7 Ways to Extend Your Summer Fun

Toronto Waterfront

Has your summer flown by way too fast? Didn't get everything checked off your must-do checklist of summertime activities? Take a final lap around the best season of the year at these fun attractions that your family can still enjoy this fall... These will have you feeling like summer's not over yet!

Centreville Amusement Park

1. Centreville Amusement Park

Head over to Toronto's favourite amusement park located on Centre Island, minutes from the downtown core. The park features over 30 rides and attractions, designed specifically for the younger crowd. The park remains open on Weekends in September. Buy your ferry tickets online to skip the line! CLOSES FOR THE SEASON: Sunday, September 30. More info

Pirate Life

2. Pirate Life

Set sail one last time with your family this fall. Become a pirate with the crew, dress in costume, face paint tattoos and get a pirate name! Fire the water cannons and haul up the loot, because we are all pirates arrrgh. Kids and adults alike will enjoy this fun pirate adventure with the best view of Toronto's Skyline! Open weekends in September to early October. CLOSES FOR THE SEASON: Monday, October 8. More info

Photo credit: Toronto Waterfront BIA

3. Toronto Waterfront

Fall in love with #TOwaterfront this autumn. Take advantage of Toronto’s lakeside shops, restaurants and activities including cozy waterfront cruises. Grab a bite, catch a view, feel the breeze and get out on the water with the family. There’s still time to make it down to the waterfront and take in the beautiful fall colours. ACTIVITIES CLOSE FOR THE SEASON: Fall activities go to the end of October. The Waterfront also hosts activities during the Winter. More info

Canada's Wonderland

4. Canada’s Wonderland

Canada’s Wonderland is home to more than 200 attractions, including 16 roller coasters,  two children’s area and Splash Works, a 20-acre water park (waterplay areas are now closed for the season.) The park features North America’s largest variety of rides, including Canada’s tallest and fastest coaster – Leviathan, Canada’s longest wooden coaster – Mighty Canadian Minebuster and Canada’s  first inverted coaster – Flight Deck. The park remains opens on weekends throughout September and October. CLOSES FOR THE SEASON: Sunday, October 28. More info

Treewalk Village

5. Treewalk Village

Explore a tree house village at Bruce’s Mill Conservation Area in Stouffville, Ontario, only 20 minutes from Toronto. Climb from tree house to tree house through 8-foot tall hammock nets and wood bridges! Descend to the ground on slides, crawl through a network of tunnels, and play on the treewee obstacle course! Open on Weekends throughout September and October. CLOSES FOR THE SEASON ON: Sunday, October 28. More info

Chicopee Tube Park

6. Chicopee Tube Park

Continue to enjoy the excitement of Tubing rides all through the Fall season. The Summer Tubing system offers waterless tubing on special gliding mats, providing the same stimulating sensation of snow tubing, without the snow! Other outdoor attractions include Ziplining, Eurobungy Trampoline, Horizontal Ropes and the Spiderweb. The park is open Sundays throughout the Fall. 11:00 am until 5:00 pm. Please note that a reservation is required. ACTIVITIES CLOSE FOR THE SEASON: Check website. The park does re-open for Winter activities. More info

Scenic Caves

7. Scenic Caves Nature Adventures

Scenic Caves remains open daily during the Fall season for: caves/crevasses, trails, suspension bridge, gemstone mining, mini-golf, trout pond, adventure playground,  picnic area, Rocky the train, Thunderbird Twin Zip Line, suspension bridge and nature trails, depending on the weather. Eco Adventure Tours are also available. Please call to confirm availability of activities: 705-446-0256. ACTIVITIES CLOSE FOR THE SEASON: In November. Check website. Winter activities pick up in December. More info

Photo credit lead image: Toronto Waterfront BIA
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