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Harbourfront Centre's Natrel Rink

Harbourfront Centre has opened the Natrel Rink, a unique skating destination, for the 2014-2015 skating season. Visitors are invited to enjoy free public skating on the city’s most scenic rink.

Amazing Mazes

Kids love Autumn visits to GTA farms so they can wander through mazes made of maize stalks or hay. Some mazes wind around for as much as a couple of kilometers, in all kinds of shapes and themes.

New! Treetop Trekking in Stouffville

Summer just got a little more adventurous with the grand opening of Treetop Trekking Company’s newest location of their Zip Line and Aerial Game Park located at Bruce’s Mill Conservation Area in Stouffville.

Eco-Adventure Tour at Scenic Caves

Located along high ridges and over scenic valleys just outside of Collingwood, Scenic Caves provides one of Ontario's largest canopy tour adventures with 16 aerial suspension platforms and 2 ziplines.

Dog Sledding in Ontario

Experience the playful excitement, the determination and the hot breaths of a pack of huskies fogging up the crisp Winter air as they gleefully pull you across the glistening landscape.

The 10 Best Sledding Hills

Get the whole family outside for some good old-fashioned Winter fun. Your kids can enjoy hours of thrills with just a sled and a snow-covered hill. You'll want to check out these top 10 hills.

Autumn at a Conservation Park

Each Fall, thousands of people visit Ontario Conservation Parks to see the explosion of colour in the park's forests. What better way to enjoy the Fall weather than spending a pleasant afternoon at a park.

Walking Among the Trees

Imagine walking through a treetop canopy and getting a unique view of the forest from an elevated boardwalk. The only walk of its kind, a treetop family adventure is an experience you'll always remember.

Summer Adventures at Horseshoe

Snow and ski season may be far behind but outdoor fun and adventure continues at Horseshoe Resort!


Franklin Children's Garden

If you're visiting the Toronto Islands this Summer, be sure to stop by the Franklin Children's Garden. Follow the green turtles along the path and you will soon discover this exciting garden for kids and families!

Scenic Caves Nature Adventures

Scenic Caves Nature Adventures in Collingwood is a must see attraction that offers a unique back to nature experience for all ages. Visit caves and walk across the longest suspension footbridge.

Bronte Creek Provincial Park

Bronte Creek Park can be a busy place, attracting over 250,000 visitors each year. The park is home to one of the largest pools in Canada, a children's farm, a recreation complex, and more.

Farmers Markets in Toronto and GTA

One of the best parts about Summer is the appearance of local farmers markets. It’s a great way to introduce your children to the local food scene. Where to find the best farmers' markets...

Port Credit Memorial Park

Port Credit Memorial Park is an integral part of Mississauga. The park is located at the mouth of the Credit River and Lake Ontario. It has a playground, a multiuse ramp park, gazebo, trails and more!

The Humber Arboretum

The Humber Arboretum is nature in the city at its best! The centre offers curriculum connected school trips, nature camps all year long, P.A. day activities, birthday parties, and more! Visiting the centre is free.

Terra Cotta Conservation Park

The Terra Cotta Conservation Area is a unique setting with 485 acres of natural environment and a trail lover’s paradise that will give you a great appreciation for the beauty of the surrounding natural settings.

Rouge Park

Rouge Park is Canada's premier urban wilderness park, located in York Region. Not too far from the skyscrapers of downtown Toronto, you can experience different scenery with historic farms, century-old trees, peaceful meadows, and lush wetlands.

Mississauga Celebration Square Rink

A premier destination where Mississauga residents can enjoy free outdoor events, arts, culture, and heritage. In the winter time, visitors take advantage of the outdoor ice rink; one of the largest in the GTA.

Tobogganing in the GTA

Tobogganing is one of our great Canadian traditions! Pack up the family and head out to one of your favourite tobogganing hills. These snowy hills are some of the best in the GTA!

Family Snowshoeing

This winter, why not give snowshoeing a try? It's a fun family activity and one that guarantees your kids can just step out into the snow and be natural experts.

Caving with Kids

Visiting a cave can be mind-boggling, physically demanding, overwhelming, and perhaps agonizing for claustrophobics. But, it can also be a breathtaking, rare experience and total fun!

Sherbourne Common Park

Sherbourne Common is a stunning waterfront park with interesting play structures that has transformed an industrial area into some much needed public green space just off the lakefront.

Canada's Sugar Beach

Once a parking lot, Sugar Beach is the latest project in the revitalization of the Toronto Waterfront. Canada's Sugar Beach is like three parks in one and includes a plaza, an urban beach and a tree-lined promenade.

Best Spots for Family Picnics

Nothing symbolizes Summer like having a picnic on a beautiful day. Spending time outside while enjoying a meal with family and friends can be one of the most cherished memories of Summertime!



Tree-Top Walking at Scenic Caves Nature Adventures

Scenic Caves Nature Adventures offers a spine-tingling experience: the Eco Adventure Tour. It's an exciting and rare opportunity to walk through their intriguing forest... above the ground!

Snow Tubing in the GTA

Tubing is a wintertime activity that is similar to sledding, though a snow tube is a bit more high tech than a traditional sled! Here are snow tubing places in Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area.

Burd's Trout Fishing

If you're looking for a great little place to fish that's relatively close to the city, try Burd's Trout Fishing in Stouffville, just north of Toronto. It offers great fresh trout fishing.
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