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Family Day

Things to do on Family Day

Get ideas and inspiration on how to celebrate Family Day.

Whether you’re looking for fun activities to do with your toddlers, tweens or older teens, there are plenty of family bonding activities to enjoy during this long weekend.

Here’s a selection of ideas for activities to do this Family Day.

Activities to do with toddlers and kids

Enjoy indoor and outdoor fun with your little ones this winter. Bundle up and play in the snow. From building a snowman and creating snow angels to tobogganing down a hill, winter creates a new and fun playground right on your doorstep.

Toddler tip: If you’re heading outside to play, dress your toddler or child in warm layers, and pack extra mitts to avoid cold, wet hands.

Winter Arts & Crafts

Winter Themed Recipes for Kids

Fun activities for tweens

As your kids get older, they’ll need new activities and adventures to keep them entertained. Here are some fun ideas for your tweens as they transition towards the teenage years.

Tween tip: make sure your pre-teens are fitted with properly sized helmets for snow activities like ice skating, tubing, skiing and snowboarding.

Ice skating

Visit on of our many outdoor rinks.

Snow tubing

A thrilling way to travel down a steep snowy hillside is on an innertube.

Skiing and snowboarding

Skiing in Ontario is a quintessential part of celebrating the winter season in this province.

  • With ski and snowboard training camps, private lessons, equipment rentals and more, North Bay and area downhill and cross-country skiing facilities make it easy to discover the thrill of the skiing.


Have fun while learning something new at a museum or educational attraction.

North Bay Museum includes a blend of interactive and artifact-based exhibits designed to appeal to audiences of all ages.  For more information please visit:

Winter adventures for teenagers

Encourage your teens to discover seasonal activities that will continue to challenge and captivate them well into adulthood.

Fat biking

Discover pristine winter landscapes and snow-capped forests while fat biking.

Snowshoeing & Kick Sledding

If you haven’t tried it before, make this the year you experience snowshoeing or kick sledding.