Ontario is the place to be this March Break. Whether you want to go on an outdoor adventure at a provincial park or go back in time at one of Ontario’s museums, there are plenty of things for families to do across the province next week:
- Learn why all living things – including humans – are machines built to survive at the new Biomechanics: The Machine Inside exhibit at the Ontario Science Centre.
- Skate through the woods at MacGregor Point Provincial Park where summer campgrounds become an ice skating trail.
- Visit the Northern Owls exhibit at the Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory for a special look into the secretive world of owls, featuring live outdoor bird displays and demonstrations.
- Dive into Out of the Depths: The Blue Whale Story at the Royal Ontario Museum, with hands-on marine-themed activities and a massive 80-foot blue whale on display.
- Explore special exhibitions at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, including an exhibition of abstract works by iconic Canadian painter Lawren Harris, storytelling circles, a drop-in art workshop and a special family performance.
- Embark on a guided nature hike or owl prowl with the Rondeau Provincial Park naturalists during the park’s annual Wings of Spring festival.
- Discover 101 Inventions that Changed the World at Science North in Sudbury, and learn how creativity and curiosity shaped our world.
- Unravel the secrets of the snow maze at Fort William Historical Park in Thunder Bay, try out snow sculpting and learn winter survival skills.
- Book a trail-side yurt at Windy Lake Provincial Park and stay cozy while camping this winter. Try these delicious hot chocolate variations to help keep warm.
- Cross-country ski along the canoe routes at Quetico Provincial Park during the annual Cross Quetico Lakes Ski Tour. Register your family in advance to be a part this unique tour of Ontario’s winter wilderness.
“I encourage families to get out this March Break and explore Ontario by embarking on new adventures, and rediscovering old favourites,” Tourism, Culture & Sport Minister Elanor McMahon said. Halton is home to several conservation areas. For more information visit Conservation Halton
Milton Encourages Families to Get Active
The Town Of Milton offers children, and families the chance to get active. Register for day camps including track cycling at the Mattamy National Cycling centre. Click here to learn more, and to register. Drop-in classes are also an option. A schedule is available through their website.