Windsor Essex Family Day Guide

Chase away the mid-winter blahs with exciting activities sure to appeal to the entire family. Browse through our Windsor Essex Family Day Guide for your personal cheat sheet to fun, laughter, and family memories to cherish forever. Still looking for more ideas? Check out the Family Fun section on our website for more fantastic ideas of things to do that your kids will love.


Adventure Bay Family Water Park
Friday February 16 – Monday February 19, 2018. Adventure Bay is extending their hours for the Family Day Weekend! Enjoy extended water park hours each day from Friday, February 16 to Monday, February 19, 2018. Regular admission applies

10am – 8 pm
519.974.2782, www.adventurebay.ca


Family Day Weekend at Point Pelee National Park
Friday February 16 – Monday February 19, 2018. We’ll be celebrating the Great Backyard Bird Count weekend and tallying up all our bird sightings – join us at our campfire outside the Visitor Centre between 12 to 4 pm to add your sightings to our list, enjoy a warm cup of hot chocolate (bring your own mug if you can) and some S’mores before heading out on a trail for a game of Pelee Bingo.

Inside the Visitor Centre we’ll have a Kids’ Craft Centre, with winter bird themed crafts and a special feature film each day at 3 pm. Stick around on the evening of February 17 and join members of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada – Windsor Centre for an evening of star gazing from the Visitor Centre parking lot. Or better yet, spend the entire weekend with us in a Parks Canada oTENTik. Programs are included in park admission.

Visitor Centre open 10 am – 5 pm
519.322.2365, pc.gc.ca
Point Pelee National Park – 1118 Point Pelee Dr., Leamington


Museum Windsor
Saturday February 17, 2018. 
Museum Windsor is celebrating Heritage Day by offering free admission to both the Chimczuk Museum and the François Baby House. This family friendly event will feature lots of great activities including children’s crafts, balloon animals, magic tricks, and much more!

In addition, visitors will have the opportunity to view FIVE new exhibits including: Cursive Writing: Reading and Writing the Old School Way, Material Culture: the things we make to live, Creative Brush Strokes, Die Cast From The Past: A History of Autos, and “Breaking the Colour Barrier: Wilfred ‘Boomer’ Harding and the Chatham Coloured All-Stars”. Celebrate the past this Heritage Day with a visit to the Chimczuk Museum and the François Baby House.

10 am – 5 pm, Free Admission
519.253.1812, www.museumwindsor.ca
Chimczuk Museum & Francois Baby House


Family Day Weekend at Colasantis
Saturday February 17 – Monday February 19, 2018. Have some indoor fun with your family at Colasanti’s Tropical Gardens!! Fun Passes available. Zoo shows daily at 12:30 pm, 1:30 pm & 2:30 pm. Special Family Day Monday Lunch Buffet!

519.326.3287, www.colasanti.com
Colasanti’s Tropical Gardens – 1550 Road 3 East, Kingsville


YMCA Windsor Family Day
Monday February 19, 2018. Activities such as family swim 8am to 4 pm, family inner tube water polo, family dodge ball, family boot camp, family board game time, family arts and crafts, and more!

8 am – 4 pm, Free Admission
519.419.1267, www.ymcawo.ca
Windsor YMCA at Central Park Athletics – 3400 Grand Marais Rd. E., Windsor


Devonshire Mall
Monday February 19, 2018. 
Check out a list of great events happening at Devonshire Mall this Family Day, with more to come:

– Sport View Lounge
– Heart & Stroke Foundation – Skipping demonstrations along with heart smart tips
– Ballot Draw for great prizes – courtesy of Devonshire Mall and The Heart & Stroke Foundation
– Clarol the Clown will be having a “Meet & Greet” 11 am – 2 pm and Face Painting from 3 pm – 6 pm

11 am – 6 pm, Free Admission
519.966.3100, devonshiremall.com
Devonshire Mall – 3100 Howard Ave, Windsor


Family Day at Zap Zone
Monday February 19, 2018.
All you can play laser tag, and enjoy holiday hours.

