Winter is here and it is time to get out and play! Tobogganing in Brampton is a fun activity for the whole family. Embracing all the fun that winter has to offer is key to making it through the short days and long cold nights. There are so many activities you can get out and enjoy outdoors during the winter, no need to stay cooped up inside.
We loved taking my daughter sledding for the first time last year and therefore I thought others might want to know where to go Tobogganing in Brampton. Tobogganing or Tubing is a great way to get the kids some exercise walking up and down the hill, and getting some fresh air and escaping the lockdown of our houses. Other outdoor activities include: get out for a hike, just dress in layers and ice cleats are a good idea as well. If you enjoy skating there are several outdoor rinks in Brampton that you can enjoy and many natural rinks around the city that are open weather permitting. There are many great spots to get out and enjoy sledding, and we are going to let you know the best tobogganing Brampton and Georgetown has to offer.
The following hills are based on our personal experiences and the recommendations of other parents, we have also included some hills that are approved by the City of Brampton as they believe they are safer than other hills. I suggest wearing a helmet when tobogganing as injuries can happen.
Tobogganing is a FREE activity and a great way to EXPLORE the Outdoors!
Map of Tobogganing Locations:
Tobogganing in Brampton:
The city of Brampton has a list of Toboggan hills that have designated areas for sledding.
Chinguacousy Park has parking and a short walk to the hill. You also have a nice view of the Ski Hill.
- Major Oaks Park – Williams Pkwy and Hwy 410 Brampton
- Mount Chinguacousy – 9050 Bramalea Road Brampton
- Heart Lake Conservation Area – 10818 Heart Lake Rd, Brampton
Smaller Sledding Hills for Young Kids
- Sacred Heart School (Behind the school)
- The hills behind St. Mary Catholic School
- Meadow Land Park – Main & Nanwood, Park at the end of the plaza near Metro
- Chris Gibson Park – The Hill is along the North end of park past the soccer fields
- Century Gardens
- Major William Sharp Park
Other suggestions from parents in Brampton include
-> Some good hills along Etobicoke creek trail near Jim Archedekin recreation centre
-> Behind Terry Fox Public School – on Richvale near Sandalwood
Tobogganing in Caledon
-> Albion Hills Conservation Area, 16500 Peel Regional Rd 50, Caledon
OTHER NEARBY LOCATIONS FOR SLEDDING:
-> Tobogganing in Georgetown and Halton Hills
-> Tobogganing in Mississauga
Tips for Tobogganing Safely This Winter!
-> Wear a helmet such as a ski helmet if possible
-> Choose tobogganing hills based on the age of your youngest child – pick hills that are appropriate for the youngest child ensures the safety of the entire group if you have multiple ages
-> Do not go tobogganing near any form of water including streams or rivers
-> Go during the day where there is good light and visibility
-> Check the hill for ice and ensure you are tobogganing on snow not ice
-> Tobogganing should be done in a group never alone, therefore there is always extra people around if a situation occurs that requires first aid
-> Make sure you are doing down the hill feet first and looking forward to avoid any obstacles
-> Leave the middle for sledding and the outsides of the hill for walking up
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