Family Day 2017


Ice Fishing

The Family Fishing Weekend continues this Family Day and lets anglers try ice fishing without needing a fishing licence. Head out onto Kempenfelt Bay, bundle up and grab your fishing rods and see what you and the kids can catch!

Tiffin Conservation Centre

Enjoy your day enjoying the outdoors at The Tiffin Conservation Centre for Family Day this year. You can go skating on Papa Bear Pond or hike Tiffin’s 17 kilometres of forested trails, or try snowshoeing and kick sledging. You will need to bring your own skates and helmets for skating. You can also enjoy 1812 re-enactors and a live hawk demonstration. Hotdogs and hot chocolate are available for purchase. The admission fee is just $2.00 per person and any rental fees are extra. The Tiffin Centre is located at 8195 8th Line of Essa Township, just west of Barrie.

Swimming and Skating

The City of Barrie is offering Family Day activities at each of its recreation centres. Free indoor skating from 1 to 3 p.m. at Allandale Rec Centre, at Holly Rec Centre from 1:30 to 3:20 p.m.Swim for $1 at Allandale Rec Centre from 3 to 5 p.m. The Holly and East Bayfield gyms are also open for families to drop in and play various games during the afternoon.
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Art Workshop

The whole family can enjoy a fun art workshop at The Maclaren Art Centre during Family day 12-4 pm and admission is just $5.00 per child. The Maclaren Art Centre is located on Mulcaster Street in downtown Barrie.
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