It’s always a challenge to find father/son and father/daughter activities to do together, but you can start with some fresh air and fun with an outdoor adventure in Hamilton Halton Brant.

Here are a few suggestions that any dad is sure to love.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • 1

    Tell Dad he rocks

    Why be limited by four walls at a climbing gym when you can take in views perched atop the Niagara Escarpment? The great news is outdoor climbing adventures are no longer only reserved for experienced climbers. Scale the Niagara Escarpment together with a rock climbing lesson with One Axe Pursuits or Zen Climb.

  • 2

    Plan a Grand-Daddy of a paddle

    The Grand River is a Canadian Heritage River with gentle currents that make it a great choice for a lazy afternoon paddle. Check our Paddling Page for a listing of area outfitters that will gear you up for a perfect paddle.

  • 3

    Remind Dad life's a beach

    Sink your toes into the sand at Burlington’s waterfront with a great package from Burlington Beach Rentals that includes a prime spot on the beach along with the use of 4 Muskoka chairs, a large sportbrella streaming complimentary Wi-Fi, 4 hamburger lunches and a day use locker. They’ll also provide some sand toys for the kids to use and take home.

  • 4

    Show Dad he's pretty fly

    Fly Water Guiding’s five-hour Introduction to Fly Fishing and Casting course on the Grand River will give youth and adults a complete introduction to the fly fishing experience in a fun learning environment where all questions have merit.

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Now thru December 29

Lights from the Rooftop

Joseph Brant Museum

1240 North Shore Boulevard East, Burlington, ON, L7S 1C5

Now thru December 31

Serial Production

McMaster Museum of Art

McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8S 4L6

Now thru January 28

Special Exhibition | A Taste of Science

Joseph Brant Museum

1240 North Shore Boulevard East, Burlington, ON, L7S 1C5

Joseph Brant Museum is open from 10:00am to 4:00pm, Tuesday-Saturday. The special exhibition is included...

Now thru January 8

RBG: Storytime

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Road West, Burlington, ON, L7T 4H4

Now thru December 31

Explore Paris Like a Local Tour

Tasty Road Trips Food Tours

Paris, Ontario

Visit our website for dates and availability

Now thru April 6

Edward Burtynsky: Chai

Art Gallery of Hamilton

123 King Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8P 4S8

Now thru December 15

Gairloch Gardens Art & Heritage Tour

Oakville Galleries

1306 Lakeshore Road East, Oakville, ON, Canada

This program is free of charge. Registration is not required and all are welcome.

Now thru December 31

Guided Walking Tours in Milton

16 James Street, Milton, ON, Canada

January 11 - 18

Learn to Knit at the Museum

Oakville Museum at Erchless Estate

8 Navy Street, Oakville, ON, L6J 2Y5

January 11 and 18 from 7 to 9 p.m. Fee: $41.24 (+$5 Material Fee) Registration...

Now thru March 31

RBC Artist In Residence: Nathan Eugene Carson

Art Gallery of Hamilton

123 King Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8P 4S8

Now thru January 31

Downtown Milton Flashback Tour

Downtown Milton BIA

251 Main Street East, Milton, ON, L9T 1P1

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