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You’re Invited: Family Day Activities in Toronto Feb.20, 2012

Toronto (Ontario, Canada) invites you to enjoy Family Day as part of Toronto’s Family FUNdays which were launched this winter.

Did you know that Family FUNdays…..?

  • include P.A. Day Fridays (with the exception of Gibson House), Family Sundays (up to March 4) as well as the official Family Day holiday
  • require Toronto museums to provide tours and activities for children and their families
  • admission is pay-what-you-can (except P.A. day camps at Scarborough Museum)

For Monday, February 20, 2012, here is a list of FREE activities, Pay-What-You-Can events, and even doubling ticket times for certain sports:

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You’re Invited: Leisure Skate and Shinny Hockey Programs at Toronto’s Outdoor Rinks

January 10, 2010. Campbell Park in the Bloor-Lansdowne neighbourhood of Toronto has an outdoor ice rink that is mostly used for shinny (pick-up hockey). This is a short clip of a game:

FREE Outdoor Rinks

Enjoy the winter season by gliding around the different Toronto outdoor rinks in your area that offer leisure skating, so… lace up your skates!

Please click here to find the status information for your local rink (you can also click on the facility name for program information at each facility).

Also, to see a listing of drop-in programs at all facilities, please click here.

Drop-in Skating Fees

Leisure Skating Fees

Public Skate……………………………….FREE for all ages
Supervised Adult Only Skate………… $3 indoor supervised arenas, FREE at outdoor rinks
Family Skate……………………………….FREE for all ages

Note: When older adults attend adult only skate programs, they pay half the fee. Shinny hockey is free at all outdoor rinks.

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Your Family Day Invitation From the City of Toronto

    Your Family Day Invitation From the City of Toronto
Your Family Day Invitation From the City of Toronto

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

News Release

February 15, 2011

City of Toronto invites residents to lace up, dive in and hit the slopes for Family Day fun

The City of Toronto’s Parks, Forestry and Recreation division invites residents to participate in a wide variety of recreation and leisure activities this Family Day – Monday, February 21. Special program offerings and schedules are available at or by calling 311. All regularly scheduled programming resumes on Tuesday, February 22.

Family Day highlights include swimming, indoor and outdoor leisure skating, shinny hockey, skiing and snowboarding. Residents are also invited to visit Riverdale Farm or the High Park Zoo or take a scenic winter walk through the Toronto’s network of parks.

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Free Family Day Celebrations

Free Family Day Celebrations
Free Family Day Celebrations

Creative Commons License photo credit: La Citta Vita

Toronto, Ontario, Canada: News Release

February 10, 2011

Mayor Ford invites residents to join first ever city-wide celebrations of Family Day

Mayor Rob Ford is inviting Toronto residents to celebrate what family means to them at four city-wide events featuring dance, music, crafts, street theatre, storytelling, skating, tasty treats, free hot chocolate and more. The City’s first ever Family Day celebrations will take place on Monday, February 21 from noon to 4 p.m. across Toronto: in the north at Mel Lastman Square, south at Fort York, east at Albert Campbell Square and west at Colonel Samuel Smith Park Drive.

“Our first ever city-wide Family Day celebrations are a great chance to enjoy all that our city has to offer with our family, friends and neighbours,” said Mayor Rob Ford, who will participate in the festivities. “Family is one of the most important things in life, and I invite everyone to join me in our parks and public squares to celebrate with your community.”