Kids Activities in North Cowichan

Exclusive Group Go-Kart Racing for up to 12 with 15-Minutes of Track Time at Indoor Kart Racing @ TBC (44% Off)

Indoor Kart Racing at TBC

East Richmond

Groups take the wheel of SODI RT8 go-karts & speed around the 1/5-mile track’s 13 turns

C$250 C$139

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Public Ice Skating Admission with Skate Rental for One or Two at Richmond Olympic Oval (Up to 54% Off)

Richmond Olympic Oval

City Centre

Venue that hosted speed skating for the 2010 Vancouver Olympics has been converted into a vast, state-of-the-art fitness and sports facility

C$21.84 C$11

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Four Private Beginner Piano Lessons or Introductory Music Theory Lessons at Cadenza Music (Half Off)

Cadenza Music

Richmond

Experienced musicians teach first-time pianists proper arm use and basic scales; music theory pupils explore music's structures and forms

C$76 C$38

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Up to 64% off Two Hours of Bowling for Up to Six Plus Shoe Rental, Pizza, and Soda

The Zone Bowling Centre - Richmond

Richmond

Two hours of bowling plus shoe rental, pizza, and soda at an award-winning bowling centre

C$128.99 C$45.95

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Two Games of Bowling with Shoe Rental for Two or Four at Town ‘N Country Bowl (Up to 46% Off)

Town 'N Country Bowl

Vancouver

Groups of two and four slip on a pair of non-slip heels for two games of classic 10-pin bowling

C$27 C$15

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Membership or Admission to Beaty Biodiversity Museum at the UBC Campus (Up to 51% Off). 5 Options Available.

Beaty Biodiversity Museum at the UBC Campus

Vancouver

The museum features 20,000 sq. ft. of exhibits and showcases over 500 permanent exhibits, temporary exhibits and interactive activities

C$35 C$17

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Visit for Two Adults or Family of Four to Vancouver Police Museum (Up to 50% Off)

Vancouver Police Museum

Downtown Eastside

Selection of 20,000 police- and crime-related artifacts displayed in the building that once housed Vancouver’s coroner’s court and morgue

C$24 C$12

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Train Museum Visit for Two or Four from West Coast Railway Association (Up to 52% Off)

West Coast Railway Association

Squamish

Guests explore more than 90 pieces of railway memorabilia, including locomotives, rare passenger cars, and other artifacts

C$30 C$15

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18-Hole Round of Mini Golf for Two or Four at Whistle Punk Hollow Adventure Golf (Half Off)

Whistle Punk Hollow Adventure Golf

Squamish

Groups traverse multi-level mini golf course that features a replica railroad train, construction trucks, and cascading water

C$16 C$8

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18 Holes of Mini Golf for 2, 5, 10, or 20 at Art Knapp Plantland (Up to 87% Off)

Art Knapp Plantland

South Surrey

Mini-golf course peppered with windmills, boulders, and tire obstacles is nestled in a nursery and garden-supply store

C$14.98 C$4

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$25 Five Play-Centre Visits at Fun World Family Playcentre (Up to $50 Value)

Fun World Family Playcentre

Fleetwood

7,500-square-foot play centre’s jungle gyms, arcade, and snacks provide all-day entertainment

C$50 C$25

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Five Trampoline-Fitness Classes for One or Two at Jumping Fitness (Up to 70% Off)

Jumping Fitness

Multiple Locations

Follow an instructor's routine—combining dance moves and core exercises—on a mini trampoline, backed by high-energy music

C$75 C$25

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$59 for a 3.5-Hour Whale-Watching Trip from Outer Island Expeditions ($109 Value)

Outer Island Expeditions

Multiple Locations

Veteran skippers welcome 12 tourists onto vessels and guarantee encounters with underwater giants during whale-watching tours

$109 $59

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Up to 64% off Two Hours of Bowling for Up to Six Plus Shoe Rental, Pizza, and Soda

The Zone Bowling Centre Coquitlam

Coquitlam

Two hours of bowling plus shoe rental, pizza, and soda at an award-winning bowling centre

