Top Kids Activities and Businesses in Vancouver

Published Jan 30, 2017

Check out the best things to do in 2007 with your kids in Vancouver.

Two months ago ChatterBlock launched a NEW feature that allowed parents to rate and review all of the camps, classes, attractions and businesses that are found on our website. In order to highlight this our team ran a business appreciation program called Best of the Block. The purpose of this was to showcase businesses in Greater Vancouver that rock.

We are happy to announce that our users pulled through big time and submitted some absolutely fantastic ratings and reviews.

In particular a handful of businesses in Greater Vancouver received a huge number of positive reviews. We know that these businesses that got top marks deserve some recognition so we decided to share them with you.

In no particular order these business include:

Timberland Ranch

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Timberline Ranch is amazing. They have such a wide range of activities for kids and families. Something for every season and every age. We have friends (children and families) who have attended for years and keep going back year after year. This summer my daughter who was 8 attended the long weekend camp. It was her first overnight camp without parents so we thought this would be a great introduction, she had so much fun, her only complaint was that she wanted to stay longer. When we found out they offered group riding lessons we were on it in a heartbeat. The staff all around is amazing, the camp is clean, inviting, original and has so much to offer. Check their list of offerings, attend their Spring or Winter events to just check it out, you will not be disappointed.

-Marion D, from Vancouver

Vancouver Aquarium

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We love the Vancouver Aquarium! It's such a great place for our 5 year old son. The 4D theatre, all the different exhibits, the outdoor shows with the belugas and dolphins makes this place a very enriching, educational and fun experience.

-Sanj C, from Vancouver

Wayland Sports Ltd.

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Great staff, great coaches and lots of fun for the kids!

-Sonja F, from Vancouver

Gabriela's Movement Studio

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Gabriela's classes are great for kids. My children love them and I am very happy with how they are developing their skills on the movement classes.

-Arie M, from Vancouver

Great classes and an excellent teacher.. my daughter is very happy and she is highly motivated

-F.C, from Vancouver

Atlantis Programs Inc. and Pedalheads

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Pedalheads is an awesome program. We did the learn to ride with our 4 yr old and she was off her training wheels in the first lesson. The instructors were so fun, energetic and helpful. More important than anything they were patient. Kids of all ages were taught together and the concerns of the timid ten yr old who hadn't quite figured out how to ride as dealt with, with such respect and energy, the same as the younger kids and never felt any different. Once the kids were riding, they taught them safety and rules of the road. Then they have lots of of programs that then build on skills and prepare kids to be ready for all environments that will keep them biking confidently for the rest of their lives.

-Marion D, from Vancouver

Congratulations to all the amazing local businesses that we award recipients. It brings us great pride to know that there are so many phenomenal family friendly business in the Vancouver area. 

If you agree, disagree, or just would like to talk please leave a comment in the box below.

Also, for more awesome things to do with your kids check out our Events Page

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