Fancy the relaxation and scenic views of a weekend at a cottage, but don’t want to leave the city? Ontario Place has you covered. With the promise of sunshine and an assortment of family-friendly activities, we’ve picked the top 11 ways to enjoy a day at Ontario Place.
- Water Activities
Escape the heat wave and cool-off in the water with kayaks, canoes, paddleboats or rowboats rentals for the full cottage experience.
- Beach volleyball
Bring along your friends and family and catch some rays playing beach volleyball. With four full-sized courts there’s plenty of room for all beach volleyball enthusiasts to join in on the fun.
- Music in Trillium Park
Enjoy live performances in the park every Thursday evening and Sunday afternoon. Chill out in the grass of dance the afternoon away to a variety of musical genres.
- Cinesphere screenings
For all Toronto film-lovers, Cinesphere offers one of the most thrilling cinematic experiences in the city. If you’re looking for a break from the sun, retreat indoors with ongoing IMAX features all summer long. This Canada Day weekend will showcase Under the Sea, Aircraft Carrier and The Trolley.
- Skate outdoors
To calm your winter woes, experience skating at Toronto’s only public outdoor summer skating rink with the best views of Lake Ontario.
- Segway Tours
Until the end of September, Torontonians and tourists alike will be able to experience a new Segway tour in the city. Experience the fun and photo-worthy tour as it takes you across the West Island through Trillium Park.
Zen-out with free yoga classes in Trillium Park. Elevate your yoga practice with our enhanced classes this weekend, including Zen Dogs Wellness on Saturday 10am and NuLove Sunday at 11am. No sign-up necessary.
- Take your dog to the park
If you’re in need of some quality time with you and your pup, this weekend is the perfect opportunity to give your dog much needed exercise, play some catch or take them on a walk through William G. Davis trail.
- Play a game
Build your mind and expand your skills! Try your hand at one of our many games, including Lifesize Chess, Ping Pong or Imagination Playground.
- Jog along the waterfront
Recognized as one of the most scenic running trails in the city, the path along the waterfront at Ontario Place is a great way to work out your stress while taking in the views.
- Sit on a patio
The Vista Eatery has a new menu and licensed bar with a variety of beer, cider and wine for you to sip on while you enjoy the breathtaking sights of the city.