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Family Walking on trail in spring

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Due to the current stay at home order, please note that the businesses listed may not be open or have modified time schedules or alternative offerings. Please consult websites or phone ahead. While adhering to the order, please be advised that all golf courses in the province will be closed. Please stay home and stay safe.

Looking for some safe activities this spring? Welcome warmer weather, with these great options in Quinte West!

We’ve compiled a list of fun things to do this spring. *Please note this list is not all inclusive. If there is something you think we should add, email us at tourism@quintewest.ca.    

We’ll work to keep this info up-to-date, but things change quickly so call before you go.

ENJOY FRESH AIR

CRAZY CREEK FISHING PRESERVE

Although the preserve is closed to fishing, you can still meet Crazy Larry and feed the fish. With 17 ponds set amidst a cedar forest, Crazy Creek is home to a plentiful number of speckled and rainbow trout. Instead of fishing, residents are invited to go for a tour in the woods to feed the fish. By appointment ONLY. crazycreekfishing.com

 

GOLF COURSES - CURRENTLY CLOSED

We offer a number of first class golf courses, with a range of green fees to suit everyone's budget. Spend a morning, an afternoon, or a whole weekend playing the many great courses in our area. Work on your drive, spend time with friends, and enjoy the great scenery. For a complete list visit quintewest.ca/en/your-community/golfcourses.asp

 

SKATE PARKS

Don't forget about the City's two locations in Frankford Tourist Park and Centennial Park

 

GO ACTIVE

Looking for a more structured activity. Check out Go Active to hook yourself up with private Hiking experiences.

Group classes run four times a day for strength and conditioning. https://www.goactiveontario.ca/ 

Use Mind Body App to book https://www.facebook.com/goactiveontario/ 


FINA VISTA FARMS 

Try Horseback Riding at Fina Vista Farms

For more information check out their website https://finavistafarm.weebly.com/riding-options.html or go to their Facebook page for booking https://www.facebook.com/FinaVistaFarm

 

MOTORIZED TRAILS

The Hastings Heritage Trail is a four-season, multi-use recreational trail that follows an old railway line running through Hastings County. The Trail is open year-round and boasts a number of parking lots and access points along the route. The southern end of the trail is located in Glen Ross. A trail pass is required and can be purchased by visiting https://www.ofsc.on.ca/permits/ 

https://www.ontariotrails.on.ca/index.php?url=trails/view/hastings-heritage-trail-bancroft 


QUINTE WEST TRAILS -OPEN, PLEASE TRAVEL WITH MEMBERS OF YOUR OWN HOUSEHOLD AND MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCING WHILE ON THE TRAILS

If you’re looking to go for a walk, Centennial Park Trails, Kiwanis Park (Ontario Street) and the new Marina Waterfront Trail will be groomed on a regular basis, and are more safe and suitable for walking.  https://www.quintewest.ca/en/your-community/trails.asp

 

QUINTE CONSERVATION TRAILS

Quinte Conservation trails are open every day all year, unless otherwise posted. We have posted signs regarding COVID-19 protocols. Essentially, keep a distance from other users. If the trail is not wide enough, take a step to the side and let the other person pass, no large gatherings etc. Find out more information about these trails at http://quinteconservation.ca/site/ 

Watch their website for Forest Therapy Events coming soon!


LOWER TRENT CONSERVATION           

Conservation Lands are open for public use but physical distancing rules apply. All buildings, washrooms facilities, outdoor picnic sites, benches and shelters are closed at this time. Guests visiting our conservation lands do so at "Your Own Risks". Please DO NOT litter - take your trash with you. Conservation Areas within Quinte West for you to enjoy include; Sager Conservation Area, Bleasdell Boulder Conservation Area and the Trenton Greenbelt/Jack Lange Memorial Walkway.


GEOCACHING

Geocaching is an adventure in itself. What a great way to get out and get active with the family. There are tons of geocaches and earth caches in the area that families can hunt for. Not familiar with geocaching? Search it up and get started. https://www.geocaching.com/play        http://www.ltc.on.ca/conservation/geo/

GET YOUR BODY MOVIN'

 *Please check individual websites for updated information on virtual fitness opportunities.

 

YMCA - https://ymcaofceo.ca/membership-branches/city-of-quinte-west-branch/ 

10 Fitness Health Club - http://www.10fitness.ca/ 

Fearless Wellness Centre - https://www.fearlesswc.com/

The Gym - https://thegym.one/ 

Take a class -  Jujitsu, karate - https://www.limitlessbjjtrenton.com/ or Quinte Judo Club https://www.facebook.com/QuinteJudoClub/

Get Yoga - http://getyoga.ca/

Refire Fitness - https://www.refirefitness.com/ 

Get outside - take a walk, play tag, play hide and seek, do a scavenger hunt, etc.

