As we enter what is hopefully our final lockdown, ideas can be running low regarding what we can do to pass the time. Thankfully the weather is warming up and we will be able to spend more time outdoors this lockdown! We’ve come up with 8 fun outdoor activities that you can do with your friends, families and partners during this springtime lockdown to save you from the COVID boredom.
Find 8 Fun Activities To Do Outside This Lockdown Below!
Check Out The Stunning Views At The Scarborough Bluffs
Bathe in the new warm weather at the sunny Scarborough bluffs this spring! This is the perfect spot to hang with your family. Here you can walk the long stretches of beaches, have fun in the park and eventually make your way to the top of the bluffs for a stunning view of Lake Ontario.
Go For a Bike Ride Along The Beaches Boardwalk
This scenic route along Lake Ontario is the perfect place for a relaxing bike ride and other outdoor activities. This lovely boardwalk stretches all the way from Victoria Park Avenue to Woodbine Avenue and offers beautiful views along the way. The water might be too cold for a swim but will still set the scene for a fantastic ride!
Feel Like You’re Exploring Ancient Rome At Guild Park & Gardens
This idyllic escape away from the hustle and bustle of the city is full of sculpture ruins and monumental ruins that have a Roman feel. Preserved by Spencer and Rosa Clark during the demolition of many old buildings around the mid-twentieth century, the beautiful park hold pieces of history that you can’t find anywhere else in Toronto. Explore the many artifacts here on the next warm, sunny day!
Enjoy The Sunset At Riverdale Park
Notoriously one of the best spots in Toronto to watch the sunset, Riverdale Park offers views like no other. Bring a blanket and cuddle up on the large hill and take in the cityscape sights. Not only can the sky be seen lit up with bright purples, pinks and oranges but the skyline will set the perfect scene.
Walk The Trails At Corktown Common
With 18 acres of space, Corktown Common is the perfect place to get out for a sunny adventure with friends. There’s a great wildlife population here including ducks and frogs that live in the nearby marshes! The winding trails at Corktown Common are a great place to breathe in some fresh air.
Enjoy a Picnic in Trinity Bellwoods Park
Patios may have closed (just weeks after opening back up) but at least the amazing restaurants in Toronto are still offering fantastic takeout. Grab some of your favourite eats and head over to Trinity Bellwoods Park for a day of people-watching and outdoor activities. Check out our Top 6 in The 6ix: Takeout/Delivery Restaurants of the Week for picnic food inspo!
Workout In High Park
Working out indoors can get a little boring after a while, and with gyms still closed down why not take your workout outside? Toronto’s largest public park offers a great expanse of open green space that is perfect for an outdoor workout! Bring your yoga mat and weights and set up an outdoor workout session with friends.
Check Out Hamilton’s Many Waterfalls
Only 1 hour away from Toronto, Hamilton is home to a multitude of gorgeous waterfalls. Pack a lunch and explore these great falls for a full day of outdoor activities with your friends and family! Popular waterfalls here include Devil’s Punchbowl Falls, Albion Falls and Tews Falls.