Explore Squamish - October 30, 2022

Top Winter Kids' Activities

Photo: Sea to Sky Gondola

Un-BRRR-lieveable Winter Activities For Kids

Squamish has lots to offer during the winter months for the little people in your family. Read on to discover our unique kid-approved activities. 

1. Eagle Viewing Float Tours

Rock the boat on your weekend plans and take your family on an eagle float in Squamish. Together you will float down one of our scenic rivers with hot cocoa in hand surrounded by signature Squamish views and majestic bald eagles. Along the way, your expert guide will teach you about local wildlife and kids can use binoculars to take a closer look at the wintering bald eagles. 

2. Play in the Snow at the Olympic Park




Take your kids for a snow day where favourite activities include nordic skiing, snowshoeing and biathlon. Let your little ones pick their favourite activity and be sure to cap off the day enjoying s'mores around the outdoor fireplace. S'more kits are available for purchase in the Day Lodge. 

3. Take a History Lesson at Britannia Mine Museum

This National Historic Site and multi-award winning museum is a fun outing for the whole family. For most kids, the highlight of the visit will be the underground train tour where you will get a taste of the mining life–rocky tunnels, live drilling demonstrations, and a glimpse at total darkness. Other highlights include panning for precious gemstones and gold, experiencing the BOOM! show, exploring the Terra Lab, climbing on the giant dump truck and taking in gorgeous Howe Sound views. 

4. Eagle Viewing by Foot 




Choose an eagle walking tour and take your whole family for an active adventure exploring some of Squamish's best eagle habitats. Your tour includes a knowledgeable guide and sightseeing opportunities to some of Squamish's most iconic landmarks. 

5. Ride the Sea to Sky Gondola 

Snowshoeing, a tube park and lots of places to play in the snow make the Sea to Sky Gondola one of the best spots to take the kids for a full day of activities. There are snowshoe rentals and guided tours available, the tube park is epic, and the Summit Lodge at the top offers warm drinks, food, an outdoor firepit and unbeatable views. 

6. Ground Up Climbing Centre

A great way to escape inside and have some fun is to scale the walls over at Ground Up Climbing Centre. It's a wonderful place for people of all ages and all levels to learn, train, and grow. Sign up for a climbing lessions and youth camps or reserve the space for gatherings, group sessions or birthday parties.

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