Activities abound for professional day

With classes out for a professional development day, Recreation Oak Bay has a few offerings to help keep the youth busy

Friday’s a free day for students in Oak Bay schools.

With classes out for the kids as teachers are on a professional development day, Recreation Oak Bay has a few offerings to help keep the youth busy.

Henderson rec centre is open for gym drop-in from 1 to 4 p.m. for those who need to run off some steam.

At the Oak Bay rec centre, 1975 Bee St., there’s public skating 1:30 to 3 p.m. There will be a small area set aside for beginners hockey alongside ice games such as octopus and go-go-stop, all to the soundtrack of great music and even a craft station. At the same time, same centre, there’s a swim with fun games and of course the waterslides.

Drop-in admission for a child is $3.40 and students (13 and older) are $5.25. Children under five are free.

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