Not interested in going skiing or snowboarding this winter, but still want to enjoy the slopes?
We’ve got you covered.
Check out one of the many snow tubing parks in Ontario this winter. And with locations throughout the GTA and surrounding cities, there’s definitely a tubing park for everyone to enjoy.
We’ve rounded up ten parks that offer snow tubing near Toronto for your cold-weather enjoyment. Information is subject to change and snow tubing is weather dependent, so make sure to call the park ahead of time before heading out.
Oh, and have a hell of a time.
Chicopee Tube Park comes with six chutes so tubers never have to wait long for their turn, and there’s a carpet conveyor belt which carries riders back to the top of the hill. There’s also midnight tubing available on Saturday evenings for those who want to ride at night.
Address: 1600 River Road E, Kitchener, ON
Snow Valley in Barrie offers the best snow tubing terrain in Ontario. With a snow tube rope tow and lots of chutes with large lanes, so you can go down with a group, Snow Valley is the place for snow tubing.
Address: 2632 Vespra Valley Rd, Minesing
Nestled in the beautiful Oak Ridge Moraine is Ski Lakeridge, a family-friendly tubing hill that’s perfect for all ages. They’ll provide the snow and the tubes, riders can bring the fun.
Address: 790 Chalk Lake Road, Uxbridge
Horseshoe Adventure Park is the perfect place to spend a winter afternoon. The ski resort just one hour from Toronto has added an extra 1,200 feet to its five-chute hill, making it the longest tube hill in the province, that now also boasts TWO exhilarating drops.
Address: 1101 Horseshoe Valley Road – Comp. 10, Barrie
Tubing at Mount Pakenham is a wholesome, fun-filled activity and is perfect for families. Sliding down in a picturesque woodland setting is winter excitement at its best. There’s even an outdoor campfire that adds to the experience.
Address: 577 Ski Hill Rd, Pakenham
Just under three hours west of Toronto is Boler Mountain, a family-friendly tube hill that’s open seven days a week. Here you’ll find three tube runs that are each ten stories high, and riders can reach speeds of up to 70 km/h. Helmets are mandatory and included.
Address: 689 Griffith St, London
Tubing at Blue Mountain is the perfect place to get a feel of the slopes while experiencing old-fashioned winter fun. Blue Mountain’s Hike N’ Tube is suitable for riders as young as three and for all ability levels. The official tubing season hasn’t launched just yet, so make sure to check the site regularly for updates.
Address: 108 Jozo Weider Blvd., Blue Mountains
Get your heart pumping with the thrill and no skill fun of snow tubing. Head to The ROC tube park, where you’ll have the chance to fly down four big chutes. Don’t forget to bring a helmet!
Address: 26479 Civic Centre Road, Georgina
Brampton’s Mount Chinguacousy is not only a quick drive from the city, but it features some serious tube runs. With a number of wide lanes, you can rush down the hill in a group or on your own. Don’t worry, there are nice rubber mats at the bottom to bring your spinning ride to a safe stop.
Address: Corner of Central Park Drive and Bramalea Road in Brampton
While this is a bit of a trek from the city, it’s still worthy of a mention! Don’t hibernate this holiday season, enjoy what winter offers at the scenic Arrowhead Provincial Park. At the Park, you’ll be able to take a hand at a variety of winter activities like cross-country skiing, snow tubing, skating on an ice trail, and snowshoeing and hiking.
Address: 451 Arrowhead Park Rd., Huntsville