Family Day in Whitby



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Celebrate Family Day in Whitby with free activities including skating, swimming, live music, crafts, ice carvings, fitness classes and more!

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Event Details

Date: Monday, February 17, 2020
Time: Various times - see full schedule below
Location(s): Activities take place at five sites in Whitby including: Iroquois Park Sports Centre, Whitby Community Recreation Complex, McKinney Arena, Luther Vipond Arena and Brooklin Community Centre and Library
Cost: Free Admission to all sites


Schedule of Activities

 Whitby Civic Recreation Complex 

Family Fitness Classes

  • 12:15 p.m. Zumba
  • 12:45 p.m. Yoga
  • 1:15 p.m. Zumba
  • 1:45 p.m. Movement and Meditation
  • 2:30 p.m. Introduction to Taekwondo Tots (4 – 7 yrs)
  • 3:00 p.m. Introduction to Taekwondo (ages 8 plus)
  • Free Trial workout for ages 14+ at the Health Club Open House


  • Public Swim 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Lane Swim 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Public Swim 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Other Activities

Ice carving, photo op, entertainment, activities and crafts will be offered throughout the day at this location.

 Iroquois Park Sports Centre


Family Skate

  • 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • 2:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Parent & Tot Skate

  • 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. (Skating for 1 adult, maximum 2 children, 7 years.)

Backyard Rink 

  • 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Only for children 7 years and under only. Full protective hockey equipment is required)

Other Activities

Face painting, ice carving, balloon artist and stiltwalker will be offered at this location

Luther Vipond Memorial Arena

Family Skate

  • 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

 McKinney Arena

Family Skate

  • 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Brooklin Community Centre and Library

Gym Activities

  • 12:00 p.m. Preschool Fun
  • 1:00 p.m. Family Basketball
  • 2:00 p.m. Preschool Fun44
  • 3:00 p.m. Family Basketball

Preschool Room

Families can make a photo frame craft for their “photo booth” picture taken in the Craft Room.

Youth Room

“Open House” at the BCCL Youth Room for current members, new youth and parents.

Other Activities

Ice carving, face painter and buskers will be entertained throughout the day at this location.



Thank You to our Sponsors

The 2020 Family Day event activities at Civic Recreation Complex are are proudly sponsored by and Trafalgar Castle School.

        Trafalgar Castle School


Get Involved

Volunteer Opportunities

Information about the many volunteer opportunities at all Town of Whitby events can be found on our Volunteers page.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Aspects of most Town of Whitby events are sponsored by local businesses and community organizations. To find out how your organization can contribute to Family Day please contact the Manager of Advertising and Sponsorship Sales by email or phone 905.430.4300 x7488.