Southern Ontario

Lace Up Leamington

Written on May 2, 2012 at 12:07 pm, by

May 1, 2012 - September 28, 2012

Location: meet at the Complex parking lot 249 Sherk St. straight out from the front doors of the Complex.

Details: early morning WALK each Tuesday & Friday morning [May 1st to Sept. 28] – – – -Councillor Hilda MacDonald leads the walkers on the Tra…

Triathlon Training Camp for children – Leamington

Written on May 2, 2012 at 5:38 pm, by

June 1, 2012 - June 3, 2012

Location: Leamington Kinsmen Recreation Complex -249 Sherk St.

Details:
June 1-3 weekend Kids Triathlon Training Camp -at Complex
learn how to do a Triathlon and then take part in the Leamington Kids of Steel on June 16th.

Leamington – OUTDOOR RECREATION

Written on May 2, 2012 at 11:25 am, by

June 1, 2012 - June 30, 2012

Walk Leamington’s Trail system – and enjoy the great outdoors; Ride your Bike in the designated bike lanes on many Leamington streets; Play on the equipment in the many parks throughout Leamington – plus check out the and the newly renovated Seacliff…

Sky’s The Limit Contest – Canadian Forces Bases

Written on May 29, 2012 at 11:28 am, by

June 1, 2012 - June 30, 2012

For the fourth year, Canadian Forces Personnel and Family Support Services (CFPFSS) celebrates June is Recreation Month (JRM). Recreation plays an important role in the Canadian Forces both operationally and in family support. Services offered by Perso…

Bike to Work Day – Windsor

Written on May 30, 2012 at 10:05 am, by

June 1, 2012

Location: City of Windsor

Details: Bike to Work is an annual event organized by the Windsor Bicycling Committee to encourage participants to Bike to Work

Kick-Off event – Waterloo

Written on June 3, 2012 at 11:30 am, by

June 1, 2012

Location: Waterloo Public Square

Number Expected to Attend: 100

Dog’s Day Out – Waterloo

Written on June 5, 2012 at 11:39 am, by

June 1, 2012 - September 30, 2012

Location:Bechtel Park, 185 Bridge St. Waterloo

Number Expected to Attend:20+

Details:Visit the Leash Free Dog Park located in Bechtel Park. Let Fluffy and Bowzer enjoy the freedom of no-leash play at the park.
*Proper clean-up and behaviour is the …

Drop-In programs with WPL – Waterloo

Written on June 5, 2012 at 11:30 am, by

June 1, 2012 - June 29, 2012

Location:Waterloo Public Library locations

Number Expected to Attend:25

Details:Bring your toddler and young children to listen to stories, play games, and do crafts. Visit the website for dates and times.

Opening of the Town of Georgina ROC!

Written on June 14, 2012 at 12:29 pm, by

June 1, 2012 - August 31, 2012

Location: Recreation Outdoor Campus (ROC) 24679 Civic Centre Rd. Keswick, ON.

Details: The Town of Georgina is proud to annouce the opening of our new Summer features at the ROC!

Our newest features are as follows;
– High and Low Ropes Course
– Rock …

BWG Trails Day/Mayor’s Hike for Health – Bradford

Written on November 2, 2012 at 7:17 am, by

June 1, 2013

Location: Scanlon Creek Conservation Area

Number Expected to Attend: 100

Details: International Trails Day is an annual celebration of trails to promote trail development, the use of trails, and the healthy lifestyle they encourage. In conjunction with International Trails Day, The Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury will be celebrating its 5th Annual Trails Day/Mayor’s Hike for Health on Saturday June 1, 2013. Trails Day/Mayor’s Hike for Health will take place at Scanlon Creek Conservation Area just north of Bradford on the 9th Line east of Highway 11 (County Road 4). The guided hikes (courtesy of sponsor – Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority) will begin at 10am, from the Nature Centre building. The Department of Leisure Services will host the event with some giveaways and a free barbecue following the hike. For those unable to get to Scanlon Creek on your own, Parkview Transit is sponsoring a bus to take people from the Bradford Community Centre at 9:30am and return following after the barbecue lunch. If you need a ride up to the hike, please register with the Leisure Services Department at 905-775-5359 ext. 5102 or email at events@townofbwg.com.

