Fun For Free in Toronto and the GTA

Cherry Beach

1 Cherry Street, Toronto, ON, Canada

Enjoy one of Toronto's lakeside parks!

Toronto Police Museum & Discovery Centre

40 College Street, Toronto, ON, Canada

Check out vintage police cars, uniforms, artifacts, and memorabilia at the Toronto Police Museum and Discovery Centre. Offering a blend of new and old policing items and information, the museum also features interactive displays and a gift shop. Visits must be booked ahead of time by calling 416-808-7020 or e-mailing museum@torontopolice.on.ca. Please call for bookings - 3500 square feet. By donation; open weekdays 8:30 am–4 pm.

Riverdale Farm

201 Winchester Street, Toronto, ON, Canada

Riverdale Farm is a great way to introduce your city kid to rural living without leaving the metropolitan area. Kids can get up close to, and discover more about, farm animals like sheep, cows, turkeys, rabbits, and more. They can chat with a farmer and explore the 7.5 acres of woods, ponds, and gardens. Free; open daily 9 am–5 pm.

GOTS

2222 Ellesmere Rd., Scarborough

A free summer day-camp program designed for youth by youth.

Toronto Botanical Garden

777 Saint Lawrence Street, Toronto, ON, Canada

A variety of beautiful gardens, including the Kitchen and Herb Garden, the Teaching Garden, and the Terraced Garden. Free and open daily dawn–dusk.

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