Ontario Parks - Bronte Creek

Site: Ontario Parks - Bronte Creek

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments As of December 1st, 2016, the outdoor ice skating rink at Bronte Creek Provincial Park will be permanently closed.
Contact Information
Office Phone Main Office 905-827-6911; 
Campground 905-827-3228; 
Picnic, school program and day camp group reservations 905-827-6911 ext 288
Toll Free Phone Ontario Parks (camping reservations only) 1-888-668-7275
Fax 905-827-8706
Website www.ontarioparks.com/park/brontecreek
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Primary Contact Andrew Cirtwill, A/Park Education and Marketing Specialist; Phone: 905-827-6911 ext 228; Email: andrew.cirtwill@ontario.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Cathy Entwistle, A/ Education Leader; Phone: 905-827-6911 ext 231; Email: cathy.entwistle@ontario.ca
Site Information
Site Location Day use area: N of QEW at Burloak Dr (exit 109) * campground: N of QEW at Bronte Rd (exit 111)
Located In Community Bronte
Address & Map
1219 Burloak Dr
Oakville, ON L6M 4J7
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Intersection Burloak Dr and Upper Middle Rd
Physical Access Partially Accessible - washrooms, Nature Centre, Children's Play Barn, Recreation Complex, Snack Bar, Spruce Lane Farmhouse (first floor) are accessible * also certain trails and some campsites
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name Allotments
Agency Information
Description (Agency) An Ontario Provincial Park located in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Established 1975
Primary Executive Luke Coady, Park Superintendent; Phone: 905-827-6911 ext 223; Email: luke.coady@ontario.ca
Funding Provincial ; Fees - admission
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) The park contains over 10km of multi-purpose trails, picnic shelters, a turn-of-the-century living history museum (Spruce Lane Farmhouse), nature centre with live animals, electric service campsites, children's playbarn, seasonal outdoor pool and a farm. 
* 144 electrical sites  
* showers  
* flush toilets  
* play areas  
* group camping  
* kids programs  
* reservations recommended  
* must be accessed via Bronte Road and Upper Middle Road 
Day use and trails: 
* fishing (see Ontario Fishing Regulations for seasons)  
* garden plots (50 plots, 4.5m x 9m available for rent on an annual basis)  
* hiking trails  
* leash-free designated exercise areas for dogs 
* outdoor sports facilities (paved rollerblading path, 18-hole Frisbee golf course, basketball courts, baseball diamond)  
* winter activities (toboggan hill, trails for cross-country skiing) 
Nature Centre: 
* educational facility with live animals, hands on displays and other natural wonders  
* school group education programs  
Outdoor Swimming Pool: 
* 1.8 acre pool  
* lifeguards on duty 
Park store: 
* open during pool season, otherwise closed 
* sells merchandise and rents equipment such as rollerblades 
Picnic areas and shelters: 
* many picnic tables and 11 shelters with a barbecue on site  
* shelters can be reserved from January onward for use between mid-June and September 30 
Playbarn and Children’s Farm: 
* for ages 10 and under to jump, slide, swing and climb  
* call ext 288 to reserve for school and youth groups 
Spruce Lane farmhouse: 
* museum built in 1899  
* school group education programs offered 
For directions and additional information on the education and research programs supported by the Friends of Bronte Creek visit www.brontecreek.org
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm (closed on statutory holidays)
Dates Day use and trails, picnic areas and shelters, and playbarn and children's farm are open year round (except Christmas Day) 
Campground: Apr to Oct 
Nature Centre: May-Sep 
Outdoor Swimming Pool: last Sat in Jun to Labour Day 
Park Store: open during pool season 
Spruce Lane Farmhouse: Victoria Day weekend in May to Sep 
Annual events:  
Mar: Maple Syrup Festival  
May: Springtime on the farm 
Jul-Aug: Daily Programs 
Aug: Ghost walks 
Sep: Harvest Festival  
Sep: British Car Day 
Oct: Camper Halloween  
Dec: Victorian Christmas  
Dec: New Year's Eve Coyote Howl
Areas Served Canada ; USA
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Not required
Languages English
Fees Admission ; Daily vehicle permit required * seasonal or annual passes available * extra fees apply for swimming pool, rentals, etc.
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Community Gardening ; Halloween Events ; New Year's Events ; Public Parks ; Swimming/Swimming Lessons
Other Details
Resources Seasonal brochure

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