Fun Things to Do in London Area During COVID-19 Ontario Reopening Phase

As Ontario is officially in Stage 1 of the reopening plan, we can now enjoy various attractions and parks in and around London. Please keep in mind that social distancing protocols are still in effect.

Here is a list of activities to enjoy in the London Area.

1. Enjoy Nature Parks & Areas

2. Go Fishing

You can cast a line and reel in that big catch at Ontario Provincial Parks. However, please obey any fishing location restrictions in the park as well as all public health guidelines on group sizes and physical distancing.

3. Go Boating

Enjoy canoeing & kayaking in ponds, lakes & rivers as Ontario Marinas, boat clubs and public boat launches are open for recreational use. Canoes can be rented from Avon Boat rentals.

4. Play Sports

  • Ontario Golf Courses are open. Book a tee time to enjoy golfing at Fanshawe Golf Course and Thames Valley Golf Course.
  • Outdoor sports fields and baseball diamonds, Skate parks, Basketball courts, Tennis and pickleball courts, Disc golf are open
  • Benches, picnic tables and park shelters are open for public use – As these amenities are not sanitized, residents should wash or sanitize their hands thoroughly after use.
  • On Weekends, head to East Park London. The batting cages are open on Saturdays and Sundays from 12 – 6 pm. You can also enjoy mini golf and go-karts here.
  • Outdoor playgrounds, play structures, and equipment, Outdoor pools, spray pads, wading pools, Premier irrigated sports fields and indoor facilities will be closed
  • Go cycling and explore the beautiful areas in London.

5. Watch a Movie

Drive-in Theatres can reopen in Ontario from June 1. Watch a movie under the stars!

  • Mustang Drive-in, 2551 Wilton Grove Road, London

6. Enjoy a Quarantine Concert

There are many free concerts live-streamed every day. Check them out.

7. Enjoy Live Theatre from around the World

With COVID-19 pandemic forcing theatres to shut their doors, many performing art centres have taken to being open virtually.

8. Explore Canada or the World From Home

Explore Canada’s arctic, Winnipeg, National Parks and many more places from Home. Travel to international or outer space destinations like the international space station, discover Egypt’s Heritage Sites from tombs to monasteries or take a trip on scenic trains in Europe virtually.

9. Enjoy in Person Events

Kitchener Food Truck Days
15 Jun

Kitchener, Waterloo Region

June 15, 2020 To July 15, 2020

Varies with purchase

From Monday through Friday, a licenced food truck will be selling food at five community centres across the city.  »

Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory Reopens
23 Jun

Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory, 2500 Kossuth Road, Cambridge

June 23, 2020 To July 31, 2020

519-653-1234 x102

Regular admission

Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory is reopening from June 23. Face masks are mandatory, except in the greenhouse Timed tickets are required for all visitors Contactless payment only, no cash ...  »

Virtual Walk of Life
27 Jun

In your neighbourhood

June 27, 2020 To July 11, 2020

416-730 8299

Individuals $20

This is our 36th Anniversary of the Walk of Life which raises fund for Cardiovascular rehabilitation programs. This year our event is a virtual Walk of Life ...  »

Summer Day Camps
06 Jul

Schneider Haus National Historic Site, 466 Queen Street South, Kitchener

July 6, 2020 To August 28, 2020

519-575-4491 ext. 3247


Now offering new registrations! Experience a week of fun-filled indoor and outdoor activities, steeped in history. Let your child take part in an engaging and immersive week ...  »

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