International Trails Day

Written on April 30, 2012 at 4:16 pm, by

June 2, 2012

International Trails Day is an annual celebration of trails to promote trail development, the use of trails and the healthy lifestyle they encourage. It is celebrated each year on the first Saturday in June. This year we celebrate International Trails …

Rediscover your Bike – Leamington

Written on May 2, 2012 at 5:39 pm, by

June 2, 2012

Location: Leamington Kinsmen Recreation Complex Parking Lot – Kids, bring your bikes and have them inspected for safety, learn proper techniques at various stations, helmet fitting, bike rodeo, etc.

Details:June 2 Rediscover your Bike 9am – Comp…

Family Outdoor Swim & Movie – Windsor

Written on May 30, 2012 at 10:05 am, by

June 2, 2012

Location: Lanspeary Par

Number Expected to Attend: 200+

Details: Parks and Recreation is pleased to partner with the WECHU to promote their anti-tobacco message by providing a free outdoor movie and swim for families at Lanspeary Park. Come out and e…

TRY-Athlete Event – Waterloo

Written on June 3, 2012 at 11:30 am, by

June 2, 2012

Location: University Downs Park

Number Expected to Attend: 30

Details:Come and try a new sport! Learn about the benefits of Judo.

Waterloo Air Show

Written on June 3, 2012 at 11:29 am, by

June 2, 2012 - June 3, 2012

Location: Waterloo Regional Airport

Number Expected to Attend: 500

Details:See all types of planes and air exhibitions.

Mill Pond Splash – Richmond Hill

Written on May 8, 2012 at 10:38 am, by

June 3, 2012

Join us at the headwaters of the East Don River in Richmond Hill to celebrate our natural environment at the 14th Annual Mill Pond Splash!

Mill Pond Splash is a lively, family oriented event showcasing environmental conservation and our natural herita…

Rouge Park Guided Walks – Toronto

Written on May 8, 2012 at 10:34 am, by

June 3, 2012 - June 30, 2012

Join us for an urban wilderness adventure in Rouge Park. Not too far from the skyscrapers of downtown Toronto, urban dwellers can see a different landscape where historic farms, century-old trees, peaceful meadows and lush wetlands await you. Just over…

Beach Party @ Sandpoint Beach – Windsor

Written on May 30, 2012 at 10:04 am, by

June 3, 2012 - June 24, 2012

Location: Sandpoint Beach

Number Expected to Attend: 200+

Details: Every Sunday during the month of June is a party at Sandpoint Beach. There will be lots of fun, free activities taking place, so come and enjoy a day at the beach.

Drum Circle – Waterloo

Written on June 3, 2012 at 11:27 am, by

June 3, 2012

Location: Waterloo Public Square

Number Expected to Attend: 30

Details:Listen to the pros or join in yourself.

Free Lawn Bowling "try-it" – Simcoe

Written on May 24, 2012 at 3:17 pm, by

June 4, 2012

Location: Simcoe Lawn Bowling Club

Number Expected to Attend: 25

Details:Free lawn bowling try-it Mondays June 4, 11 and 18. 7-9 pm
Please register in advance by calling Tom at 519-428-0357

Free Fitness classes – Norfolk County

Written on May 24, 2012 at 3:13 pm, by

June 4, 2012 - June 26, 2012

Location:
various locations in Norfolk County
Number Expected to Attend: 25

Details:
Zumba: June 4 in Langton 6:30-7:30 pm
Aerobics: June 5 in Delhi6:45-7:45 pm and 8-9 pm
Belly Fit: June 5 in Simcoe 1-2 pm
June 21 in Simcoe 5:30-6:30 pm
Be…

Free Seniors Aqua Fitness- Windsor

Written on May 30, 2012 at 10:02 am, by

June 5, 2012 - June 26, 2012

Location: Gino & Liz Marcus Community Centre

Number Expected to Attend: 50+

Details: June is also Seniors Month! That’s why In Motion® has teamed up with Parks and Recreation to sponsor FREE Seniors Aqua Fitness classes at Gino and Liz Marcus Comm…

Summer Square Yoga – Waterloo

Written on June 3, 2012 at 11:26 am, by

June 6, 2012

Location: Waterloo Public Square

Number Expected to Attend: 25

Details:Come do Yoga at the square for free. 7:30-8:30pm.

Monkeynastix Trial – Waterloo

Written on June 3, 2012 at 11:26 am, by

June 6, 2012

Location:Waterloo Memorial Rec Complex, Rm 101

Number Expected to Attend: 20

Details:Come try this exciting new program! Your child will get to improve their coordination and gross motor skills while having fun and meeting new friends.

