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Splash Pads, Outdoor Pools and Wading Pools in Burlington

Spend your summer cooling down at a Burlington splash pad (sometimes called splash parks or spray pads). Most of them are free summer activities! If you need a bigger refresh, we love the outdoor pools in Burlington. They offer waterslides, climbing walls, and they feel like local water parks.

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Visit Lowville Park in Burlington Every Season

The amount of fun, fresh air and family time you can get from a visit to Lowville Park in Burlington is limitless! We try to visit a few times every summer, at least once in the fall and we even come back for tobogganing in the winter!

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The 5 Coolest Skate Parks in Oakville, Ontario

Oakville is home to five outdoor scooter and skate parks, spread throughout the town. They vary in size and style, but all pack a punch of fun and exercise for kids on wheels. We have details on what each one offers so you can choose the coolest one for your little thrashers.

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The Hamilton Aviary Bird Sanctuary

A visit to The Hamilton Aviary is a great way to feel tropical while supporting this wonderful, volunteer-run bird sanctuary in Dundas, Ontario.

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Free and Cheap Things To Do in Burlington With Kids

Some are well-known places to visit and some are hidden gems only the locals know about. We are bringing you our favourite free and cheap things to do with kids in Burlington. And expect this list to grow as we find more and more free, local adventures.

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Letters to Santa – Important Dates For Grown-Ups!

Canada is one of the few places where when you mail your letters to Santa, he writes back! It must be because we’re so nice! It’s time to make your list, check it twice, and hope that Santa sees you when you’re being nice!

3 Indoor Treasure Hunts For Every Age

We can help you keep them busy and engaged with these 3 printable indoor scavenger hunts. Recruit a big sibling to help run this adventure, or help a new reader follow the hunt on their own. No matter how you execute these hunts, they will help keep boredom at bay.

Halloween Decorations Bingo!

This colourful Bingo card is a great way to keep kids moving forward on their walks through the community. This one is perfect for a neighbourhood walk or for Halloween night when the witches and wizards will be out roaming the streets!

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Hidden Valley Park is a Must-Visit Destination

Have you been to Hidden Valley Park in Burlington? Many parents agree it’s one of Burlington’s best free things to do. And get this, Hidden Valley is home to 2 playgrounds, each completely different and so worth talking about.