Family Day 2015

Family Day activities compiled by the Social Planning Council of Kitchener-Waterloo.

Intro

Our list of Family Day activities was compiled from various online resources. Please use the links/contact information provided for the most up-to-date information. If you have any questions, or would to include an activity, please contact the Social Planning Council at 519-579-3800 or info@waterlooregion.org

Sources

Cities/Townships

Waterloo Region

Libraries

Community

Museums

Calendar of Events

Fri Feb 13 10:00am Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory Cambridge Hug-a-Bug Insect Petting Zoo
Sat Feb 14 10:00am Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory Cambridge Hug-a-Bug Insect Petting Zoo
11:00am Waterloo Region Museum Kitchener Family Day Weekend
11:00am Waterloo Public Square Waterloo Winterloo Festival Free
12:00pm Button Factory Arts Waterloo Family Art Projects Free
1:00pm Victoria Park Neighbourhood Association Kitchener Skating and Sledding Party Free
2:00pm Glencairn Church Kitchener Winter Fun Day Free
2:30pm Waterloo Public Library (JM Harper Branch) Waterloo Open Family Maker Space Free
Sun Feb 15 10:00am Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory Cambridge Hug-a-Bug Insect Petting Zoo
11:00am Waterloo Region Museum Kitchener Family Day Weekend
11:00am Waterloo Public Square Waterloo Winterloo Festival Free
1:30pm Idea Exchange Queen's Square Cambridge Family Art Afternoon Free
3:00pm Cherry Park Neighbourhood Association Kitchener Skating Party Free
6:30pm Rockwood Conservation Area Rockwood Hoot N Howl Hike and Campfire Free
Mon Feb 16 8:30am Pinehurst Lake Park Ayr Family Ice Fishing
8:30am Shade's Mills Park Cambridge Family Ice Fishing
8:30am Landmark Cinemas Kitchener Movie Morning to End MS
9:00am Rockwood Conservation Area Rockwood Big Chill Outdoor Fun Day Free
9:00am Woolwich Memorial Centre Elmira Free Skate Free
9:00am Moppet Preschool Kitchener Pancake Breakfast
10:00am Kitchener City Hall Kitchener Bring on the Sunshine Free
10:00am THEMUSEUM Kitchener Crafts
10:00am THEMUSEUM Kitchener Family Day
10:00am McDougall Cottage Cambridge Family Day Free
10:00am Lyle Hallman Pool Kitchener Family Day Swim Free
10:00am Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex Waterloo Family Swim
10:00am Woolwich Memorial Centre Elmira Free Public Swim Free
10:00am Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory Cambridge Hug-a-Bug Insect Petting Zoo
10:00am Guelph Civic Museum Guelph Indoor Family Day
10:00am Rockwood Conservation Area Rockwood Interpretive Hike Free
10:00am Woolwich Memorial Centre Elmira Lego Builders (5-7 years) Free
10:00am Hidden Acres Mennonite Camp New Hamburg Open House Free
10:00am Steckle Heritage Farm Kitchener Open House
10:00am Market Square Guelph Skating Free
10:00am Laurel Creek Nature Centre Waterloo Sled-A-Thon
10:30am THEMUSEUM Kitchener Star Lab Star Shows
11:00am Guelph Lake Nature Centre Guelph Big Chill Outdoor Fun Day Free
11:00am Button Factory Arts Waterloo Family Day Free
11:00am Waterloo Region Museum Kitchener Family Day Weekend
11:00am 10 Carden Guelph Indoor Family Activities Free
11:00am Woolwich Memorial Centre Elmira Lego Builders (8-12 years) Free
11:00am Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex Waterloo Parent and Child Skate
11:00am Centre Wellington Sportsplex Fergus Public Skating Free
11:00am THEMUSEUM Kitchener Skalywags Dance Party
11:00am Woolwich Memorial Centre Elmira Sugar Kings Autograph Signing Free
11:00am Woolwich Memorial Centre Elmira Township Fire Truck Tour Free
11:00am Waterloo Public Square Waterloo Winterloo Festival Free
