13 Family Day-friendly activities in the Tri-Cities this long weekend

The cities of Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam announce a series of Family Day-friendly events

As we get set to dive into the long weekend, we take stock of a long list of special Family Day events running from Saturday through the holiday Monday, Feb. 17. Here’s what to look forward to:

SATURDAY, FEB. 15

 

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Family Day in the Park (all ages)

Join the Coquitlam Park Spark team for an afternoon of family fun in Town Centre Park. Participate in a variety of outdoor games and fun activities to celebrate Family Day.

Date: Saturday, Feb. 15

Time: 12-3 p.m.

Location: Inspiration Garden, Town Centre Park (3099 Guildford Way)

Cost: Free

 

Spotlight on Sport Family Day Drop-in (all ages)

Participate in a variety of family-friendly, non-competitive sports and activities. Also, enjoy great music and free snacks.

Date: Saturday, Feb. 15

Time: 1-3 p.m.

Location: Mountain View Park (751 Smith Ave.)

Cost: Free

 

Family Day at Smiling Creek (all ages)

Join us for free activities at Smiling Creek. Jump in the bouncy castle, enjoy some popcorn and participate in gym games appropriate for all ages.

Date: Saturday, Feb. 15

Time: 1-3 p.m.

Location: Smiling Creek Activity Centre (3456 Princeton Ave.)

Cost: Free

 

SUNDAY, FEB. 16

 

Family Day at Pinetree (all ages)

Join us for free activities at Pinetree. Jump in the bouncy castle, enjoy some popcorn and participate in gym games appropriate for all ages.

Date: Sunday, Feb. 16

Time: 1-3 p.m.

Location: Pinetree Community Centre (1260 Pinetree Way)

Cost: Free

 

Spotlight on Sport Family Day Drop-in (all ages)

Participate in a variety of family-friendly, non-competitive sports and activities. Also, enjoy great music and free snacks.

Date: Sunday, Feb. 16

Time: 1-3 p.m.

Location: Mundy Park (641 Hillcrest St.)

Cost: Free

 

MONDAY, FEB. 17

 

Family Day Swim at City Centre Aquatic Complex (all ages)

Help us celebrate Family Day at CCAC. Rotating features include slide, rope swing, diving boards and the WIBIT, an aquatic obstacle course.

Date: Monday, Feb. 17

Time: 10:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m.

Location: City Centre Aquatic Complex (1210 Pinetree Way)

Cost: Regular Admission Rate

 

Family Day Swim at Poirier Sport & Leisure Complex (all ages)

Help us celebrate Family Day at the pool.

Date: Monday, Feb. 17

Time: 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

Location: Poirier Sport & Leisure Complex (633 Poirier St.)

Cost: Regular Admission Rate

 

Spotlight on Sport Family Drop-in (all ages)

Participate in a variety of family-friendly, non-competitive sports and activities. Also, enjoy great music and free snacks.

Date: Monday, Feb. 17

Time: 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Location: Percy Perry Stadium (1290 Pipeline Rd.)

Cost: Free

 

FUN Family Day at Poirier (all ages)

Bring out the family and help us celebrate Family Day. Entertainment, games and a variety of activities to be enjoyed by the whole family. Get ready to be active and have some fun. Pre-registration is required for this event.

Date: Monday, Feb. 17

Time: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Location: Poirier Community Centre (630 Poirier St.)

Cost: Free | Registration Barcode: 659153

 

Family Day Skate at Poirier Sport & Leisure Complex (all ages)

Help us celebrate Family Day on the ice.

Date: Monday, Feb. 17

Time: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | 1:15-2:30 p.m.

Location: Poirier Sport & Leisure Complex (633 Poirier St.)

Cost: $2 per person

 

Leigh Square creative fun

Where: Leigh Square

When: 9 a.m.–12 p.m.

Explore your creative side with hands on art activities for the entire family! This FREE event includes demonstrations of wood turning projects, such as spinning tops, bird houses, lidded boxes, bowls, honey dippers, and spurtles. Finish the day on a high note with an interactive rhythm making workshop with Daniel Duggan of Rhythm Resource.

Register in advance online.

 

Family Day Swim

Splash around in an all-ages afternoon swim at the Hyde Creek Recreation Centre.

Where: Hyde Creek Pool  

When: 1 – 5 p.m.

* The weight room, squash and sacquetball courts will be open also be open from 1-5 p.m. but all drop-in sport and fitness classes are cancelled.

 

Family Day skate at the Port Coquitlam Rec Centre

Enjoy a free skate on Family Day. Note, a limited supply of free skate and helmet rentals will be available.

Date: February 17, 2020

Time: 1:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Location: Port Coquitlam Community Centre, 2150 Wilson Avenue 

Cost: FREE

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