Rec centre makes a weekend of Family Day

Full slate of activities planned throughout the weekend

B.C.’s fourth Family Day falls on Feb. 8 and in Oak Bay you can hit the ice at no charge.

Thanks to a provincial supplement, there’s a free family skate that day from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at Oak Bay Rec Centre, 1975 Bee St. It will include family-friendly music and games, a coned-off pre-school corner and a colouring and craft station off-ice.

Henderson Rec Centre hosts a free Family Day Festival Friday, Feb. 5 from 5:15 to 8:30 p.m., with bouncy castle, crafts, sports activities anre more.

Regular fees apply to other family weekend fun at Recreation Oak Bay. A standard Sunday family swim runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Feb. 7 and an everyone welcome swim Monday, Feb. 8 from 3 to 5 p.m.