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Summer Fun

Summer is here and there are so many ways to make it memorable! Check out our ideas below and be inspired to do something fabulous together today.

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    Local Pick Your Own Farms

    There’s nothing better than fresh, local produce, and it doesn’t get any fresher than picking your own right at the…

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  • 59 Things To Do This Summer

    59 Things To Do This Summer

    Looking for things to do this summer? We’ve got a super bucket list filled with local adventures and tons of…

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    Canada Day Celebrations in Oakville

    While we might not be able to gather together in person, we can still celebrate this Canada Day connected as…

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  • Canada Day Celebrations in Hamilton

    Canada Day Celebrations in Hamilton

    Hamilton loves Canada and it shows! Check out the Canada Day Celebrations the City of Hamilton has planned for you…

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    Burlington’s Splash Pads and Wading Pools

    When the summer temperatures rise there is no better way to cool down than at one of the 9 splash…

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    Canada Day Celebrations in Burlington

    Canada Day Celebrations in Burlington may look a little different this year, but our love and patriotism can’t be cancelled!…

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    Skateboard and Scooter Parks in Burlington

    Burlington has 10 skateboard and scooter parks spread out across the city. Each one has different benefits, and we’ve laid…

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    Splash Pads and Wading Pools in Hamilton

    Just in time for the hot temperatures, splash pads and wading pools in Hamilton are opening up again for the…

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    3 Great Spots for Creek Walking in Burlington

    Creek Walking is one of the best ways to cool down on a hot day. Nothing is more refreshing and…

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    5 Drive-In Oakville is Open Again!

    Great news in the world of “something new to do with your family”…Oakville’s 5 Drive-In is reopening!

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    Safari Niagara Opens A Wild Adventure for Families

    Safari Niagara has reopened, and as part of their Phase 1, brings you a wild family adventure!

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    Geocaching – Treasure Hunting in Your City

    Geocaching is a great way to spend time outdoors with your kids. It brings together walking in the fresh air,…

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    Ice Cream and Gelato in Hamilton

    Temps are rising and I can’t think of a better way to cool down than with a frosty dessert! Read…

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    Royal Botanical Gardens is Re-Opening

    The Arboretum at Royal Botanical Gardens re-opens on Wednesday, May 27 for limited access, and here is everything you need…

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    Ice Cream and Gelato in Oakville

    Temps are rising and I can’t think of a better way to cool down than with a frosty dessert! Read…

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    Ice Cream and Gelato in Burlington

    Temps are rising and I can’t think of a better way to cool down than with a frosty dessert! Read…

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  • Burlington Centre Farmers Market

    Burlington Centre Farmers Market

    Some uplifting news for Burlington locals! The Burlington Centre Farmers Market will be back for its 62nd year!

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  • Wild Waterworks closed for summer 2020

    Wild Waterworks

    One more favourite family destination won’t be opening for the summer 2020 season.

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    Hiking With Kids

    Any excuse to get outdoors is a great excuse! Take the kids to a local spot and soak up some…

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    Centreville

    This year, Centreville is 50 Years Old! Can you believe it?! And it’s as awesome – or more – than…

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  • Summer Bucket List

    Every year our family puts together a Summer Bucket List of fun things we want to do during the school…

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    Day Trip Destinations: Guelph

    I love a good day trip, and this summer we’ve been doing many! A few weekends ago we grabbed the…

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  • Free Summer Fun

    Everyone loves summer, right? The great weather, the dinners al fresco, the way that keeping kids entertained costs a fortune…

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  • Surviving Summer

    Surviving Summer Vacation

    We’re in week 2 of vacation, and how are you surviving summer? This is my 4th summer at home with…

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  • guide to local beaches

    Beaches Near Burlington and Hamilton

    Did you know there we so many beautiful beaches near Burlington and Hamilton? Beach season seems to be upon us…

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    Family Road Trips: Sports Fans

    Active Parents is here to help fill your summer vacation with fun. We are putting together ideas for day trips…

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  • Family Road Trips: Fun Family Stops

    Active Parents is here to help fill your summer vacation with fun. We are putting together ideas for family road…

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  • Summer Fun Scavenger Hunt in Burlington

    Have you tapped out on this summer? Don’t give up yet, we’re here to help you go one more round.…

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  • Family Road Trips: Outdoor Fun

    Active Parents is here to help fill your summer vacation with fun. We are putting together ideas for day trips…

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  • Family Day Trips

    Family Road Trips: Culture Stops

    ActiveParents is here to help fill your summer vacation with fun. We are putting together ideas for day trips to…

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