Neighbourhood Parks Family Fitness Tour! Guildwood Park – Bowmanville

Written on May 10, 2012 at 10:35 am, by

June 7, 2012

The Municipality of Clarington- Community Services Department staff will tour various Clarington Parks throughout the month of June to provide fun ways to play and be active as a family in celebration of June is Recreation & Parks Month!

Free! refresh…

Discover Norfolk Walks

Written on May 24, 2012 at 3:26 pm, by

June 7, 2012

Location: various locations in Norfolk County

Number Expected to Attend: 30

Details:

June 7: Turkey Point Bluff
June 14: Delhi Quance Dam
June 21: Rotary Sunrise Trail
June 28: Spooky Hollow

Waterloo’s Farmers Market

Written on June 5, 2012 at 11:44 am, by

June 7, 2012

Location:Waterloo Public Square

Number Expected to Attend:100

Details:Come enjoy local farm fresh produce and be entertained by local artisans.

Splash Into Summer! Burford

Written on May 2, 2012 at 5:37 pm, by

June 8, 2012 - May 2, 2012

Location: Burford Community Splashpad!

Details: Join us for a fun Friday Evening! We will start off with a Family Zumba Party, and have BBQ, Games & Music. 5:00-7:00pm FREE

Indie Hour Concert – Waterloo

Written on June 5, 2012 at 11:43 am, by

June 8, 2012

Location:Waterloo Public Square

Number Expected to Attend:100

Details:12-1pm, bring your lunch and listen to some local artists perform

Free Family Yoga – Waterloo

Written on June 5, 2012 at 11:43 am, by

June 8, 2012

Location:Waterloo Public Square

Number Expected to Attend:30

Details:5:30pm-6:00pm, Finish off your busy week doing yoga as a family in the setting sun.

Free Adult Yoga – Waterloo

Written on June 5, 2012 at 11:37 am, by

June 8, 2012

Location:Waterloo Public Square

Number Expected to Attend:25

Details:6-7pm, Adults, come enjoy a break from the ordinary with a free Yoga class at the Public Square. Bring your own mat.

Milliken Park Neighbourhood Walk – Toronto

Written on May 8, 2012 at 10:32 am, by

June 9, 2012

Miliken Park Community Center
4325 McCowan Rd Join TRCA and Toronto Chinese for Ecological Living for a nature walk through Milliken Park and beyond. We will tour the park to learn about its natural features and then branch out into the neighbourhood…

Annual Children’s Dance Recital – Toronto

Written on May 9, 2012 at 1:53 pm, by

June 9, 2012

Location:Ken Cox Community Centre

Number Expected to Attend:100

Details:Parents, family and friends are invited to attend to watch their program participants showcase what they have learned this year during dance programs. 1pm-2:30pm

Geo caching family event – Norfolk County

Written on May 23, 2012 at 11:05 am, by

June 9, 2012

Location: Hay Creek Conservation Area

Number Expected to Attend: 35

Details:Participants will learn how to use a GPS and have a chance to find hidden treasure. A free family event. For more information please call Ingrid at
519-426-8866 ext 2303

TRY-Athlete Event – Waterloo

Written on June 5, 2012 at 11:41 am, by

June 9, 2012

Location:Our Lady of Lourdes School field

Number Expected to Attend:50

Details:1-3pm
TRY Minor Baseball, come see what it’s all about and learn some valuable pointers, maybe even meet some new friends while you are there.

Camp/Pool Open House – Paris

Written on May 2, 2012 at 12:09 pm, by

June 10, 2012

Location: Lions Park, Paris

Details: Come out and meet our Camp and Pool Staff! Ask Questions and get information on what is happening this Summer with Recreation Programs! Stay for a Yummy BBQ Too!

Swimming Theme Day – Safari Swim – Leamington

Written on May 2, 2012 at 5:39 pm, by

June 10, 2012

Location: Complex Salt-water Pool

Details:
June 10 Safari Swim 1:00pm-3:00pm Complex Pool- Bring the Family, Lifeguards lead all sorts of Fun games: safari scavenger hunts & crocodile capers – – – it’s a JUNGLE of FUN!

Fifteenth Annual Tour de Grand Bicycle Ride – Cambridge

Written on May 22, 2012 at 9:50 am, by

June 10, 2012

Cambridge Tour de Grand is a family bicycle ride. Start and finish at Duncan McIntosh Arena, Churchill Park, 200 Christopher Drive, Cambridge. Registration fee includes route maps, t-shirts, prizes lunch and refreshments.

