5 Indoor Activities for Families this Winter

Has the cold weather got the best of you or your children? There are plenty of fun winter activities but sometimes you just get tired of being out in the cold or the jackets, snow pants, and gloves are still soaking wet. Here are 5 fun indoor activities for your entire family to enjoy when you just need a break from the cold air and wet snow. 

EnergyPlex Family Recreation Centre

EnergyPlex is basically a high energy playgound. It's most ideal for toddlers and children, but if you're the type of parent that likes to get in on the action, you'll probably enjoy this place too. Otherwise relax and watch the fun and take in a snack from the cafeteria. Activities available with their general admission include: climbing, crawling, and sliding, in the Energy Cube tower, running and bouncing in the Trampoline Gym, a foam ball filled Ballistix game, a 30ft rock wall. There are also a number of "Xtreme Activities" including the SkyTrax ropes course and Laser Tag Galaxy.

Toddlers (1-3 years) $8.95 Mon-Thur - $10.95 Fri-Sun
Children/Youth (4-18 years) $11.95 Mon-Thur - $13.95 Fri-Sun
Adults $11.95 Mon-Thur - $13.95 Fri-Sun

948 McCurdy Rd, Kelowna, BC V1X 2P7

Beyond the Crux Climbing Gym

Beyond the Crux is a serious climbing gym with a an absolutely no-pressure, just have fun atmosphere. They offer climbing walls for both harnessed belay climbing and lower height bouldering where you climb without any ropes or harness over big mats (because you will fall). It's quite the game! For children 6 years of age and up, this place will not only provide a lot of fun but will sap up the pent up energy that can sometimes build up at this time of year. For parents, this is something you have to try too, just get ready to feel muscles you didn't know you had as it's quite the workout!

Children (6-12 years) $11
Students (13+) $13
Adult $15

#5 - 685 Finns Road Kelowna, BC, V1X 5B7

Planet Lazer

Planet Lazer claims to have the most advanced laser tag in the world! They do have an award-winning, 2-level, 6,000 square foot arena where up to 32 players can delve into an exceptional game of hide and seek. Each game, lasting 17 minutes, is another chance to maneuver around obstacles, through the fog, tag your friends and try not to get tagged yourself. Laser tag is the perfect activity for kids of all ages (that grandmas and grandpas young at heart). Pricing is per game. They also have specials like Triple Play Tuesday and 2-for-1 Wednesday if you want to get a little more action with good savings.

1 Game $8.50
2 Games $13.50
3 Games $18.50

1960 Springfield Rd, Kelowna, BC V1Y 5V7

Exit Kelowna

Exit Kelowna is an escape gaming facility currently offering 4 different themed games of varying levels of difficulty. They all have one thing in common: game players enter into a virtual reality and then have to solve puzzles to escape the room. This activity is best suited for older children and youth up and definitely something for parents to take part in too. This activity is sure to be a fun challenge that brings your family together. 

Admission $25
Family Deal - 40% Off for All Children Under Age 10 (Sunday to Thursday)

 2453 Highway 97 North, Kelowna, BC
778-484 3366


H2O Adventure + Fitness Centre

H2O Adventure is more than just a pool, it's a world class aquatics recreation centre with fun for all ages. There is a fully equipped pool, large hot tub, and waterpark, including a toddler playground styled pool, lazy river, waterslide, and wave rider. H2O is operated by the YMCA and therefore offer numerous different programs for you and your children including swim lessons and child minding. You don't have to be member, so drop in any time you need to exert some energy indoors.

Infants (0-2 years) FREE
Children (2-12 years) $6
Youth & Young Adult (13-24 years) $8.50
Adult (25-64) $11
Senior (65+) $8.50
Family (up to 2 adults + 3 children) $28

4075 Gordon Dr, Kelowna, BC V1W 5J2