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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.
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.
Zaaz is an imaginative play village and nutrition-focused eatery. Our indoor play place focuses on inspiring connections with family, community, and nutrition. Our bugz get to openly explore the community to become confident community members and find fun ways to relate their passions to real experiences.
Kamloops premier active indoor entertainment center. Enjoy over 30,000 square feet of bubble soccer, trampoline obstacle court, ninja warrior course, and athletic challenges. Designed for ages 5+, obstacles are setup for all ages and skill levels.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Visit Fun + Games for various arcade games, laser tag, and virtual reality. Win tickets on each game to redeem for prizes.
Family & team-friendly attractions including bowling, bumper cars, laser tag, and the popular modern & retro games arcade – win tickets for great prizes.
The Kamloops Art Gallery offers inspiring, provocative, and transformative art experiences for both adults and children. The Gallery offers free admission every Thursday sponsored by BCLC. Next door you'll find the Thompson Nicola Regional District Library which is a great spot to enjoy some quiet and get out of the elements.
Have a fun and creative night out and take home your own original piece of art. Art parties, paint nights (including private zoom classes), Art at Home, Private Drop in Art, Boutique, Kids Classes and more.
Cheer on the local WHL hockey team, Kamloops Blazers, throughout the winter season at the Sandman Centre. Check their schedule for more information.
Learn about Kamloops history at the Kamloops Museum and Archives in downtown Kamloops. Admission is by donation.
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.
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.
Parents can sip coffee and enjoy a treat in the comfortable lounge area while their children are supervised in the staffed kids’ play area.
Watch a live theatre production with Western Canada Theatre from September to May. Past productions include Elf!, Sound of Music, Mamma Mia!, and more.