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Bass Lake
Event Name: Healthy Parks Healthy People
Date: July 21, 2017 to July 21, 2017
Description:

Free Day-Use at all Ontario Parks.


Bon Echo
Event Name: Healthy Parks Healthy People Day- Yoga on the Beach
Date: July 21, 2017 to July 21, 2017
Location: 9:30 am at Pumphouse Beach
Description:

Did you know spending time in nature is good for your health? It actually helps us live happier and healthier, lives. Exposure to natural environments such as parks enhances our ability to cope with, and recover, from stress and illness.  Bring your yoga mat & start your day at the park with awesome scenery and some yoga on the beach to get your body moving. 


Bonnechere
Event Name: Healthy Parks Healthy People Day
Date: July 21, 2017 to July 21, 2017
Location: Meet at the Davenport Centre
Description:

Come on out and enjoy a beautiful day filled with games and physical activity here at Bonnechere! 

 8:30am: Yoga on the Beach (Meet at the Davenport Centre)

10:00am: Small Games Tournament (bean bag toss, animal tag, egg race, etc) (Meet at the Davenport Centre)


Bronte Creek
Event Name: Healthy Parks, Healthy People Day
Date: July 21, 2017 to July 21, 2017
Location: Various locations around the park
Description:

Join us as we get outside and enjoy our park through learning and play. All programs are no charge. 

Stay tuned for 2017 events - we will update as details are confirmed.

Daily Vehicle fee has been waived for today only at ALL Provincial Parks.  

Pool fee at Bronte Creek Provincial Park still applies. 


Emily
Event Name: Healthy Parks Healthy People
Date: July 21, 2017 to July 21, 2017
Location: Various locations
Description:

Join us to celebrate parks and healthy living! We will be offering different activities throughout the day to get you out and moving around the park.

Stay tuned for 2017 events - we will update as details are confirmed.

Daily Vehicle fee has been waived for today only at ALL Provincial Parks. 


Killbear
Event Name: Healthy Parks, Healthy People
Date: July 21, 2017 to July 21, 2017
Location: Day use area and beach
Description:

Join us at the Day Use Beach to celebrate Healthy Parks Healthy People

10:00am - 2:00pm: Kayak and Stand up Paddle Board demo - courtesy of White Squall

10:00am: Yoga on the Beach

12:00pm: Children’s Program - Killbear Olympics inspired by our animal athletes

1:00pm: Yoga on the Beach

2:00pm: Guided Hike - How forests make people healthy

Enter our Photo Scavenger Hunt and the Killbear Trail Challenge to win prizes

Parking is limited, please carpool, bike, walk or canoe. Overflow parking at main office. Bring your own healthy picnic.


MacGregor Point
Event Name: Healthy Parks Healthy People
Date: July 21, 2017 to July 21, 2017
Location: Visitor Centre
Description:

Spending time in nature is very important for our physical and mental well being! In order to raise awareness of the benefits of being active in green space, entrance into MacGregor Point and all events happening throughout the day will be free! We have a number of events to celebrate Healthy Parks Healthy People!

Full program details will be released spring 2017


Mara
Event Name: Healthy Parks Healthy People
Date: July 21, 2017 to July 21, 2017
Description:

Free Day-Use at all Ontario Parks.


Pinery
Event Name: Healthy Parks Healthy People Celebrations & FREE Day Use
Date: July 21, 2017 to July 21, 2017
Description:

Write yourself a nature prescription and start your weekend early with FREE day-use entry to Pinery! Hike, bike, swim, paddle or participate in art, fitness, nature or conservation activities offered by staff and guest presenters!


Point Farms
Event Name: Point Farms - HPHP
Date: July 21, 2017 to July 21, 2017
Location: Play Field (Located off the parking lot in Colborne Campground)
Description:

Celebrate Healthy Parks Healthy People with Ontario Parks!

When: Friday July 21, 2017

Where: All operating Ontario Parks.

What: Free day-use at all Ontario Parks. We are opening our doors to everyone in Ontario; there will be no charge for day-use visitation during the celebration. Parks across the province will offer events and activities that encourage people to visit parks and be active. Explore a new park, sample our facilities and services or enjoy a fun event in a great natural setting!

Why: The time to strengthen and rediscover our connection to nature is now! Ontario’s provincial parks are home to some of the most inspiring and beautiful landscapes in the country. We want to increase the awareness and uptake of the strong benefits linked to spending time in nature.

What is included with the free day-use entry?

All visitors to the park will be issued a complimentary day-pass to the park. You may enjoy the park facilities until 10:00pm on July 21. Additional charges for facilities not included in day-use such as camping, equipment rentals and pools at Bronte Creek and Earl Rowe provincial parks will remain in effect during the celebration.

Point Farms Activities - Description and event times will be provided as soon as they become available.


Rondeau
Event Name: Healthy Parks Healthy People Day & FREE DAY USE
Date: July 21, 2017 to July 21, 2017
Description:Want to improve your memory, decrease stress and improve your sleep quality?? More time in nature is all you need! Take advantage of a free day at Rondeau and join us for a full day of healthy activities. Call the Rondeau Visitor Centre for more information at 519-674-1768. 
Rushing River
Event Name: Rushing River Healthy Parks Healthy People
Date: July 21, 2017 to July 21, 2017
Description:

Join Rushing River staff in celebrating Healthy Parks Healthy People (#HPHP) and rediscovering our connection to nature!  


Selkirk
Event Name: Whoo's Awake
Date: July 21, 2017 to July 21, 2017
Description:

As the sun goes down and dusk approaches a whole new world begins! While humans sleep many animals, including bats, owls, flying squirrels, moths, and katydids become active-searching for food and a mate. This fun and fact filled PowerPoint presentation, is an exciting opportunity to learn more about the amazing life of nocturnal animals as we talk about how bats locate their prey, how moths pollinate flowers and about the calls of owls. It should be a hootin' good time!


Turkey Point
Event Name: Animal Olympics
Date: July 21, 2017 to July 21, 2017
Location: Picnic Shelter -10am
Description:How do you think you compare to the speed of a coyote or the building ability of a beaver? Species all over the world are specially adapted to make sure they survive in a fast and furious world looking for food or shelter? Come out and challenge other contestants to see how you rate among these magnificent animals.

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