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Bronte Creek

Events

Event Name Start Date End Date Location Description
Nature Centre open - weekends May 21, 2016 July 2, 2016 Nature Centre by Parking lot C and the Playbarn

The Nature Centre will open it’s doors on May 21 to kick off the 2016 season. Stop by to chat with a park naturalist about recently seen birds or wildlife sightings. Kids of all ages will enjoy the displays and activities in the various room. Interested in volunteering? Now is a great time to talk to our staff about opportunities and training. Open weekends 10-4.

Outdoor Swimming Pool Open July 1, 2016 September 5, 2016 Parking Lot D

1.8 acre outdoor swimming pool opens for the season July 1, 2016.

Pool open daily 11am-6pm from July 1-Labour Day (weather permitting)

PLEASE NOTE:

Pool is an additional cost to park main entrance admission.

For more information and list of pool fees visit Bronte Creek website: www.BronteCreek.org

Daily Family Programs at Bronte Creek Provincial Park July 2, 2016 September 4, 2016 Park staff will lead various family programs throughout the summer and at different locations within the park. Current listing are posted at the washrooms, park offices, park store and by the parking

Every day of the summer there will be activities/ programs for your family to get involved in. More details will be available on twitter or facebook @OPBronteCreek Subscribe to our E-newsletter! Reduced programming the week prior to Labour day.

For more information visit: www.BronteCreek.org

You can also call 905-827-6911 ext. 231

Spruce Lane Farmhouse and Nature Centre Summer hours July 2, 2016 August 28, 2016 Spruce Lane Farmhouse - Parking lot F; Nature Centre Parking lot C.

Spruce Lane Farmhouse will be open daily 11-5 and the Nature Centre 10-5 throughout the summer (unless otherwise posted for special events). Stop by to learn about how to become an “Official Park Ranger”. Report your wildlife sightings - or see what animals and birds have been seen lately. Displays, activities—- there is always something new to see or do.

Daily artisan demonstrations and heritage displays will peak your curiosity about life in the early 1900’s. Tour the farmhouse and barns.

Healthy Parks, Healthy People Day July 15, 2016 July 15, 2016 Various locations around the park

Join us as we get out and enjoy our park through learning and play, all programs are no charge. 

9:00 am and 7:00 pm: Yoga in the Park - meet at Parking Lot C

10:00 am: Ranger Ramble - See the Trillium Trail through the eyes of a Park Ranger as you enjoy a relaxing guided tour. Meet at Trillium Trail, Parking Lot F.

10:00 am to 1:00pm: Learn to Camp - Children's Farm - Come see what we have to offer and test your fire building skills.

12:30 pm - 2:30 pm: Coleman Games Area - Join us near the pool for fun games including bean bag toss, lawn darts, horseshoe, and badminton. Race your family and friends in setting up a variety of Coleman tents, try competing in a sleeping bag race, or test your skills at balloon tossing while wearing a PFD. Interested in Coleman camping gear? Come out and talk to Coleman representatives, check out the ultimate camp site, and enter a draw to win awesome Coleman products.   

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm: Cricket - Pick up a bat and take a swing at a favorite Victorian game! Hands on heritage program at Spruce Lane Farmhouse, Parking Lot F. 

8:00 pm: Moving and Grooving In Nature - Clap, stomp and groove along as we learn all about how animals dance their way to survival! Musical Program at the Campground Amphitheater, Campground

Spruce Lane Farm GHOST WALK August 7, 2016 August 21, 2016 Parking lot F - Breckon Shelter. August 7, 2016 and 21, 2016 only.

Everyone always want to know IF the old house is haunted. We have had the paranormal experts in—- their stories will be told by staff… who have THEIR own stories. Some say yes…. some, well… aren’t saying. You decide. Sundays in August. No reservations required.

For more information visit: www.BronteCreek.org

You can also call 905-827-6911 ext. 231

Annual British Car Day @brontecreekpp September 18, 2016 September 18, 2016 Parking lot A or C - Green, Sand shelter areas

Toronto Triumph Club presents their annual car show. www.BritishCarDay.com $17.00 per Spectator Vehicle at the main park entrance. Having exact fare will help to keep the line moving.

Harvest Festival September 24, 2016 September 25, 2016 Day-use area of Park off Burloak Drive. Parking lot F - Spruce Lane Farm.

Brought to you by the Friends of Bronte Creek Park. Your Family can enjoy historical demonstrations, wagon rides, pumpkin carving, traditional family games, farmhouse tours, food and beverage, plus more.

For more information visit: www.BronteCreek.org

You can also call 905-827-6911 

Camper Halloween Weekend One October 14, 2016 October 15, 2016 Campground off Bronte Road.

Campfire Friday Night - come out to learn the history and traditions of All Hallows Eve "Halloween"  and enjoy stories, games music and more —- Open to campers and day visitors.

Saturday activities are for registered campers of Bronte Creek Provincial Park only. Decorate your site to have a chance to win a prize! Dress up and go trick-or-treating around the campground. Then go on a spooky guided evening hike where you will learn about bats, owls and coyotes! Maybe even get them to howl back…

Site decorating contest and prizes for top votes.

Camper Halloween Weekend Two October 21, 2016 October 22, 2016 Bronte Creek Campground off Bronte Road

Campfire Friday Night - come out to learn the history and traditions of All Hallows Eve "Halloween"  and enjoy stories, games music and more —- Open to campers and day visitors.

Saturday activities are for registered campers of Bronte Creek Provincial Park only. Decorate your site to have a chance to win a prize! Dress up and go trick-or-treating around the campground. Then go on a spooky guided evening hike where you will learn about bats, owls and coyotes! Maybe even get them to howl back…

Site decorating contest and prizes for top votes.

Outdoor Skating Rink December 17, 2016 February 20, 2017

Ice Rink scheduled to open for 2016-17 season Mid-December.