FAMILY ATTRACTIONS

Discover activities in Kamloops the entire family will enjoy from water parks to wildlife to educational attractions. Below are some suggested activities in and around Kamloops sure to capture the imagination of the young and young at heart.

4Cats Art Studio  

250 Victoria Street

Head downtown to this beautiful studio, artist of the month sessions, workshops, camps, and birthday parties. Experience drawing, painting, silk screening, splatter painting, sculpture, the clay wheel, and paper mache.

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Kamloops Art Gallery

465 Victoria Street

Come and explore unique artwork at the Kamloops Art Gallery, or if you plan in advance, you might be able to sign up for a Kids Camp. 

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Kamloops Children’s Museum

207 Seymour Street

The Children’s Museum, located on the first floor of the Kamloops Museum & Archives, includes interactive displays, dress up area, puppet theatre, space station themed reading area, steamship station, water table, games to play and models to make.

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Kamloops Heritage Railway

3-510 Lorne Street

2141 Steam Train ‘Spirit of Kamloops’ runs in July and August, the Trick or Treat Train runs in October and the Spirit of Christmas Train in December. 

View a 3D rendering of the train itself and a video of how the did it.

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Project X Theatre

1198 Columbia Street

Passionate about creating and producing innovative, audacious theatre works that explore non-traditional venues and forms of theatre. Runs in July only at Prince Charles Park. 

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Redemption Pottery

340 12th Ave 

We are a pottery and tile shop that is geared to giving introductory lessons that would appeal to families with kids as young as 4.

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Secwepemc Museum + Heritage Park

200-330, Chief Alex Thomas Way

The Secwépemc Museum and Heritage Park is a non-profit organization, dedicated to the preservation and revitalization of culture and language. The museum showcases the culture and heritage of the 17 bands within Secwépemculecw (Secwépemc land). Learn the legends and history of the Secwepemc People. Tour through 2,000 year old pit houses and see very cool artifacts. 

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OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

 

BC Wildlife Park

9077 Dallas Drive

Over 65 species of wildlife spread over 50 hectares. Every member of the family will enjoy seeing cougars, moose, birds of prey, snakes, grizzly bears, mountain goats, and timber wolves. Wildlights happens each December where the park is lit up with thousands of miniature lights! 

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Fox Hunt

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A technology-fueled, smartphone app, an adventure game that combines traditional scavenger hunt missions, escape room puzzles, and amazing race style challenges. Teams compete to complete as many challenges before the clock runs out. 

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Harper Mountain Ski Resort

2580 Harper Mountain Road

The ideal mountain for family winter fun, only 20 minutes from Kamloops. Harper Mountain has something for everyone. Skiing, snowshoeing and the always popular lift operated Snow Town Tube Park. 

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Kamloops Longboard Park

2370 Pacific Way

The world’s first longboard park is here in Kamloops. Pack your helmet and longboard and try out one of two tracks, an easier route or a more advanced one.

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Kamloops Mounted Patrol

Riverside Park

Say “Hi” to the coolest horses around. They can perch on rocks, climb stairs and more! You’ll find them each night at the Rocky Mountaineer Train station near Riverside Park.

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Kamloops Paintball

Harper Mountain

Splatmaster Paintball for kids 9 and up. This low impact version of paintball uses lower velocity markers and a smaller paintball for less impact.

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Sun Peaks Bike Park

1280 Alpine Road

The trail at Sun Peaks is nothing short of legendary. With a lift-access Bike Park, offering exciting options for riders of all ages, ability levels, and terrain preferences, there is a full spectrum of camps, clinics, and guided tours to help you make the most of your time on the mountain!

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Sun Peaks Resort

1280 Alpine Road

Sun Peaks has a lot of experiences suitable for all ages. From the bungee trampoline to the bike park, canoe and hiking tours and even horseback riding, find an adventure for the entire family here.

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Treetop Flyers Zipline

305 Brooke Drive, Chase, BC

Get ready for a thrilling adventure of zip lining past canyon walls and over Chase Canyon falls! 

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Stake Lake Ski Trails 

5140 Lac Le Jeune Road

Just a short 20-minute drive outside of Kamloops, and home to the Overlander Ski Club, Stake Lake Nordic Centre boasts over 60km of quality, scenic cross-country ski trails. These well-maintained, groomed trails are suitable for all levels and ages. A terrain park and snowshoe trails are also available here. 

