Pottery Playground & Splash Pad (Davisville Village, Toronto – Uptown)

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Playground and splash pad.  Tel: 311 (General information line)  Website

Ages: All ages

Major Intersection: Davisville Avenue & Bayview Avenue

Address: 601 Merton Street, Toronto, ON

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June Rowlands Park & Splash Pad (Toronto – Uptown)

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Playground, sandbox, splash pad, tennis courts.  Tel: 311 (General information line)  Website

Ages: All ages

Major Intersection: Davisville Avenue & Mount Pleasant Road

Address: 220 Davisville Avenue, Toronto, ON

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Andrew’s Scenic Acres (Halton Hills)

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Pick your own fruits, vegetables and flowers. Outdoor playground, farm animals, pony rides, and hayrides. In the fall check out the “gently” haunted forest, straw mountain jump & cornfield walk. Birthday parties also available.  Tel: (905) 878-5807

Ages: All ages

Major Intersection: Hwy 401 & Trafalgar Road

Address: 9365 10th Sideroad, Halton Hills, Ontario

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Southbrook Pumpkin Patch (Vaughan)

Family Fun Farm. Lots of Pick-Your-Own Pumpkins, Fresh Baked Pies, Wagon & Pony Rides, Petty Zoo, Maze, Face Painting, Carnival Rides & Games. Country Market Barn, Cafe, Fall & Halloween Decor. Sweet Corn, Orchard Pick Apples, Seasonal Vegetables. Tel: (905) 832-2548

Ages: All Ages

Major Intersection: Major Mackenzie Dr  W & Bathurst St

Address: 1150 Major Mackenzie Dr. West, Vaughan, Ontario

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Centreville Amusement Park (Toronto Central)

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At Centreville you will find lots of fun and exciting things to do! 20+ rides and miniature golf. Visit the City’s Far Enough Farm beside Centreville. Birthday party packages are available.  Tel: (416) 203-0405  Website

Ages: All ages

Major Intersection: Toronto Ferry Docks is at Queens Quay & between Bay and Yonge

Address: Centre Island. Centreville Amusement Park is located just a short 5 minute walk from where you disembark the ferry. (You will need to take the Centre Island ferry from the Toronto Island Ferry Docks which is located at 9 Queens Quay West, Toronto, ON)

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Lionel’s Farm (Whitchurch-Stouffville)

Outdoor petting zoo FREE (open May to Dec, weather permitting). Birthday parties/ events, Horse Drawn Hay Rides – Sleigh Rides, Saddle Pony Rides, School Tours, Brownie & Cub Groups, Beaver Groups, Disabled Groups – Senior Groups. Tel: (905) 640-7669 

Ages: All ages.

Major Intersection: Hwy 404 & Stouffville Road

Address: 11714 McCowan Road, Stouffville, Ontario

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Petticoat Creek Conservation Area (Pickering)

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70 hectares of park area for cycling, walking along the waterfront trail and spectacular views of the bluffs. New aquatic facility with a pools and a splash pad. Reserve picnic areas. Summer day camps also available.  Tel: (416) 667-6295  Website

Ages: All ages

Major Intersection: Hwy 401 & Whites Road

Address: 1100 Whites Road, Pickering, ON

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Whittamore’s Farm (Markham)

Berry/ vegetable picking. There’s a children’s fun area ($) featuring farm animals, a tree house and play house with slides, Strawberry Mountain big slide, sand toy lot, and wagon rides. Birthday party packages available.  Tel: (905) 201-7659 

Ages: All ages

Major Intersection: Steeles Avenue East and Markham Pickering Townline Rd

Address: 8100 Steeles Avenue East, Markham, ON

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Bronte Creek (Oakville)

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Wading pool with a small sandy area, play barn open year-round, 3 outdoor playgrounds, farm animals, Nature Centre, outdoor ice skating rink, walking trails, camping, fishing, special events throughout the year.  Tel: (905) 827-6911

Ages: All ages (Play barn is for 1- 10 years)

Major Intersection: Q.E.W. & Burloak Drive

Address: 1219 Burloak Drive, Oakville, ON

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Markham Museum (Markham)

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Almost 30 buildings and structures on Markham Museum’s 25-acre site. Preregistered special interest programs available (register here). Special events on throughout the year including Scaryfest for Halloween. School break programs and camps.  Tel: (905) 294-4576

Ages: All ages. School Break Programs & Camps are for ages 3 & up.

Major Intersection: Markham Road & 16th Avenue

Address: 9350 Hwy. 48 (Markham Rd.), Markham, ON

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Hendon Park & Splash Pad (North York)

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Playground, splash pad, baseball diamonds and tennis courts.  Tel: 311 (General information line)  Website

Ages: All ages

Major Intersection: Yonge Street & Finch Avenue W.

Address: 40 Eldora Ave, Toronto, ON

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Kingslake Public School Parenting & Family Literacy Centre (North York)

TDSB Parent & Family Literacy Centres are free for parents & caregivers with children 0- 6 years old. Scheduled activities take place during the day including free play, snack, gym/ outdoor time (on certain days), circle time with music and a story.  Tel: (416) 395-2610  Website

Ages: 0- 6 years with caregiver.

Major Intersection: Van Horne Avenue & Don Mills Road

Address: 90 Kingslake Rd, North York, ON

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Jungle Cat World (Clarington)

145 animals and 64 species including leopards, tigers, bobcats, reptiles and primates. Daily feeding tour at 1:30pm. Overnight safari program for groups, overnight safari zoo camp, and birthday parties available.  Tel: (905) 983-5016  

Ages: All ages

Major Intersection: Hwy 401 & Mill Street South

Address: 3667 Concession Road 6, Orono, Ontario

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Bruce Mill Conservation Area (Whitchurch-Stouffville)

Bruce Mill Conservation

Conservation area where you can hike, have a picnic and attend special events such as the Maple Syrup Festival in March! Pool complex available for rental.   Tel: (905) 887-5531   Website

Ages: All ages

Major Intersection: Hwy 404 & Stouffville Road

Address: 3291 Stouffville Rd, Whitchurch-Stouffville, ON

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Reptilia Zoo (Vaughan)

Over 200 different reptiles and amphibians. Reptile feedings, live theatre shows. Birthday parties, summer, March Break and winter camps also available. Tel: 1-888-REPTILIA

Ages: All ages

Major Intersection: Hwy 400 & Rutherford Road

Address: 2501 Rutherford Road, Vaughan, ON

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