Bronte Creek

Bronte Creek

Events

Event Name Start Date End Date Location Description
Plein Air Paint and Picnic Day June 23, 2019 June 23, 2019 1219 Burloak Drive - Breckon Shelter and the Spruce Lane Farm area.

A day for all you creative painters to get outside and paint!  The park provides so many great subjects - fences, stone wall, forested paths, spring wildflowers etc.

Join us for a day art!

Stay tuned for developing activities!  Updates will be available here: https://www.facebook.com/events/751258065258713/

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For more information visit: www.BronteCreek.org

Outdoor Swimming Pool Open June 29, 2019 June 29, 2019 Parking Lot D

1.8 acre outdoor swimming pool opens for the season June 29, 2019

Pool open daily 11am-6pm (weather permitting)

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

PLEASE NOTE:

A daily per person fee is in addition to the Daily Vehicle Permit 

Remember that the pool is located in the day-use only area 1219 Burloak Drive

Family Fishing Week June 29, 2019 July 7, 2019

This week allows Canadian residents to enjoy the fun of fishing without a licence

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Spruce Lane Farmhouse and Nature Centre Summer hours June 29, 2019 September 1, 2019 Spruce Lane Farmhouse - Parking lot F; Nature Centre Parking lot C.

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.

We'd love to see pictures of your park adventure! Join the conversation FacebookTwitter and Instagram

For more information visit: www.BronteCreek.org

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

Daily Family Education Programs at Bronte Creek Provincial Park July 1, 2019 September 1, 2019 Various locations around the park.

Every day of the summer there will be activities/ programs for your family to get involved in.

Weekly program schedule and information will be available IN-Park and on our social media channels.

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For more information visit: www.BronteCreek.org

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

Yoga in the Park with Stacey! July 2, 2019 August 27, 2019 Day-use only area. 1219 Burloak Drive. Picnic Shelter F

We are pleased to be able to offer park visitors a chance to enjoy weekly Yoga sessions outdoors!

Offered every Tuesday evening, Starting JULY 2 through to August 27, 2019. Between 6:00 pm and 7:00 pm

Vinyasa is a style of yoga characterized by stringing postures together so that you move from one to another, seamlessly, using breath. Commonly referred to as “flow” yoga. Vinyasa classes offer a variety of postures and no two classes are ever alike. Stacey will prepare a unique yoga class, so that every class is different as you train the body in new ways and learn new aspects of yourself. All levels welcome.

Participants are to bring their matt or towel and a reusable bottle of water.

No registration required - though you can via EventBrite.Participants pay entry into park. No additional fee for class.Dates and times subject to change - we will do our best to give you fair warning. Changes may be as a result of weather.Brought to you in partnership with Stacey Cabrera.www.Karmabhaktiyoga.com

Summer Music in the Park (amateur) July 4, 2019 August 29, 2019 1219 Burloak Drive access - Breckon Shelter area.

Each Thursday night we will showcase a different local musical group/ choir/ band/ quartet etc. (amateurs only)

These public performances aim to provide an enjoyable evening for our visitors while highlighting the music schools, choirs/ bands etc.  

We imagine people gathered around, casually listening and enjoying the talents of our local musicians.  We picture acts as diverse as steel drum bands to bag pipes! 

There are still openings for acts/ bands/ singers etc.  Please contact park at BronteCreek@ontario.ca if you are interested in performing.  

Details will be posted on our Facebook events page ---as we fill the Thursday nights.

Healthy Parks, Healthy People Day July 19, 2019 July 19, 2019 Various locations around the park

Healthy Parks Healthy People 

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 (except our pool).  Bronte Creek Provincial Park is hosting events and activities that encourage people to visit parks and be active. Explore the park, sample our facilities and services or enjoy a fun event in a great natural setting!

More detailed information will be posted on our Facebook page closer to the date.  

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

The daily pool entry fee, equipment rental and camping fees still apply. 

Parks Day in Canada July 20, 2019 July 20, 2019 Various Location throughout the park

A day to celebrate all things "parks".

Hike, picnic, swim and play.  Relax, read, sketch or paint.  Dance, jump or run!

Explore. Discover. Cherish.

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Discover the importance of Parks!