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INDOOR ACTIVITIES

 

BIG Little Science Centre

655 Holt Street 
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Get hands-on and do over 120 science experiments. This is the coolest place to learn and have fun with science in an interactive environment! 

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Canada Games Aquatic Centre 

910 McGill Road

This indoor pool has water slides, diving boards, hot tubs, kids play zone, and lap pool. A great spot for the whole family. 

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Cineplex Odeon Movie Theatre

1320 Trans-Canada Hwy

Offers 8 screens, RealD 3D projection (where listed), party rooms, wheelchair accessibility and concession.

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Cliffside Indoor Rock Climbing

954 Laval Crescent

Scale the walls at Cliffside Climbing Gym. Hours of fun and a great way to be active too! 

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Downtown YMCA-YWCA

400 Battle Street

Who can resist the swinging ropes! Enjoy the diving boards and hot tub too.

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Exit Escape Rooms

1801, Princeton-Kamloops Hwy

From the moment you step in, your team will be transported into a universe beyond your wildest imagination. Gather up your team between 2-8 players, pick your theme of choice, and use the given 60 minutes to escape! 

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Falcon Lanes Bowling

2020 Falcon Road

5 and 10 pin bowling. Check out the cosmic bowling on Friday and Saturday nights and Sunday afternoons. 

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Fun + Games 

1200 Summit Drive

Kids’ play center with virtual reality and laser tag attractions, various arcade games & parties.

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Fun Factor Family Fun Centre

910 Tranquille Road

Games, laser tag, parties, events, and now a virtual reality! Try pirate-themed indoor black light mini golf… AHOY!

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Jump 360 trampoline park

380-945 Columbia Street West

With an open sea of connected trampolines, two basketball dunk zones, foam pit, air pillow, battle beams, kiddie area, and dodgeball court, it’s fun for the whole family!

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Kamloops Blazers

300 Lorne Street

Get into Blazer Nation with hockey games running all winter long. Check their schedule for more information. 

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Lil MONKEY’S TREEHOUSE

1801 Princeton-Kamloops Hwy

A new way to play – where the fun never ends! We are a safe, clean and interactive indoor play centre for children 0-10. We can’t wait to meet your Lil Monkeys!

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Paramount Movie Theatre

503 Victoria Street

Two screens where you can catch the latest blockbuster or film festival favourites. 

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Rivercity drop-in gymnastics

1365C Dalhousie Drive 

From preschool programs to recreational gymnastics and the fast action Parkour program this high energy gym is fun for all ages and abilities. ​

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Western Canada Theatre

1025 Lorne Street

Western Canada Theatre has developed into one of the largest producing theatres in British Columbia. Western Canada Theatre now produces a professional five-play mainstage season, a two-play second stage series, and hosts one to two alternative pieces during the season. 

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Westsyde Pool

859 Bebek Road

Located in Westsyde, this brand new indoor pool has an aquatic climbing wall and zip swing!

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Toddlers + Babies

 

BC Wildlife Park

9077 Dallas Drive

Over 65 species of wildlife spread over 50 hectares. Every member of the family will enjoy seeing cougars, moose, birds of prey, snakes, grizzly bears, mountain goats, and timber wolves. Wildlights happens each December where the park is lit up with thousands of miniature lights! 

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Canada Games Aquatic Centre 

910 McGill Road

This indoor pool has water slides, diving boards, hot tubs, kids play zone, and lap pool. A great spot for the whole family. 

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Jump 360 trampoline park

380-945 Columbia Street West

With an open sea of connected trampolines, two basketball dunk zones, foam pit, air pillow, battle beams, kiddie area and dodgeball court, it’s fun for the whole family!

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Lil MONKEY’S TREEHOUSE

1801 Princeton-Kamloops Hwy

A new way to play – where the fun never ends! We are a safe, clean and interactive indoor play centre for children 0-10. We can’t wait to meet your Lil Monkeys!

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Rivercity drop-in tots

1365C Dalhousie Drive 

Parent & Tot drop-in is a program run with young children and parents in mind. Every day you join us has a different setup! 

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Sweet Home Café

1380 Hillside Drive

A café that offers a supervised children’s play area and a comfortable seating area and lounge for parents.

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