Leisure and sports

Whether you’re cheering your team to victory, playing a championship golf course, soaking up some sun at the beach or blissing out at a spa, find exhilaration and serenity in Ontario.

A quick guide to leisure and sports in Ontario

Ontario golf courses

Over 800 golf courses spanning the diverse regions across the province means you’ll never run of out of new tracks to challenge. Plan your next Ontario golf getaway.

Blue Flag beaches

Currently, Ontario is home to 18 of the 23 blue flag beaches in Canada. A blue flag is awarded to beaches and marinas that meet set criteria in water quality, safety, accessibility, services and environmental care. Dedicated to protecting and providing swimmable, drinkable and fishable water, Swim Drink Fish oversees the Blue Flag Beach program in Ontario. Find a blue flag beach near you.

Resorts of Ontario spa and golf getaways

Looking for the ultimate spa or golf destination, or even a combo of both? Browse stay & play packages, romantic getaways and pampering retreats with Resorts of Ontario.

Did you know?

The spirit of sporting competition and camaraderie runs deep in Canada, where lacrosse, basketball, five pin bowling, ringette and wheelchair rugby were invented.

Get inspired

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Leisure and sports highlights

Know before you go

Call ahead

Be sure to call ahead and ensure everything on your wish list is open. Book ahead as many attractions and experiences require reservations.

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Last updated: March 20, 2023

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