Ladysmith Family and Friends

LaFF is a Family Centre for families and caregivers from all Ladysmith and surrounding areas with children up to the age of 6 to have a supportive, enriching, safe, and inclusive community environment where they will meet to promote the development of nurturing, healthy, and happy families.

Meet your LaFF Team
Our Programs
LaFF MorningsLaFF OutsideFamily FrolicsSeniors at LaFF

Located at Aggie Hall at 1st Avenue and Symonds Street, LaFF Morning program provides daily programming to help nurture and develop family life.

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LaFF Outside – 8 times a year

  • LaFF families enjoy nature in our local community.
  • Reinforces importance and fun of outdoor play and physical activity for the entire family.
  • Creates meaningful outdoor experiences that families may otherwise not have
  • Provides volunteer opportunities for people to share their knowledge of the    environment and outdoor adventure.
  • Creates opportunities for participants to form new friendships and connections with other community members.
  • LaFF Outside has enhanced the mental and physical health of participants which in turn has created a healthier and happier community.  “I never thought I could hike with my grandchild, and now I know I can do it.”

Activities include nature walks, scavenger hunts, floating boats down small creek, outdoor play on playground, and refreshments.

Sponsored by Ladysmith & District Credit Union

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Located at the Frank Jameson Community Centre & Swimming Pool on 6th Avenue, this evening program is the perfect opportunity for you and your child(ren), aged 0 to 6, to burn off energy before bedtime and have tons of fun doing it!

Play with balls & tunnels, run around, and meet a new friend.

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Wanted: Seniors who want to share their skills or passions with children and families.

Are you a grandparent in your heart but have no grandchildren to share your time with? This might be for you.

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Jacquie Neligan
Devoted staff

Having caregivers and children participate in the French Toast Friday clean-up is such a wonderful way for children to see helping and working together first hand.