The ride features different…

"Trail Blazer" HIking – Lambton Shores

Written on June 4, 2012 at 12:09 pm, by

June 10, 2012

Location: Port Franks Community Centre, 9997 Port Franks Rd, Port Franks

Details: Connecting hikers of all ages to the Beauty of Nature…Join us to hike the Nature Trails of Lambton Shores & vicinity. This is a leisurely family hike through the Na…

Grand Porch Party – Waterloo

Written on June 5, 2012 at 11:40 am, by

June 10, 2012

Location:UpTown Waterloo and area

Number Expected to Attend:100

Details:2-5pm, Local musicians play the front porches of Waterloo homes. Bike, walk, skateboard, or whatever mode of transportation you desire! Just come into the UpTown and enjoy some…

Step Outside – Mid-June

Written on June 13, 2012 at 10:31 am, by

June 10, 2012 - June 30, 2012

Step Outside: Your Guide to Nature’s Events

Step Outside, published two to three times per month, is a compilation of seasonal happenings that can be used to bring you out into nature. These guides cover specific events related to plants, animals, w…

Neighbourhood Parks Family Fitness Tour! Roswell Park – Courtice

Written on May 10, 2012 at 10:34 am, by

June 11, 2012 - May 9, 2012

The Municipality of Clarington- Community Services Department staff will tour various Clarington Parks throughout the month of June to provide fun ways to play and be active as a family in celebration of June is Recreation & Parks Month!

Free! refresh…

2 for 1 Play at Lion’s Lagoon – Waterloo

Written on June 5, 2012 at 11:38 am, by

June 13, 2012

Location:Lion’s Lagoon is in Waterloo Park

Number Expected to Attend:45

Details:Treat a friend to a fun filled day at Lion’s Lagoon with our 2 for 1 day today.

Neighbourhood Parks Family Fitness Tour! – Port of Newcastle

Written on May 10, 2012 at 10:33 am, by

June 14, 2012

The Municipality of Clarington- Community Services Department staff will tour various Clarington Parks throughout the month of June to provide fun ways to play and be active as a family in celebration of June is Recreation & Parks Month!

Free! refresh…

Family Scavenger Hunts! Brant County

Written on May 2, 2012 at 12:04 pm, by

June 15, 2012

Location: Lions Park Paris, Art Cadman Lions Park Burford, Sunny Hill Park St.George

Details:
Bring out the whole Family for this hour of FUN! Get your hunt on in nature while working as a team! What a better way to spend a Friday Night! 6:00-7:00pm …

Nature Play Day Canada

Written on April 30, 2012 at 4:19 pm, by

June 15, 2012

On June 15th, 2012 The Child and Nature Alliance of Canada invites you and your community to celebrate outdoor play and join us for Nature Play Day! This Canada-wide day of playing in nature is all about finding a simple way to connect with nearby nat…

"Trail Blazer" Hiking – Forest

Written on June 4, 2012 at 12:10 pm, by

June 15, 2012

Location: Town of Forest Trails, 61 King St W, Forest

Details:Connecting hikers of all ages to the Beauty of Nature…Join us to hike the Nature Trails of Lambton Shores & vicinity. This is a fast pace hike for anyone looking to get out and enjoy n…

Ballroom Dance Lessons-FREE – Waterloo

Written on June 5, 2012 at 11:36 am, by

June 15, 2012

Location:Waterloo Public Square

Number Expected to Attend:50

Details:Free Ballroom dance lessons with Arthur Murray Studio. Come see what all the fuss is about, who knows you may want to try out for Canada’s Got Talent or So You Think You Can Dance …

TRY-Athlete Event – Waterloo

Written on June 5, 2012 at 11:35 am, by

June 15, 2012

Location:Centennial School

Number Expected to Attend:50

Details:6-8pm, Come TRY Basketball with KW Youth Basketball, take some shots, learn to dribble, and maybe learn some Harlem Globetrotter moves!

Leamington’s Triathlon/Duathlon Weekend

Written on May 2, 2012 at 11:30 am, by

June 16, 2012 - June 17, 2012

Location: Complex & Leamington’s Waterfront Promenade

Number Expected to Attend:
June 16 Kids of Steel Triathlon & Adult Try-A-Tri & Do-A-Du 9:00am-12:00pm Complex

June 17 – Adult Tomatoman Triathlon challenge – waterfront promenade

Details: