Top 5 March Break Activities in Mississauga


March Break is right around the corner in Mississauga, and while the kids are rejoicing, parents might be wondering where to take their ecstatic children next week.

Luckily, there are a ton of different spaces and places offering March Break fun for kids of all ages. Whether it's active leisure, fun learning opportunities or getting your kids immersed in Canadian Heritage, Mississauga has many family-friendly options for you this March Break.

5. Skate on the Square

Although we’ve been experiencing some milder than normal temperatures, winter lovers should take comfort in the fact that it’s not going to be too warm next week. Weather permitting, the Celebration Square ice rink will be open to March Breakers for some of the final skate times this winter. For more information about skate times, you can visit this link.

Note that the Square skating hours are 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., so you'll have all day to enjoy the great outdoors.

4) Maple Magic at the Bradley Museum

Who doesn't love maple syrup? There's no better way to soak up some Canadian heritage than by feasting on and learning about our traditional maple syrup, and the Bradley Museum has March Break activites every day from March 10-18! Some activities that families can indulge in? 

  • Learn the Story of Maple with hands on interactive learning stations
  • Explore the Maple Trivia Trail
  • Oversize family games
  • Camp Lumperjack
  • Sample maple treats in the Bradley House
  • Pancake lunch at the Sugar Shack
  • Maple gift shop
  • Tours of the Historic Bradley House

This year, there’s also a petting zoo. Click here to learn more.

3)  Free Family Programs this March Break at The Riverwood Conservancy 

If you love nature, you might want to check out some free family programs this March Break at The Riverwood Conservancy. Some activities on tap include the Party Safari Animal Meet & Greets (with exotic animals such as snakes, birds and lizards that kids can interact with), guided nature hikes and an informative look at Canadian animal skulls.

All children must be accompanied by an adult and registration is required. 

Click here to register for an event.

2) Indoor Skating Event at Erin Mills Town Centre

If you or your kids like to skate but don’t like to freeze in the great outdoors, you can head on over to Erin Mills Town Centre for an indoor skating event. EMTC says the event, which offers “prizes and fun,” will run from March 12-16. The week-long event boasts free skating for families and an evening skate with music and lights, free $5 food court gift cards for the first 50 families, free inflatable hockey shoot out, free giveaways and more. 

Skates can be borrowed, but quantities are limited.

For more info, click here

1) March Break Camp at the Living Arts Centre

If you want your kids to enjoy a more artistic March Break, note that you can enroll them in March Break Camp at the Living Arts Centre in Mississauga. Located right in the heart of City Centre, the facility is offering a camp experience for kids between the ages of six and 14. Some programs include Imagine Art, Once Upon a Stage, Art Craze, Act Up!, Clay Art, Design It and TV Techniques. 

“Camp programs are designed to provide fun, encouraging, creative and safe experiences for children ages 5 - 17,” the website reads. “Programs are taught by artist-educators in professional studios.”

For more info, click here

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