Fraser River Explorers Welcome!

If you're grabbing a bite to eat with friends at the River Market or enjoying a stroll along the boardwalk, don't forget to stop inside our big blue building for a self-guided tour. Our two floors are filled with family-friendly exhibits and interactive activities that are fun for everyone!

Plan a visit!

Families: Visit us for a self-guided tour of our interactive exhibits and activities (admission by donation), or visit our Group Tours page to book one of our programs!

Find us on location!

Merry Fishmas at the FRDC

Saturday, December 3rd from 10am to 3pm
Come celebrate Merry Fishmas with our sturgeon George and his riverine friends for a fun-filled festivities for the whole family to enjoy!

Admission is by donation, with all proceeds going to the BC Children’s Hospital.

Activities including:
  • Holiday wishes to Sturgeon George
  • Miniature Candy Cane Golf
  • Snowball Bowling
  • Puppet shows at 12:30, 1:30 and 2:30
  • Winter Photo Booth
  • Fish Ornament Craft
  • Colouring Contest
  • Toddler's Corner (ages: 1-4)
  • Scavenger Hunt and lots more...

    Thank you to our community partners for their generous donations to our event:
    Boston Pizza, New West
    Fortis BC
    Paddlewheeler Riverboat Tours, New West
    Pacific Salmon Foundation
    Port of Vancouver
    Shoppers Drug Mart, New West
    Zone Bowling, Coquitlam

    Family Day at the FRDC

    Monday, February 13th, 2017
    More details coming in 2017.

    Are you a Brownie or Scout leader? Run a Daycare or Daycamp? Our programs can be adapted for your next group outing. Visit our Group Tour page for more information.