12:00pm Woolwich Memorial Centre Elmira Free Skate Free
12:00pm Woolwich Memorial Centre Elmira Free Swim Free
12:00pm Rockwood Conservation Area Rockwood Winter Survival Skills Class Free
12:30pm Waverley Public School Guelph Family Activities Free
12:30pm Woolwich Memorial Centre Elmira Free Family Shinny Free
1:00pm Lyon Park Guelph Family Activities Free
1:00pm Mollison Park Guelph Family Activities Free
1:00pm Royal City Park Guelph Family Activities Free
1:00pm Sunny Acres Park Guelph Family Activities Free
1:00pm West End Community Centre Guelph Family Activities Free
1:00pm Westwood Public School Guelph Family Activities Free
1:00pm Country Hills Community Centre Kitchener Family Day Free
1:00pm Wellington County Museum and Archives Fergus Family Day
1:00pm Forest Heights Community Centre Kitchener Family Day Free
1:00pm Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery Kitchener Family Day
1:00pm Chandler Mowat Community Centre Kitchener Family Day Crafts and Snacks Free
1:00pm Williamsburg Community Centre Kitchener Family Day Indoor Activities Free
1:00pm Centreville-Chicopee Community Centre Kitchener Family Day Movie Free
1:00pm Homer Watson House and Gallery Kitchener Family Portraits
1:00pm Woolwich Memorial Centre Elmira Free Family Zumba Free
1:00pm Mill-Courtland Community Centre Kitchener Hot Chocolate Party Free
1:00pm THEMUSEUM Kitchener Mummification Demonstrations
1:00pm Idea Exchange Hespeler Cambridge Music by Jake Free
1:00pm Centre Wellington Sportsplex Fergus Public Swim Free
1:00pm Rockwood Conservation Area Rockwood Rockwood Fire Dept Free
1:00pm Woolwich Memorial Centre Elmira Sugar Kings Face Painting Free
1:00pm Victoria Hills Community Centre Kitchener Winter Carnival Free
1:00pm Joseph Schneider Haus Kitchener Winter Tracking and Storytelling Free
1:30pm Kingsdale Community Centre Kitchener Family Day Movie Free
1:30pm Williamsburg Community Centre Kitchener Family Day Outdoor Activities Free
1:30pm Kiwanis Arena Kitchener Family Day Skate Free
1:30pm Breithaupt Community Centre Kitchener Family Swim
1:30pm Centre Wellington Sportsplex Fergus Public Skating Free
1:30pm Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex Waterloo Waterloo Siskins Hockey
1:45pm John Dolson Centre Cambridge Swimming
2:00pm Gateway Drive Public School Guelph Family Activities Free
2:00pm Central Frederick Neighbourhood Association Kitchener Family Day Free
2:00pm Activa Sportsplex Kitchener Family Day Skate Free
2:00pm Bridgeport Community Centre Kitchener Family Skate and Movie Free
2:00pm Woolwich Memorial Centre Elmira Free Swim Free
2:00pm West End Community Centre Guelph Free skating Free
2:00pm Rockwood Conservation Area Rockwood Guided Snowshoe Hike Free
2:00pm Cambridge Symphony Cambridge Klassical Hitz for Kidz PWYC
2:00pm Elora Arena Elora Public Skating Free
2:00pm Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex Waterloo Public Swim
2:00pm Woolwich Memorial Centre Elmira Sugar Kings Hockey Free
2:00pm Waterloo Public Library Waterloo Winterloo Festival Free
2:30pm John Dolson Centre Cambridge Bouncy Castle and Carnival
2:30pm Williamsburg Community Centre Kitchener Family Day Indoor Activities Free
2:30pm Idea Exchange Clemens Mill Cambridge Robot Wars Free
3:00pm Centre Wellington Sportsplex Fergus Family Zumba Free
3:30pm Hanlon Creek Splash Pad Park Guelph Moonlight Tobogganing Free
4:00pm Bingeman's Kitchener Family Day FunworX
4:00pm RIM Park Lion's Rink Waterloo Free Skate Free
4:30pm RIM Park Optimist Rink Waterloo Free Skate Free
4:30pm Woolwich Memorial Centre Elmira Free Skate Free
5:00pm Doon Pioneer Park Community Centre Kitchener Movie and Pizza Free

