Family & Kid Friendly Activities in The Blue Mountains

Looking for things to do with your family and children in the Blue Mountains? Discover the best activities, whether it’s water parks, museums, playgrounds or artistic creations. We have included things to do both indoors and outdoors so kids will have fun, learn new things and enjoy some delicious food regardless of the season. Keep reading to learn about the best places and activities to see with your kids in and around the Blue Mountains. 

The Collingwood Museum

Explore Collingwood’s 150-year-old Museum! This Museum provides educational exhibits for all ages, events and archives. The museum’s changing exhibits throughout the year makes it an excellent learning opportunity for anyone interested in finding out more about Collingwood’s heritage.

Crock A Doodle 

Explore your family’s artistic talents and turn ready-to-paint ceramics into beautiful works of art at Crock A Doodle. To become one-of-a-kind gifts and valuable treasures, painting pieces are polished and kiln-fired for a bright finish.

Plunge! At Blue

Plunge! is the ideal four-season aquatic adventure for all ages, located in the Blue Mountain Village at the base of Blue Mountain. There’s something for everyone in your family with indoor/outdoor swimming pools and hot tubs, slides, rope swings, leaping platforms, and a kid-friendly water play structure.

Georgian Bowl

Georgian Bowl is a one-stop-shop for family enjoyment all year! There are 12 bowl lines, an arcade, a licenced cafeteria, and a fantastic restaurant. For an added level of fun, try their glows in the night bowling, or arrange a memorable birthday party. 

Craigleith Provincial Park

Craigleith Provincial Park opened in 1967, and is located on the shores of Georgian Bay. It is an ideal hub to enjoy what the local area has to offer. You can hike the Bruce Trail with your family, bike the Georgian Trail, or visit the Blue Mountain Village. Craigleith Provincial Park is open from May to October and has 172 campsites and a children’s adventure playground. Flat rock is ideal for launching a sailboat, kayak, canoe, paddle board, wind surfing, fishing or watching a beautiful sunset. If you’re feeling up for it, you can even have a camping experience – RV’s and tents permitted!

The Paint Bar

Use pottery, glass, or canvas to create one-of-a-kind art. Ideal for a fun family exercise or a birthday celebration. Every Friday is a kids’ night!

The Suspension Bridge

The Suspension Bridge is one of the most beautiful structures in the Blue Mountains. This iconic Suspension Bridge is located 25 meters above the valley floor and spans 420 feet in length. Visitors can take in the spectacular views of the rustic surroundings that stretch from Blue Mountain to Collingwood. Although the bridge is open all year, it is especially beautiful in the Fall.

Sheffield Park Black History and Cultural Museum

Sheffield Park Black History & Cultural Museum is one of the most informative places in Ontario’s Blue Mountains to learn about the history of Black pioneers. Many people who grew up in the area’s homesteads donated cultural artifacts to the museum when it first opened. The museum includes pioneer life and times, the social networking of a community and the preservation of past generations. Make sure to check out the multiple exhibits in various buildings!

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