Most people are ready to bet that the city of Kamloops, British Columbia is set to be one of the most popular cities in Canada for 2019. The simple answer to why is real estate. Kamloops is expected to see the second-largest jump in average housing price in 2019. As the number of home sales continues to go up and unemployment stays low, you can expect families to start looking at Kamloops as a prime location for their families. Here is a look at 5 family activities to do in Kamloops.

British Columbia Wildlife Park

BC Wildlife Park
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You will win the day as parents when you bring the kids to BC Wildlife Park. The kids will have the opportunity to be outdoors most of the day and have the chance to see over 40 different species of animals. Guided tours are offered of course which include animal feedings and a wealth of knowledge from your tour guide. This is definitely a trip the kids won’t forget, nor will they stop talking about.

Riverside Park

Riverside Park
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You will have to wait for the summer months to enjoy Riverside Park, which is home to Variety Kids Centennial Water Park. The kids will be able to run around, go for a swim, play at the playground or even play a game of lawn bowling. There is also plenty of great space for you to set up a picnic to stay outside and enjoy the great weather. The bonus of a day like this is that the kids will most likely be ready for bed as soon as you get back into the house.

Jump 360 Trampoline Park

Jump 360
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Kids love to jump and they can jump until they can’t jump any more at Jump 360 Trampoline Park. Jump 360 is a giant room full of trampolines accompanied with slides and ropes for everyone to have a jumping great time. This is a great place for birthday parties and staff here will organize games such as trampoline Nerf Wars for large groups.  

Big Little Science Center

Big Little Science Center
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Who says learning can’t be fun? You can throw that notion out the door when you walk into the Big Little Science Center. Kids will get their hands dirty while trying a number of experiments and solving their curiosities. The science center also provides day camps with an educational focus, they have a number of day camps upcoming, including a robotics day where campers will learn about tricks with robots.

Harper Mountain

Harper Mountain
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Get your snow pants ready and bundle the kids up for a trip to Harper Mountain. A day trip here will be filled with tons of fun on the hills skiing and snowboarding. For those of us who are not ready to carve up the hills in exceptional fashion, Harper Mountain offers private lessons for individuals and groups. There is also a tubing option available at Snow Town Tube Park for those who want to fly down the hills while sitting back.