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.
Attractions are open unless noted otherwise below.
As businesses gradually re-open and adjust operations to keep everyone safe, it is recommended to visit their websites, social media channels, or contact them directly to ensure they are open and to learn more about their safety protocols.
BIG Little Science Centre
Get hands-on and learn about science in a fun and interactive way with over 140 exhibits. Enjoy special labs, demonstrations, and shows throughout the year.
Canada Games Aquatic Centre
910 McGill Road
Located in the Tournament Capital Centre, kids can enjoy the 210ft water slide, pelican slide, and whirlpool. There are also 1m, 3m, and 5m diving boards, hot tubs, a sauna, and lap pool.
Cineplex Odeon Movie Theatre
1320 Trans-Canada Hwy
Take in box office movies with 8 screens including RealD 3D films (where listed). Grab a snack from the concession, host a party in their party rooms, or play an arcade game.
Cliffside Indoor Rock Climbing
954 Laval Crescent
Scale the walls at Cliffside Climbing Gym, one of BC’s first climbing gyms. Challenge yourself for hours with the various climbing levels or test your skills on the bouldering wall.
Temporarily closed to public
400 Battle Street
Enjoy the rope swing, diving boards, water toys, and mats in the pool during Public Swim hours. On Fridays from 4-6pm, enjoy Friday Funday with games, the Ice Tower or the Running Mat in the pool.
The pool is open in a limited capacity. Please visit their website for full details.
Exit Escape Rooms
1801, Princeton-Kamloops Hwy
Test your detective skills as you try to escape from one of the themed rooms in 60 minutes. Gather your team of 2-8 players and find the clues to get out.
Falcon Lanes Bowling
2020 Falcon Road
Play a game of 5 or 10 pin bowling. Wear white or glow in the dark clothes for cosmic bowling on Friday and Saturday nights, and Sunday afternoons.
Fun + Games
1200 Summit Drive
Visit Fun + Games for various arcade games, laser tag, and virtual reality. Win tickets on each game to redeem for prizes.
Fun Factor Family Fun Centre
910 Tranquille Road
Family & team-friendly attractions including bowling, bumper cars, laser tag, and the popular modern & retro games arcade – win tickets for great prizes.
Kamloops Regional Farmers' Market
May 6 - October 28 | 8:00am - 2:00pm
400 Block of Victoria Street
April 18 - October 31 | 8:30am - 12:30pm
200 Block of St. Paul Street
Browse and shop products from local artisans and farmers at the Indoor Farmers’ Market.
Jump 360 trampoline park
380-945 Columbia Street West
Bounce around on the indoor trampolines at Jump360. Have an energetic game of dodgeball, battle beams, or enjoy the open sea of connected trampolines. Play in the kiddie area for a gentler adventure.
300 Lorne Street
Cheer on the local WHL hockey team, Kamloops Blazers, throughout the winter season at the Sandman Centre. Check their schedule for more information.
Lil MONKEY’S TREEHOUSE
1801 Princeton-Kamloops Hwy
Ideal for children 0-10, Lil Monkey’s Treehouse is an indoor play centre where they can run, climb, jump, and play. There is a soft toddler play area for the littlest monkies.
Paramount Movie Theatre
503 Victoria Street
Catch an independent or Canadian flick at the Paramount Theatre in downtown Kamloops. Enjoy their Thursday Film Series, weekly movies on Fridays and Saturdays, during the Kamloops Film Festival in March, or their Free Family Flicks Matinees during the winter.
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.
Sweet Home Café
1380 Hillside Drive
Parents can sip coffee and enjoy a treat in the comfortable lounge area while their children are supervised in the staffed kids’ play area.
Western Canada Theatre
1025 Lorne Street
Watch a live theatre production with Western Canada Theatre from September to May. Past productions include Elf!, Sound of Music, Mamma Mia!, and more.
859 Bebek Road
Take a swim in the renovated Westsyde Pool complete with an aquatic climbing wall, zip swing, and a hot tub to relax in after.
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