List of Events

10 Carden

Indoor Family Activities Mon Feb 16 11:00am-1:00pm Free

Activa Sportsplex

Family Day Skate Mon Feb 16 2:00pm-2:50pm Free

Bingeman's

Family Day FunworX Mon Feb 16 4:00pm-8:00pm

Breithaupt Community Centre

Family Swim Mon Feb 16 1:30pm-3:30pm

Bridgeport Community Centre

Family Skate and Movie Mon Feb 16 2:00pm-4:00pm Free

Button Factory Arts

Family Art Projects Sat Feb 14 12:00pm-4:00pm Free
Family Day Mon Feb 16 11:00am-3:00pm Free

Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory

Hug-a-Bug Insect Petting Zoo Fri Feb 13 10:00am-5:00pm
Hug-a-Bug Insect Petting Zoo Sat Feb 14 10:00am-5:00pm
Hug-a-Bug Insect Petting Zoo Sun Feb 15 10:00am-5:00pm
Hug-a-Bug Insect Petting Zoo Mon Feb 16 10:00am-5:00pm

Cambridge Symphony

Klassical Hitz for Kidz Mon Feb 16 2:00pm-5:00pm PWYC

Central Frederick Neighbourhood Association

Family Day Mon Feb 16 2:00pm-4:00pm Free

Centre Wellington Sportsplex

Public Skating Mon Feb 16 11:00am-1:00pm Free
Public Swim Mon Feb 16 1:00pm-2:00pm Free
Public Skating Mon Feb 16 1:30pm-3:30pm Free
Family Zumba Mon Feb 16 3:00pm-4:00pm Free

Centreville-Chicopee Community Centre

Family Day Movie Mon Feb 16 1:00pm-3:30pm Free

Chandler Mowat Community Centre

Family Day Crafts and Snacks Mon Feb 16 1:00pm-3:00pm Free

Cherry Park Neighbourhood Association

Skating Party Sun Feb 15 3:00pm-7:00pm Free

Country Hills Community Centre

Family Day Mon Feb 16 1:00pm-4:00pm Free

Doon Pioneer Park Community Centre

Movie and Pizza Mon Feb 16 5:00pm-7:00pm Free

Elora Arena

Public Skating Mon Feb 16 2:00pm-3:00pm Free

Forest Heights Community Centre

Family Day Mon Feb 16 1:00pm-3:30pm Free

Gateway Drive Public School

Family Activities Mon Feb 16 2:00pm-4:00pm Free

Glencairn Church

Winter Fun Day Sat Feb 14 2:00pm-4:00pm Free

Guelph Civic Museum

Indoor Family Day Mon Feb 16 10:00am-5:00pm

Guelph Lake Nature Centre

Big Chill Outdoor Fun Day Mon Feb 16 11:00am-2:00pm Free

Hanlon Creek Splash Pad Park

Moonlight Tobogganing Mon Feb 16 3:30pm-7:30pm Free

Hidden Acres Mennonite Camp

Open House Mon Feb 16 10:00am-3:30pm Free

Homer Watson House and Gallery

Family Portraits Mon Feb 16 1:00pm-3:00pm

Idea Exchange Clemens Mill

Robot Wars Mon Feb 16 2:30pm-3:30pm Free

Idea Exchange Hespeler

Music by Jake Mon Feb 16 1:00pm-2:00pm Free

Idea Exchange Queen's Square

Family Art Afternoon Sun Feb 15 1:30pm-3:30pm Free

John Dolson Centre

Swimming Mon Feb 16 1:45pm-4:00pm
Bouncy Castle and Carnival Mon Feb 16 2:30pm-5:00pm

Joseph Schneider Haus

Winter Tracking and Storytelling Mon Feb 16 1:00pm-4:00pm Free

Kingsdale Community Centre

Family Day Movie Mon Feb 16 1:30pm-3:00pm Free

Kitchener City Hall

Bring on the Sunshine Mon Feb 16 10:00am-6:00pm Free

Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery

Family Day Mon Feb 16 1:00pm-4:00pm

Kiwanis Arena

Family Day Skate Mon Feb 16 1:30pm-2:20pm Free

Landmark Cinemas

Movie Morning to End MS Mon Feb 16 8:30am-12:00pm

Laurel Creek Nature Centre

Sled-A-Thon Mon Feb 16 10:00am-2:00pm

Lyle Hallman Pool

Family Day Swim Mon Feb 16 10:00am-12:30pm Free

Lyon Park

Family Activities Mon Feb 16 1:00pm-3:30pm Free

Market Square

Skating Mon Feb 16 10:00am-10:00pm Free

McDougall Cottage

Family Day Mon Feb 16 10:00am-5:00pm Free

Mill-Courtland Community Centre

Hot Chocolate Party Mon Feb 16 1:00pm-3:00pm Free

Mollison Park

Family Activities Mon Feb 16 1:00pm-3:00pm Free

Moppet Preschool

Pancake Breakfast Mon Feb 16 9:00am-12:00pm

Pinehurst Lake Park

Family Ice Fishing Mon Feb 16 8:30am-2:00pm

RIM Park Lion's Rink

Free Skate Mon Feb 16 4:00pm-5:00pm Free

RIM Park Optimist Rink

Free Skate Mon Feb 16 4:30pm-5:30pm Free

Rockwood Conservation Area

Hoot N Howl Hike and Campfire Sun Feb 15 6:30pm-8:15pm Free
Big Chill Outdoor Fun Day Mon Feb 16 9:00am-5:00pm Free
Interpretive Hike Mon Feb 16 10:00am-11:00am Free
Winter Survival Skills Class Mon Feb 16 12:00pm-1:00pm Free
Rockwood Fire Dept Mon Feb 16 1:00pm-2:00pm Free
Guided Snowshoe Hike Mon Feb 16 2:00pm-3:00pm Free

