5 things to do on Family Day in Brampton


Published February 17, 2023 at 11:33 am

Family Day is the first statutory holiday since New Year’s that many people look forward to in the winter.

This year, Family Day falls on Monday, Feb. 20, and whether you’re planning to spend the day with your kids, parents or friends, there are plenty of things to do in Brampton.

So, without further ado, here are five things to do on Family Day.

Visit PAMA

There’s always something new to check out at Peel Art Gallery Museum and Archives.

Currently, exhibits include We Are Hockey, UN/COVERINGS: Mennonite and Muslim Women’s Heads and Hearts and Facing Claude Cahun & Marcel Moore.

On Family Day, guests will be able to take shots in PAMA’s inflatable hockey net, explore exhibits, create art and listen to music from the Brampton Folk Club from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Go skating

What better way to spend Family Day than going to Gore Meadows outdoor skating rink for a winter skate? The rink is open for free public skates and paid drop-in and registered programs, weather permitting.

To see the winter schedule, click here.

Visit Chinguacousy Park 

Chinguacousy Park will be hosting various family-friendly activities on Family Day from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Free programs include a series of tennis drop-ins, family photo ops, snow golf, and snow painting. Fire warming stations will also be available at the outdoor skating rink and ski chalet.

A food truck will also be onsite by the outdoor skate rink and concession areas will be open for guests to purchase items.

Photo: City of Brampton

Enjoy some winter sports

On Family Day, Mount Chinguacousy will be offering beginner lessons, drop-in skiing, snowboarding and tubing from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., weather and snow conditions permitting.

For information on snow hill hours, fees and operational status updates, click here.

Visit a recreation centre

Select recreation centres in Brampton will be open on Family Day and will offer a variety of free programs. These include pickleball, badminton, table tennis, basketball and volleyball drop-ins. Other activities include skating, curling and shinning.

To find out which programs are being offered and where, click here.

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