STAY WARM INDOORS

 

* Please consult with individual websites or call for updated information.

 

Pieces Board Game Cafe

22 Front St Unit 115, Trenton   piecescafe.com

The cafe offers food, drinks, and games to play while you're visit as well as games for sale to play at home. If you are just looking to borrow, check out their Rental Program.

 

JB Books

CARDS, COMICS, GAMING, & COLLECTABLES 97 Dundas Street W. Trenton

USED BOOKS 48 Quinte Street Trenton      jandbbooks.com

Offering curbside pick and delivery to try and help you get the things you need. Shop the Facebook store or send an email to admin@jandbbooks.com

CURBSIDE PICK UP HOURS: Monday to Saturday 11a.m. to 4 p.m. - Closed on Sunday 

Deliveries: Can be scheduled

 

Quinte West Library - CURBSIDE PICK UP

Check out the April Newsletter for library news and fun activities to do with your kids. The Library is currently closed to the public. Health and safety measures are in place and the library will be continue to offer contactless pickup by appointment. Delivery options are also available.

Please call the library to make an appointment or to enquire about delivery.
613-394-3381 or visit library.quintewest.ca 

Watch the newsletter for the latest updates - Newsletter

Borrow Books, DVDs, Hotspots & Board games, Join 1000 Books before Kindergarten, Check out the Online Storytimes and Craft videos, etc.

 

National Air Force Museum of Canada - CLOSED

220 RCAF Rd, Trenton   airforcemuseum.ca 

Explore stories from the past, exhibits showcasing artwork created during the war, uniforms and aircraft at the museum. They have created an entire 'Museum From Home' section on their website which includes colouring pages, activities, diaries, hockey math problems, and even fitness guides to help everyone get some exercise! Note: interior aircraft tours are not available at this time due to physical distancing measures.

 

Centre Theatre  - currently closed for movies but serving ice cream and theatre treats for takeout

120 Dundas St. W, Trenton  facebook.com/centretheatre/  

Weather it's a date night or an afternoon adventure with the kids in tow, the Centre Theatre is a great place to treat yourself to a movie and classic theatre style snacks. There is lots of room for social distancing.

Hourglass Mysteries Escape Room  - CLOSED

17477 Old Hwy #2 West, Trenton  hourglassmysteries.com/#

Your adventure starts when your group finds itself locked in a room. All around you there will be locks and puzzles. Solving a puzzle will enable you to open a lock and progress through the room. While some of the puzzles will be easy to solve, others may require more thought and logic. In order to solve all the puzzles you cannot forget about your surroundings. Every detail could be important. Or not…

Communication with your team members is key. Remember: four eyes see more than two eyes and two brains think faster than one. Oh, all of this must be accomplished in less than 60 minutes, or else!

 

Axe Throwing at Axes and Allies - CLOSED

2223 Hamilton Road, Trenton  axesandallies.ca/reservations/ By reservation only. Leagues and youth club also available.  

Looking to let out some steam? Try something new! Challenge your targeting skills and shoulder strength. Sign up for indoor axe throwing at Axes and Allies in Quinte West! Don’t forget to bring a mask, wear close-toed shoes and book a reservation today.

 

Bowling at Club Medd  - CLOSED

31 Dundas St. East, downtown Trenton   clubmeddbowl.com

Take in Open Bowling or Rock N’ Bowl on Fridays and Saturdays to enjoy the lights and classic rock playlists. It’s a classic nostalgic indoor activity that will have you moving and laughing the entire time. Call to book in advance and claim your lane (limited capacity). 

 TREAT YOURSELF

 

* Please consult with individual websites or call for updated information.

 

Bliss Day Spa & Bliss Medical Spa - facebook.com/Bliss-Day-Spa-1507362519515880

DeeVa Spa Esthetics & Relaxation - deevaspa.com

Fearless Wellness Centre - fearlesswc.com

It's Your Body Day Spa - itsyourbodydayspa.com

J's Glow Spa - jsglowspa.com

Kathleen Nails - facebook.com/Kathleen-Nails-101166454591626

Pure Escape - pureescapespa.ca

Pretty Like You - prettylikeyou.ca

Quinte Massage & Acupuncture Clinic - taichima.com

Songbird Reflexology - songbirdreflexology.ca

Trenton Massage and Lymphedema Clinic - trentonmassage.com

Zenergy Health and Wellness - zenergywellnessstudio.com

 VIRTUAL ENTERTAINMENT 

 Old Church Theatre -  oldchurch.ca 
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