Haven’t got plans for your student’s January 20th PD Day yet?
Not to worry, we’ve got you covered!
Here are our 7 top picks for free and low-cost PD Day events across the GTA:
If you’ve got the day off too, check out the Bata Shoe Museum’s Arts and Innovation: Traditional Arctic Footwear exhibition with your little one. The museum is open from 10AM – 5PM. Student admission (with ID) is $8, adults are 14$, and kids enter for free!
Now in its 20th season, Cow Over Moon is celebrating with its latest, most creative creation, Beauty and the Beast. There’s a show on January 20th from 10:30-11:30 a.m. While most appropriate for children ages 7 to 12 (the performance includes critical thinking, problem solving, and conflict resolution), it’s guaranteed to be a blast for the whole family. Tickets are $17 for adults and $13.50 for kids.
Try drop-in rock climbing with the kids! Full-time students and teachers get 15% off, so a day pass would only cost $15! That’s the same price for kids. They’re open 12 p.m.- 11 p.m. Orientation required for new climbers, shoe rentals available at the climbing gym.
This PD Day program is for kids aged 7 to 14 and it’s all about winter wearables clothing hacks! Kids’ll get to add LED’s and conductive materials to their winter clothing… From 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. $95/child, before and after care available.
Your little ones can take part in a full-day energy and physics day camp at the Ontario Science Centre. Watts Matter is for those ages 5 to 12 and is from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at $75/child.
Check out the U Can Move physical literacy program from 6 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. Following this, beginning at 7:00 pm, catch the Men’s Varsity Blues hockey game against U Windsor while sipping free hot chocolate! This event is no-cost. All participating family members must have tickets to participate – register at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Toronto Public Library has a variety of PD Day activities across all of its branches! Find the library nearest you and see what events are happening (movies, Lego, Bingo and more!).