Petticoat Creek and Pioneers

You’ll be making summer memories at Petticoat Creek Conservation Area. The natural wilderness picnic setting and 800-person sparkling splash pool and pad are the perfect mix for energetic outdoor adventure. Bring lots of towels and don’t forget your picnic blanket! The Pickering Farmers’ Market offers an outdoor market experience for the family to help fill the picnic basket with local produce, baked goods and fresh food item

Splash Pad

Pickering Farmers MarketSummer holidays were made for family ‘ed’ventures. Pioneer life is brought to life by costumed interpreters  in 18 heritage buildings at Pickering Museum Village . Meet the blacksmith in his shop, the general store keeper, the school Masters house, and more. It’s a walk-through local history and early Canadian life.

Pioneer Museum MapEnjoy the view where Frenchman’s Bay meets Lake Ontario.  Aromas of fresh baking from the cafes sweeten the fresh air as you stroll the quaint shops of Nautical Village. After you’ve found your favourite flavour of ice cream head down. The Waterfront Trail where the kids can cool off in the splash pad, or swing, climb and slide at Beachfront Park and Millennium Square.  Volleyball nets stand ready on the beach, so bring a ball!

Frenchmans Bay