Big Marble Go Centre to host 2024 Family Day Fest

Medicine Hat – The Big Marble Go Centre will host an array of fun, family activities from 1 to 4 p.m. on Family Day, Monday, Feb. 19, 2024.  

Admission to Family Day Fest is free, courtesy of the Big Marble Farms. Please note: Access to swimming and Nerf Wars will require a ticket upon entrance. You can obtain your free ticket on Feb. 12 at www.tixx.ca. Tickets help to manage resources and staffing needs accordingly. Regular public access to the swimming pool and splash pool will be unavailable starting at 12 p.m.

Schedule of events:

Activities begin at 1 p.m.

Swimming & Wibit Sports Aqua Track – Please note that patrons must be eight (8) or older to try the Wibit Aqua Track. Swim times are regulated to maintain capacity levels.

Tickets will be available for one of two swimming times, as follows:

  • 1 – 2:15 p.m. 
  • 2:45 – 4 p.m.  

Public Skating – Public skate happening at the Cenovus Arena from 1 – 4 p.m. courtesy of Big Marble Farms.

The ice will be cleared at 2:15 p.m. to allow the little ones to watch the Zamboni at work! Skating will resume at 2:45 p.m. 

Family Nerf Wars – Take aim and join the battle for our popular Nerf Wars. Blasters are supplied while supplies last. All ages welcome.

Tickets will be available for one of three Nerf Wars, as follows:

  • 1 – 1:50 p.m.: Family Nerf Wars #1 – Fieldhouse 2 
  • 2 – 2:50 p.m.: Family Nerf Wars #2 – Fieldhouse 2 
  • 3 – 3:50 p.m.: Family Nerf Wars #3 – Fieldhouse 2 

The following activities occur for the duration of the event: 

Inflatable Alley – Fieldhouse 1 
Bounce around on inflatable obstacle courses, slides and jumping castles from Dunmore Dugout.   

Tot Time – Gymnasium Quadrants 1 and 4
Preschool aged children will have a blast exercising their gross motor muscles! 

Floor Hockey – Gymnasium Quadrant 3
Big kids and adults can show off their deeks and dangles in our floor hockey zone!

Yard Games – Gymnasium Quadrant 2
Giant Connect 4, Mini-Bowling, bean bag toss and more!

Quiet Room – Child Minding Room
Families can enjoy this space as a quiet retreat for snacks and rest. 

The South Country Co-op Fitness Centre on the second floor will be open for regular use.  

 For more information, please visit www.medicinehat.ca/bigmarblegocentre, follow us on Facebook or Instagram or by calling the front desk at the Big Marble Go Centre at (403) 502-8566. 

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