C$128.99 C$45.95

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Whale-Watching Boat Tour for One or Two from Orcas Island Eclipse Charters (40% Off)

Orcas Island Eclipse Charters

Orcas

USCG-licensed captain pilots a 56-ft. boat as a naturalist informs passengers about orca whales and local wildlife, such as bald eagles

$99 $59

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Four 30-, 45-, or 60-Minute Music Lessons at Dynamic Music Instruction (Up to 53% Off)

Dynamic Music Instruction

Multiple Locations

Passionate musicians teach students of all ages and skill levels techniques in piano, voice, guitar, bass, and musical theory

C$105 C$50

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Apple Picking and Bistro Food with Optional Golf-Cart Ride at BelleWood Acres (Up to 38% Off)

BelleWood Acres

Lynden

Stroll through orderly rows of trees while picking more than 20 varieties of apples including Jonagold and Honeycrisp

$30 $19

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$6 for Two Adult Admissions to The Whale Museum; Valid Sunday-Friday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

The Whale Museum

Friday Harbor

Beneath whale skeletons & family trees of local pods, patrons revel in haunting whale songs & videos of orcas bursting through surf

$12 $6

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$25 for $50 Worth of Family Attractions at Castle Fun Park

Castle Fun Park

Abbotsford

Kiddie courtyard, bowling, go-karting, and a slew of themed mini-golf courses are just some of the family attractions for all ages

C$50 C$25

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One, Two, or Three Years of Online Guitar Lessons at Dangerous Guitar (Up to 91% Off) 

Dangerous Guitar

Online Deal

More than 650 high-definition videos give professional instruction in a wide range of playing styles

C$134.55 C$18

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Two Games of Bowling and Shoe Rental for Four or Six at Chillibowl Lanes (Up to 55% Off)

Chillibowl Lanes

Chilliwack Proper Village West

Guests of all ages enjoy five-pin bowling at this 24-alley centre that also offers black-lit disco bowling

C$49 C$23

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Two Hours of Trampoline-Park Open-Jump Time for One or Two at Absolute Air Park (Up to 48% Off)

Absolute Air Park

Arlington

Floor-to-wall trampolines add fun to energy-burning jumping sessions

$19 $10.45

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$49 for Four Private Guitar Lessons with Free Lesson e-Book at American Guitar Academy ($129.95 Value)

American Guitar Academy

Multiple Locations

Under the tutelage of skilled instructors, prospective rock icons learn scales, chords, and soloing techniques during 30-minute lessons

$129.95 $49

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Admission for Two, Four, or Six to Historic Flight at Kilo 7 (Up to 57% Off)

Historic Flight at Kilo 7

HISTORIC FLIGHT FOUNDATION

Non-profit museum of fully restored, airworthy aircraft from 1927-1957 fill the airplane hangar

$24 $12

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20 or 40 Batting Cage Tokens at Rage Cage Training Complex (Up to 50% Off)

Rage Cage Training Complex

Everett

Eight outdoor cages allow players to hone their skills against slow, medium, or fast baseball pitches or slow-pitch softball throws

$20 $12

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$18 for Rides and Attractions at Family Fun Centers & Bullwinkle's Restaurant ($37.50 Value)

Family Fun Centers & Bullwinkle's Restaurant

Multiple Locations

Value cards give families free rein to ride on roller-coaster simulators, play 18 holes of mini golf, or zap one another in laser tag

$37.50 $18

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Ice Skating and Skate Rental for 2 or 4 at Lynnwood Ice Center (Up to 45% Off)

Lynnwood Ice Center

Lynnwood

Couples and families glide across the ice at a facility that hosts public skating sessions seven days a week

$20 $12

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Bowling or Cosmic Bowling with Pizza for Two or Four at Spin Alley Bowling Center (Up to 55% Off)

Spin Alley Bowling Center

Shoreline

Big-box speakers, video screens, and lights turn bowling into a club-like activity as groups enjoy pizza between frames

$39.95 $20

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In the verdant Cowichan Valley, Pacific Northwest Raptors cares for a diverse flock of birds of prey?owls twist their heart-shaped heads curiously, and hawks look on with eyes like copper coins. The staff provides them a safe habitat while educating the public about their habits, hunting methods, and favourite brands of feather cosmetics. Eagles and falcons ride warm zephyrs overhead daily, searching for prey high over the canopy when they aren?t perched back at the centre.