Pilates In the Park with Zhanna July 24, 2019 August 28, 2019 1219 Burloak Drive. Day-use only area. Picnic shelter F

NEW for 2019! Pilates in the Park!

Each Wednesday evening starting July 24, 2019 through August 28, 2019.

6:00pm and 7:00pmZhanna from Pilates Difference will lead all experience levels through weekly sessions that are sure to improve both your fitness levels and enjoyment of the park!All you need to bring a mat, water and enthusiasm! You can expect a Pilates workout that strengthens core (abdominal), improves balance and mobility of spine and joints. All levels are welcome.Park entry fee is required. No additional fee for sessions.Dates may change due to weather. We will do our very best to give fair warning regarding changes.You can register Via EventBrite for this no additional fee event. https://www.facebook.com/events/404108990337333/

Christmas in July July 24, 2019 July 26, 2019 Campground - campers on July 24-25 and 26th. Day visitors - July 25

Campers!  Decorate your campsite with lights, stockings, reindeer, elves etc. 

The Friends of Bronte Creek are working on More activities -- so stay tuned or check out www.BronteCreek.org for current details.

Day visitors - dress like santa, mrs. claus, an elf or reindeer while visiting the playbarn or pool.

Spruce Lane Farm GHOST WALK August 11, 2019 August 11, 2019 1219 Burloak Drive, Parking lot F - Breckon Shelter.

Guided tours to see the after dark side of an old Victorian house.  A house over 100 years old is bound to hold secrets!  It can’t help but be a little spooky. No reservations required.

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For more information visit: www.BronteCreek.org

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

Spruce Lane Farmhouse - Ghost Walk August 18, 2019 August 18, 2019 1219 Burloak Drive, Breckon Shelter parking lot F

Guided tours to see the after dark side of an old Victorian house.  A house over 100 years old is bound to hold secrets!  It can’t help but be a little spooky. No reservations required.

Join the conversation FacebookTwitter and Instagram

For more information visit: www.BronteCreek.org

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

Pass Holder Appreciation Day August 24, 2019 August 24, 2019 Various areas around park as described in program schedule.

Being an Ontario Parks Vehicle Permit Pass holder entitles you and your car load of friends or family to enjoy a season or full year of programs and activities available at Bronte Creek Provincial Park.  But did you know that your pass is also valid at parks such as: Rock Point, Long Point, Sauble Falls and Wasaga Beach Provincial Parks?

On August 24th Bronte Creek Provincial Park will have a variety of programs, special meet-up which will shine a spot light on facilities and services that pass holder may not be aware of.

We will post and update the day's schedule on our Facebook page @OPBronteCreek.

 

Outdoor Swimming Pool - last day of the season September 2, 2019 September 2, 2019 Pool - between Parking lot C and Parking lot D.

1.8 acre outdoor swimming pool WILL close for the season September 2, 2019 at 6pm (or earlier depending on weather).

Pool open daily 11am-6pm (weather permitting)

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PLEASE NOTE:

Pool use is an additional cost to park main entrance admission.

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

Annual British Car Day September 15, 2019 September 15, 2019 Day-use area, 1219 Burloak Drive. Visitors use Parking lot A or C - Cars will be displayed in Green, Sand picnic shelter areas "Show" cars look for signs for exhibitor entrance.

Toronto Triumph Club presents their annual car show. Park entrance fee ($17 subject to change) per spectator vehicle will be collected at the main park entrance. Having exact cash fare will help to keep the line moving. We recommend to arrive as early as possible, gates open at 8am.

For more information visit: http://www.BritishCarDay.com

Share pictures or video of your favorite car! #BritishCarDay #OPBronteCreek FacebookTwitter and Instagram

You can also call 905-827-6911 

World Cleanup Day September 21, 2019 September 21, 2019

Just like spring cleaning - only this time we are getting the park ready to go to sleep for the winter.  After a busy summer season the trails, ditches and waterways have collected debris - which is unsightly as well as dangerous to wildlife.  Volunteer today to do your part to clean up a little part of the world.

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More details will be posted on our facebook page as the date approaches.

Harvest Festival September 28, 2019 September 29, 2019 Bronte Creek Day-Use Area, 1219 Burloak Drive Spruce Lane Farm - Parking lot F.

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.

