Play backyard golf

Grow a garden

Walk, run, or skip the track at Greater Vernon Athletic Park

Play hopscotch

Visit the Caetani Cultural Centre 

Build a fort

Visit the Vernon Public Art Gallery

Visit the Regional Library

Play table tennis

Swing on the monkey bars at your local park

Walk the Grey Canal Historic Trail

Play tennis at your neighborhood tennis court

Play soccer outdoors or indoors 

Explore the downtown Vernon murals

Run a lemonade stand with proceeds to your favorite charity

Read a book

Go bowling at Lincoln Lanes 

Build a sand castle at the beach

Swim in a local lake

Stretch with yoga

Visit a bookstore

Watch ants on the march

Go BMX riding at Vernon BMX

Play baseball or catch

Play with a hoola-hoop

Have a picnic

Visit Rose’s Pond to birdwatch


Play Hide and Seek

Visit a Farmers Market

Take photos

Visit the Vernon Museum 

Put on a skit

Learn a new sport

Go bird watching and create a log

Walk Swan Lake Nature Reserve Park to bird watch

Visit Mackie Lake House

Hug and climb a tree

Hike in a local park. Ellison, Kalamalka, Silver Star Park

Play tug of war

Skip with a skipping rope

Ride Silver Star bike park

In 2019 we are
Celebrating Play 100 ways! 

Dig some worms

Swim at the Peanut Pool at Lakeview Park 

Take in community theatre production

Shoot hoops at your neighborhood basketball court

Visit Davidson Orchards

Visit the Historic O’Keefe Ranch

Organize a treasure hunt

Give your dog a bath

Go fishing

Play tag

Visit the Okanagan Science Centre 

Skateboard and or rollerblade

Make a video of your neighborhood

Create a scrapbook

Colour or paint a picture


Visit the Vernon Community Arts Centre and take a class

Learn a craft


Write a story or poem

Swing on a swing or tree swing

Play beach volleyball

Play bocce or volleyball at Sovereign Park

Make an obstacle course 

Play a musical instrument

Play "Capture The Flag"

Play badminton

Explore the bug life underneath a log

Have a rubber ducky race at the lake

Visit Planet Bee

U-pick fruit at our local orchards

Swim at the Lavington Outdoor Pool

Make a new friend at your neighborhood park or school

Ride a horse

Walk your dog

Visit Allan Brooks Nature Centre Visit

Cook a snack or treat

Ride a bike

Visit Polson Park, the water park and Japanese Garden

Visit Atlantis Waterslides 

Walk in the rain

Fly a frisbee

Kayak, snorkel, stand up paddle board at the lake

Hug your family

Plant a tree

Swim at the rec centre pool

Bike or walk the Okanagan Rail Trail

Fly a kite