In the heart of downtown Toronto, as well as the Greater Toronto Area, these two areas are the home of many amusement parks that can be enjoyed all year around. Although many amusement parks are seasonally operated, that is they are only open during the summer or a specific season, a variety of parks are housed indoors. These parks can also be categorized under general amusement parks as well as water amusement parks. Be sure to check their operating hours beforehand!

Ontario Place in Toronto
Popular amusement parks in include the nationally acclaimed Canada's Wonderland in Vaughan, Canada's largest theme park featuring North America's greatest variety of roller-coasters. In Toronto there is Ontario Place, offering seasonal rides and attractions as well as Cinesphere films. The Fantasy Fair in Etobicoke offers rides such as bumper boats and the Playdium in Mississauga has over 200 interactive games to choose from. Visit Bingeman's in Kitchener to experience glow in the dark mini-golf, a climbing wall, or even camping. Centreville Amusement Park located on Toronto’s Islands has over 30 rides to choose from, including an antique carousel. If you are in Niagara Falls, do not miss MarineLand, a theme park and aquarium with thrilling rides and amazing aquatic shows.

Brampton is home of the largest water park in Canada, Wild Water Kingdom, which has rock climbing under a waterfall and unlimited use of their bumper boats, among other activities. Wild Waterworks in Hamilton boasts Canada’s largest outdoor wave pool as well as six-storey-high body slides. Do not miss Soak City inside Ontario Place, Toronto’s only downtown water park. Even if there is snow on the ground, some indoor water parks are open all year around. In Niagara you will find Fallsview Water Park and Great Wolf Lodge, both offering wet and wild fun and in Collingwood there is Plunge, an indoor water playground.