Comfort Inn Toronto Northeast
8330 Woodbine Ave.
Markham, ON L3R 2N8
Phone: (905) 477-6077
Fax: (905) 477-9664
Thornhill Community Centre was established in the year 1974 and has evolved into a complete recreational venue. The center comprises of two fantastic ice skating arenas, a sophisticated fitness center with whirlpool and sauna, a six-lane swimming pool, community halls, activity rooms, a kitchen and a lounge. The arena is used for public skating and ice hockey matches. Skating sessions are also conducted by professionals. Thornhill Community Center also houses a seniors center and a public library. Birthday parties and social events are held in the community halls. Contact the center for specific details.
You need not be an expert to enjoy skiing at the Uplands Ski Centre as it has separate slopes for amateurs as well as your little ones. It also has skiing classes that cater to different age groups for toddlers as well as adults. For more details, check website.
This local park-cum-sports facility attracts sports buffs from all over the State. It features great facilities like skating trail, splash pad, amphitheater and a special area designated for skateboarding. With so many activities and things to do, this park is always abuzz with people.
Plunge into the waters in any season, and enjoy the waves only at The Wave Pool in Richmond Hill. Located at Hopkins Street, this little indoor pool is filled with locals in all the seasons. Dive in to enjoy the waves or have fun on the 160 feet (48.76 meter) twisting water slide. A perfect place to relax and enjoy some warm waters, the Wave Pool is one attraction in this city you just can't miss. Appropriate for people of all ages, its safe, with life jackets and trained life guards being on-site. To know about the hours of operation and admission fees, please call ahead.
Located on the Highland Creek area and playing at just over 6000-yards (18000-feet) from the blue tees for a par of 71, Tam O'Shanter Golf Course is northeast Toronto's premier golf course. Although fairly wide open, with greens possessing only a marginal swell, the crosswinds will keep you guessing. The 412-yard par four fifth hole is bogey material if you do not hit it long and straight off the blocks. There's a licensed restaurant, washroom and change room facilities, a snack bar and pro shop with club rentals. So come along to play your favorite game or simply lounge around and relax.
Bruce's Mill Conservation Area is an ideal spot for a day picnic with your friends or family. This scenic area features playgrounds, picnic areas, a swimming pool and host of other activities. The place also has several venues that can be hired for private events and day camps. For more details, check website or call ahead.
The Earl Bales Ski and Snowboard Center or the North York Ski Center is a lovely alpine ski hill. It does not restrict itself to expert skiers and has separate slopes for amateurs as well.
The Bob Hunter Memorial Park is a stretch of green expanse and currently the plans for transforming it in to a lovely outdoor area with hiking trails are underway.
A private golf club in Toronto, Rosedale Golf Club was founded in 1893. This reworked course is designed by the famous Donald Ross. The 6525 yard course comprises par 71 and 18 holes. The club can also be hired for social and private functions. A definite must visit, this course is known as one of the best courses in Canada.
One of its kind in the city, this club offers cricket and skating facilities to its members. Toronto Cricket Skating & Curling Club offers so much under one roof. For fitness freaks, a well-equipped health center is available, while their tennis courts and the swimming pool extremely popular amongst the members. Often this club hosts cricket and skating tournaments and lends to excitement of the sports fans. In order to satiate your hunger, the club has two in-house dining room and a well-stocked bar that offers excellent cuisine and a wide variety of liquors and spirits.
With more than 5,000 animals in seven tropical pavilions spread over 220 hectares(544 acres), an African Savannah exhibit and a commitment to preserve the world's wilderness heritage, it’s no wonder this zoo is rated amongst the top ten in the world. While committed to research and conservation, the Toronto Zoo understands that most people come out to be entertained. With that in mind, it offers everything from rare and colorful fish to pygmy hippos. Last admission occurs one hour before closing.
It is hard to imagine a wilderness area near the thriving business district of downtown Toronto, but that is just what one finds at Rouge Park. Occupying roughly 4046.86 hectares (10,000 acres) the park is home to a variety of rare plant and animal species which can be admired from areas like Glen Eagles Vista. Rouge Park is ideal for outdoor activities like hiking, canoeing, camping, swimming and picnics. The Toronto Carrying Place trail and an archaeological site, Bead Hill are two National Historic Sites located within the park.