Situated on Okanagan Lake in the Okanagan Valley, Kelowna BC is one of the most beautiful places in North America. Moreover, it’s a family-friendly place to take the kids during spring break.
Let’s take a look at all of the things you can do with the kids over spring break in Kelowna.
The surrounding landscape of beautiful Kelowna is a natural place to go hiking. The Knox Moutain Apex Trail will give you a stunning view of the city down below. The Lebanon Creek trail in the John Family Nature Conservatory is a family-friendly gravel trail ascending Cedar Mountain. Once you reach the top, you can gaze down at the fabulous views of Okanagan Lake and Kelowna. These are just two of the many trails around Kelowna.
Great Way Martial Arts Spring Break Day Camps
Developing mind, body, and spirit is what the martial arts can teach your children. Great Way Martial Arts Spring and Summer Day Camps have Kung Fu classes specifically for children. It’s a positive and safe environment to learn not only the ancient art of Kung Fu but also to develop self-respect and self-esteem.
Kelowna is surrounded by world-class ski resorts. From the Big White Ski Resort, just one hour from town, to Sun Peaks, a 2 ½ hour drive from Kelowna, the mountains beckon.
Kelowna Art Gallery
While Kelowna is an outdoor lovers paradise, the city has plenty of cultures, too. The Kelowna Art Gallery is a kid-friendly place in the heart of Kelowna’s Cultural District downtown. They offer kids art camps during spring break, and their Family Sundays offer kids the opportunity to express themselves with hands-on art activities.
The H2O Pool and Waterpark offers not only world-class swimming pools and a fitness center but also classes and activities for the kids year-round. H20 will not only provide physical activities for your children, but their activities also exercise their minds.
There are abundant opportunities for both indoor and outdoor rock climbing in and around Kelowna. There are several wall climbing gyms around town, where the kids can learn to rock climb in a safe environment.
Bring out your family’s inner Viking, with an ax-throwing adventure! Axe Monkeys is a great place to let the kids try their hand at the ancient art of axe throwing. The real thing is far more fun than throwing axes on a video game.
The bike trails around Kelowna are incomparably beautiful as well as challenging. There are mountain biking trails all around the city, in Okanagan Mountain Park, Knox Mountain Park, the Gillard Trails and more.
Scandia Golf & Games
Scandia is one of the biggest and most beautiful miniature golf courses in all of Canada. Not only that, but Scandia also has go-carts, batting cages and an arcade. It’s the perfect place to host your child’s birthday party.
The Stuart Park Outdoor Skating Rink isn’t the only place to ice skate. The family can also skate indoors at the Choose to attend a public skate session at the Capital News Centre, the Memorial Arena, and the Rutland Arena. In Kelowna, ice skating is a year-round activity.
Myra Canyon Trestles
Hike or bike one of the most spectacular views in all of Canada. Myra Canyon is just 40 minutes from downtown Kelowna. The trails are along the route of the old Kettle Valley Railway, high up on the steep, incredibly scenic canyon walls.
Okanagan Rail Trail
This old railway trail hugs the shores of beautiful Wood or Kalamalka Lake in the northern portion of the trail, as well as the urban areas in Kelowna. It traverses a varied landscape rich in history and natural beauty.
Fun Bugs is an indoor playground for children age 6 and under. It’s the perfect place for a play date when the weather turns chilly. There’s a lot here to entertain the little ones, and they offer coffee for the grown-ups!
The gardens were planted to symbolize the friendship between the sister cities of Kelowna, and Kasugai in Japan. The Kasugai Gardens is a tranquil place with all of the traditional elements of a Japanese garden. The kids will especially love the koi pond.
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