Make the Most Out of Canadian Winters (in Mississauga!)

Winter in Canada can be long and cold, but it doesn’t have to be a time to stay inside. It can be an opportunity to explore the great outdoors in a parka and boots as you immerse yourself in snowy activities, enjoy Mississauga’s finest trails and experience winter wildlife. With this recent blast of snow, there’s still time to make the most out of winter!

Grab your sled
There’s no better way to enjoy some old-fashioned winter fun than sliding down one of Mississauga’s toboggan hills! There are six public toboggan hills you can enjoy every winter season from December to March (weather dependent):

View the full map of Mississauga’s designated tobogganing locations.

Lace-up your skates
Drop-in and skate with family and friends at an arena in your neighbourhood. There are many types of drop-in programs from fun skates to adult cardio and older adult skates! More details on rinks and schedules.

Walk your way through snowy trails
Mississauga is home to more than 500 parks, which includes publicly-owned woodlands and natural areas, and hundreds of kilometres worth of trails that are waiting to be explored. We’ve shortlisted a few winter-friendly trails help get you started:

Don’t forget to practice trail etiquette when visiting:

  • No dumping, littering or pruning
  • Stay on designated trails and keep dogs on a leash
  • Share the trail: slow down when passing, stay to the right and watch out for others

Learn to play hockey
Ever thought of playing one of Canada’s favourite winter sports? The City offers a number of drop-in hockey activities like shinny, shinny sledge, and stick & puck. Find out where you can lace-up your skates to play and improve your skills! Learn more

Catch a live show or local exhibit
Not a fan of the winter weather? Get out of the house and beat those winter blahs by supporting community activities – like catching a local exhibit or show at the Living Arts Centre or Meadowvale Theatre! More on






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