Ready, Set, Vroom! Who doesn’t like to go fast? Take the kids go-karting to satisfy their need for speed! Zoom into our Guide to Go-Karts in the GTA and Southern Ontario.
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The first go-kart track built in the GTA, featuring an overpass and underpass bridge, clover leaf banked turns and hills.
When: Saturday 12:00pm—7:00pm, Sunday 11:00am—7:00pm
Where: 575 Centennial Park Blvd., Etobicoke
An indoor racing centre located in Downsview Park with electric go-karting for all skill levels. A second location is opening soon in Mississauga.
When: Monday—Thursday 12:00pm—10:00pm, Friday 11:00am—11:00pm, Saturday 10:00am—12:00am, Sunday 10:00am—9:00pm
Where: 75 Carl Hall Road, Unit #9, North York
North of Toronto
Balm Beach has a half-mile paved track with 24 go-karts, plus eight double seaters. They also have a 18-hole mini-putt course.
When: May and June: Saturday — Sunday 11:00am — 7:00pm, July and August: Daily 10:00am — 10:00pm
Where: 239 Balm Beach Road West, Perkinsfield
You can race in 70-km/hour Grand Prix Karts on the massive track or just boot around in their single or double go-karts.
When: Monday — Thursday Closed, Friday 3:00pm — 7:00pm, Saturday 12:00pm — 7:00pm, Sunday 12:00pm — 6:00pm
Where: 2006 Gilford Road, Gilford
Created by an ex pro-racer, this massive space lets racers hit speeds up to 43 km/h on an indoor course.
When: Currently closed
Where: 79 Bramsteele Road, Brampton
Wasaga 500 has been in operation since 1960! They have over 50 go-karts available, plus mini-putt and batting cages.
When: Monday—Friday 10:00am—6:00pm, Saturday 10:00am—10:00pm, Sunday 10:00am—9:00pm
Where: 152 River Road West, Wasaga Beach
East of Toronto
Featuring a thrilling combination of acceleration, braking and passing zones, the eight-metre wide track is an awesome way for anyone with an enthusiasm for speed to have a blast!
When: Schedule varies
Where: 2687 Concession Road A, Brechin
This is the place to go when you are serious about racing! Built on over 20 acres of rolling hills, Goodwood Kartways features one of the most prestigious track layouts in Ontario.
When: Schedule varies
Where: 5200 2nd Concession, Stouffville, Ontario
South of Toronto
This is an active family’s paradise, with not just go-karts but also paintball, splatmaster, bungee trampoline, rope course, laser tag, bubble soccer, rock climbing, target range, paintball, pro-shop, and snack bar.
When: Thursday—Friday 12:00–7:00pm, Saturday—Sunday 11:00am–7:00pm
Where: 2633 Upper James St., Mount Hope
Hamilton Indoor Go Karts has been around for more than two decades providing the Golden Horseshoe Area with a safe and fun go-karting experience.
When: Monday—Thursday 4:00–9:00pm, Friday 1:00–11:00pm, Saturday 11:00am–11:00pm, Sunday 11:00am–9:00pm
Where: 193 Cavell Avenue, Hamilton
This outdoor go-karting track has both single and two-person karts available, plus a mini-putt course and a snack bar.
When: Daily 12:00pm–7:30pm
Where: 7104 Kinsmen Court, Niagara Falls
Roaring into the Fallsview Tourist Area, a.k.a. Clifton Hill, is this roller coaster-style go-kart track featuring exciting spiral ramps.
When: Wednesday—Thursday 1:00—9:00pm, Friday 12:00pm–1:00am, Saturday 11:00am—1:00am, Sunday 11:00am—12:00am
Where: 4960 Clifton Hill, Niagara Falls
West of Toronto
At the new GYGO complex, which includes the popular Nerf Challenge, there is a massive outdoor Go-Kart track.
When: Wednesday 3:00pm—8:00pm, Thursday & Friday 12:00pm—9:00pm, Saturday: 10:00am—10:00pm, Sunday: 10:00am— 8:00pm
Where: GYGO! at Square One, 99 Rathburn Rd W, Unit #R4-1, Mississauga
Newly opened, this racing track is built for speed, with adult and junior electric karts, plus a café and four party rooms available.
When: Monday—Thursday 12:00pm—10:00pm, Friday—Saturday 12:00pm—12:0pm, Sunday 12:00pm—11:00pm
Where: Frederick Mall, 385 Frederick Street, Kitchener
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