March Break 2019

During the long winter months, many of us get less “Vitamin N” than usual. Yet contact with nature has been found to lower blood pressure, strengthen immune system, help prevent disease, and reduce stress levels. Keen to spend time in nature with your family this March Break? Here’s a list of fun happenings across the … Continue reading March Break 2019

March Break 2018

During the long winter months, many of us get less “Vitamin N” than usual. Yet contact with nature has been found to lower blood pressure, strengthen immune system, help prevent disease, and reduce stress levels. Outdoor time is thought to have important contributions to children’s cognitive, emotional, social, and educational development. Likewise, as exposure to … Continue reading March Break 2018

March Break 2017

During the winter months, many of us get less “Vitamin N” than usual. Yet contact with nature has been found to lower blood pressure, strengthen immune system, help prevent disease, and reduce stress levels. Outdoor time is thought to have important contributions to children’s cognitive, emotional, social, and educational development. Likewise, as exposure to nature … Continue reading March Break 2017

Get outdoors for March Break 2016

Give your kids a sensory treat on March Break. Getting outside and exploring the natural world is a chance for kids to balance virtual with real. According to research, that’s a good thing for a child’s overall health, development, creativity and joy. Join one of our special events or create your own exciting park adventure. Below … Continue reading Get outdoors for March Break 2016

March Break 2015 at Ontario Parks

Here’s what’s on during March Break and on March weekends at Ontario Parks in 2015. Check the Ontario Parks Ski Report for the latest snow conditions. http://www.ontarioparks.com/skireport For more information on March Break events check here: www.ontarioparks.com/events At The Pinery, the Visitor Centre will be open and Natural Heritage Education programs offered daily during March Break and on March weekends. … Continue reading March Break 2015 at Ontario Parks

March Break at Ontario Parks

Every March these parks hold extraordinary events: Maple Syrup Festival Costumed staff treat visitors to a traditional ‘sugaring-off’ party every March Break at Oakville’s Bronte Creek Provincial Park. Enjoy a heaping plate of hot pancakes and freshly-made maple syrup or fresh taffy in the snow. The Children’s Farm and Play Barn are open and so … Continue reading March Break at Ontario Parks

Cool March Break ideas at Ontario Parks

Kids love to hang with their friends on March Break so why not take them to Ontario Parks where they can burn off a bit of energy outdoors and have a good time. A little pre-planning in the comfort of your home can make for an extraordinary day or overnight park adventure. Park staff suggest … Continue reading Cool March Break ideas at Ontario Parks

2013 March Break events at Ontario Parks

Every March, the sap flows from trees and birds begin their journey north making pit stops at parks along the lower Great Lakes.  The weather is milder allowing for more outdoor play. Special March Break events for 2013 are planned in many Ontario Parks including a maple syrup festival, a fun cross-country ski touring event … Continue reading 2013 March Break events at Ontario Parks