You can’t get any closer! Experience one-on-one animal encounters, be amazed by the AnimaTheatre Show, witness the feeding of the Famous Carnivores and get wet and wild at The Animal’s Splash Bash. Full Day Eco-Adventure Camp available for children 5 to 12 years old.
OPEN: May to September open 7 days a week. April and October until
Thanksgiving, weekends only. Open at 10 a.m., closing times vary. ADMISSION: Adults $23.00; Seniors & Youth $19.00; Children $17.00;
Children under 3 free. Season passes and group rates available.
340 King Street East, Bowmanville
905-623-5655 • www.bowmanvillezoo.com
Rated “The Best in the Snow Business” by the Canadian Ski Council, Brimacombe caters to the traditional skier as well as the snowboarder and features 21 trails, 10 lifts and 2 terrain parks spread over 65+ acres. Less than 45 minutes east of Toronto. Open six days and five nights a week. Lessons, rentals and retail store available onsite.
OPEN: December to March, weather and snow conditions permitting
4098 Durham Road 9 (Ganaraska Road), Orono
905-983-5983 • 1-877-672-2582 • www.brimacombe.ca
CANADIAN TIRE MOTORSPORT PARK
Recognized as Canada’s Home of Motorsports, the 750 acre multi-track facility hosts just about every class of road racing including Formula 1, IndyCar, sports cars, stock cars, endurance racing, motorcycles, motocross, showroom stock, historic vintage racers, “Big Rig” trucks and karts.
OPEN: May long weekend to Thanksgiving weekend
ADMISSION: Rates and admission varies by event. See website for details.
3233 Concession Road 10, Bowmanville
905-983-9141 • 1-800-866-1072
CANLAN ICE SPORTS OSHAWA
Breakaway from boredom and unleash your inner athlete at Durham Region’s most popular sports and entertainment complex. The facility boasts two NHL sized ice surfaces, four championship caliber beach volleyball courts and Durham’s largest patio bar overlooking Lake Ontario.
1401 Phillip Murray Avenue, Oshawa
905-725-6951 • www.icesports.com
There’s always something fun happening in downtown Oshawa. From unique shopping to fine-dining, from family activities to special events, there are over 250 businesses to serve you.
OPEN: Year round
905-576-7606 • www.downtownoshawa.ca
GENERAL MOTORS CENTRE (Oshawa Sports Centre)
Host of 2015 Pan Am Games –Weightlifting and Boxing (July 11 – 19, July 18 – 25)
As Durham Region’s premier Sports and Entertainment Facility it is the home of the Oshawa Generals (OHL) hockey team, the Durham TurfDogs Lacrosse team and the Oshawa Sports Hall of Fame. Various concerts, local events and trade shows are held throughout the year. See website for detailed list of events.
99 Athol Street East, Oshawa
905-438-8811 • 1-877-436-8811
GREAT BLUE HERON CHARITY CASINO
Great games, great food, great people! Join in the action at one of the 60 thrilling casino table games, play at any of the 539 state-of-the-art slot machines or indulge in the award winning all-you-can-eat buffets at the Waters Edge Restaurant. There is something for everyone, no matter what your game!
OPEN: 24 hours, 7 days a week
21777 Island Road, Port Perry
905-985-4888 • 1-888-29-HERON
JUNGLE CAT WORLD WILDLIFE PARK
Located on 15 acres near historic Orono, just 25 minutes east of Oshawa, the park is home to a variety of rare and endangered wildlife from around the world.
OPEN: Year Round. 7 days a week, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Daily feeding tour at 1:30 p.m.
ADMISSION: Adults $15, Teens/Seniors $10, Children $7.50, Children under 2 free. Group rates are available.
3667 Concession Road 6, Orono
Phone: 905-983-5016 • www.junglecatworld.com
LIVEACT DINNER THEATRE
Durham Region’s premiere entertainment destination! Dinner theatre, concerts, special events! An evening at the Dinner Theatre is a night to remember.
104 Consumers Drive, Whitby
905-668-2229 • 1-877-426-5697 • www.liveact.ca
NEB’s FunWorld is #1 for family fun in Durham Region with a huge variety of entertainment that includes bowling, rides and arcade.
OPEN: 7 days a week with rides running daily
1300 Wilson Road North, Oshawa
905-723-2631 • www.nebsfunworld.com
OLG SLOTS AT AJAX DOWNS
Do you like the charm of the classic reel? Prefer the flash of the video slots or electronic table games? With over 800 machines, they have the thrills you desire! And when it comes to exciting your taste buds, the Getaway Restaurant has you covered 24/7.
OPEN: Year Round, 24 hours, 7 days a week
50 Alexander’s Crossing, Ajax
905-619-2690 • 1-866-445-3939
Oshawa Centre is the largest shopping centre East of the GTA with over 200 fashion and lifestyle brands including Sephora, Victoria’s Secret, Roots, Pandora and lululemon. Currently undergoing a $230M redevelopment, the Oshawa Centre will add 60 new stores upon completion in spring 2016.
419 King Street West, Oshawa
905-686-6408 • www.oshawacentre.com
OSHAWA LITTLE THEATRE
Oshawa Little Theatre has brought playful moments to life in Durham Region for over 60 years! Durham’s longest running community theatre presents outstanding live theatre throughout the year.
OPEN: Year Round
ADMISSION: Varies depending on event
62 Russett Avenue, Oshawa
905-723-0282 • www.oshawalittletheatre.com
OSHAWA VALLEY BOTANICAL GARDENS
Featuring over 300 peony varieties, hosta and lilac collections, a water feature, annual beds and the fall blooming Memory Garden, this unique garden links the parklands and natural terrain of the Oshawa Creek Trail system with the nationally-designated heritage gardens of Parkwood Estate.
OPEN: Year round, 7 days a week, dawn until dusk
155 Arena Street, Oshawa
905-436-3311 • 1-800-6-OSHAWA • www.oshawa.ca/ovbg
OSHAWA ZOO and FUN FARM
If you’re looking for a Zoo that offers a clean, rural, child friendly experience for your whole family, look no further. Featuring 45 species of tame exotic and domestic animals that feed from your hand in an interactive environment, it is situated on Oshawa’s Oak Ridge Moraine.
OPEN: May to Thanksgiving. Call ahead to confirm daily open hours.
ADMISSION: Adults $12, Seniors $10, Children $8, Family Pass $40. Season passes and group rates available.
3441 Grandview Street North, Oshawa
905-655-5236 • www.oshawazoo.ca
REGENT THEATRE AT UOIT
Restored to its former glory, the Regent Theatre in downtown Oshawa is a spectacular 600-seat lecture theatre by day and a performance venue during the evening and on weekends.
OPEN: Year Round
ADMISSION: Varies depending on event
50 King Street East, Oshawa
905-721-3399 • www.regent.uoit.ca
TREETOP ECO-ADVENTURE PARK
Become one with nature! Kids and adults will love exploring this one-of- a-kind AERIAL tree top outdoor adventure park. Some of the features include giant Tyrolean Zip lines, suspended bridges, floating logs, ladders and platforms, Tarzan rope swings, nets and much more. New this year: Outdoor Archery Games with an awesome 50’ by 80’ Combat Archery arena to do battle in. Reservations are required.
OPEN: Year Round.
53 Snow Ridge Court, Oshawa
905-655-1113 • 1-855-655-1113