THE GREAT OUTDOORS
Outdoor Skating at Pat Bayly Square
420 Harwood Avenue South, Ajax, Ont.
Dagmar Ski Resort
1220 Lakeridge Road,
Snowmobile Club Trail
10585 Cold Springs Camp
Road, Campbellcroft, Ont.
If you have a snowmobile and are looking for the ultimate off-road winter experience, Ganaraska Snowmobile Club Trail is one of the most excellent, snow-packed groomed trails you’ll find in Southern Ontario. Formed by a group of snowmobile enthusiasts, the Ganaraska Snowmobile Club (GSC) comprises neighbouring clubs that look after more than 200 kilometres of snowmobiling trails from Fenelon Falls to the Northumberland Forest.
at Lakeridge Resort
790 Chalk Lake Road,
Lakeridge Resort in Uxbridge offers more than just powder for skiing. Another popular feature is its snow tubing park. Combining downhill speed with the comfort of a pool float, this family-friendly winter activity packs all of the thrills without the bumps of tobogganing or the requirement for fancy gear and lessons. Admission to the park includes two hours of unlimited snow tubing, snow tube rental and lift.
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WHERE TO WARM UP
The Canadian Automotive Museum
99 Simcoe Street South, Oshawa, Ont.
Hot Chocolate at
Open Studio Art Café
617 Liverpool Road, Nautical
Village, Pickering, Ont.
The Robert McLaughlin Gallery
72 Queen Street,
Civic Centre, Oshawa, Ont.
Art lovers will appreciate everything about the Robert McLaughlin Gallery — its storied history honouring some of the country’s most prolific artists, its mission to build community and connection through art, its gorgeous and evocative permanent collection and the incredible program of visiting exhibitions hosted across six gallery spaces. The RMG also operates as a venue available for rent for weddings, receptions, galas and other events. It’s hard to believe admission is free (but an appropriate donation is encouraged).
Indoor Amusement at NEB’s Fun World
790 Chalk Lake Road,
Photo Credit: iStock/JackF; Courtesy of NEB’s Fun World