Move over tobogganing and make room for snow tubing! Sure, sledding on the nearby community hills still has its place, but if you’re looking for a new and exciting experience, then check out what these resorts and parks have to offer. Snow tubing gives you a fast and thrilling ride, without all the bumps of tobogganing, which is perfect for families of all ages to get outdoors together. Find out where with our list of the Best Spots to Go Snow Tubing in and around the GTA!
Note: Be sure to check ahead with the venue about operation dates and times, as the weather is always unpredictable.
Blue Mountain Resort
A gentle introduction to the fun and beauty that Blue Mountain has to offer for families. No ride up to the top of the hill at this one, which is why it’s called Hike N’ Tube! Prices range by age for a one-hour time slot.
Where: 190 Gord Canning Drive, Blue Mountains, Collingwood
Within the ski resort is The Horseshoe Adventure Park, which includes five chutes for snow tubing. There is a magic carpet to transport you to the top of the hill again and again. The height requirements is 42″ (3 feet, 5 inches) and children under 10 must have an adult present while riding.
Where: 101 Horseshoe Valley Road, Barrie
Lakeridge Ski Resort
If you live in Vaughan, it’s only a 30-minute drive to get to this gem. The hill is fast, and you’ll get a lift back up to the top. They also host birthday parties! Children must be at least 42 inches tall and accompanied by an adult.
Where: 790 Chalk Lake Road, Uxbridge
The closest hill to Toronto, located in Brampton, snow tubing is available on Thursday and Friday evenings and all day on Saturday and Sunday. There is a minimum height of 42″.
Where: 9050 Bramalea Road, Brampton
The ROC (Recreational Outdoor Campus)
On the south shore of Lake Simcoe, this is a snow tubing hill that offers four lanes of fun. Plus, it’s only an 80-minute drive from downtown Toronto!
Where: 26479 Civic Centre Road, Georgina
Snow Valley Ski Resort
Snow Valley is always a fun destination for families. Their chutes are large and plentiful, complete with a tow rope to the top. It also includes a separate Kidz Zone for smaller ones (under 42″) to enjoy the tubing safely as well.
Where: 2632 Vespra Valley Road, Barrie
Chicopee Tube Park
There are six different chutes on this hill and some of them are pretty high! Then, warm up at the large log chalet including a café and outdoor viewing deck that looks out over the snow hill. (Note: All snow tubers must be at least 4 years old and 42″ tall)
Where: 1600 River Road East, Kitchener
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