Things To Do In Oshawa

Six or 12 Boot Camp Sessions at Evolution Sports Training (Up to 51% Off)

Evolution Sports Training

South Courtice Arena

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

C$70 C$35

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One or Three Months of Kindermusik or Glee Club Classes at The Song Spot (Up to 53% Off)

The Song Spot

Brooklin

Children learn theatrical singing techniques in glee club classes, while toddlers build basic music skills in Kindermusik classes

C$50 C$25

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$35 for Ten Yoga Classes at Fountain of Youth Yoga ($110 Value)

Fountain of Youth Yoga

Whitby

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

C$110 C$35

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Drive One or Two Laps in a Luxury Car from G1Tour (Up to 88% Off). Five Tracks Available.

G1Tour

Multiple Locations

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

C$339.33 C$69

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Foodie Photography Class With 3-Course Meal & Optional Basics Class at Dandyline Pictures (Up to 66% Off)

Dandyline Pictures

Multiple Locations

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

C$145 C$59

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Visit for Two or Four to the Canadian Automotive Museum (50% Off)

Canadian Automotive Museum

Downtown Oshawa

The museum houses nearly a century's worth of old cars, from a 1903 Redpath Messenger to a 1983 DeLorean

C$10 C$5

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10 or 20 Kettlebell Boot-Camp Classes at Commit 2B Fit (Up to 81% Off)

Commit 2B Fit

Multiple Locations

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

C$130 C$29

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Introductory or Assessment Horseback-Riding Lesson for Two, Four, or Six at Springfield Stables (Up to 50% Off)

Springfield Stables

Whitby

Long established stables host Equine Canada–certified instructors who introduce small groups to the fundamentals of horseback riding

C$100 C$60

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$19 for 10 Martial-Arts Classes at Pro Dojos (Up to $150 Value)

Pro Dojos

Multiple Locations

Ten classes in various martial-arts disciplines such as karate, judo, jujitsu, and MMA

C$150 C$19

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John Wing Comedy Show or Fleetwood Nicks/Practically Petty Concert at Live Act Theatre (Up to 50% Off)

Live Act Theatre

Whitby

Bands impersonate Fleetwood Mac and Tom Petty during a show that includes dinner; comedian John Wing appeared on America’s Got Talent

C$35 C$17.50

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Single-Day Admission for One Person or Family to Bowmanville Zoo (Up to 52% Off)

Bowmanville Zoo

Bowmanville

At Canada’s oldest privately owned zoo, families affordably enjoy up-close encounters with trained elephants, felines, and other critters

C$23 C$11.50

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Kids' Trampoline Summer Camps at Anti-Gravity Trampoline (51% Off)

Anti-Gravity Trampoline

Whitby

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

C$200 C$99

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For Debbie Benko, owner of Fitness Bootcamp Canada, boot camps aren’t just for sculpting muscles and melting calories. They’re a tool for shedding hang-ups and unlocking pent-up potential. A certified personal trainer and enthusiastic life coach, Debbie draws upon more than 20 years of fitness expertise and recent training in neuro-linguistic programming to help women become more focused and resilient. She’s also driven by an important lesson learned while teaching English overseas: everyone wants to feel valued, no matter how they look, where they live, or what language they speak. To blaze a trail to the future, people often need to look at the past, at those times when they’ve felt undervalued or misunderstood. “That’s why I’m about making breakthroughs,” Debbie explains. “I help my clients take a close look at why they want to accomplish a particular goal and how their past has affected that goal so far.” Listening carefully is a key to achieving these breakthroughs, as is a strong support system. During one-on-one activities such as nutrition consultations, Debbie showers clients with personal attention while helping them make positive changes in their lives, from planning healthier meals to establishing clear boundaries with overly clingy shadows. She rallies exercisers of all levels for indoor boot-camp classes, where team-like camaraderie propels each participant toward goals while enhancing confidence and self-esteem. Most classes teem with calisthenics, plyometrics, and short sprints, which boost energy levels while toning muscles throughout the body. Exercises are often performed in intervals to maximize calorie burn and cultivate endurance at a manageable pace.

27 Doug Walton Lane
Newcastle,
ON
CA

After decades of winning the admiration of stock-car racing fans with his aggressive driving strategy and off-track charisma, Rusty Wallace now gives others the chance to experience the rush of racing. He joined forces with Sodikart to roll out the Rusty Wallace Kart Experience, pairing kart with driver at some of the country's most celebrated racetracks. Racers can hop in a custom RT8 (or its kid-friendly counterpart, the LR4) and hit the gas, tearing up everything from the versatile road courses and speedy main track of the Atlanta Motor Speedway to the challenging lava pits of the Milwaukee Mile.

But this go-karting business has a big brother?the Rusty Wallace Racing Experience. It's a high-speed trip into the pro-racing trade, with breathtaking ride-alongs and racing experiences in stock cars. Guests buckle up and sit shotgun alongside professional drivers as they fly down straightaways and around curves. They can even get behind the wheel themselves, finally feeling what it's like to be a professional driver.

3233 Concession Rd. # 10
Bowmanville, ON,
Ontario
CA

Since its opening in 1963, the Canadian Automotive Museum has honored the automotive industry by displaying mint-condition vehicles, some of which date back to the beginning of the 20th century. Many of these cars were manufactured in Canada, whereas others come from America or overseas?but each one has a history that educates and entices visitors.

  • Size: 25,000 square feet, enough room to hold more than 60 vehicles plus motorcycles, bicycles, and trucks

  • The Building: a former 1920's car dealership, featuring the original elevator that moved cars from floor to floor when they were too lazy to take the stairs

  • Eye Catcher: the only remaining 1903 Redpath Messenger; built in Kitchener, its original owner was one of the first employees of the famed Canadian car company

  • Don't Miss: Lady Eaton's 1912 Rolls Royce Silver Ghost

  • Pro Tip: the museum and gift shop are both cash only, so hit the ATM on your way there

99 Simcoe St S
Oshawa,
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.

10 Concession Street East
Bowmanville,
ON
CA

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

Originally founded in 1919 as Bowmanville Zoological Park as a small recreational resort with a swimming pool, cottages, tennis courts, and a small petting zoo. Renamed Bowmanville Zoo in 1964 and under new ownership since 1988, the zoo now hosts more than 300 animals roaming 42 acres of parkland, including birds, reptiles, mammals, and large felines seen on films and television shows such as Animorphs and Peter Benchley?s Amazon. Throughout the week, guests have the opportunity to watch zoo keepers feed the animals, watch live animal presentations in the Animatheatre, or take in attractions such as Splash Bash and horse-drawn carriages.

340 King St. E
Bowmanville,
ON
CA