Rec Oak Bay keeping Santa busy

Plenty of recreational choices available this weekend

A trio of Christmas-themed events happen this weekend at a pair of Recreation Oak Bay facilities.

On Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Oak Bay Rec Centre, the kids fun swim sessions become the Swim with Santa weekend. The jolly old elf himself will stop by for some reindeer games.

Wear your favourite holiday sweater to the centre’s rink for Skate with Santa on Sunday from noon to 2:45 p.m. The event is a family skate from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome.

Normal admission rates apply.

For children aged 18 months to four years, Henderson Rec Centre hosts a special Santa’s Kindergym Surprise from 11 a.m. to noon on Sunday. Cost is $7.25 per child and includes a goodie grab bag. Registration is required, call 250-370-7200 or visit the centre to sign up your child.

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