Celebrate Family Day on Monday, February 20, 2023.

On the third Monday in February, Ontario celebrates Family Day, a day to spend more time with those you love. Whether its ice skating along skate trails or visiting one of our conservatories, there are many family-friendly activities to enjoy.


From family yoga to family fitness, check out all our drop-in fitness programs and find something the whole family can enjoy.


There are many outdoor rinks, skating trails and arenas to choose from across the city. Outdoor ice rink and skate trails will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Check the schedule and status of the ice rink before heading out.

Skate Lending Library

The Skate Lending Library, in partnership with Desjardins Financial Group, will be visiting outdoor ice rink locations across the city. Skates, helmets and skate aids can be borrowed on a first-come, first-served basis.


Select drop-in sports programs will be available for the whole family. Children accompanied by an adult can enjoy yoga, Zumba®, gymnastics, sports, and much more.


Drop-in leisure swimming will be available at many indoor pools on Family Day. City-run leisure swims are free of charge for everyone.

  • Agincourt Recreation Centre (2 to 5 p.m.)
  • Albion Pool and Health Club (Noon to 3 p.m.)
  • Birchmount Recreation Centre (2 to 5 p.m.)
  • Dennis R. Timbrell Recreation Centre (Noon to 3 p.m.)
  • Matty Eckler Recreation Centre (11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.)
  • Memorial Pool and Health Club (10 a.m. to 1 p.m.)
  • North Toronto Memorial Community Centre (2 to 5 p.m.)
  • Pam McConnell Aquatic Centre (2 to 5 p.m.)
  • Trinity Recreation Centre (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
  • York Recreation Centre (11 p.m. to 3 p.m.)

Escape the winter and enjoy the sights and smells at Toronto’s beautiful conservatories.

Free admission and wheelchair accessible.

High Park Animal Display

Toronto’s oldest animal display has been around since 1893. The animal display, which houses domestic and exotic animals such as bison, llamas and reindeer, is located on Deer Pen Road and is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free.

Riverdale Farm

The City’s farm at 201 Winchester St. is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and features farm animals and offers various activities. Admission is free.