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It's important that children get an early start in developing their motor skills. Providing your child with a wide variety of opportunities to be active will help them develop the foundations of physical literacy.

Check here for parks to hike, play and explore with your family.

What is Physical Literacy?
Physical literacy is the motivation, confidence, physical competence, knowledge and understanding to value and take responsibility for engagement in physical activities for life.
The International Physical Literacy Association


FALL Activities for Kids
Pre-registration is required unless otherwise noted.

Parent and Tot Gymnastics
For kids 1 to 2 years old.

Tiny Tumblers Gymnastics
For kids 3 to 5 years old.

Halfmoon Bay Kicks for Kids
For kids 3 to 5 years old.

Ready, Set Skate! Learn to Skate for Preschool Kids
For kids 3 to 5 years old.

Hockey One Goal
For kids 3 to 6 years old.

Nature Art
For kids 6 to 9 years old.

Clayworks
For kids 6 to 12 years old.

After School Acrobatics
For kids 6 to 12 years old.


Tennis
Beginner Level - 6 to 8 years old.
Beginner Level - 9 to 12 years old.
Intermediate Level - 8 to 11 years old.

Junior Squash Program
Beginner or Intermediate Levels - 8 to 18 years old.

Red Cross Stay Safe Program
For kids 9 to 13 years old.


Junior Lifeguard Club
For kids 10 to 12 years old.

Halfmoon Bay Tween Nights
For kids 10 to 12 years old.

Canadian Red Cross Babysitters Program
For kids 11 to 15 years old.


Swim Lessons

Preschool Parented: Ages 4 months - 3 years
Preschool non-parented: Ages 3 - 5 years
Swim Kids: Ages 6 - 14 years
*If your child is enrolled in swim lessons, they may stay and swim in the pool after the lesson is over for no extra charge. Family members wishing to join them can pay drop-in admission or use their MYPASS. Children under 7 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult in the pool outside of swim lessons.

PENDER HARBOUR ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS
All activities for kids 0 - 12 years.


Birthday Parties
Check here for more information.

MYPASS FOR YOUTH
18 years and under
$99 / $39 * for 12 months.
*If parent in the same household has a valid MYPASS.
Valid for 12 months from date of purchase.
Learn more about MYPASS.

Childminding
$3.75 / hour, $2 / hour for each additional child
Enjoy some time for yourself while your child is in the care of trained YMCA staff. Ages 6 weeks to 9 years
Gibsons and Area Community Centre
September 10 - December 20
Sundays: 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
Mondays: 5:00 to 8:15 pm
Wednesdays: 4:15 to 7:30 pm
Closed on statutory holidays.


Parent and Tot Family Resource Centre Drop In
Free!
For parents and caregivers with children birth to 6. Bring your child to play and meet other parents and children. Sunshine Coast Community Services friendly, trained and experienced staff are always available to support parents with any child development or parenting concerns.
Gibsons & Area Community Centre
September 5 - December 23
Tuesday through Saturday: 9:30 am - 11:30 am.
Closed on statutory holidays.

Bellies and Babies Drop In
Free!
For pregnant women and new moms: an opportunity to meet, share stories, talk with Sunshine Coast Community Services staff and get information on pregnancy, birthing, postpartum, nutrition and well as learn about other community services. A free delicious and nutritious hot lunch is served and recipes provided.
Gibsons & Area Community Centre
September 11 - December 11
Mondays from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm.
Closed on statutory holidays.