crafts, refreshments and more!
Monday Feb. 20 - 12:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Swim A-1:30-2:30 p.m. - Code: 230839
Swim B-3:00-4:00 p.m. - Code: 230840
Refreshments and Crafts-12:30-4 p.m.
Lyle Hallman Pool - 600 Heritage Dr. Kitchener
On-line registration begins Jan. 23
Adults must accompany children
Swim Admission Guidelines in effect
Registration required. Event is free. Call 519-741-2504 for more information.
Come and enjoy outdoor family day activities offered by Freedom in Christ Church and the Williamsburg Community Association. No registration required. Call 519-741-2240 or check www.williamsburgcommunity.ca as event details are confirmed. Location: 1643 Bleams Road.