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Exploring Brantford With Your Dog

Exploring Brantford With Your Dog

For many dog lovers, the highlight of their pet’s day is also the highlight of theirs. Walking your dog is a great way to get some exercise outdoors. Here's a few ways that you can explore your community with your furry friend.  Practice Agility on Brantford's Trails Explore the 70 kilometres of trails in Brantford with your pet. While walking, encourage your dog to step up and down, move around and over, and balance on the obstacles along your path. Embraci...
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Off-Campus Social Activities For Students

Off-Campus Social Activities For Students

Getting an education should be rewarding and fun, and we want you to know about some of the great social activities available in Brantford that are perfect for meeting new people, building relationships and taking a break from the books! Local Breweries Craft breweries are known for the experience and atmosphere they provide to their patrons and the two local Brantford breweries are no exception. Mash Paddle Brewing Company is located in Brantford’s historic Artisan’s Village at 11...
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Try Disc Golf At Mohawk Park

Try Disc Golf At Mohawk Park

If you know the rules of golf and you can throw a Frisbee, Mohawk Park has a game for you! It’s called disc golf, and it's high flying fun for all ages. Disc golf is a sport much like regular golf, but instead of balls and clubs, players throw a Frisbee. Participants throw onward from behind wherever your disc lands, aiming to eventually sink it into an upright basket target in the fewest number of strokes. The sport has been around since 1970, and Mohawk Park has had it's own ...
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Uncover Hidden Treasures with Geocaching

Uncover Hidden Treasures with Geocaching

Geocaching is an outdoor recreational activity beloved by millions worldwide. Essentially, geocaching is a high-tech scavenger hunt where participants use their GPS to find ‘caches’ that are hidden in unexpected places. Caches are usually small plastic containers with a log books inside where successful searchers can sign their name - some even hold small prizes! This is a great outdoor activity for people of all ages, as it reveals secrets hidden in the...
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Adventure Awaits on the Grand River

Adventure Awaits on the Grand River

As summer begins to wind down, there is still plenty of time to take in the incredible natural resource that flows through Brantford. The Grand River provides many opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts and those looking to try something new. Local outfitters are ready to help you enjoy the river and have incorporated additional health protocols to make your day on the Grand a safe and memorable experience. Paddling down the Grand River is always a popular summertime activity. And this year, as ...
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Have a splashing good time in Brantford’s pools!

Have a splashing good time in Brantford’s pools!

We are having a hot summer in Brantford, which means we all need a little more help keeping cool. The reopening of many pools in Brantford were delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the City’s response to try to slow the spread of infection. We are now pleased to share that the 65m and 25m pools at the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre have now reopened, with enhanced safety measures. Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre | 254 North Park. St. |519-756-9900 The 65m and 25m pools will be ope...
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Where to go birding in Brantford

Where to go birding in Brantford

Birding, also known as bird watching, is the hobby of seeking out birds to observe in their natural environments. The Brantford area provides many excellent birding opportunities. Whether you are a novice birder or a birding enthusiast, feathered friends can be found in a variety of habitats including wooded areas, wetlands, and even built-up landscapes. All you need to get started is a good pair of hiking shoes and a pair of binoculars.  If I had a nickel for every peregrine falcon I have...
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