Things To Do In Oshawa

Up to 50% Off at Harmony Creek Golf Centre

Harmony Creek Golf Centre

Oshawa

C$119.98 C$59.99

18-hole executive course fills its modest overall length with challenges such as water, sand, or some combination on every hole

G1Tour – Up to 88% Off Luxury-Car Driving Experience

G1Tour

Multiple Locations

C$339.33 C$69

Drive an Audi, Lamborghini, Ferrari, Porsche, or Nissan GTR on tracks ranging from 2.2 km to 4.4 km

Up to 51% Off Boot Camp

Evolution Sports Training

South Courtice Arena

C$70 C$35

An Olympic runner helps clients train in strength, speed, running technique, and more in a variety of hour-long boot camps

Up to 66% Off Foodie Photography Classes at Dandyline Pictures

Dandyline Pictures

Multiple Locations

C$145 C$59

Instructors teach students how to snap attractive food photos of their food before enjoying a three-course feast

51% Off Kids' Trampoline Summer Camps

Anti-Gravity Trampoline

Whitby

C$200 C$99

Certified coaches teach basic jumping, safety, and advanced tricks during camps held atop regulation and double mini-trampolines

Class Act Dinner Theatre - 56% Off Dinner and Show for Two

Class Act Dinner Theatre

Whitby

C$130 C$57

After eating dinner, audiences watch a comedic play; upcoming performances include 7–10 Split, about a bowler with a get-rich-quick scheme

78% Off at Bodysculpt Fitness and Yoga

Bodysculpt Fitness and Yoga

Multiple Locations

C$130 C$29

Trainers help students of all levels lose inches and pounds and achieve their fitness goals during high-energy bootcamp sessions

68% Off Yoga Classes

Fountain of Youth Yoga

Whitby

C$110 C$35

Wide variety of yoga classes include challenging ashtanga sessions, gentle vinyasa flow, iron yoga that uses arm weights, and prenatal yoga

Up to 81% Off Kettlebell Boot Camp at Commit 2B Fit

Commit 2B Fit

Multiple Locations

C$130 C$29

Kettlebell group training for all ages and fitness levels helps clients build strong, lean muscles and melt fat

Up to 52% Off Foodie Photography Class

Dandyline Pictures

Multiple Locations

C$145 C$75

Foodie Photography class teaches students how to snap food photos while they enjoy a three-course meal; Digital Basics class for beginners

Liona Boyd – Up to 41% Off

Liona Boyd

The Regent Theatre

C$58 C$34

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After overcoming physical hardship, The First Lady of the Guitar triumphantly returns with a new album that pays tribute to Canada

Up to 81% Off Personal-Training Sessions

Elite Training Club

Canlan Ice Sports

C$120 C$29

Trainer tailors workouts to suit each client's fitness level and personal goals

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Curling is in Chad McMullan’s blood. After spending his childhood Sundays watching his parents compete at their favourite Winnipeg rink, Chad carried on the family tradition, notching victories in multiple World Curling Tour outings, two appearances in Canadian national championships, and one imaginary sleepover with the Governor-General over the course of his career. After stints as Executive Director of the World Curling Tour and World Curling Players' Association, Chad brought his icy know-how to Rock Solid Productions, which applies curling’s fundamental team-building qualities to everything from business retreats to beginner’s lessons. The group’s in-school training program introduces curling to 100,000 students each year, helping Chad share his childhood love of the game with the next generation of competitors.

226 Bond Street East
Oshawa,
ON
CA

Each voyage the MV Woodman takes with Scugog Island Cruises pays tribute to the rich maritime history of the area. The double-decker vessel carries the moniker of an 1850s-era steamship that cruised Lake Scugog for more than 70 years, and the crew recounts tales from bygone days of glamorous lake parties and the time that carp ran for mayor during each sightseeing excursion. Whether they are steering up to 100 passengers for a wedding, birthday shindig, or themed dinner-dance cruise, the trained personnel aim to dip each experience in the colours of the area's rich history.

166 Water St
Port Perry,
ON
CA

As a member of the Clarington Museums and Archives triumvirate, the Sarah Jane Williams Heritage Centre celebrates Canada's storied past with travelling exhibits and a permanent display dedicated to the Dominion Organ and Piano Company and character dolls. With a family admission to the The Vikings exhibit ($20), you and three of your closest crash test dummies can explore the ancient technological and artistic accomplishments of early Norse people. Don an authentic chain mail shirt and imagine sailing through turbulent seas on a replica Viking ship, or peruse the array of old tents, tools, and household artifacts. This collection voyaged to Bowmanville from L'Anse Aux Meadows, Newfoundland, where a Viking settlement still sits, maintained by dark elves and curatorial jellyfish.

62 Temperance St
Bowmanville,
ON
CA

Originally founded in 1919 as a small petting zoo known as the Cream of Barley Park, Bowmanville Zoo has since evolved into one of the largest collections of animals on the continent. More than 300 creatures roam its 42 acres of parkland, including turtles, primates, and large felines seen in feature films and television shows such as Animorphs and Peter Benchley's Amazon. Throughout the week, visitors can ride camels or elephants, see trained critters perform in the 400-seat indoor Animatheatre, or watch as handlers feed the carnivores by throwing them meat to trade with monkeys for delicious twigs.

340 King St E
Bowmanville,
ON
CA

Wings & Slicks' professional instructors pass on heart-pumping tutelage during stunt-driving and formula-car-racing experiences in the United States and Canada. The pro drivers impart pupils with the skills needed to execute a variety of as-seen-on-TV stunts, including slalom-course runs and reverse 180-degree spins, or to navigate the track in a Formula 2000 car capable of going from 0 to 60 miles per hour in less than three seconds. Each once-in-a-lifetime adventure revs up adrenalin levels while prioritizing safety; every experience begins with a lesson and includes protective equipment. Wings & Slicks, which was recently featured in a The Globe and Mail story, also baits competitive edges with timed events that pit drivers head-to-head in a test of dexterity, skill, and not closing one’s eyes during the hard parts.

3233 Concession Road 10
Bowmanville,
ON
CA

Glowing monkeys scamper toward a neon waterfall, and a knight bearing a radiant yellow lance rides past a bright orange octopus emerging from the ocean. What appears to be a time-traveling session gone awry is really the evolving environment within Putting Edge’s indoor black-lit mini-golf course, which whisks players to deep seas, Aztec jungles, and medieval times. Since opening its original location in Canada, Putting Edge has now expanded to 16 North American locations, all of which invite guests onto its challenging 18-hole courses to seek victory over opponents and the forces that keep their teeth from not glowing as brightly as they could. Elsewhere, the facility houses private party rooms, concessions, and an arcade filled with gamer favorites such as air hockey.

75 Consumers Drive
Whitby,
ON
CA