Avian experts demo the birds? skills during walks, which include the opportunity for patrons to have a hawk or owl land on a gloved hand or already impressive jaw line. Intensive workshops and week-long falconry courses let guests settle in with the animals beneath the towering trees, which hush each other liltingly in the wind. Regular family events at the centre facilitate bonding with the regal raptors, many of which are trained in film work and pest control.

1877 Herd Rd.
Duncan,
BC
CA

The triumphant crash of bowling balls against pins has been echoing throughout Brechin Lanes since 1956. The newly renovated five-pin-bowling alley maintains its family-friendly atmosphere by only selling soft drinks and prohibiting smoking within their walls. League banners hang over the 16-lane spread, and between turns, players cheer each other on from plastic benches or cushy seats throughout the centre. Atop whimsical bowling-pin-shaped coffee tables, players refuel their rolling arms and bragging muscles with hot dogs, poutine, and pizza made fresh to order. During weekend glow bowling, blacklights switch on, a crisp sound system booms the hits, and vampire bowlers suddenly become the brightest people in the room.

1870 E. Wellington Rd
Nanaimo,
BC
CA

Eschewing the impersonal aura often present in chain movie theatres, Sidney's Star Cinema remains a steadfastly independent, community-driven outpost for viewing films. A new lineup of moving pictures is presented weekly and includes offerings to sate all manner of cinematic tastes, from blockbuster action flicks to independent documentaries to filmed performances of Russia’s Bolshoi Ballet. The theatre has shown its commitment to the community by starting a film society, which brings movie buffs together for discussion-filled meetings. While the theatre's projectionists currently operate one digital projector, they have recently embarked on an initiative to raise funds for a second projector to keep the first one from getting too lonely.

9842 Third St
Sidney,
BC
CA

Like the colourful fan of its namesake's tail feathers, diamonds and triangles of billiard balls nestle into racks on Peacock Billiards' tables. A grid of 30 tables in an array of sizes and colours populates the room, surrounded by cushy leather couches and bright murals. Beneath the clatter of sunken shots can be heard the rhythmic tap of table-tennis matches and the furious spinning of foosball handles. The James Joyce Bistro resides in the corner, where patrons sitting in circular booths enjoy drinks and nachos served in cored-out copies of Dubliners.

1175 Douglas St
Victoria,
BC
CA

The Victoria Bug Zoo boasts a bountiful collection of live and robust multi-pedied insects, housing everything from warm and fuzzy tarantulas to the cold-hearted giant centipedes that wander the Sonoran Desert. Your Groupon is good for an annual pass to the insectorium, where you can freely roam the colony of more than 40 species of ’sects, bypassing the glow-in-the-dark scorpions to make a bumble-bee-line to the 400-leg millipede or the enormous ant farm. While bugs are kept safely in glass-enclosed insectariums, the friendly staff is known for hands-on education and often releases the friendlier of the bugs to mingle and wander up and down the arms of brave visitors.

631 Courtney St
Victoria,
BC
CA

The Braefoot Community Association was created to enrich its community with sports and recreational activities. Each of their programs is designed to help kids develop social and physical skills while encouraging healthy lifestyle habits and instilling in them an eagerness to remain active instead of imitating plastic-molded mannequins. Kids aged 16 months to 12 years can undergo non-competitive instruction in roller hockey, soccer, basketball, baseball, and tennis, and owners of fancy feet can take pre-professional and children's level dance instruction with the Westcoast Academy of Performing Arts. During the summer, a slew of camps keep children occupied and involved, teaching kids kayaking or biking basics, or helping them hone their soccer or hockey skills. The organization’s multi-use facility also has grounds for the Lakehill Soccer Association and the Saanich Lacrosse Association to play on and is working toward expanding their activities to include adult programs.

1359 McKenzie Ave
Victoria,
BC
CA