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Kid Stuff

Multi Day Summer Camps for Children in Victoria BC

by Jodi Baker May 9, 2012

Families that are looking for multi-day summer camps for their children can choose from a number of options in or near Victoria BC.  Some of these choices include: Horne Lake Adventure Weekend Mother Daughter Camp for girls aged 8-16 and their Mom.  This weekend camp offers outdoor adventure activities like rock rappelling and caving and […]

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Park and Recreation Centre Summer Day Camps in Victoria BC

by Geoff McLean May 2, 2012

With summer fast approaching have you decided what to do with your children when school gets out?  Here is some information about park and recreation centre summer day camps in Victoria BC to help you. There are many options when it comes to summer programs and camps for children in Victoria BC, and the day […]

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Summer Swimming Programs in Victoria BC

by Geoff McLean March 26, 2012

If you’re looking for a summer activity to keep you children busy and fit this upcoming summer, you should investigate summer swimming programs in Victoria BC.  The British Columbia Summer Swimming Association (BCSSA) operates a comprehensive learn to swim and competitive swimming program that runs from May through August each year, culminating in provincial championships […]

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Greater Victoria Minor Football Gears Up!

by hwilde March 21, 2012

Along with other sports more traditionally associated with spring, the Greater Victoria Minor Football Association is gearing up for the season.  The GVMFA has been providing children between the ages of 7 and 14 the opportunity to learn and play football for the past 18 years. The spring football season runs from March through May, […]

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Box Lacrosse in Victoria BC

by hwilde March 6, 2012

Box Lacrosse season is just getting under way in Victoria BC.  This popular and fast-paced original Canadian sport runs through the spring into summer here and unlike most of the country, we often play box lacrosse at outdoor venues along with the usual arena venues, due to the mild climate in Victoria.  Most of the […]

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Baseball Associations and Parks in Victoria BC

by Jodi Baker March 1, 2012

It’s March, which in Victoria means spring, and with spring comes baseball season!  If you want to play some ball this year or are interested in getting your kids involved in this iconic (and fun!) sport, there are numerous baseball associations and parks in Victoria BC.  In fact, according to Baseball BC, there are 21 […]

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Tennis in Victoria BC

by Geoff McLean May 19, 2011

Thanks to a cooperative climate and an abundance of public facilities, tennis is an outdoor sport enjoyed by many who visit or are living in Victoria. If you are a serious tennis enthusiast, you may wish to join a local tennis club to connect with other high level players, or find a good coach.  There […]

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Triathlon

by hwilde May 14, 2011

The outdoor sport of Triathlon has grown exponentially in popularity in recent years, locally and globally.  Olympic medalist Simon Whitfield who lives and trains near Victoria, has been a source of inspiration for many Canadians, especially people who are living in Victoria. The origins of the modern sport of Triathlon are thought to stem from […]

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Lacrosse in Victoria BC

by Jodi Baker May 9, 2011

Lacrosse is an outdoor sport that originated as a game played by Native North Americans of the plains and eastern woodlands.  Today both field lacrosse and box lacrosse are played in Victoria, and this outdoor activity has a great history and a strong following in the Greater Victoria area. There are two main types of […]

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Football in Victoria BC

by Jodi Baker April 29, 2011

Football is alive and well in Victoria BC.  Whether you like tackle, touch or flag football, you’ll find a game that suits you.  This outdoor sport is generally played during the spring and fall months in Victoria. As well as being a popular extra-curricular high school sport, tackle football is played in the community.  There […]

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