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Parks & Pathways

Family Fun in Metro Vancouver Regional Parks (February 2023)

Did you know that the Metro Vancouver Regional Parks host events, year-round, for families? Most of the events are free, some have a nominal charge, all of them are FUN! Check out the events coming up. Please be sure to pay attention to the venues listed, the events don’t all
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Your Next Adventure: Port Moody

I love exploring new areas and planning fun days for my family, but I hate planning an event too far ahead of time. I just never know when my kids are going to get sick, or when we will all wake up exhausted and want a relaxing day around home.
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The Canine Library
The Canine Library

Love dogs? Want your child to practice reading in a safe and relaxing environment? The Canine Library is a partnership program with St. John’s Ambulance Therapy Dog Program that promotes dog-friendly environments to foster community, healthy activity, and social wellbeing. For this event, participants will pick their pup and find
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Park Play in Surrey
Park Play in Surrey

Looking for a cheap way to entertain your kiddo this summer? Check out Park Play in Surrey. Park Play has provided free park-based activities to children and youth in Surrey’s Parks since 2006. This summer, Park Play is offering a variety of self-directed park activities and staff-led group games for you and
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Spring Break at Bloedel Conservatory
Bloedel Conservatory

The Bloedel Conservatory is open daily, rain or shine. The triodetic dome is filled with exotic plants, tropical flowers, colourful Koi fish and over 100 free-flying birds of various species. Tropical plants include palms, bromeliads and many other exotic plants from around the world. Ask at the front desk for
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Greenheart TreeWalk at UBC Botanical Garden

The Greenheart TreeWalk will spark your adventurous spirit as you navigate suspended walkways and tree platforms high above the forest floor. Located in the heart of the UBC Botanical Garden, the 310m long tree top canopy walkway hangs from huge Douglas firs, Red cedars and Grand firs, many of which are
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Sapperton Park Adventure Playground - Lindsay Follett
Sapperton Park in New Westminster

Please note: this article was written in June 2017. The playground has been completed but Family Fun Vancouver hasn’t had a chance to make a return visit. The article will remain as originally written until Family Fun Vancouver makes a return visit. Woohoo, we discovered a BRAND NEW playground! Sapperton
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Creekside Park Playground
Creekside Park Playground in Vancouver

You know a playground that includes a zipline is going to be a BIG hit with the kids! The Park Board officially opened the brand new Creekside Park Playground on August 24th. The playground cost $900,000 to build and offers up a number of playground features kids will love: a
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Redwood Park, Surrey
Fairy Kingdom at Redwood Park in Surrey

Magic dances through the timbers of Redwood Park in Surrey. A magical knoll awaits discovery down a wooded path. When you look through the trees and spot dashes of colour you are nearing the Fairy Kingdom. Whimsical, kind-hearted, fun-loving folk have created dozens of fairy homes. Some are grand and
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Family-Friendly Hikes
7 Family-Friendly Hikes

Hiking with kids can be a wonderfully memorable family experience. It can also be a nightmare of epic proportions. We’ve had both experiences with our young boys. Through trial and error we’ve learned a few tricks to make family outdoor adventures enjoyable for everyone. Check out our top picks for
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