BC Family Day at Royal Athletic Park

Join us for a free BC Family Day event at Royal Athletic Park, 1014 Caledonia Ave. on February 21, 2022 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Activities include music, activity stations, mini-field soccer, bouncy castle, bocce area, and more! 

Activity schedule:

Puppy Pageant – 10 a.m.
Dress up your pup in their favourite costume and bring them to meet their friends! Participating pups get dog treats from Doodlebug Pet Food. All dogs must be on a leash.

Craft Workshop – 11 a.m.
Drop-in with SUPPLY Victoria and get creative with an all ages and abilities upcycled craft.

Base Running with Harvey – 11-1 p.m.
Join Harvey the HarbourCats mascot for a run around the infield. 

Big Tree Band with Matt and Bill – noon
A family friendly musical performance by local talents.

Storytime’s a Drag – 1 p.m.
Sit back and enjoy story hour with Staches and Lashes, a collective of drag performers who host queer arts events with a focus on LGBTQ2* kids and youth programming.

Bring a picnic or enjoy complimentary light refreshments.

The active transportation corridor on Vancouver St. provides a convenient route to and from the event for families traveling by bike. Free on-street parking is located along Pembroke Ave. and Cook St. Parking is also available in the Caledonia Ave. parking lot. Entrance is through the main gate on Caledonia Ave.

COVID safety protocols will be in place including handwashing/sanitizing stations, physical distancing guidelines, and a capacity limit of 300 people. Masks are strongly encouraged.

The Province of British Columbia has provided the City of Victoria a grant in support of our free, community Family Day activity. To learn more visit: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/governments/celebrating-british-columbia/bc-family-day

Thank you to the North Park Neighbourhood Association and the Victoria HarbourCats for contributing to the day’s activities.