Parent Resources


Safari Niagara

Apr 26, 2013

Safari Niagara is a 110 acre nature park with over 500 animal, bird and reptile species, located only 10 minutes from Niagara Falls. Safari Niagara is the ultimate summer fun destination for people of all ages and abilities. The park is completely interactive with free educational animal presentations, guided tours, animal feedings and a petting farm. This year admission is all inclusive from June 1 – Labour Day, providing unlimited use of the ropes course, bungee, safari rides, splash pad, fishing, kite flying, paddle boats and more. New attractions for 2013 include White Lions, a White Rhinoceros Exhibit, an Interactive Reptile Exhibit and a Free Flight Budgie Experience.  Safari Niagara’s Amphitheatre offers an annual summer concert series featuring popular international recording artists. Visit the events calendar in this publication for the complete concert lineup. For more park information, hours and pricing, visit



Gymboree Play & Music

Apr 07, 2014

Gymboree Play & Music has been fostering creativity and confidence in children ages 0-5 for over 30 years. Today there are over 550 locations in 30 countries, making us the global leader in early childhood development programs.
Learning alongside your child can be so much fun! Gymboree Play & Music's creative classes are perfect for every stage of your young child's life, with activities expertly designed to boost every facet of development. Laugh, learn and play with new friends in a one-of-a-kind environment. Learn more at



the Bata Shoe Museum

Jun 06, 2013

Discover the treasures of North America's charming and surprising shoe museum. Hundreds of shoes (from a collection numbering over 10,000) are on exhibit in architect Raymond Moriyama's award-winning four-storey structure.

The Museum celebrates the style and function of footwear in four impressive galleries. Footwear on display ranges from Chinese bound foot shoes and ancient Egyptian sandals to chestnut-crushing clogs and glamourous platforms. Over 4,500 years of history and a collection of 20th-century celebrity shoes are reflected in the semi-permanent exhibition, All About Shoes. Three other galleries feature changing exhibitions, so there's always something new to see.