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Find Spring Break Fun at City of Winnipeg Facilities

Mar 25, 2018 - Mar 29, 2018

The City of Winnipeg offers a variety of fun, cost-effective activities for kids and families this spring break.

City of Winnipeg Aquatic Services

Take a splash, dive or slide into our City of Winnipeg swimming pools!

Free Swim schedules, including teen swims and information on reduced-fee pool admissions, are available for all pools at City of Winnipeg – Indoor Pools.

For City of Winnipeg swimming pool hours of operation, please visit City of Winnipeg – Indoor Pools or contact 311.

Winnipeg Public Libraries

Sign up your kids for fun and interactive learning activities at the library this Spring Break. From writing workshops to robotics to performances, there is something to keep every child busy and entertained!

For the full list of spring break programs, visit winnipeg.ca/library and browse our calendar of events, or pick up our At The Library program guide. Registration is available at any branch of Winnipeg Public Library. All programs are free.

For Tweens (ages 9-12):

Squishy Circuits: Use play dough to build sculptures and conduct electricity. Registration required.
West Kildonan Library: Saturday, March 24, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

The Great Robot Race: Design and build an obstacle course, then race your robot to the finish line! Registration required.
Henderson Library: Monday, March 26, 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Write a Fictional Hero: Local author Karin Adams presents on how to create a story hero based on yourself. Registration required.
Sir William Stevenson Library: Wednesday, March 28, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

For Teens (grades 7-12):

Creating Authentic Characters: Local author Karin Adams explores how to develop a backstory for your character. Registration required. 
Henderson Library: Thursday, March 29, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

YAC Mingle: Drop in for some fun hosted by the Sir William Stevenson Youth Advisory Council members. Registration required.
Sir William Stevenson Library: March 24, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

For Families:

Reading with Raptors: Owls and falcons visit the library with the staff of the Prairie Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre. For children ages 6 years and older. Younger siblings may attend with an adult. Registration required.
West End Library: Saturday, March 24, 11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
River Heights Library: Monday, March 26, 11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Louis Riel Library: Tuesday, March 27, 2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Pembina Trail Library: Thursday, March 29, 11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

Fiddlers on the Loose: Learn how instruments make the sound they do with the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra. For families with children up to 12 years of age. Registration required.
Charleswood Library: Saturday, March 24, 2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. 
Munroe Library: Monday, March 26, 2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Cornish Library: Tuesday, March 27, 2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. 
St. James-Assiniboia Library: Wednesday, March 28, 11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Millennium Library: Thursday, March 29, 2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.

Mad Science: Make your own cup of slime while learning about the difference between a magician and a scientist! For children ages 6 to 12 years of age. Registration required.
Transcona Library: Monday, March 26, 2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Westwood Library: Tuesday, March 27, 2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. 
Osborne Library: Saturday, March 31, 11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

Book to Movie Days for Kids: Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie
Millennium Library: Wednesday, March 28, 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

City of Winnipeg Recreation Services

The following activities are available free of charge during spring break. For more information on community centres and locations, please visit City of Winnipeg - Recreation and Leisure Services.

Free Play Program, Ages 6 to 12: Broadway Neighbourhood Centre (185 Young Street)
Monday, March 26 to Thursday, March 29, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Free Play Program, Ages 6 to 12: Magnus Eliason Recreation Centre (430 Langside Street)
Monday, March 26 to Thursday, March 29 from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Youth Drop-In Program, Ages 12 & up: Magnus Eliason Recreation Centre (430 Langside Street)
Monday, March 26 to Thursday, March 29 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Free Play Program, Ages 6 to 12: Mayfair Recreation Centre (40 Mayfair Place)
Monday, March 26 to Thursday, March 29 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Free Play Program, Ages 6 to 12: East Elmwood Community Centre (490 Keenleyside Avenue)
Monday, March 26 to Thursday, March 29 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Youth Drop-In Program, Ages 12 & up: East Elmwood Community Centre (490 Keenleyside Avenue)
Wednesday, March 28 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Youth Drop-In Program, Ages 12 & up: Bernie Wolfe Community School (95 Bournais Drive)
Saturday, March 24 from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, March 25 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Youth Drop-In Program, Ages 10 & up: Marlene Street Community Resource Centre (27 Marlene St.)
Monday, March 26 and Thursday, March 29 from 4:45 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.

Free Play Program, Ages 6 to 12: Norquay Community Centre (65 Granville Street)
Monday, March 26 to Thursday, March 29 from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Free Play Program, Ages 6 to 12: Turtle Island Neighbourhood Centre (510 King Street)
Monday, March 26 to Thursday, March 29 from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Youth Drop-In Program, Ages 12 & up: Turtle Island Neighbourhood Centre (510 King Street)
Monday, March 26 to Thursday, March 29 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Youth Drop-In Program, Ages 12 & up: Arthur E. Wright School (1520 Jefferson Avenue)
Wednesday, March 28 and Thursday, March 29 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Location: Various Venues