The temperature is expected to warm up just in time for Family Day Monday.
If you’re looking for activities to keep the kids entertained, however, there’s no shortage of Family Day fun happening in London.
There’s some explosive fun planned at Boler Mountain on Sunday. There’s skiing and snowboarding from 9 a.m. til 9 p.m., tubing from 11 a.m. til 6 p.m. as well as a tubing special from 6 p.m. til 9 p.m. (advanced tickets only)
There’s also a torchlight parade and fireworks display Sunday at 9 p.m. and everyone is welcome. Boler has skiing and snowboarding from 9 a.m. til 10 p.m. and tubing from 10 a.m. til 6 p.m.
The City of London is offering free skating on Family Day at three local arenas: 1 p.m. til 3 p.m. at Kinsmen Arena, 3 p.m. til 5 p.m. at Argyle Arena, and 1 p.m. til 3 p.m. at Stronach Arena.
The London Children’s Museum is hosting Family Yoga on Monday, as well as “The Amazing Family Race” which will challenge families to work together to navigate their way through the Museum. More details can be found here.
Storybook Gardens is open from 10 a.m. til 5 p.m. on Monday. They’re hosting an outdoor campfire, meet and greets with a dogsled team, horse-drawn wagon rides available for an additional fee and a visit from the 12 foot Polar Bear, Can Bear. More details can be found here.
The Museum of Ontario Archaeology on Attawandaron Road will be open from 10 a.m. til 4 p.m. on Monday. Families can take part in cultural crafts, cookie excavations, family activities, hot drinks and more. More details can be found here.
Families can tour Eldon House and enjoy hands-on activities between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. at Eldon House at 481 Ridout St. North. Admission is $6, and children must be accompanied by an adult. More details can be found here.
There’s a pancake breakfast followed by free Family Day activities at the Hamilton Road Seniors’ Centre and Community Centre at 525 Hamilton Road.
Be sure to run errands before the Family Day holiday on Monday as most businesses and services will not be open.
Beer Stores and LCBOs will be closed, along with schools, banks, provincial government offices, and some grocery stores.
Shopping malls including Masonville and White Oaks will be closed, and garbage pickup will not take place.
There will be mail delivery, and LTC buses will be running on a Sunday schedule.
With files from Natalie Lovie