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Family Day long weekend is quickly approaching: Saturday February 13 -Monday February 15. It is the perfect chance to spend some quality time together with your kids. There's lots of fun stuff going on in Durham Region, Toronto and beyond. Check out our list below of indoor entertainment and outdoor activities that the whole family can enjoy.

Family Day Fun at Pickering Rec Complex!

Passports on sale now. $15 per family.

Choose your activities and reserve you space in advance!

Some of the great things you and your family can enjoy are; kindergym, game midway, balloon archery, balloon twisting, photo booth, breakdancing, family dance, story & craft, racquet sports, family fitness, and swimming. The fun starts at 10:00 am!

Complete details are online at the Rec or call 905.683.6582.

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Family Day Special - Playdium Playcard

Family Day Special - Playdium Playcard packed with 225 credits for $31.00 + HST. That's an extra $6.25 of credits FREE! Available February 15th, 2016 only. The Ultimate Family Day Place To Play !

Playdium Mississauga, 99 Rathburn Road West, Mississauga ON L5B 4C1
Ph. 905.273.9000 E:


Treetop Eco-Adventure Park is the place to be this Family Day

Just 10 minutes north of Durham College on Simcoe Street North in Oshawa, Ontario. Zip line through the forest at heights over 60 feet or channel your inner Lara Croft and Indiana Jones, testing your agility on suspension bridges, log swings, tight ropes and much more while you traverse through the treetops of the Oak Ridge Moraine.

Winter prices in effect - $45 Youth/Adult Course and $35 for the Children's Course. Please call 905-655-1113 for a reservation.


Ceramics Canada

Create Memories with your family this Family Day. Explore your creativity while spending quality family time together at Ceramics Canada this Family Day Weekend. Save 10% off ceramic pieces. Open Monday 10am to 5pm. Walk-ins welcome.

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The Second City presents Superdude and Doctor Rude.

In a world where kids make the rules, super-villains won?t know what hit them. Join the Supercrew on a wild musical adventure filled with jet packs, secret lairs, and selfies!

Matinees run Feb 13 to Feb 15. Tickets $14; Family 4-Packs $45.

Book now at or call 416.343.011.

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Brimacombe Ski

Get the family off the couch and onto the slopes this winter at Durham's largest ski area, less than an hour east of Toronto. From lift tickets and lessons, to rentals and retail, to food and family time Brimacombe has your family covered.


KIDS FREE at the Hockey Hall of Fame on Family Day

February 15, 2016

Celebrate Family Day at the Hall - simulation games, theatres, the world's greatest collection of hockey artifacts and hands-on access to the Stanley Cup!

*Up to a maximum of 4 youth (13yrs & under) will be admitted FREE with the purchase of one regular price adult admission. Admission must be purchased on-site.



INDOOR Family Festival at the Markham Fair Grounds on Family Day Weekend, February 13th - 15th, 2016. Over 35,000 sq ft of activity stations, play zones, interactive inflatables, a performance stage, dance parties, and 30+ vendors - this three day long celebration of the imagination will have families creating, exploring and playing together.



Family Fun Fest features a large indoor amusement park, just for Family Day weekend! Boasting an impressive line-up of Kiddy Midway Rides, Jumping Castles, Giant Slides, Obstacle Courses, Arcade Games, Attractions, Carnival Games and Interactive Entertainment! Best Family day weekend event in Toronto!

Visit for more details.

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Award Winning Glama Gal Tween Spa is a Spa Just For Girls of All Ages.

Indulge in dessert inspired manis & pedi's or visit our Glam Labs to Create your own Ooh La La Perfume, Body Scrub Sundae's, Glosses or Glitter Lotion. Don't forget to check out our "Pinktique" for Tween'alicious Treats. Providing the Best Spa Birthday Parties, Spa Services for Girls, Be YOU Workshop Sessions, PA Day Camp's and much more..Our PINK Motto: Be Confident! Be Positive! BE YOU! Locations in Vaughan, Ajax, Oakville, Newmarket, Toronto, Markham, Sudbury, Barrie and Blue Mountain.



Kids Fest Toronto is back. Featuring new rides, new entertainment and a whole lot of fun! Kids Fest TO has taken over the International Center making it the LARGEST indoor inflatable festival in Canada. Make this Family Day Weekend one to remember.

Visit for details.


Whitby's Entertainment Centrum

Whitby's Entertainment Centrum is conveniently located at 75 Consumers Drive (Thickson/401). Catch a movie in amazing IMAX at Landmark Cinemas, or bring the family for glow-in-the-dark mini-putt at Putting Edge. Top your day with a great meal at one of our many family-friendly restaurants, or give the kids a thrill at Chuck E. Cheese.


2016 GTA Home & Reno Show

2016 GTA Home & Reno Show, happening Family Day weekend (Feb 12-15) at the International Centre. Parents can mingle with top contractors, suppliers and design experts while kids can meet their favourite superheroes at the Kids Zone.


Family Day Adventures at Scenic Caves Nordic Centre

Celebrate Family Day weekend outdoors with activities for all ages. Explore 27 km. of groomed cross-country ski trails or 10 km. of snowshoe trails. Also: Winter Nature Scavenger Hunt, Children's Adventure Play Park and roasting s'mores over an outdoor fire pit. Wax hut, lessons, snack bar, gift shop. An easy daytrip - near Collingwood.

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Family Day Fun at YPT Includes FREE Activities!

Young People?s Theatre will be presenting a special performance of Mistatim at 2:30pm on Monday, Feb. 15th. Your show ticket purchase ($10-$34) comes with lots of FREE activities the whole family can enjoy, including a scavenger hunt, crafts, and a very special Meet the Theatre event! Call or click for details: 416-862-2222 |

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Experience a winter wonderland at the Bata Shoe Museum this Family Day long weekend. Kids can make arts and crafts, see hands-on demonstrations, play I-Spy in the galleries, try-on funky footwear and more! Special viewing of 'March of the Penguins' on Saturday and Monday. Check out for more information. #BSMfamilyfun

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Ontario Science Centre

Family Day Weekend - February 13 - 15, 2016

Spend Family Day at the Ontario Science Centre, where there is always lots to see and do for the whole family! For a full list of our Family Day programs, including exhibitions, films, demonstrations and workshops, please visit:

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Family Day Triple Play Weekend at Laser Quest Whitby!

Friday & Saturday 12pm - 11pm
Sunday 12pm - 8pm
Monday 12pm - 6pm

Our Triple Play special is back! Enjoy 3 games of Laser Quest for only $19/player!!

Call 905-665-2225 to make reservations
Address: 23 Consumers Dr in Whitby