Jr. Forest Explorers: Forest Explorers at Downsview Park | Kids Out and About Toronto

Jr. Forest Explorers: Forest Explorers at Downsview Park

Join us at Downsview Park for a FREE caregiver and toddler (18 months- 3.5 years old)* nature program. Connect with the natural world through hands-on outdoor activities. Participants may sign up for one session or all the sessions. Each session must be registered separately. Please request tickets for number of children only.
In response to COVID-19 changes to the program have been made to keep participants and staff as safe as possible. Participants and staff will be in small groups, not exceeding provincial regulations. All participants must preregister. We will no longer have a indoor component. We ask all participants to wear masks, and a health check in will be needed before attending all programs. Additional information will be sent to all program participants.  If you have any questions about our COVID-19 policies, please contact us.

Registration is required. Please follow the link at the side to register. 

Monday July 6: Forest Explorers: Summer has begun! Join us for a mini hike through Downsview Park’s forest and participate in a summer scavenger hunt. Let’s discover the all the tiny treasures of our urban park!

Monday July 13: Creepy Crawlers: Let’s take a closer look at the insect world. Dig in the dirt, collect worms, and explore the tiny creatures living all around us.

Monday July 20: Animals: Wondering what creatures live in Downsview Park? Play some games, make some noise and learn about the wildlife that calls Downsview Park home.

Monday July 27: Muddy Mayhem: Get ready to get muddy! This is a free play day for you to go where your imagination takes you!

Monday August 10: Garden Adventure: From smell tests to taste tests, come explore Downsview Park’s education garden with us! Filled with fresh plants, learn about what makes our garden strong and healthy.

Monday August 17: Pollinators: Think like a bee! Communicate like a bee! Smell like a bee! Use your senses to explore the forest of Downsview Park. Learn how birds, butterflies and bees keep plants and humans healthy.

Monday August 24: Campfire: It has been another fun summer exploring Downsview Park together! Join us as we make a campfire, sing some songs, roast a marshmallow in the forest and celebrate the end of a great summer together.

*Times, dates, and prices of any activity posted to our calendars are subject to change. Please be sure to click through directly to the organization’s website to verify.


Downsview Park


Downsview Park 70 Canuck Ave
Toronto , ON, M3K 2C5


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Downsview Park


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