What to do on Family Day long weekend in Brampton


Published February 14, 2023 at 10:12 am

Brampton mount Chinguacousy ski hill
Brampton's Mount Chinguacousy ski hill is closed for the season. (Photo: City of Brampton)

Family Day is coming up on Monday (Feb. 20) in Brampton, and while many residents will have a day off that doesn’t mean the entire city is closing up shop.

Here are some ways to make the most of the Family Day long weekend and the holiday Monday in Brampton. You can also check our list of what’s open and closed in Brampton on Family day by clicking here.

Mount Chinguacousy

Beginner lessons, drop-in skiing, snowboarding and tubing will be offered from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Mount Chinguacousy, weather and snow conditions permitting. Visit the Mount Chinguacousy home page​ for information on snow hill hours, fees, and operational status updates.

Free Children’s Concert

Performing Arts Brampton is hosting a fun-filled musical on Family Day Monday with children’s singing duo Sonshine & Broccoli, pre-show activities, creative workshops, meet and greets, and more. The free event begins at 12:30 p.m. at The Rose Brampton. To register click here.

Chinguacousy Park Snow Golf

Chinguacousy Park will be hosting a variety of free family-friendly activities from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Programs include Tennis drop-ins, a family photos, snow golf, and snow painting. Fire warming stations will be available at the outdoor skating rink and ski chalet, and a food truck will also be available onsite by the outdoor skate rink.

Brampton Recreation drop-ins

Select Brampton Recreation Centres will be open on Family Day with a variety of free programs for residents to enjoy. Events include free skating at the Cassie Campbell Community Centre, Pickleball games at the Bob Callahan Flower City Senior Centre, free swims at the Chinguacousy Wellness Centre, and much more. Guest are required to register on the City’s recreation portal and registration opens on Friday (Feb. 17) 2023.

Free Outdoor Skating

Outdoor skating rinks are open free of charge on Family Day, weather and ice conditions permitting. Residents are encouraged to visit the City’s outdoor skating webpage for updates to skating guidelines and rink status before their visit.

Recreational Trails and Pathways

​Take a beautiful winter stroll through our recreational trails this winter. All main recreational trails remain open and maintained, including outdoor fitness equipment. All outdoor fields and courts also remain open for play including soccer, basketball, tennis and ball hockey. Visit www.brampton.ca/parks​ to explore trails in Brampton. ​

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