February 18, 2019 all-day

Explore the City of New Westminster on Family Day for the Lower Mainland’s largest FREE event! All City Parks & Recreation facilities along with the Anvil Centre and River Market will be offering Family Day fun for FREE! Check out the full list of family-fun below!

Queensborough Community Centre: (920 Ewen Avenue)

9:30am – 11:30am: Enjoy an exciting morning of family friendly activities including a bounce castle, crafts, and more!
Open – 11:30am: FREE fitness centre admission (regular admission applies after 11:30 am)
9:00am – 1:00pm:  Queensborough Library will also be open playing host to a crafts table and story time.

Centennial Community Centre (65 East Sixth Avenue)

9:00am – 12:00pm: Family drop-in with crafts, games, story time, refreshments
9:20am – 10:20am: Workout fitness class
10:30am – 11:30am: Core Stretch
9:30am – 10:25am: Cycle Fit
10am – 11:30am: Baby N Art – Create a precious keepsake that captures your baby on canvas. Using your baby’s feet, toes, and hands.
11:00am – 11:55am: Cycle

Samson V (880 Quayside Drive)

11am – 3pm: Come aboard for some fun arts & crafts.

Greenhouse in Queen’s Park

10:30am – 12:30pm: Come for a tour of the greenhouse and create a Spring flower planter to take home.

Moody Park Arena (701 Eighth Avenue)

12:30pm – 3:00pm: Free public skate (all ages); free skate rentals
6:00pm – 8:00pm: Free public skate (all ages); free skate rentals

Century House & Youth Centre (620 Eighth Street)

11am – 2pm: Check out the New West Youth Centre open house. You’ll have full access to all their Youth Centre amenities along with games and activities presented by the Youth Services staff. It’s open to all ages, so stop by! There will be crafts, cookies and a cook out as well as a “learn to DJ” area and a gigantic window-colouring sheet.

Family Fun Zone at the Anvil Centre (777 Columbia Street)

11am – 3pm: Enjoy a day filled with free entertainment and activities including: Science World on the Road, Nintendo games, magician Peter Rooke, face-painting and balloon twisting, clowns, photo booth, and many other activities.

River Market (810 Quayside Drive)

11am – 3pm: balloon tying with Korki the Clown, photo booth at Stage New West, face painting by 1st Burnaby Lakes Pathfinders, ArtsToGo by the Arts Council of New Westminster, mini performances at the Vancouver Circus School, table top hockey, and family board games.

Canada Games Pool (65 East Sixth Avenue)

11:30am – 3pm: Free Public Swim and fitness centre. Waterslide will be open, activities on deck, hilarious family duck races, face painting, the mat walk, and a giant whirpool are all part of the planned fun.

Family Day Events in New Westminster:

When: February 18, 2019
Phone: 604-313-2765