12 pm – 9 pm, Unlimited from 12 pm – 2 pm, $15 + HST
519.972.6748, www.zapzone.ca
Zap Zone – 1930 Ambassador Dr., Windsor
Zap Zone – 1665 Lauzon Rd., Windsor


Family Day at Springz
Monday February 19, 2018
. Enjoy special hours at Springz Trampoline Park!

10 am – 9 pm
519.969.5500, www.springz.ca
Springz – 2411 Dougall Ave., Windsor


Town of Kingsville
Monday February 19, 2018.  Come out and play in Kingsville! Join us for an OPP sponsored free skate.  And why not enjoy a free Games Night and Pasta Dinner, sponsored by the Healthy Kids Communities Challenge

Skate: 12 pm – 1:50 pm, Free Admission
Games Night/Pasta Dinner: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm, Free
519.733.2123, kingsville.ca
Kingsville Arena Complex – 1741 Jasperson Dr, Kingsville


Free Family Fun Day
Monday February 19, 2018. The Free Family Fun Day is back and better than ever!  Highlights include: 3 hours of swimming (swim times start at 2, 3, & 4 pm – come early to get your wrist band); skating from 1 pm to 3 pm, helmets please; inflatable fun zone; paw patrol characters; family Olympics in the gym with prizes; popcorn, snacks, hot chocolate, coffee and door prizes.

1 pm – 4 pm
519.322.2337, Facebook: Loving Leamington
Leamington Recreation Complex – 249 Sherk St, Leamington


Family in Motion
Monday February 19, 2018.
 Spend quality time with your family this Family Day with events to keep your ‘family in motion’.

Amherstburg
Join us for Turf Tots on the indoor soccer field, some crafty fun and ice skating!
Family activities and Free skate 1 pm – 3 pm
519.736.5712, www.swarginmotion.com
Libro Credit Union Centre – Movati Rink 3295 Meloche Rd. Amherstburg

Essex
Family Day Swim 2:30 pm – 4 pm
www.swarginmotion.com
Essex Recreation Complex

Public Skate 2 pm – 3:20 pm
www.swarginmotion.com
Essex Centre Sports Complex or Harrow & Colchester South Community Centre

Lakeshore
Join Lakeshore for an afternoon of Free Family Fun. Complete a ballot for a chance to win a free March Break Day Camp pass or Free Swim and Skate passes.  Face Painting and a healthy snack are also included.

Family Swim from 1 pm – 3:30 pm.
Family Skate from 1 pm – 3:30 pm.
Atlas Tube Centre – 447 Renaud Lind Rd, Lakeshore

LaSalle
Free Swims – 1 pm-1:45 pm, 2 pm-2:45 pm, 3 pm-3:45 pm, 4 pm-4:45 pm, 5 pm-5:45 pm
Family day free skates: 12 pm- 12:50 pm and 1 pm-1:50 pm (hosted by Taras Natyshak, MPP), 2 pm-2:50 pm and 3 pm-3:50 pm (hosted by Active Body Physical Therapy)

519 969 7771, www.swarginmotion.com
Vollmer Culture and Recreation Complex – 2121 Laurier Pkwy, LaSalle

Tecumseh
Free skate sponsored by The Optimist Club of St. Clair Beach. Other activities include face painting, crafts and a Zoology presentation.

Skate 1 pm – 2:30 pm, Other activities 1 pm – 3 pm, Free
519.735.4756, www.swarginmotion.com
Tecumseh Arena – 12021 McNorton St, Tecumseh


The information provided in this Guide is for informational purposes only and is based upon sources believed to be accurate and reliable, and we have exercised reasonable care to assure the accuracy of the information. You are responsible for confirming the date, time, price, venue, and details of a listing by contacting the appropriate organizers directly.



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