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5 Things to Do with the Kids over the Holidays

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Enjoy time with the family over the holidays with these kid-friendly activities!

Holiday Family Hike
Gather everyone up for an easy, or more challenging winter hike over the holidays! Come up with a little nature scavenger hunt to keep the younger ones busy while you all enjoy the fresh air and exercise. Here is a printable winter scavenger hunt list to get you started: click here.

Discover the River and all of its Creatures at the Aquatarium
Come and learn about the complex and varied ecosystems of the St. Lawrence River at the Aquatarium, where you’ll get an up-close look at some of the many diverse animals and natural wonders of the region. There are even several replica ships that are found in the St. Lawrence River, as well as amazing experiences such as green screen adventures and a salt water touch tank! 

(Closed December 24-26, 31, January 1)

Christmas Holiday Skating at the Memorial Centre
December 23, 27, 28, 30, January 2, 3

For only $2.50, enjoy a public family skate at the Brockville Memorial Centre Holiday Skate! For the skating schedule, click here.

Christmas Gingerbread House Decorating for Kids!
December 21-22

Start a New Tradition! Check out the PC Cooking School at the Superstore to decorate your very own gingerbread house. They provide the gingerbread house, royal icing, and all the candies, and you have a blast decorating. It’s an hour and a half drop off class for kids 6-11, or if kids are 2-5 they must be accompanied by an adult. 

Check out Your New Favourite Book at the Brockville Public Library
What’s better than a cozy day inside with a favourite book, for you and the kids! Picture books, cookbooks, fiction books… there is something for everyone!

(Closed December 25-26, January 1)