activities

Jul12

Here’s a list of fun activities for kids in Vernon, British Columbia:

  1. Visit Predator Ridge Resort: The resort offers a variety of outdoor activities for kids, including mini golf, tennis, swimming, and hiking. Kids can enjoy the beautiful scenery and have fun playing sports with their family. The resort also has a restaurant and a lounge area where families can relax and grab a bite to eat.
  2. Take a trip to the Vernon Public Art Gallery: The Vernon Public Art Gallery is a great place for kids to learn about art. It features rotating exhibitions of local and national artists, with a focus on contemporary and modern art. The gallery also has educational programs for kids, including art classes and workshops where they can learn new skills and techniques.
  3. Play at Polson Park: Polson Park is a large park with a playground, beach access to Okanagan Lake, and picnic areas. Kids can play on the playground, go for a swim in the lake, and have a picnic with their family. The park also has open green spaces for kids to run around and play games.
  4. Explore the Vernon Farmers Market: The Vernon Farmers Market is a great place for kids to learn about local produce and meet farmers. They can sample different types of food and see how it’s made. The market also has craft stalls where kids can see unique handmade items.
  5. Visit the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre: The Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre is a great place for families to enjoy performing arts events such as plays, musicals, and concerts. It’s a great way for kids to experience different forms of entertainment and broaden their cultural horizons.
  6. Spend the day at Adventure Bay Family Water Park: Adventure Bay Family Water Park is an indoor water park that’s great for kids of all ages. It has slides, pools, and a lazy river, as well as a snack bar where families can grab a bite to eat. Kids can enjoy hours of fun splashing around and trying out all the different attractions.
  7. Hike the trails at Kalamalka Lake Provincial Park: Kalamalka Lake Provincial Park has several easy hiking trails with breathtaking views of Kalamalka Lake. It’s a great place for families to enjoy a day in nature and get some exercise. The trails are suitable for all ages and abilities, so kids can explore and experience the beauty of the area.
  8. Visit the Vernon Museum and Archives: The Vernon Museum and Archives is a great place for kids to learn about the history of Vernon and the surrounding area. It has interactive exhibits and programs that are both educational and fun. Kids can see artifacts and learn about the area’s past, including its indigenous history, and get a better understanding of the world around them.

These are just a few of the many fun activities for kids in Vernon. Each activity offers something unique and exciting, so families can choose what they enjoy the most and have a great time together.

Golf Games Kelowna
Nov05

Entertain the Kids at Scandia Golf & Games

Kelowna is home to Scandia Golf & Games, an entertainment centre perfect for rainy days, cold days and even sunny days!  Here’s what you can get up to when visiting:

  • Discover the Beautiful Outdoor Mini Golf Course

    Not only this outdoor mini golf course one of the largest in Canada, but it’s also a stunning garden! It is home to colourful flowers, ponds, fountains and bridges over a natural creek.

  • Explore the Indoor Jungle Golf Course

    If the weather conditions don’t allow for playing outside, you can head inside for the exciting Jungle Golf Course! With the carefully crafted backdrops and décor, you will think you’re in Jurassic Park in no time.

  • Race Go-Karts on the Scandia Raceway

    For a faster pace, why not try your hand at Go-karting? There are single and double karts available, meaning that as long as you are over 40 inches or taller, you can experience the exhilaration of racing! For single karts, riders must be over 54 inches.  During go-kart season, the track is fully lit so you can race until 10pm!

  • Practice your softball and baseball skills

    There are 9 batting cages with both softball and baseball, from 25MPH to 70MPH. Brush up on your skills as an individual or a group!

  • Play a range of games at the Arcade

    This is the largest arcade in the Okanagan Valley AND it still operates on tokens. There are around 140 games to play, enough to occupy the whole family for days.

  • Treat yourself to a Monkey Time Pizza

    Peckish? Choose a made-on-request pizza from Monkey Time Pizza: offering everything from Hawaiian to veggie! Not a fan of pizza?  Theres hot dogs, nachos, fries, chocolate, popcorn and more…one thing’s for sure – you won’t be hungry for long.

Go kart

If you are planning a trip to Kelowna then why not stay with us here at La Casa! More details about all our cottages can be found here.

 

Written by Hannah Poaros

Apr10

Whether you’re staying at the LaCasa Guest House, or in a Lakeview cottage- sometimes you still need an escape, even while on your beautiful vacation in BC> IF you need a break from the kids, want to keep up that beach bod you’re rocking, or you’re avid yogi and can’t bear the thought of missing your daily vinyasa while on vacation; there’s a studio in Kelowna that’s sure to fit your asana needs and have you savasana’ing in no time!

    • Hot Box YogaThe original Hot Box studio started in Kelowna in 2012. It has since franchised to Vancouver and as of 2016- West Kelowna! This is a diverse and fun hot yoga studio that offers affordable, traditional yoga with a twist! With everything from incredible, fun and talented teachers, diverse class selection, affordable prices, central location and an excellent view. The Hot Box Yoga studio is the place to go for yogis of all levels (including beginners!)

The Hot Box Yoga:

Kelowna Location: 223 Bernard Ave, Kelowna, BC V1Y 6N2 (32 minutes from LaCasa Resort)

West Kelowna Location: 104 3710 Hoskins Road, West Kelowna, BC V4T 2H8 (36 minutes from LaCasa Resort

    • Pranify YogaPranify Yoga (previously known as Modo Yoga Kelowna) is a collective of conscious human beings committed to individual and community care. They are devoted to the details that matter most. To hold space for the stories of your life. Your triumphs. Your challenges. The stirrings of your heart.

Pranify Yoga:

2900 Pandosy St #206, Kelowna, BC V1Y 1V9 (34 minutes away from LaCasa)

  • Tandava YogaTandava Yoga is a yoga studio unique to Kelowna. With a variety of classes and seminars, this studio is truly unique! Tandava offers prenatal Yoga, Acupuncture, Nutrition seminars and much more a long with a wide selection of yoga classes. The yoga offered is not heated which is perfect for someone looking for a little more zen and a little less sweat.

    Tandava Yoga:

    3275 Lakeshore Rd, Kelowna, BC V1W 3S9 (35 minutes from LaCasa)

Feb14

Looking for a to occupy your restless LaCasa Guest House crew? Maybe a girls night out from your lakeview cottage at LaCasa? Or perhaps you need a fun, PG bachelor party activity for guests of all ages attending your Kelowna wedding? It doesn’t matter if there’s an occasion or your just looking to take cover on a rare rainy day this Okanagan summer, Axe Monkeys is a unique, safe and fun family friendly activity to help tucker out the little ones, (and maybe even the big ones too).

Axe Monkeys Kelowna opened in 2016 and has proven to be an unexpected hit with tourists and locals alike. With 9 throwing lanes, spruce log targets, and real axes, this is a unique activity that will no doubt relieve stress and result in endless laughs. Axe Monkeys has professional trainers to teach you how to throw axes safely and effectively. They have no minimum booking and can accommodate up to 99 people. Anyone ages 7 and up can participate, and for those who take a liking to it, Axe Monkeys even host a competitive axe throwing league.

To learn more or to book your party now, visit Axe Monkeys website.