Come discover something new!

Each year we welcome more than 10,000 teachers, students, community groups and families from across the province to our programs that focus on sustainability – how people today can live in a way to ensure that there is wellbeing for all, forever.

We offer three different types of programs and nature-based activities:

  1. School programs and virtual field trips
  2. Community field trips
  3. Community nature programs
  • Nature Connection
  • Jr. Forest Explorers
  • A Walk in the Park
  • Wellness Walks

To keep you engaged and connected to our community, we also offer self-guided activities and volunteer opportunities.

Ready to learn something new? Connect with each other and Mother Nature, come find your next adventure at Downsview Park.

School Programs

Looking to take your students on a field trip? Designed to support the Ontario curriculum, our school programs combine interactive lessons and fun recreational activities.

Virtual Field Trips

Can’t make it to the Park for a field trip? We will come to your class (virtually that is)! Our virtual field trips for classes and groups also support the Ontario curriculum.

Community Field Trips

Experience exciting hands-on opportunities to engage in, and with, the natural world. Perfect for corporate team-building events, kids’ birthday parties, daycares and camp day trips. 

Nature Connection

Join us for a FREE outdoor program! Each nature-themed program will get you exploring the natural world that makes Downsview Park unique. This program is family-friendly and suitable for all ages.

Jr. Forest Explorers

A FREE nature program for toddlers and their guardians. Connect with nature through hands-on outdoor activities. Let’s get those little hands dirty!

A Walk in the Park

A FREE guided stroll through Downsview Park’s green spaces. This program for youth and adults (age 16+) takes place on accessible pathways. Come take a walk with us and learn something new about the Park.

Self-guided Activities

A series of self-guided activities that you can enjoy either here at Downsview Park or at another green space in your community! 

Volunteer Program

Do you have a passion for nature and the outdoors? Do you enjoy engaging with the community? We’re looking for Nature Program Assistants, Park Ambassadors and Park Stewards to help support our team.