Royal City Park

Family Activities Mon Feb 16 1:00pm-4:00pm Free

Shade's Mills Park

Family Ice Fishing Mon Feb 16 8:30am-2:00pm

Steckle Heritage Farm

Open House Mon Feb 16 10:00am-2:00pm

Sunny Acres Park

Family Activities Mon Feb 16 1:00pm-3:00pm Free

THEMUSEUM

Family Day Mon Feb 16 10:00am-5:00pm
Crafts Mon Feb 16 10:00am-5:00pm
Star Lab Star Shows Mon Feb 16 10:30am-4:30pm
Skalywags Dance Party Mon Feb 16 11:00am-12:00pm
Mummification Demonstrations Mon Feb 16 1:00pm-5:00pm

Victoria Hills Community Centre

Winter Carnival Mon Feb 16 1:00pm-3:00pm Free

Victoria Park Neighbourhood Association

Skating and Sledding Party Sat Feb 14 1:00pm-3:00pm Free

Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex

Family Swim Mon Feb 16 10:00am-12:00pm
Parent and Child Skate Mon Feb 16 11:00am-1:00pm
Waterloo Siskins Hockey Mon Feb 16 1:30pm-4:30pm
Public Swim Mon Feb 16 2:00pm-4:00pm

Waterloo Public Library

Winterloo Festival Mon Feb 16 2:00pm-3:15pm Free

Waterloo Public Library (JM Harper Branch)

Open Family Maker Space Sat Feb 14 2:30pm-4:30pm Free

Waterloo Public Square

Winterloo Festival Sat Feb 14 11:00am-4:00pm Free
Winterloo Festival Sun Feb 15 11:00am-4:00pm Free
Winterloo Festival Mon Feb 16 11:00am-4:00pm Free

Waterloo Region Museum

Family Day Weekend Sat Feb 14 11:00am-5:00pm
Family Day Weekend Sun Feb 15 11:00am-5:00pm
Family Day Weekend Mon Feb 16 11:00am-5:00pm

Waverley Public School

Family Activities Mon Feb 16 12:30pm-2:30pm Free

Wellington County Museum and Archives

Family Day Mon Feb 16 1:00pm-5:00pm

West End Community Centre

Family Activities Mon Feb 16 1:00pm-4:00pm Free
Free skating Mon Feb 16 2:00pm-3:30pm Free

Westwood Public School

Family Activities Mon Feb 16 1:00pm-4:00pm Free

Williamsburg Community Centre

Family Day Indoor Activities Mon Feb 16 1:00pm-2:15pm Free
Family Day Outdoor Activities Mon Feb 16 1:30pm-3:30pm Free
Family Day Indoor Activities Mon Feb 16 2:30pm-3:45pm Free

Woolwich Memorial Centre

Free Skate Mon Feb 16 9:00am-10:20am Free
Free Public Swim Mon Feb 16 10:00am-11:30am Free
Lego Builders (5-7 years) Mon Feb 16 10:00am-11:00am Free
Lego Builders (8-12 years) Mon Feb 16 11:00am-12:00pm Free
Sugar Kings Autograph Signing Mon Feb 16 11:00am-11:45am Free
Township Fire Truck Tour Mon Feb 16 11:00am-1:00pm Free
Free Skate Mon Feb 16 12:00pm-1:50pm Free
Free Swim Mon Feb 16 12:00pm-1:30pm Free
Free Family Shinny Mon Feb 16 12:30pm-1:20pm Free
Free Family Zumba Mon Feb 16 1:00pm-1:45pm Free
Sugar Kings Face Painting Mon Feb 16 1:00pm-2:00pm Free
Free Swim Mon Feb 16 2:00pm-3:30pm Free
Sugar Kings Hockey Mon Feb 16 2:00pm-4:00pm Free
Free Skate Mon Feb 16 4:30pm-6:30pm Free