With the Family Day long weekend just around the corner, I’ve done the research for you and found 5 great ways you can have fun in Toronto while being physical activity with your family.
1. Casa Loma Family Day Weekend: Celebrate the Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games
Saturday, February 14 to Monday February, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
This Family Day head over to Casa Loma to take part in the excitement of the Pan Am Games! Families are invited to participate in interactive sports and cultural activities with Team Canada athletes! This includes: live gymnastics demonstration (1pm-3pm), meet the Pan Am athletes (1pm-3pm) boxing workshop, Parapan Am activities, bocce ball, face painting, visit from the official the Pan Am mascot Pachi.
Price: Children $14, adults $24, senior/youth $18
2. Creating Connection: Family Fun Yoga with Ella Isakov
Enjoy Family Day Yogi style! Family yoga is a healthy way to interact, connect and share the love of yoga together. This class is suitable for ALL ages! There will be yoga play, breathing techniques, acro-yoga, fun activities, meditation, and relaxing quiet time to share together. Family yoga is a beautiful way to connect with your loved ones, and it may just ignite the love of yoga in your little ones. Details.
Price: $25 one parent/one kid, $30 one parent/two kids, $35 two parents/one kid, $40 two parents/2+kids
3. Family Day at Fort York
Monday, February 16, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
This Family Day, kids can try an 1812 drill class, Officers’ Sword Drill and some old-fashioned games, as well as a fun-filled kids’ activity book. Hot chocolate and a roaring fire will make this a heartwarming and memorable visit. Explore the history of Toronto and Fort York! Details.
Price: $7.96/adults, $3.76/child, $4.87/youth & senior, FREE 5 and under (plus tax)
4. Body By Chosen: Family Day Kids Boxing Calisthenics Classes
Join Body by Chosen and their elite group of personal trainers for a free Family Day kids Boxing Calisthenics Class. Boys and girls ages 8-14 will participate in a 60 minute class which will begin with a mentorship discussion on healthy living and also a demonstration on some of the bar tricks Body By Chosen followed by a training session of calisthenics and boxing exercises to keep the kids active and promote healthy, active living. Details.
5. HarbourKIDS Skating Festival: GUINNESS WORLD RECORD® Attempt – The World’s Largest Skating Lesson
Monday, February 16, 10 a.m. to 12p.m.
Join the Harbourfront Center as they attempt to set a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORD® for the largest skating lesson led by Olympians Patrick Chan, Caroline Ouellette, Jennifer Botterill, Kevin Rempel and hockey legend Wendel Clark. Lesson will begin at 11am. Free skate and helmet rentals will be available. Details.