If you’re looking for fun winter activities, Lancaster Homes communities have you covered! From the serene Pine River community in Angus to the vibrant Charing Cross community in Oshawa, each location beckons with snowy trails, enchanting festivals, and thrilling adventures, promising a winter season filled with memorable moments for families.
Pine River Community, Angus
Get ready to embrace the enchantment of winter in Angus, where our Pine River community transforms into a picturesque haven with parks, trails, and conservation areas that beckon you to explore. Dive into the winter wonderland and immerse yourself in the exhilarating outdoor activities in the community and surrounding areas. The Simcoe County Museum Skating Trail is making a triumphant return! Bring your skates, lace up and glide over a 1km loop that gracefully winds through the Museum’s heritage buildings and forest pathways. This is your chance to revel in the pure joy of skating amidst the breathtaking natural beauty of winter.
For those seeking an adrenaline rush, make a short drive to Snow Valley Barrie, the ultimate family ski resort near Pine River. Embrace the winter season with skiing, snowboarding, and tubing, or embark on the enchanting Torchlit Snowshoe Adventure. Picture yourself wandering through the magical forests of Snow Valley, illuminated by over two hundred torches along a 2.6km looped trail. Reach a midway campfire with crackling flames, where you can bask in the warmth of the bonfire with friends and family.
Simcoe Landing Community, Keswick
Celebrate the winter season in Keswick with the delightful culinary extravaganza known as the Taste of Georgina. Running from February 23 to March 7, this prix fixe food event is the perfect winter activity to anticipate. Local restaurants throughout Georgina have curated special menus that showcase diverse and delectable flavours. It’s a fantastic opportunity to explore the community’s culinary offerings while supporting local businesses. The Taste of Georgina has become a cherished tradition, where locals and visitors unite in a shared appreciation for good food and the warm community spirit that defines the picturesque town during the winter.
River’s Edge Community, Wasaga
Experience the thrill of winter in Wasaga Beach like never before with the surge in popularity of “fat biking.” It’s an exhilarating approach to embracing the winter wonder of Wasaga Beach Provincial Park. Cycle through the park’s snow-covered forests on these large tires for an adventure. These Nordic ski terrains in Central Ontario include over 30km of groomed trails. Explore popular routes like the Blueberry Plains Trail and Veteran’s Way Loop or take on the challenge of the High Dunes Trail or the leisurely Blueberry Trail; the park has something for everyone. Don’t worry if you don’t have your own equipment – visit the Wasaga Beach Nordic and Trail Centre for rentals and embark on an unforgettable winter escapade.
Pencil in this adrenaline-packed event! Frosty’s Revenge Returns to Wasaga Adventure Park on March 16. Experience the thrill of paintball, a fantastic activity that seamlessly blends fun and exercise. Picture yourself running around, breathing in the crisp, fresh air while engaging in an epic battle. It’s an eagerly awaited annual tradition, transforming the winter landscape into a paintball paradise. Gear up for an unforgettable experience as you navigate through snow-covered terrain, strategize with your team, and immerse yourself in the excitement of winter paintball. Don’t miss out on the ultimate adventure and some winter fun!
Charing Cross Community, Oshawa
Experience the magic of winter in Oshawa with a must-see adventure that will delight the entire family! Join iconic Disney characters like Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse as they take you on a thrilling journey across frozen landscapes and enchanting realms in Disney On Ice presents Into The Magic. From February 15-18, the Tribute Communities Centre in Oshawa transforms into a realm of wonder, featuring beloved characters from Disney’s Moana, Frozen, Coco, Beauty and the Beast, and more! Witness dazzling performances on skates that bring these enchanting stories to life, creating an action-packed extravaganza that will leave you and your family spellbound.
If the winter chill is getting to you, Neb’s Fun World in Oshawa is the perfect place to escape the frosty blues and run around! Picture a world where the largest 5-pin bowling centre unfolds with an impressive 52 lanes, promising endless excitement for all ages. Neb’s is not just a bowling paradise; it’s a comprehensive indoor family entertainment centre where you can challenge friends to a bowling extravaganza, experience thrilling rides, unleash your gaming prowess in the vibrant arcade, or let the little ones explore the wonders of the indoor playground. And when it’s time to take a breather, Neb’s Cafe Lounge and Bar await you with food and drinks for all ages to satisfy every craving. Say goodbye to winter woes and hello to the action-packed atmosphere of Neb’s Fun World – the ultimate winter escape in Oshawa!
Lyon’s Creek Community, Niagara
Heartland Forest’s Winterfest is set to take place on February 24, offering an enchanting winter celebration that’s not to be missed! Families in the Niagara region are warmly invited to join in the festivities, which promise a delightful array of winter delights. Gather around a toasty fire pit, indulging in the sweet goodness of S’mores, and sipping on delicious hot cocoa. Cross the signature Tundra Trek on scenic trails, engage with furry friends at the petting zoo, and unleash your artistic side at the craft station. Inside the Nature Centre, interactive exhibits await, captivating visitors of all ages. Don’t let the winter chill keep you indoors—Winterfest is the perfect way to infuse warmth and joy into the season, creating cherished memories for the whole family!
Bundle up for a winter walk and venture out on a winter adventure amidst the breathtaking landscapes of Niagara with a stroll along the Niagara River Recreation Trail. After your refreshing walk, celebrate and warm up at the Limited Distillery—an award-winning distillery in Niagara. Indulge in their ‘Loaded Caesars and Charcuterie’ event during their long weekend four-day celebration starting February 16. This blend of nature’s beauty and culinary delights offers Niagara’s perfect and unforgettable winter experience.
As the winter sun sets on Lancaster Homes communities, we persist in discovering and savouring the gems within our community—imbued with heart, warmth, and the vibrant people who enrich it. Until the next snowfall, may your winter be brimming with joyful experiences in the heart of Lancaster Homes family communities!