THE BEST RECREATION ACTIVITIES AT DOWNSVIEW PARK
Take a short drive or transit ride east from Riverside Home, and you’ll soon find yourself at Downsview Park. This expansive 291-acre parkland is a favourite for people looking to enjoy an active Toronto lifestyle.
Here you can reconnect with nature by exploring the park’s beautiful forest, ponds, trails and gardens. If you’re looking for more active fun, you can take the kids to one of the park’s playgrounds, or get into the game on one of the park’s many sports fields.
There’s even excellent indoor recreation at The Hangar, a 45,000 square metre recreation facility that includes indoor and outdoor fields, soccer leagues and more.
Downsview Park is also home to a number of exciting private recreation facilities that visitors can enjoy.
Downsview Parks’ HoopDome is Canada’s premier multi-court basketball only facility. This 42,000 space is home to numerous Toronto basketball leagues and features 4 regulation basketball courts and 3 smaller half courts.
True North Climbing is Downsview Park’s indoor rock climbing gym, perfect for kids and adults, there’s challenging climbing walls for every one from beginners to experts here.
Toronto School of Circus Arts offers a wide range of programming for adults and children looking to practice in disciplines including flying trapeze, silks, hop, acrobatics, hand-balancing and Chinese poles.
Hockey and ice skating lovers will want to visit Downsview’s Scotiabank Pond, a freestanding four-pad ice arena that also includes weight and cardio facilities for athletes serious about their success.
If you’re feeling the need for speed, check out K1 Speed Entertainment Centre. Featuring all-electric eco-friendly go-karts, party rooms, an arcade and a fully licensed dining lounge, K1 is a great option for your next family event.
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