Look for the Harvest Moon September 14, 2019

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For more information visit: www.BronteCreek.org

You can also call 905-827-6911 

Ontario Parks Blog - Harvest time

Camper Halloween Weekend 1 October 18, 2019 October 20, 2019 Bronte Creek Campground 3201 Upper Middle Road W, 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.

We'd love to see your pictures!  #CamperHalloween  FacebookTwitter and Instagram

For more information visit: www.BronteCreek.org

You can also call our campground at 905-827-3228

Love Halloween and the environment? Here are some tips to eco-friendly decorations.

Camper Halloween Weekend 2 October 25, 2019 October 27, 2019 Bronte Creek Campground 3201 Upper Middle Road W, 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.

Share your pics! #CamperHalloween FacebookTwitter and Instagram

For more information visit: www.BronteCreek.org

You can also call our campground at 905-827-3228

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Victorian Christmas at Bronte Creek December 27, 2019 January 5, 2020 Spruce Lane Farm - Parking lot F in the Day-use area 1219 Burloak Drive.

Victorian Christmas

A special holiday treat awaits you and your family! Take a step back in time to the year 1900 to visit a Victorian homestead during the Christmas season. Spruce Lane Farm at Bronte Creek Provincial Park will be trimmed and decorated in all its seasonal splendor.

Dates - Dec 27, 28, 29, 30 2019 and Jan 3, 4, 5, 2020.

Once the hustle and bustle of preparing for Christmas Day is behind you, your family can enjoy the holiday season.  Our revised programming aims to delight even the most persistent of holiday humbugs.  

Open Daily 10:00 - 4:00 (weather permitting). 

Event support by Friends of Bronte Creek 

Your Victorian Christmas experience will  include traditional Christmas games and activities, designed for all different age groups from toddlers to adults. Make hands-on crafts with daily special feature crafts where you will get to see and use historic tools and skills to create your own take home souvenirs.

Enjoy touring the elegantly decorated Spruce Lane Farmhouse and experience seasonal stories and songs in the parlor, learning about the holiday traditions of the Victorian era!

No Reservations required.  Large groups please call ahead.

Access to most of the Christmas attractions are included in daily vehicle permit or Ontario Park seasonal pass, unless otherwise stated.

Hiking trails, cross-country ski trails, tobogganing, Children’s Farm and Playbarn.

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For more information visit: www.BronteCreek.org

You can also call 905-827-6911

First Day Hike January 1, 2020 January 1, 2020

Yes, the park will be open on January, 1st for you and your family to enjoy a hike... your #FirstDayHike.

Start the New Year on the right foot, by getting a jump start burning off those extra holiday calories in the great outdoors!

We hope that this First Day Hike will encourage you and your and family to not only welcome the coming year, but to resolve to spend more time in the outdoors, exercising and connecting with nature.

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Don’t forget to tag us when you share photos of your #FirstDayHike!

Family Day Event February 17, 2020 February 17, 2020 Children's Farm and Nature Centre - Access from Parking Lot C

Spend quality time with family is at the heart of this program.

Children's Farm - open 9-4.  Tour the various barns and outbuildings to see your favorite farm animals.  Pellet feed stations available (funds support the Friends of Bronte Creek Park).  Children's Playbarn - kids 10 and under can climb, jump and explore tunnels 'til their hearts content.  Allowing kids to be kids.

Nature Centre Open 10am to 4pm. Live animals and hands on displays showcasing Bronte Creek Provincial Park's natural world. Hands-on nature and heritage crafts will be offered inside the nature centre. 

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For more information visit: www.BronteCreek.org

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

Coyote Howl Hikes December 31, 2020 December 31, 2020 Day-use area - 1219 Burloak Drive.

Guided Coyote Howl Hikes followed by a special New Year’s Eve countdown for kids.  

*** NEW location - Parking Lot F ***

A fun way to ring in the New Year.  Join Park Rangers who will guide you into the woods to a site where we hope to have a chorus of coyotes howl in response to our call.  Learn why they howl and some facts about this mostly misunderstood urban creature. No reservations required.

Guided hikes begin at 7:00pm and 7:30pm.  Followed by Kid's Countdown bonfire at 8:30pm.  Park gates will close at 9:00pm.

For more information visit: www.BronteCreek.org

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

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